Director of Strategic Technology

Job description

Job Title: Director of Strategic Technology
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 37030
Hiring Department

Trulaske College of Business, Strategic Technology team

Job Description Provide IT-leadership and vision for the Trulaske College of Business. Mastermind technology projects that impact the college’s strategic plan. Build relationships with stakeholders and work to match technology solutions with business need.

    Advise executive team in developing strategic technology plan and organizational priorities for TrulaskeDirect and manage Strategic Technology Team (FT, PT, Students) to coordinate delivery of services across Trulaske.Collaborate with Division of IT Manager to ensure proper resource allocation and level of support for TrulaskeAdministrative and functional supervision is exercised over two professional and technical support staff and students.Oversee maintenance of existing Salesforce org and the expansion of Salesforce to fit stakeholder need.Architect special technology projects for Trulaske in the areas of data, software selection, learning space design, teaching, and research.
      Engage with Trulaske constituents (faculty, staff, and students) to identify areas of need and shared problem areasMap project stakeholders (Trulaske, campus/system, external/industry/vendor)Gather requirements from stakeholdersSeek solutions from campus, industry, and peer institutionsDocument and socialize plans and timelinesPostulate impact (ROI)Identify funding sources for projects (internal budgets, other Trulaske funding sources, campus and external grants, MU/system collaborators)Implement plans using a combination of internal staff and external resources (vendor/campus)Track project budget/timeline and queue requisite resourcesEvaluate quality of team, contractor, and vendor workCommunicate progress with stakeholdersIterate for continuous improvementDocument project summary in end of project report
    Serve as liaison and collaborator with internal and external constituents on strategic technology issues and the main point of contact for technology projects in Trulaske.Develop and administer technology policy and procedures for Trulaske while aligning with campus goals and initiatives.Engage with external groups including the Technology in Business Schools roundtable (TBSr) to understand industry trends and best practicesServe as chair of the college's Technology Committee and on other committees as assigned.

Salary Range: $62,000 - $90,376 annually

GGS Grade: 12


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8am-5pm Monday through Friday

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 6 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications
    A Master's degree in management information systems, computer science, educational technologies, data science, or a related field. Alternatively, an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary.Three years of supervisory experienceThree years of project management experienceUnderstanding of higher education contextChange agent and history of innovationComfort with building and maintaining professional relationshipsExcellent data and quantitative skills5 years of experience in IT-Leadership
Application Materials

Cover letter and resume

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Job No:
Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 6/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time