Deputy Chief Information Officer
Deadline for Applications is 2/21/2021
Code: 16914 Posted: 01/20/2021
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Deputy Chief Information Officer.
The Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) is a senior leadership role within the Campus Technology Services (CTS) Department, overseeing foundational enterprise information technology operations including Network Services, Systems Engineering, User Services, Application Development, and Enterprise Internet Services. Campus Technology Services provides information technology services to UW-Parkside. This position reports to the Chief Information Officer.
Essential Job Functions
Strategic leadership (35%)
- Partners with the CIO in providing technology vision and direction for the enterprise, providing in-depth technical expertise in support of enterprise-wide business decisions.
- Ensures that information technology services provided by CTS are appropriate and effective in supporting the technology requirements of the UW-Parkside community. Represents the organization on strategic issues impacting multiple organizations, the university and inter-institutional partners.
- Manages IT resource requirements to ensure an appropriate balance between tactical and strategic demands.
- Oversees high-impact, enterprise-wide strategic programs or initiatives.
- Communicates widely and effectively about organizational and technological directions and plans.
Operational leadership (50%)
- Provides leadership in planning and managing IT product and service development and implementation. Oversees the effective delivery of computer operations and production support, system administration, network operations, application development, PC/desktop support, and customer service.
- Drives development of the technology architecture, infrastructure planning, engineering and deployment.
- Identifies and implements best practices for optimizing infrastructure and operations costs, improving system performance, and ensuring service-level requirements are met.
- Evaluates progress against key performance drivers and assesses organizational opportunities and risks. Continually measures the organization's performance against industry and peer benchmarks and sets a vision and plan to exceed and/or meet those benchmarks.
- Develops and manages strategic vendor and partnership relationships.
- Stays current with developments in new technologies and platforms.
Resource management (15%)
- Directs teams of technical, professional and management staff in the successful fulfillment of IT service delivery commitments. Oversees personnel actions in areas of purview, including coaching and mentoring, performance feedback, and redeployment.
- Directs the preparation, review and consolidation of IT business plans, budgets and forecasts.
- Manages to budget. Effectively manages the lifecycle planning for the IT infrastructure and the annual operating budget.
- Collaborates with CIO to regularly review IT costs and cost structures for IT services and products. Ensures that financial implications of IT projects and activities are communicated to the CIO and others.
- May assume full CIO responsibilities (or those responsibilities as directed) during the CIO's absence.
- Performs other duties as directed by the CIO.
Essential Knowledge And Abilities
- Demonstrated outstanding leadership skills including working with diverse groups of people collaboratively to foster a multi-cultural environment.
- Demonstrated success in people management, including resource alignment, coaching and mentoring.
- Extensive knowledge of infrastructure planning and operations, design, and deployment, as well as system life cycle management.
- Expertise in budget planning, financial management and resource management.
- Broad knowledge of current and emerging technologies, technology directions and strategic application to business needs
- Strong business acumen and business planning skills
- Exceptional project management skills, including the ability to effectively deploy resources and manage multiple projects of diverse scopes in a cross-functional environment.
- Ability to improve operational efficiency, service delivery and information management across all lines of business and technology platforms
- Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technology solutions in business terms, establish rapport and persuade others.
Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications
- Bachelor's and master's degrees in engineering, computer science, information systems, business administration or related field are required.
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Submit application materials
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
- Cover Letter
- Names and contact information for 3 professional references
Review of Applications
Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday February 21st, 2021 are ensured full consideration.
You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.
Available Until: 02/21/2021