Vice President for Information Technology/Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 05, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Minimum education and experience includes Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Technology Management or related discipline; eight (8) to ten (10) years of progressively responsible leadership experience in information technology, encompassing strategic planning, budgeting, process improvement, and managing IT resources, staff, and services; experience in computer systems analysis and design; experience with VoIP telephone, video distribution, and library information systems; experience with data communications and networking; experience in building strong collaborative relationships with partners inside and outside of IT; and demonstrated success leading initiatives focused on transformational change, within IT and the larger organization. Leadership experience in a higher education environment is highly desired.

Minimum abilities and skills include evidence of management abilities and leadership skills; excellent communication skills, oral and written; the ability to convey technically complex information and concepts in terms understood by nontechnical people; commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards; evidence of logistical and organizational ability; commitment to continuing professional development; commitment to and understanding of the role of information technology systems in enhancing the delivery of quality educational instruction and effective/efficient business operations; ability to prioritize projects, make decisions regarding “make or buy,” and move work forward effectively in areas of highest need using organizational leverage; ability to translate highly technical issues and terminology into language understood by the broader College community; broad knowledge of legal issues and risks relating to cyber security, privacy, data stewardship, intellectual property, and copyright; and current knowledge of computing and communications‐related technology such as digital networks, telephony, multimedia applications, distributed computing, hardware and software infrastructure, and cloud‐based services.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, excellent educational benefits for employees and dependents at Penn College and The Pennsylvania State University, and an exciting work experience as part of the Penn College family. For more information about Penn College, please visit our Web site at

Please see the detailed job announcements on our website and to submit an application, cover letter, and resume:

Penn College is committed to equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

At Penn College, People Make the Difference