The Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College provides the visionary and strategic leadership and executive management for Information Technology Services. This position provides leadership and guidance in critical areas of technology administration at the university and college, including budgeting, resource development, delivery and deployment. The CIO manages business operations to improve cost effectiveness, service quality and IT operational effectiveness. Provides leadership, direction and support at BSU/NTC and /or with other state agencies with broad-reaching institutional and/or statewide impact. Analyzes technology trends and plans for the long-term direction of the IT organization. Directs personnel and operations to provide services and support for the university and college administration, faculty, students and community. Provides leadership in deployment and integration of emerging technologies and developing relationships with information technology providers and product vendors.
General Duties:Computing service support
Academic & Administrative technology
Electronic media services
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to think creatively, innovate, and improvise, as needed
Plans, implements, and ensures leadership of:
Shared planning to realize the contributions to the BSU/NTC strategic plan, master academic plan, and priorities of the President, Provost, and BSU/NTC as a whole;
Recruiting, motivating, evaluating, and retaining a diverse staff of excellence;
Assessment efforts and curricular initiatives within BSU/NTC in pursuit of institutional priorities; and
Evidence of demonstrated ability to work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds
Works with other Administrators to review and modify policies to enhance and support:
The campus learning environment;
Successful implementation and completion of the Technology master plan,
Minnesota State system policies and professional standards;
Strengthening of BSU/NTC technology reputation;
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Minnesota State, and other policies relating to non-discrimination in employment, affirmative action, and equal opportunity; and
Staff bargaining unit contract administration.
Administers and provides fiscal resources for:
Strengthening technology opportunities for students within BSU/NTC;
Instructional and office support;
Academic classrooms and labs
Experience managing complex budgets, facilities and resources
Creates and supports outreach and service through partnerships and alliances through:
Relationships with other post-secondary education institutions and their staffs, especially those within Minnesota State;
Relationships with the Minnesota State system office and
Regional, state, national, and international organizations.
Models civic and professional involvement through:
Minnesota State and other relevant committees;
Personal civic involvement;
Representation of BSU/NTC on projects, councils, and other relevant activities.
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your application and/or resume clearly demonstrate fulfillment of the following minimum qualification.
At least five years in a progressively responsible leadership and supervisory experience managing a complex information technology service environment.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems, or Technology Management
Work experience in higher education and/or experience with shared governance and collective bargaining.
A successful record of management experience within a complex technology environment including but not limited to one or more of the following: Administration of management information systems, administrative or academic computing systems, telecommunications or other enterprise technology, network systems, technical support operations, cloud services, web programming and technology security.
Demonstrates a knowledge of, an interest in, or experience with, diverse cultures and populations.
Must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of an offer of employment.
Official transcript(s) must be provided to Human Resources upon hire.
In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnState) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, faculty and staff driving on college/university business, who use a rental or state vehicle, shall be required to complete a vehicle Use Agreement form and conform to MnState's vehicle use criteria and consent to a motor vehicle records check.
Vehicle Notice: NOTICE : In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (Minnesota State) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check. Institution: BEMIDJI STATE UNIVERSITY Eeo Notice: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of employment. For TTY, call Minnesota Relay Service at 7-1-1- or 1-800-627-3529.
Internal Number: 18824
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