Kalamazoo College seeks a
broadly qualified, dynamic, and service-oriented professional to
lead all areas of information technology and library services as
Associate Vice President for Information Services and Chief
Information Officer (AVPIS-CIO).
The AVPIS-CIO will report to Provost Danette Ifert
Johnson and provides leadership and coordination for the
strategic use of information resources and services that advances
the College’s mission.
The AVPIS-CIO manages the comprehensive information
environment including on-premises and cloud-based applications,
network services and infrastructure, software evaluation and
deployment, telecommunications, equipment purchase and repair,
computer labs and classrooms, user support services, and library
services and collections. Serving as the principal information
leader for the College, the AVPIS-CIO is responsible for leading
the IS team and anticipating the College’s future information
Information Services is a combined organization that
includes IT groups and the Library. The IT organization comprises
Technical and Media Services, Web Services, Administrative
Computing, and Educational Technology with a staff of approximately
twenty. The thirteen staff who work in the library organization are
led by the Director of the Library who reports to the AVPIS-CIO.
The Library building includes the College Archives, the A.M. Todd
Rare Book Room, and the Learning Commons.
Required Qualifications and
- Bachelor’s degree in technology, management, or
information-related field. Eight to ten years of management
experience in library and/or information technology.
- Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and
- Excellent leadership and personnel development skills
- Ability to handle a complex and diverse set of
- 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 as well as of best
practices and emerging solutions in the management of library
- Broad knowledge of legal issues and risks relating to cyber
security, privacy, and data stewardship.
- Ability to create oral and written reports and presentations
concisely and effectively
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with all campus constituencies
Kalamazoo College has retained Opus Partners (www.opuspartners.net) to support
this recruitment. Katie Dean, Associate Partner, is leading the
search. Confidential inquiries, applications, and nominations may
be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Kalamazoo College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its
community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or
veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.