Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers 196 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student- athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.
The Assistant Vice President, Information Technology provides leadership in the operations, direction, and coordination of the Operations & Enterprise Systems and the Windows Enterprise Group & Support Center, to best serve the needs of users. The AVP works closely with IT senior leadership to ensure that efforts within IT are coordinated and executed strategically and collaboratively communicated across the division.
Provides leadership in the direction and operations of the Operations & Enterprise Systems and the Windows Enterprise Group & Support Center.
Leads organizational transformation of IT systems operations from traditional functional management of technology to modern methods including cloud computing, DevOps, and agile delivery methodologies.
Develops strategic relationships with various constituencies across the University as well as in the higher education community and the corporate community.
Works closely with VP and CIO in the development of University wide strategic technology plans. Develops presentations and delivers information to the University community.
Directs development and execution of high-performance computing, high speed networks, data storage systems, and cloud computing to support enterprise-wide research initiatives.
Remains current with technological developments and evaluates the feasibility of incorporating the newest solutions into the University technology infrastructure.
Identifies and seeks external funding opportunities, grants, or partnerships with research faculty.
Collaborates with the VP and CIO and the leadership team to set priorities related to IT projects. Negotiates the resources involved, timeframes required, and possible impact to other initiatives or projects. Secures appropriate resources as required and approved.
Serves as a member of the Division of IT’s leadership team by participating in planning, budgeting, staffing, salary administration and internal procedures.
Builds strong partnerships with peers in the Division of IT’s leadership team to help foster a team culture.
Promotes innovative, efficient, effective and shared uses of information technology across the University
Develops a core set of well-defined enterprise platform products to be incorporated into front-facing services for the FIU community.
Interprets and applies pertinent rules, regulations, policies and procedures set forth by the university or other governing agencies.
Researches and recommends innovative, and, where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identifies approaches that leverage existing resources and provides economies of scale.
Leads team with a focus on operational excellence, improving processes, accelerating process timelines, developing employees and being a change champion throughout the organization and on campus.
Directs development and execution of disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, information management or equivalent field with of eight (8) years of experience in IT management.
10 years of work experience in higher education/information technology is preferred. At least of which five years must be in a leadership, decision-making position.
Demonstrated expertise in high performance computing, high speed networks, data storage systems, and cloud computing is preferred.
Demonstrated management of various operating systems such as Windows and Linux.
Experience with Private and Public Cloud.
Experience with Identity Management utilizing tools such as CAS and Azure AD.
Job Category: Administrative
Advertised Salary: Starting at $155,000, salary is commensurate with experience and education.
For more information or to apply, please visit us on-line at http://careers.fiu.edu and reference job opening ID 517488.
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In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.
Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.
*This posting will close at 12 am of the close date.
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