The Regional Campus Executive Directors have experienced an increase in their workload as well as an elevated level of required decision-making as a result of the Regional CIO now covering six locations instead of three. In many situations, the campus leadership looks to the Executive Director first for matters on day-to-day leadership and local campus information technology services.
Management: direct oversight and management of the local UITS leadership team. Previously, some positions reported directly to the CIO. Now all positions report to the executive director.
Budget/Purchasing: coordinating and preparing the local budget of accounts with the local UITS leadership team; and seeking final approval from the Regional CIO. Then executing the budget on a day-to-day basis.
Communication: deciding when, what, and how to communicate to the local campus as it relates to UITS initiatives and service problems that may arise.
Feet on the ground for Regional Campus CIO: depending on circumstances, on the spot negotiating with campus administration and leadership regarding various aspects of campus projects and timelines.
The Regional Campus Executive Director provides strategic leadership and operational oversight for the ongoing support of technology and its evolution at Indiana University South Bend. The Regional Campus Executive Director has the following primary areas of responsibility:
IT Security, IT Policy, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Network and Communication Infrastructure
Learning Spaces, Classroom Technology and Collaboration Technologies
Client Service and System Support
Research Technologies Support
Storage and Virtualization
Printing and scanning services
Special events technology services
System Integration, Database Application, System Administration
Central Data and Analysis Support
Instructional Media Support
The Regional Campus Executive Director helps steer the regional campus efforts to ensure ongoing and continued successes in a quickly evolving technical environment. The Executive Director also serves on university and local campus steering groups and task forces as well as committees and advisory groups external to Indiana University. The Executive Director is also responsible for oversight of the budget for all areas reporting to the Executive Director. The Executive Director must also maintain ongoing relationships with a wide variety of personnel across Indiana University to ensure that UITS is leveraging its core competencies to support the mission of the University. Represents UITS interests as it relates to campus construction and rehabilitation. #CB-DNP
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree and eight years of recent experience in information technology with four years of progressive leadership experience. Additionally, a proven, recent track record of effectively accomplishing projects and managing people effectively.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information. Excellent presentation skills. Negotiation skills. Interpersonal communications skills. Problem resolution skills. Motivated to stay in touch and up to date with technology trends and the ability to lead information technologists in a rapidly changing industry.
Master's degree. Experience in a higher education setting.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 5IT
Campus: South Bend
Department: VICE PRES INFORMATION TECHNLGY (UA-VPIT-IUSBA)
Internal Number: 73317
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.