Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer
Job Number 22418501
Full/Part Time Full Time
Schedule 8AM - 5PM
Salary Commensurate with Experience
**All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and diversity statement for consideration. Diversity statement can be attached to cover letter as a second document** The Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer (AVC/CIO) leads the campus technology initiatives through appropriate support services, innovative programs and robust infrastructure that empower the UCR community to achieve excellence in its teaching, research, public service and patient treatment missions. This forward-thinking, strategic executive reports to the Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor and leads the Information Technology Solutions (ITS) organization by engaging with senior campus administrators, faculty, staff and students through an integrated enterprise approach to workflow, process, data management, technology and culture. The AVC/CIO role encompasses three broad areas of responsibility: 1) steward multi-year strategic planning initiatives, including evaluation of innovative and emerging technologies; 2) serve as a campus advisor and strategic partner by fostering technical partnerships with UCR deans, faculty, vice chancellors and librarians in support of distributed computing initiatives; 3) provide leadership responsibility for a highly technical organization, including key matrixed relationships with campus units. This position may travel up to 25% of the time. **All finalists will be required to present a vision seminar.**
Education Requirements DegreeRequirement Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Advanced degree. Preferred
ExperienceRequirement 10 - 15 years of related experience. Required Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred Typically 10 years or more of experience managing an Information technology organization. Preferred
Special ConditionRequirement Must pass a background check. Required
Requires knowledge of policies and procedures and ability to determine a course of action based on these guidelines.
Requires extensive and in-depth knowledge of Information Technology principles, theories, and concepts to manage functional area(s) and provide solutions.
Demonstrates ability to carry out extremely complex assignments requiring expert knowledge of key business principles and practices.
Requires in-depth knowledge of the functional area, business strategies, and the department's goals.
Clearly understands the needs and concerns of the user groups in the organization and applies knowledge to better meet those needs.
Demonstrated success in a large and complex environment with experience managing a large group of professional technical employees engaged in the successful development and implementation of sophisticated computer applications; similar experience directing the efforts of voice and data network professionals responsible for designing, successfully implementing, and supporting very large and complex networks; and similar experience directing multiple organizations charged with delivering effective technical support services to faculty, staff, and students.
Ability and desire to implement modern approaches to all aspects of organizational IT (software selection, development methodologies, technical infrastructure, IT management, and IT service delivery).
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Experience implementing and maintaining software applications across a complex organizational structure, and managing an internal development team.
Proven ability to create "technical partnerships" and engage in productive distributive computing relationships with Deans, faculty, Librarians, staff, and other campus constituencies.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
- UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
- UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
- Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
- Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
- UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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