Information of Technology
Summary of Duties
Reporting to the Vice President for Business Affairs, the Director of IT is responsible for the planning, implementation, and continued maintenance of the IT infrastructure for the University. The Director is responsible for all technology-related functions, including hardware, software, applications, online course platforms, instructional technology classroom support, networks, and website. The Director of IT, in conjunction with the Vice President for Business Affairs, will develop, implement and evaluate a strategic plan for the IT department, tied to the annual budget and inclusive of forecasts for major purchases, upgrades and expansions. The Director will work with faculty, administrators and staff across the University to provide support for their needs, and will oversee the development of policies and procedures for all users that provides technical support and administrative guidelines. The Director will lead and manage the IT staff and provide opportunities for professional development in order to stay abreast of new technology developments and demands in higher education.
A Masters degree in a related field is strongly preferred, along with a minimum of five years of experience in a leadership role in IT, preferably in higher education, including experience with strategic planning and budgeting on significant levels.
Demonstrated success as a leader and team builder is required. Excellent communication skills, the ability to partner with internal and external parties, and the ability to explain complex technology issues clearly and concisely are also required.
The new Director of IT will embrace the University’s mission and core values and help guide the University forward into its second century.
How to Apply
Application materials should be submitted electronically to Cheryl Hyatt at Marywood@Hyatt-Fennell.com. Please specify the position in the subject line. Applications include a letter of interest, a current résumé, and contact information for five professional references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should be submitted prior to August 21, 2017 to receive full consideration. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.