Nominations and applications are invited for the position of
Chief Information Officer at Southern Illinois University
Carbondale. The university seeks accomplished and strategic-minded
candidates with the education and experience to collaborate with
units across campus to seek new ways to engage and serve current
students, faculty and staff and to help recruit prospective
students. The successful candidate will be a highly experienced,
collaborative, student-centered IT professional who has a record as
a strong leader with a track record of setting and achieving unit
and institutional goals.
Founded in 1869, SIU Carbondale is the flagship campus of the
Southern Illinois University System. With more than 11,000 students
and more than 3,000 faculty and staff, the Carbondale campus offers
a full range of doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s and associate
degrees in addition to professional degrees in law and medicine. It
is a diverse, student-centered, research-intensive university that
has earned national recognition for its teaching, research,
service, civic engagement, and commitment to diversity and
The physical beauty of the region is a major attraction to
students, faculty and visitors. Sixty miles to the south of
Carbondale is the historic confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi
Rivers, the two forming the border of the southern tip of Illinois.
Just six hours south of Chicago and within easy driving distance of
St. Louis, Memphis, Nashville and Indianapolis, SIU Carbondale
draws students from the Midwest but also from nearly every U.S.
state and nearly 100 nations.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Serves as chief fiscal and administrative officer of the Office
of Information Technology and participates as a member of the
Chancellor's executive cabinet.
- Provides leadership in the areas of information technology and
information security, including strategic planning, management of
the Office of Information Technology, project management,
purchasing and vendor relations, budgeting, personnel coordination,
user support, oversight of campus computing laboratories, and
campus technology training.
- Works collaboratively with administrators, deans, directors,
faculty, academic and administrative staff, and students in
identifying and implementing effective uses of technology and in
enhancing information security.
- Engages actively with University leaders to ensure that the
Office of Information Technology's (OIT) priorities align with the
University's mission and strategic plan.
- Manages the Office of Information Technology to provide
excellent user-centric information technology services across
campus with high customer satisfaction.
- Collaborates with campus leadership to ensure effective
planning and implementation for disaster recovery and operations
- Develops and supports a strong culture of continuous
improvement across the Office of Information Technology.
- Works actively with constituents across the university to
facilitate communication and to meet technology and security needs
and to develop information technology governance policies and
- Bachelor's degree and at least ten years of progressive
professional experience in the management of information technology
in a higher education organization.
- Ability to develop and implement a strategic vision for future
- Collaborative leadership skills and a record of consensus
- Ability to interact effectively with faculty, students, staff,
vendors, and other stakeholders.
• A Master's degree may substitute for 3 years of progressive
Required Documents:Cover Letter, Resume Contact: Matthew Baughman
Contact Phone #:618-453-2341 Security/Safety Sensitive: Security
sensitive (subject to pre-employment criminal background
investigation) Contact Email: email@example.com
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DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR BEST CONSIDERATION: JULY 23,
SIU Carbondale, member of the SIU
System, is an anti-racist community that opposes racism,
discrimination and inequity in any form, and embraces diversity,
inclusion, equity, and justice for all people.
SIU Carbondale is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with
disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed
and encouraged and will receive consideration.