Chief Information Officer
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
Presbyterian College (PC) invites applications for its next Chief Information Officer.
The Chief Information Officer (CIO) will provide leadership and vision in the changing landscape of higher education and will commit to building an information technology (IT) program that adequately supports both the academic and administrative areas of PC. The CIO will guide the IT department by providing vision, leadership, strategic planning, and oversight in alignment with PC’s mission, vision and strategic priorities. The CIO will be responsible for all aspects of information technology at PC including enterprise solutions, administrative functions, academic support, cybersecurity, IT policies and strategic plans. The CIO will be responsible for understanding the full scope of technology needs of students, faculty, and staff and for providing a continuous commitment to excellence in customer service and support.
Reporting to the Vice President for Finance & Administration (VPFA), the CIO leads and manages the Information Technology Services (ITS) division, composed of: network services, administrative systems, media services, information security, instructional technology and the IT Help Center. ITS support and service are inclusive of all college areas and departments. The CIO will have a broad level of familiarity with various constituents and a commitment to meeting the diverse information and communication needs that exist across all college areas and departments.
- Lead and implement technology services, strategies and support: The CIO develops, maintains, and implements strategic direction for all areas of information and technology services, projects and partnerships of the college. The CIO develops and creates both long-term and short-term technology plans to meet the needs of the college and leads and manages the ITS staff for effective and efficient support and operations of PC.
- Budget, policy and organization: The CIO develops and manages the annual budget, prioritizing and strategically planning for technological updates, and collaborates and communicates with
- Institutional information security officer: The CIO is responsible for PC’s IT systems and data security and works and collaborates with all areas and departments across campus to ensure IT data security, risk management, disaster recovery and business continuity planning.
- Bachelor’s degree in computer science/information technology or a related field.
- Minimum of 10 years’ experience in information technology and resource management.
- Minimum of 10 years’ experience in support and service of mission critical support systems.
- Exceptional written and verbal skills
- Extensive knowledge/experience in contract review and conducting vendor negotiations.
- Excellent organizational and leadership skills across diverse disciplines.
- Experienced and effective fiscal management skills and knowledge (budgeting, forecasting, planning, allocation and management).
- Project management experience, especially within the confines of information technology planning, development and implementation, including enterprise resource planning, systems architecture, telecommunications, database administration, web and social media development, and security and compliance issues.
- Broad technical skills and knowledge and understanding of current computing, telecommunications and emerging technologies.
- Master’s degree
- Experience in higher education
- Experience with Banner ERP, HRIS systems, library information systems and other higher education programmatic specific support software (Slate, Starfish, Maxient, etc.).
Send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.