Chief Information Officer
The Chief Information Officer is responsible for all administrative and academic computing services and acts as a facilitator in meeting information requirements. As a member of Senior Staff, the Chief Information Officer shares the responsibility in policy development, planning, budget management, and operations. The Chief Information Officer is assisted by staff members to support the information and technology requirements of the college and respond to the daily needs of managing systems, the network, and application requirements. Duties to include but not limited to: provide vision, direction, and guidance with the use and application of technology in support of educational and administrative goals. Set hardware, software, and network standards for all generic and function specific applications, to ensure compatibility and resource availability to support users and technological commitments. Develop and implement systems and applications that address needs based on departmental or office function to harmonize with the institutional technology plan. Maintain all software applications on the network, providing consistent and responsive operation. Develop budget within framework of the implementation strategy, resources available, and priorities of the institution. Negotiate all technology acquisitions and contractual agreements with vendors for hardware, software, consulting, and financing concerns. Monitor/research industry developments and trends that would strengthen the implementation of technology within the scope of the technology plan. Provide security and mechanisms to prevent intrusion and damage to server, desktop systems, and information resources.
Requirements/Qualifications: Strong understanding of operating systems and network architectures. Comprehensive knowledge of voice and data technology and its application in higher education. Database administration with application in higher education. Knowledge of network security and latest means to secure against intrusion, viruses, and malicious software. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to lead and manage multiple projects. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Successful experience of applied administrative applications and reporting systems. Master’s Degree in information technology, computer science, business administration or related field preferred. 5+ years’ experience at a director level position, preferably in higher education.
Review of application materials will begin immediately. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to Maura A. Flynn, Director of Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hilbert College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering a diverse community of faculty, staff and students. The College does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of any protected characteristic covered under federal or state law. For more details, see the College’s policy at https://www.hilbert.edu/about/notice-of-non-discrimination