Position Description: The Assistant Chief Information Officer for Strategy, Planning & Operations within the Office of the CIO (OCIO) is core to UCLA's IT Services (ITS) strategy, providing oversight of our steering and advisory committees, portfolio, program and project management, organizational change management, strategy, planning, and analysis, communications, learning development and general administrative functions. This individual will establish the vision for building our partnerships and stakeholder engagement efforts with our students, faculty, and staff; align and manage ITS roadmap, portfolio, programs, and projects with university priorities; and enable an integrated and collaborative approach to our organizational change management and communication efforts to meet the needs of the university while recognizing the unique requirements of our different schools and units. The Assistant CIO, OCIO will also spearhead UCLA's ITS organizational initiatives and efforts, including general administrative functions, internal communications, talent management, ITS Academy, and culture development. The Assistant CIO, Strategy, Planning & Operations will have three primary objectives: First, the establishment of an Enterprise Portfolio Management Office (ePMO) that will ensure key initiatives, core to UCLA's ITS strategy, are approached in a standard, coordinated manner to reduce risk and improve delivery performance through the application of portfolio, program, project and organizational change management best practices. Second, the cultivation and leadership of UCLA's ITS engagement strategy, including internal communication, learning and development, and culture program and teams. Third, the oversight of ITS's administrative functions such as strategy, planning, and analysis; governance, financial management, and talent management.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.