Assistant Vice President for Information Technology Services & Chief Information Officer

WARTBURG COLLEGE POSITION DESCRIPTION Title – Assistant Vice President for Information Technology Services & Chief Information Officer Preparation Date: August 20, 2019 Function of Position: The AVP is responsible to the Vice President for Enrollment Management. This position plans, directs, and manages all functions of Information Technology Services to ensure the development and implementation of cost-effective systems and efficient computer operations. This position also serves as the Chief Information Officer. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 1) Develop and implement tactical and strategic plans for administrative and academic computing aligned with College goals and mission. (20%) 2) Oversee cybersecurity and data privacy initiatives. Establishes policies, practices, and security measures to ensure effective information processing operations to safeguard College information. (15%) 3) Supervise and oversee the Information Technology personnel. Recruits, trains, motivates, and empowers staff to effectively carry out department functions. Participates in developing departmental goals, encourages ongoing development of staff, and annually evaluates performance. (15%) 4) Communicate and consult with campus constituencies integrating Information Technology support with other campus departments. (10%) 5) Administer maintenance, licensing, and purchase of all information technology systems. Incudes evaluating products, negotiating vendor contracts and service agreements, and managing inventory. (10%) 6) Develop and oversee Information Technology budgets within budgetary guidelines to contribute to cost-effective operations within the College. (10%) 7) Prioritize and coordinate Information Technology projects ensuring effective delivery with appropriate budget. (10%) 8) Administer system management and provide training and technical support of all computing systems. (5%) 9) Maintains knowledge on emerging trends related to technological advances and best practices. (5%) 10) Other related duties as assigned. Supervision: Under administrative direction, employee is generally responsible for determining performance standards, developing new policies, and working on complex projects and problems. Minimum Qualifications: Requires Masters degree in Management Information Systems or related field and five years experience, including managerial experience. Strong communication, interpersonal, collaboration, and customer service skills; ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding, and respect for a diverse academic environment required. Prefer Doctorate in related field and five years experience in higher education, including managerial experience. Application Procedure: Send letter of interest, including a statement regarding qualities you offer within the context of the Wartburg College mission, résumé, and contact information for three references electronically to: See for further information about the college. Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Wartburg College is a selective liberal arts college of the ELCA, nationally recognized for community engagement. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution, Wartburg College actively seeks applications from women and members of ethnic and minority groups.

Type of Employment: Full-Time