Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Services (5600)
Posting Number:req1025 Working 12 months per year Non-classified Staff Finance and Administration Pocatello - Main
Primary Purpose The Chief Information Officer is responsible for ensuring that Information Technology Services contributes to, and effectively supports University objectives and goals by guiding technology and data strategies for the campus community. The institution is seeking a change-agent to provide forward-looking leadership and planning for developing and implementing information technology and data strategies that will best achieve Idaho State University's overall mission. This innovative leader will serve as the principal data and technology leader on issues related to student, academic, research, and administrative systems.
Develop a collaborative vision and comprehensive information technology and data strategy for the University.
Establish goals to ensure Information Technology Services runs smoothly and effectively.
Provides leadership and vision at an executive and operations level of shared information services.
Ensures compliance at the state and federal level by developing and overseeing ITS policies and data security standards, including compliance for university health clinics and personal health information.
Responsible for keeping a strong awareness of security to the IT infrastructure and services.
Oversees the development, implementation, and management of the institution's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
Oversees the coordination, strategy, review and analysis, and approval of related computer equipment, systems, and infrastructure.
Oversees, supports, and ensures the availability of the highest standards of quality service delivery to faculty, staff, students, and affiliates.
Establishes strong working relationships with other institutions of higher education, related state offices, and professional organizations concerning trends, opportunities for collaboration, greater efficiencies, and other issues concerning the information technology industry.
Monitors changes in emerging technologies in an effort to enhance existing strengths and performance, plan for technology improvements where needed, identify opportunities for future development, and plan strategically for any threats to the information technology services.
Manage, coach, and mentor the Information Technology Service department personnel that encompass the following functional areas: Enterprise Applications, Networking & Telecommunications, Servers and Storage, Information Security, and Customer Service and Support.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a related field;
At least 10 years of related information technology experience;
At least 5 years in an information technology leadership/management role;
Leadership experience in the development, oversight, and management of IT systems in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) environment.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with students, colleagues, faculty, and staff; and
Strong analytical and organizational skills.
Master's degree in a related field;
Experience at an institution of higher education with additional preference for experience in a public institution of higher education;
IT leadership experience at a large complex organization;
Experience with application software development and information security;
Extensive experience with strategic planning, budgeting, and project management; and
Demonstrated ability to develop and sustain collaborative relationships.
Please submit the following documents with your application: Applicants should submit a resume, letter of interest summarizing qualifications and interest in the position, and a list three to five (3-5) professional references with contact information.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by April 10, 2020. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.