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Chief Information Officer

Company: Jobleads
Location: Warwick
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Community College of Rhode Island is the states only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. At CCRI , we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state and our increasingly diverse student population. We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses. We are OneCCRI, working together to prepare learners to achieve their highest potential. Provide strategic vision and transformational leadership through development and management of technology systems and services in support of the College mission. Duties and Responsibilities Commitment to CCRI's Mission Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college. Work collaboratively with others in a diverse and inclusive environment. Work collaboratively with others and provide quality customer service in a diverse and inclusive environment. Service Leadership Formulate, lead, and communicate a clear IT vision and organization that aligns with CCRI's strategic goals and drives IT decision-making. Build an information technology organization that is culturally agile and responsive to changing technologies and college needs. Provide excellent management support to the Information Technology Department staff through team building, continuous improvement, professional development, evaluation, mentoring, and professionalism.Act as a catalyst for change and lead effectively through change. Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Vice President of Finance and Strategy Professional Knowledge, Skill, and Technical Mastery Establish and direct the strategic and tactical goals, policies, procedures and organization for the information technology department which supports information systems, instructional technology, data and voice networks, the technology infrastructure, and technology training and support for students, faculty and staff. Plan and monitor technology capital and operating budgets including maintenance and renewal for technology assets. Negotiate, manage and oversee vendor contracts for hardware, software, and technology related services. Lead and champion the IT incident response process in support of IT and security incidents. Stay current on emerging and best practice higher education trends and solutions, while also promoting and sharing CCRI initiatives and implementations, through participation in local, regional and national committees, working groups and associations. Team Collaboration Empower teams to work across all levels of the organization to satisfy user needs, resolve problems, and provide technology solutions. Communicate to the college community about IT-related projects, services, tasks and issues using a variety of mediums. Collaborate with CCRI's Senior Leadership Team to drive strategic change to better leverage technology in order to improve student outcomes. Bachelor's degree with commensurate level of experience Minimum of five years of significant, successful experience managing a large IT organization Significant IT leadership and management expertise with specialty experience in several of the following areas: a) ERP systems implementation, migration and design (b) Instructional technology, c) Infrastructure and networking, d) Administrative and business process design and development in higher education. Competencies and Desired Qualifications The most suitably qualified candidate will possess the following: Master's degree in Computer Science, MIS , Business or a closely related field. Ten years of experience of significant, successful experience managing a large IT organization Experience in a higher education environment. Experience in Banner system. Success as a change agent with a proven track record of producing operational results and building a strong team culture within an IT organization, while stressing an environment of customer service and support. Demonstrated experience with security issues, IT policy development, legal issues regarding technology, compliance with regulations, and business continuity planning. Ability to comprehend, interpret and effectively communicate complex technical information throughout all levels of the organization. Demonstrated change and project management history. Experience with budget development and management. Demonstrated ability to lead and to develop leaders. Strong listening and communication skills and the ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, administrators, staff, students and colleagues. Excellent analytical, planning and organizational skills. Demonstrated experience forming and maintaining collaborative partnerships across complex organizations with diverse constituencies. Ability to project a strong positive image of the college with parents, students, faculty, staff, and others. Strong record of innovation and the ability to understand and have an awareness of emerging trends in information technology within higher education. Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time FLSA Exempt Pay Grade BOE 18 Salary Information Commensurate with education and experience Full-time employees enjoy an array of benefits, including: Comprehensive Health Benefits and Rewards for Wellness Incentives Paid Time Off Parental Leave In-State Tuition Waivers Legal Care Insurance This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions. To ensure full consideration, complete application materials should be received by 05/06/2021, 11:59 PM ( EST ). Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. Finalists will be required to provide official college transcripts. If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY : 401-825-2313. Disability Accommodations CCRI is committed to ensuring the full participation of all applicants throughout the recruitment process. If you should require an accommodation during the application process, please notify the Department of Institutional Equity and Human Resources prior to the closing of the posting by calling (401) 825-2311. EEO Statement CCRI is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.We recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to creating a dynamic, positive and high-performing educational and work environment. We welcome applicants who can contribute to the College's commitment to excellence created by diversity and inclusivity. CCRI prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or status as a protected veteran. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to the College's Title IX Coordinator at: Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available here: Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you have a bachelors degree, or higher? YesNo * Do you have a minimum of five (5) years of significant, successful experience managing a large IT organization? YesNo * Do you have significant IT leadership and management expertise with specialty experience in several of the following areas: a) ERP systems implementation, migration and design (b) Instructional technology, c) Infrastructure and networking, d) Administrative and business process design and development in higher education? YesNo * In order to improve CCRI's advertising strategy, please let us know where you FIRST learned of this job opportunity. Please be specific when using website or publication names (example: LinkedIN, HigherEdjobs, Chronicle, personal referral, etc.). (Open Ended Question)

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