Job no: 226859-LI
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Dean, Director, Executive, Information Systems/Technology

Position Summary:

The CIO/Director of Information Technology is responsible for providing overall leadership, vision, strategic management, and accountability for college-wide information technology services.The CIO will work closely with campus IT leadership, campus partners, and departmental experts to advise, formulate and implement policies related to the management of the college's information technology needs and supporting the college's units. In carrying out these responsibilities, the CIO/Director must ensure that the infrastructure and applications provide an environment that is cost-effective and responsive to student, staff, and faculty needs and addresses the unique research, teaching, and extension/outreach missions of our college.

The UW-Madison College of Letters and Science is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred; formal training in field of Technology Management preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible work experience in the field of information technology (IT) management.
-A record of successful administrative leadership in a higher education and/or research setting
-Ability to develop highly effective working relationships with a wide variety of staff, faculty, researchers, technical personnel, and external partners
-Excellent customer service skills
-Strong communication skills
-Supervisory experience
-Experience managing budgets
-Ideal candidate will have an aptitude for leadership and management, and a history of being positive, proactive, and self-motivated.
-Background in relevant technology stacks, industry standard software development languages, and cutting-edge research computing technology (e.g. GPUs) preferred

Additional Information:

A criminal background check will be required for this position.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $101,569 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

For questions on the position, contact: Cheryl Adams Kadera,


Cheryl Adams Kadera
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Sep 24 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 22 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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