About the Position
Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) will foster innovation, prioritize technology initiatives, collaborate with stakeholders to further University strategic and operational goals, and provide leadership to develop and implement internal and extramural collaborative research and networking initiatives. The CIO maintains current knowledge of new technologies and platforms and provides direction on the emerging technologies to be assimilated, integrated and introduced within the University to ensure IT capabilities are responsive to the needs of users and the University's mission and business strategy. The successful candidate will provide strategic direction in the IT organization's innovation efforts and role in adapting tested solutions to take advantage of those new advances.
This individual has overall responsibility for all aspects of the organization's information technology systems, services, budget, and staff. The CIO develops and controls the ITS annual operating and capital expenditure budget to ensure it is consistent with the strategic objectives of the University. The incumbent will enhance the capabilities of IT by leveraging a multitude of internal and external resources and continually increase awareness of the services and skills IT offers the University community. The CIO directs the development of IT sourcing strategy and pro-vides executive oversight for strategic vendor and partner relationship management. The successful candidate will provide leadership, coaching and direction to the IT leadership team and staff.
The CIO plays a major leadership role in organizing, managing and strengthening a comprehensive information technology portfolio. The incumbent will provide strategic vision and leadership in the development of policy and prioritization of resources for the rapidly changing information technology environment. Additionally, the CIO will collaborate in shared governance across campus and serve as a key member of the University leadership team. The incumbent will serve as a trusted advisor to campus executive leadership.
The successful candidate for this position will be an imaginative information technology leader, an outstanding collaborative manager, and an excellent communicator with a proven record of leadership in information technology within environments of comparable complexity. The new CIO will bring an understanding of the potential of information technology to advance HSU's goals.
Application Procedure: Qualified candidates should electronically submit the following materials through Interfolio:
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Application Deadline: The deadline to submit application materials is 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. To be notified in the event this recruitment re-opens for a subsequent review of applications, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org that includes the job number (17-75) and applicant's last name in the subject line of the message.
HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.