The University of Tennessee at Martin invites applications and nominations for the position of Chief Information Officer (CIO). As the university's principal technology leader, the CIO is responsible for the leadership, coordination, planning, development, and security of the academic, research, administrative, security, and infrastructure technology resources and services. The CIO ensures efforts to optimize and focus resources to achieve the university vision and the direct needs of faculty, staff, and students as they fulfill their role in the university community.
Reporting to the Chancellor, the CIO will ensure effective and efficient operational support for all University-wide information technology resources to support the academic and university strategic priorities. The CIO provides strategic leadership to a team of approximately 40 information technology professionals, and will promote and enable IT services that support innovation and exploration, and balance agile operations with highly reliable, available and secure capabilities.
The University of Tennessee at Martin is the major public university in West Tennessee committed to serving the entire geographical region. More than 6700 students attend UT Martin, representing 43 states and 23 countries, with 94% in undergraduate programs and 6% pursuing graduate degrees. The primary purpose of the university is to provide a quality undergraduate education in a traditional collegiate atmosphere characterized at all levels by close collaboration among students, faculty and staff. In addition, the university is dedicated to meeting lifelong educational needs by providing graduate programs, distance-learning opportunities and other creative endeavors.
Preferred Qualifications A Bachelor's degree in computer science, technology, instructional technology, information or management sciences or a closely related field with extensive experience that equates to an advanced degree or Master's degree along with evidence of progressive experience in management/leadership assignments. Experience managing budgets and supervising information technology personnel is necessary. Experience with large, complex enterprise systems such as Banner that support administrative computing, teaching, learning, and research is strongly preferred.
Procedure for Application The University of Tennessee at Martin is being assisted by Harris Search Associates for this search. Applicants must contact Harris Search Associates to be considered for this position. Please contact Jeffrey Harris, Managing Partner for further detail. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The primary purpose of the University of Tennessee at Martin is to provide a quality undergraduate education in a traditional collegiate atmosphere characterized at all levels by close collaboration among students, faculty and staff. In addition, the university is dedicated to meeting lifelong educational needs by providing graduate programs, distance-learning opportunities and other creative ende...avors. Furthermore, the university is committed to advancing the regional and global community through scholarly activities, research and public service.