Associate Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Milwaukee Area Technical College
February 27, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer (AVP & CIO) will lead the College's ongoing commitment to support and promote the strategic use of information technology for the advancement of the mission and goals of the College. Reporting to the Vice President, Finance, the CIO will lead and manage the Information Technology division, including information technology services, infrastructure, computer hardware, software, and audio visual systems. Provide overall organization, planning, and strategic direction for the departments of Technical Services, Information Systems, HelpdeskServices, Instructional Media, Desktop Services, and Telecommunications.
CHARACTERISTICS DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(Duties listed may vary in terms of relative importance and others may be added or eliminated as this position develops.
Conducts ongoing assessment, planning and oversight of the proper management of all academic and administrative technology and daily service delivery;
Provides leadership, guidance and supervision to CIO direct reports;
Participates in annual budget process for institutional technology needs, develops annual IT operational and capital budgets, develops and maintains the institution's IT plan;
Maintain the integrity and strategic development of the College's information and communications infrastructure, and systems infrastructure for mission critical functions;
Participates in strategic and operational planning committees;
Maintains strong vendor relationships and manages contract and service agreements;
Establishes and/or collaborates with direct reports to establish IT department goals, objectives and operating procedures;
Develops and maintains an IT organizational structure designed to meet institutional needs and demands, assessing and identifying the most cost effective investment of resources toward IT systems, staffing, daily operations, purchases and/or in-house development activities;
Authorizes and oversees the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, and support of all hardware and software based on institution wide needs;
Approves, prioritizes and controls the IT project demands; negotiates prioritization and timelines as appropriate and necessary;
Manages annual IT personnel performance appraisal process and completion;
Supports sourcing and providing both IT staff and institution-wide IT related training opportunities;
Ensures the security of IT systems and ensures operations adhere to applicable laws and regulations;
Cultivates and manages strategic relationships with both internal and external constituents;
Maintains currency with higher education IT best practices;
Performs other duties and functions as assigned.
Requires 5-7 years of experience as a CIO or Director of IT, extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of information technology planning, development and implementation, including but not limited to enterprise resource planning, systems architecture, telecommunications, database administration, web and social media development and cyber-security, security and compliance issues.
The minimum educational qualification is a Master's degree in a technology related area, Business Administration, or other field of study, with significant relevant IT work experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to include the following:
Significant past professional experience in higher education;
Experience in an Ellucian Datatel environment preferred:
Extensive experience with IT strategic planning, budgeting and personnel management:
Broad technical knowledge and skills, with the ability to demonstrate this through knowledge and understanding of current computing, telecommunications and emerging technologies;
Practical experience with recent developments in campus technology issues, effective oral and written communication capabilities, a commitment to customer service, and excellent presentation skills;
Excellent analytical and organizational skills, with an attention to details;
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously;
Demonstrated experience and skill in negotiating with vendors, contractors, and others;
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff and students;
Works with Student Life and Student Services professionals to advance the student experience with creative technology integration in areas where students live, work, and play.
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