Chief Technology Officer

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Job Title: Chief Technology Officer
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 46408
Department Information Technology ServicesEqual Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Florida State University’s central IT division is responsible for overseeing the strategy and implementation of all technology infrastructure deployed at Florida State University.

As a key member of the senior leadership team of Information Technology Services (ITS), the CTO works collaboratively with University leadership and departmental stakeholders across the university. The CTO reports directly to the University’s Associate Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO). The CTO oversees technology planning, and deployment of technology infrastructure services including network and network-based services, datacenters, on premise and cloud infrastructure, platform services, systems administration and identity systems.

Provides direct management oversight to the following ITS functions: networking and telecommunications, datacenters, on and off premise hosting, systems administration, cloud infrastructure platforms, and identity systems.

Provides strategic direction and oversight for the design, development, operation and support of IT systems that fulfill the needs of the University, including the full lifecycle of technical architecture, infrastructure engineering, infrastructure operations and IT service support.

Implements programs and initiatives that drive service improvement, cost effectiveness, and optimization of resources within IT operations.

Establishes a standards-focused Infrastructure service delivery organization built upon the ongoing implementation of the information technology infrastructure library (ITIL) best practices.

Works with Technology Leaders across the University to gain their insights and support to identify, prioritize and deploy new and existing services. Partners with the CIO, IT Leadership team and IT Partners, to lead the definition and implementation of the technology infrastructure strategy to support the changing needs of the teaching, learning and research mission of the University.Qualifications Master's degree and five years of experience related to technology services or a Bachelor's degree and seven years of related experience. Two years of experience must be in a supervisory role.

Knowledge of and the ability to strategically align tasks and people with organizational goals and objectives.

Ability to convey technical information to technical and non-technical users.

Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.

Ability to evaluate process effectiveness and develop change or alternatives.

Ability to provide leadership and direction in programmatic, budgetary, and operational functions.

Ability to strategically plan and serve as a catalyst for organizational change, cultivate a shared vision with others, and motivate others to transfer vision into action.

Knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures within the telecommunications, network, and data fields.

Knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures.

Ability to conceptualize and implement ways to improve the organization by taking risks to enhance the speed and organizational ability to adapt, change and create.Preferred Higher Ed Technology Leadership experience in two or more of the major areas of technology infrastructure.

Advanced degree in either MBA or MISPay Plan This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.Schedule If not otherwise specified, schedule is M-F, 8-5.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.Financial Disclosure This position requires annual Financial Disclosure based on Florida Statutes 112.3144 and 112.3145. Additional information regarding Financial Disclosure requirements can be found on the Florida Commission of Ethics site at: To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 9/30/2019
Application Due: 11/3/2019
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