Vice Chancellor for Information Technology

Minnesota State
Minnesota, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 24, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Minnesota State Board of Trustees and Chancellor Devinder Malhotra invite nominations and applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Information Technology.


Minnesota State is the largest and most diverse provider of higher education in the state. We are committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all students, faculty, and staff.


The Vice Chancellor for Information Technology serves in the chancellor’s cabinet and is the system’s senior administrator for information technology management and leadership. The vice chancellor, in collaboration with IT leadership at the 37 colleges and universities, oversees and leads the development and innovation of systemwide IT infrastructure, enterprise data applications, and policies.


In consultation with college and university constituencies and system office divisions, the vice chancellor is responsible for building coalitions and working in collaboration with leadership and stakeholders to advance the goals in workforce, learning environments, programs, services, and partnerships throughout the system.


The vice chancellor will demonstrate the agility to transition from high-level strategic priorities to detailed implementation in order to advance the system’s missions and goals. This position is an active partner of the system’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) efforts and plays a critical role in risk assessment and mitigation.


The Vice Chancellor will possess a minimum of 10 years of successful and progressive leadership experience in a large, diverse, complex, and technologically sophisticated organizational setting. He/she will have demonstrated senior level management experience leading technology solutions within a complex organization. An advanced degree is preferred, but not required.


Nominations/Application Procedure


Mary Beth Baker and Phil Goldstein, Managing Partners of Next Generation Leadership Partners, LLC are supporting Minnesota State in this search.


Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The preferred date to receive application materials for maximum consideration is March 29, 2021.


Nominations should include the following information regarding the nominee:

  • Name
  • Position
  • Address
  • Telephone number


Prospective candidates are welcome to start a conversation about this opportunity through an initial email contact with either Mary Beth Baker or Phil Goldstein prior to submitting materials.


Applications must include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information for five professional references


Application materials should be sent to


Confidential inquiries and nominations should be directed to:


Mary Beth Baker


Phil Goldstein


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