The College invites applications and nominations for the position of Chief Information Officer, and this senior-level professional staff position is available fall 2012. Reporting to the Executive Vice President, the CIO will set the general direction for academic and administrative technology through strategic planning and evaluation. The CIO must be visionary and collaborative and have demonstrated success in leveraging IT services to support the institutional mission and operations for all areas of information technology strategy, development and implementation. This includes instructional technology, e-learning, administrative systems, voice and data communications, financial technology and IT security. The CIO will have demonstrated the ability to develop, nurture and build cooperative, collegial relationships with a broad range of college and higher education constituencies. The CIO will also oversee a strategic plan to ensure that the College is technologically advanced, secure and positioned for continuous improvement. The successful candidate should have strong technical skills and management experience relevant to both academic and administrative computing, including e-learning, online, hybrid and distance learning environments, instructional media resources, campus networks, information security and telecommunication. S/he will have significant expertise in ERP implementation and migration. The CIO will lead and supervise the Technology Team.
This position requires a Master’s degree (a doctorate is preferred) in Computer Science or a related field. The successful candidate must have a minimum of five years of instructional management experience with at least three years of executive level administrative experience managing complex information technology projects. A combination of work in both industry and higher education is preferred. Candidates should have a strong track record of performance and achievement with demonstrated success in technology management and integration. Strong communication and presentation skills are essential, as is the ability to analyze and resolve complex issues both logical and interpersonal.
The College offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Our beautiful suburban main campus in New Rochelle is located 16 miles north of midtown Manhattan and is close to Long Island Sound, and is easily accessible by car or public transportation. A Catholic college in the Ursuline tradition, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique educational mission.
Review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure consideration, please email a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information for 3 references who can speak to your professional qualifications by September 14, 2012, to:
Ms. Ana E. Fontoura
Chair of the CIO Search Committee
The College of New Rochelle
29 Castle Place
New Rochelle, New York 10805