IT services at the University of Arkansas is currently seeking candidates for the position of Associate CIO for Research and Academic Technologies.
The duties for this position include the following:
The Associate CIO for Research and Academic Technologies leads engagement and positive technology service experiences for university students, researchers, faculty, departments, IT partners and stakeholders. This senior IT leader reports to the CIO and provides strategic vision and operational plans to successfully lead and develop and supporting enterprise service model which leverages economies of scale, new service practices, cutting-edge information technology for research technologies and new, existing, and emerging academic technologies while delivering outstanding service.
This role promotes relationships throughout the University and oversees strategic partnerships with campus-wide academic and research departments, business units, and other stakeholder groups while executing operational plans and continual process development using key industry analytics. Providing transparent and cost-efficient operational leadership is critical for this position to be successful, as is the ability to use technology to translate client/institutional needs into workable solutions.
Leads the development of comprehensive enterprise research and academic technology program collaboratively with University IT Services and university partners while providing support services that consistently exceed customer expectations.
The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education
At least 10 years of IT experience with progressive levels of responsibility
At least seven years of IT leadership experience
At least seven years of IT management experience
Proven experience in the successful delivery of complex IT projects
Experience leading efforts in developing or supporting Research Computing and/or High-Performance Computing solutions for R1 academic institutions or the equivalent
Experience with developing, promoting, and implementing academic learning technology solutions
Experience working with and communicating to individuals and populations both one-on-one and in very large groups
Internal Number: NC1526P
About University of Arkansas
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for em...ployees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.