Rider University in Lawrenceville and Princeton New Jersey, seeks an experienced, strategic, entrepreneurial and collaborative information technology leader to assume the role of CIO/Associate Vice President for Information Technologies to provide vision and leadership in developing and implementing efficient, innovative and cost-effective technology across the University. Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer and serving on the president's cabinet, the CIO is responsible for aligning technology to academic and administrative strategic objectives. This CIO will collaborate with leaders across the university and lead a team of professionals in providing high-level technology services at the University. The new CIO will be expected to assume responsibilities in summer 2019.
The CIO will work collaboratively with the members of the University's leadership team, and with faculty, staff, and students to provide forward-looking leadership to a complex portfolio of information technology services on both campuses including leading, administering, planning, and budgeting areas of administrative computing, academic computing, enterprise systems, classroom and conference technologies, computer labs, instructional technologies, information and support services, campus telecommunications, campus networks (LAN, WAN), media services, and emerging technologies. The new CIO will possess the ability to lead a strong and dedicated staff and to engage them in thoughtful consideration of best practices in technology services with a focus on customer service and continuous improvement. The CIO will also be an active supporter of the University's ongoing strategic plan, especially as it relates to information technology across the campus.
A long-established institution in New Jersey, Rider University is composed of two campuses, in Lawrenceville and Princeton with a total enrollment of 4,825. Ideally situated between Philadelphia and New York City, and under the leadership of its current president, Gregory Dell'Omo, Rider has met the ambitious goals it has set over the last decade. Rider continues to gain prominence and is currently ranked by The Princeton Review in its flagship college guide,
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About Rider University
"As a learner-centered University dedicated to the education of the whole student, Rider provides students the intellectual resources and breadth of student life opportunities of a comprehensive university with the personal attention and close student-faculty interactions of a liberal arts college.Through a commitment to high quality teaching, scholarship and experiential opportunities, faculty on both campuses provide undergraduate and graduate students rigorous and relevant programs of study to expand their intellectual, cultural and personal horizons and develop their leadership skills. Our highly regarded programs in the arts, social sciences, sciences, music, business and education challenge students to become active learners who can acquire, interpret, communicate and apply knowledge within and across disciplines to foster the integrative thinking required in a complex and rapidly changing world."