1. Develops and maintains strong and lasting relationships with campus leaders, notably business officers and service directors that are key stakeholders in university-wide application use. 2. Serves as the University authority on emerging technologies related to enabling application technologies and application practices. 3. Collaborates with the CIO, institutional leaders and colleagues in support of major projects with a primary focus on enabling application technologies. Contributes to the overall development of department strategic goals, performance metrics, communication practices and culture, as a member of the IT senior leadership team. 4. Provides technical advice and/or oversight to staff related to areas of assignment; evaluates information concerning needs and strategic goals related to systems and integration, estimating and coordinating program/ unit activities and associated costs, and tactical project execution activities. 5. Oversees and ensures the consistent use of project management and systems development lifecycle across all areas of responsibility in coordination with organization-wide practices and consolidated IT project and financial management requirements. Aids in ongoing refinement to these processes. 6. Recommends and implements tactical procedures to improve operational effectiveness and enhancements to services or programs. Initiates change, by modifying and altering existing procedures and methods as needed. 7. Plans and manages application design, architecture activities, application assessment and requirement activities relating to the enterprise applications. 8. Ensures reliability and relevance of enterprise applications. Elaborates service accountability requirements inclusive of operational, data quality, and information security duties. Builds and maintains policies and programmatic reinforcement that assures appropriately high standard of care. Ensures service-appropriate disaster recovery and operational continuity. 9. Fosters a collaborative environment in which data and technology decisions are business-driven, and stakeholders and staff across the organization engaged and work in partnership through planning, deployment, and maintenance. Informs the community about best practices relevant to their mutual interests. 10. Establishes goals, performance, and accountability measures to ensure staff are meeting timelines, working efficiently, and providing elevated levels of service delivery. 11. Defines and communicates business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives; reviews formulation of project definitions showing project objectives, information system requirements, and analytical and programming personnel requirements inclusive of operating cost impact and efficiency opportunities. 12. Manages third-party partner relationships. Builds, develops, and grows business relationships vital to the success of projects. Guides negotiation of critical business terms and service level agreements. Ensures vendors are engaged in expectation setting, holds partners accountable to standards, timelines, and budgets. 13. Controls and manages the budget, forecasting, and financial management for the department. Manages operating account and IT initiative funding and regularly report status to include: actual vs. expected results, budgets, and project duration. 14. Ensures team adherence to University policies and procedures. 15. Performs additional duties as may be assigned.
Preferred Education: Master's degree in relevant field strongly preferred. Extensive experience in a complex higher education research university or academic medical center environment strongly preferred.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Master's degree in relevant field strongly preferred. Extensive experience in a complex higher education research university or academic medical center environment strongly preferred.
Required Skill/ability 5: Strong interpersonal, communication, negotiating and presentation skills, with ability to be diplomatic and highly responsive in all interpersonal interactions.
Posting Position Title: Associate CIO for Enterprise Applications
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated skills relevant to be a dynamic contributor to an organization that is in an active period of redesign.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Associate CIO for Enterprise Applications
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated expertise in successfully leading enterprise applications team in an organization of relevant scale and complexity. Demonstrated expertise in leading operational practices that drive reliability, relevance, and efficiency through service ownership and shared accountability.
Required Skill/ability 4: Proven ability to lead through influence, consensus, and collaboration. Demonstrated prior ability in the delivery of large-scale IT projects in a highly decentralized environment.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated understanding of the wide range of institutional functions that are relevant to colleagues supported by this role. Demonstrated ability to translate and provide expert guidance in the effective use of enabling technologies to this broad community.
1. Bachelor's degree required. 2. Twelve years of progressive IT-related work experience in information systems with a focus on applications or related areas. 3. Five years management experience at a senior leadership level.
Internal Number: 54341BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.