University of Kansas - Chief Information Officer
The University of Kansas, a major comprehensive research and teaching university, is seeking an outstanding individual with strategic vision, technical acumen, and strong communication and interpersonal skills as its Chief Information Officer (“CIO”).
The CIO provides vision, leadership, oversight, and management of the University’s information technology services, infrastructure, hardware, and software. The CIO is an integral part of ensuring the University can leverage technology to promote excellence in innovation, research, and academics.
The University of Kansas Chief Information Officer will serve as a visionary leader who provides management oversight of IT resources and who leads the development and ongoing updates of a campus IT strategic plan. This plan will focus on the delivery of effective, efficient, and secure IT services to the entire campus community. These services include the continued growth and development of academic, enterprise, and research systems including campus infrastructure, and service support needs. The CIO will work collaboratively with leadership, faculty, staff, and students across the university to transform technology services and investment into highly visible, effective, and efficient assets. The CIO will represent KU IT activities to various external national organizations as well as divisions of state government.
The CIO leads 275+ university-wide IT professionals in the areas of strategic planning, research and technology services support, enterprise resource planning, business process management, information security, web services, and business continuity planning and emergency preparedness.
Other key responsibilities include:
YEAR ONE CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS
A Bachelor’s degree in technology, business administration, or a related field is required; an advanced degree is desirable.
Additional Candidate Instruction
The CIO Search Committee at The University of Kansas invites nominations, expressions of interest, and applications (letter of interest and résumé/CV) to be submitted to Korn Ferry, the search firm assisting the University. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however, that all nominations and applications be submitted by November 10, 2017. Applications and nominations received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.
Nominations and applications should be sent by email to email@example.com.
Do not submit applications to this posting.
Contact Information to Applicants
Mark Polansky - Senior Partner Information Technology Officers Practice
Korn Ferry 200 Park Avenue, 33rd Floor New York, NY 10166 212.984.9415
Stephen Milbauer - Senior Associate Education/Nonprofit Practice
Korn Ferry 200 Park Avenue, 33rd Floor New York, NY 10166 212.984.9456
Kristen Holloway - Project Coordinator Information Technology Officers Practice
Korn Ferry 200 Park Avenue, 33rd Floor New York, NY 10166 212.984.9388
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The University of Kansas is committed to providing our employees with an enriching and dynamic work environment that encourages innovation, research, creativity and equal opportunity for learning, development and professional growth. KU has five campuses and several satellite locations throughout the state, nationally and across the globe. Each campus focuses upon the delivery of exceptional service, education, and research excellence for our students, faculty, staff, patients, off-campus collaborators. As a result, KU strives to recruit, develop, retain and reward a dynamic workforce that shares our mission and core strategic values in research, teaching and service. Learn more about why KU is a great place to work.