St. Ambrose University
  • 13-Jul-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Staff
  • Davenport, IA, USA
  • Full Time

Competitive Salary with excellent benefits package-tuition remission

St. Ambrose University is seeking applications for the position of Director of Information Technology. Reporting to the Vice President for Finance, the successful candidate is responsible for the overall direction and daily operation of the Information Technology Department. Leading a team of IT professionals, the Director serves as a strategic partner with other departments to ensure that best-practice technology solutions are implemented to fulfill the university mission and meet the needs of students, faculty, and staff.

Working with the entire university community, the Director is responsible for developing and implementing an IT Strategic Plan that positions the University for growth by facilitating data-driven decisions. The Director oversees all activities of the department, including network and technical services, programming, telecommunications, audio/visual support, help desk, and related training efforts. The Director serves as a hands-on leader of the department with a commitment to staff development, collaboration, and open communication. The Director ensures that policies, procedures, and practices follow industry standards with a focus on student success, customer service, data security, operational efficiency, sustainability, and financial responsibility. The Director must have the willingness to adapt and lead progressive and strategic IT initiatives in the higher education space.

Qualifications include: Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree with extensive experience in related area. Master's Degree preferred. Must have 7 plus years of progressively responsible experience in a complex information technology environment. Strong interpersonal communication skills are required. Ellucian software experience is preferred. Candidate should have experience with or willingness to develop systems to support augmented and virtual reality as well as other emerging digital pedagogies.

St. Ambrose University is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts and is committed to fostering a respectful environment that recognizes and embraces diversity among all students, faculty, and staff. As an equal opportunity institution, St. Ambrose actively seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups. Position is open until filled. Please submit cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to EOE

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