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Senior Director, University Information Systems

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Aug 2, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other, Chief Business Officers & Vice Presidents, Chief Technology & Information Officers, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time
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IT@JH University Information Systems seeks aSenior Director of University Information Systems (IT Sr. Director) who will report to the CIO and will work closely with the university and health system leadership to develop and implement strategic plans that support the overall goals of the institutions. This role provides executive counsel to senior leadership related to technology and business process direction. The ideal candidate will represent Hopkins while working with external constituencies, including state, higher education, healthcare and federal organizations, in the development of technology and/or regulatory policies and practices as well as industry organizations that have an impact on the business of the Institutions. This individual will frequently represent the CIO in executive meetings across and outside the institutions and will be responsible for development of white papers and strategic statements related to technology in support of the institutions. S/he will lead very large scale, complex projects requiring multi-disciplinary coordination and significant vendor collaboration. S/he will have day-to-day responsibility for a larger part of the central IT organization that supports a variety of applications and technologies and involves a wide and diverse customer base.

Typically, the Sr. Director has responsibility for a multi-million-dollar budget including both capital and operating expenses. The scope of authority of this position typically involves the entire health system, the entire university, or a combination of both. Technology and business decisions made within this organization are highly complex and must account for existing base products and services supported across the institution(s) in order to ensure appropriate integration. The Sr. Director will be responsible for a large and diverse staff (50+) consisting of directors, managers, and professional staff.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

I. Strategic Planning & Controlling

    As a member of the senior management team, lead strategic and tactical planning to achieve institutional goals by prioritizing initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future technologies Develop technology infrastructure to anticipate the organization's needs, be cost-effective, reliable and compatible with existing and emerging technologies Anticipate change and be agile to respond when technology requirements emerge and evolve Based on understanding of institutional goals, mission, and culture, assess impact and effectiveness of technology to ensure it supports the institution’s needs Provide guidance and is ultimately responsible for ongoing operations, budgets, a multi-year budget forecast and both strategic and operational planning Balance available personnel and funding resources in support of meeting both operational and strategic imperatives Recognize situations that present themselves and takes action with executive leadership to address significant issues Work with constituents in conjunction with other IT leaders to interpret customer business needs and make recommendations for strategic investments in technology, applications, business process, personnel, etc. that meets the agreed upon goals of the Institutions Provide guidance for the development of technology related policies and procedures and represents IT on business-driven policy committees within and outside of Hopkins Ensure that applicable Hopkins policies, practices, regulatory requirements are addressed and followed within his/her area of responsibility

II. Relationship Management

    Represent the CIO with delegated authority in executive meetings both within and outside of Hopkins Represent the interest of Hopkins at industry, state and federal meetings to ensure that the best interest of Hopkins and its businesses are considered Manage the customer relationship and satisfaction as well as adherence to the contractual obligations Create and promote a culture of excellent customer service Facilitate and influence institution wide strategic initiatives to achieve institutional mission and organizational goals Responsible for relationships with strategic technology vendors for the institution

III. Project/Product Responsibility

    Overall responsibility for the design, development, and application of technical solutions that satisfy customer needs and are essential to the ongoing operations of large portions of the Hopkins enterprise (including health system and/or university) Ensure continuous delivery of information technology support and services through oversight of service level agreements

IV. Staff Management

    Oversee development and implementation of an effective and efficient organizational structure that, within the bounds of its responsibilities, supports the ongoing operations of the institutions Supervise recruitment, development, retention, and organization of staff

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

    Bachelor’s degree coupled with a minimum of 10 years IT experience, including 5 years managing managers and staff Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency formula.
      JHU Equivalency formula:30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An advanced degree in a technology or business field coupled and proven experience leading large scale, complex projects

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    Possess proven skills and experience in: writing and verbal communications, presenting to groups, budget management, strategic planning and large scale, complex project management Possess an advanced, conceptual knowledge of technologies within all areas of their organization Track record of building highly successful teams Track record of collaboration with peers, colleagues and lower level staff Proven ability to prioritize work and ensure projects and workloads are completed on time while maintaining high morale Ability to prioritize conflicting demands Excellent written and oral communications skills Politically aware and able to maintain confidentiality Act and speak professionally in formal and extemporaneous situations with the ability to represent Hopkins on State, Federal and industry panels. Demonstrated exemplary customer service skill

Classified Title: IT Sr. Director
Working Title: Senior Director, University Information Systems
Role/Level/Range: L/05/LJ
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Mon-Fri 8am-5:30pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Mount Washington Campus
Department name: IT@JH University Information Systems
Personnel area: University Administration

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, please visit:https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm
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