Campus Technology Services at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a full time Chief Technology Officer position.
Review Date: Review of applications will begin November 30th and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Date of Appointment: March 4, 2013
Description of Responsibilities: The Chief Technology Officer provides vision and leadership in achieving the information technology goals of the College. The CTO oversees a strategic plan to ensure that the College is technologically advanced and positioned for continuous improvement. The CTO actively collaborates with various campus constituencies to successfully direct and coordinate resources and operations. Campus Technology Services has a staff of 40 employees that report to the CTO through assistant directors in the areas of Administrative Technology, Instructional Technologies, Network Services, Telecommunications, Instructional Support, and Technology User Support. The CTO reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and works closely with the Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in information science, computer science, systems engineering or a related technological discipline. The ideal candidate will be an experienced information technology leader with a demonstrated record of building and leading a robust organization with the highest standards of professional and technical excellence. The candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience managing complex information technology projects and a strong record of performance and achievement in technology management. Strong communication and presentation skills are essential. Demonstrated skill in building relationships, fostering employee development, problem-solving, analysis and decision-making are necessary. The position is strongly focused on the ability to manage multiple projects and motivate teams to produce high quality results in higher education.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in a technology or management field. The candidate should have 5-7 years of experience managing and implementing administrative and academic technologies as well as experience implementing major IT projects across a complex organization. Examples of such projects would include successful renovation or new construction of buildings, implementation of emerging technology systems, technological integration of multiple campus locations/sites, digital asset management systems, or virtualization.
To Apply: Submit letter of application, resume, copies of transcripts and contact information for three professional references electronically to:
Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.
Description of Department: Campus Technology Services (CTS) is a team of forty IT professionals working together to provide technology solutions for SUNY Oswego. The CTS staff is an integral part of the campus supporting teaching, learning and the administrative business of the College. CTS provides excellence in service while also looking ahead to new and emerging technologies. The department delivers a broad set of infrastructure, applications and services that are vital to the operation and mission of the College. Technology is readily and seamlessly available to faculty, students and staff through the student information system, classroom technologies, computer labs, online learning management system, and the campus network.
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of the "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News America’s Best Colleges in 2010 and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8300 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in business, teacher education, and the arts and sciences. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to liberal arts and sciences foundations, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research is evidenced by Quest, a College-wide day spotlighting original student research, a Summer Scholars Program, which awards stipends to students engaged in independent research and creative work at the highest levels, and the Global Laboratory, a STEM based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu .
SUNY Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from professionals of color, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In accordance with INS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States, per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office.