The Assistant to the CIO for Administration (ACIO) is a staff position reporting to the CIO and provides a wide range of administrative support. The incumbent is responsible for all financial management for the Office of the CIO and the Division of Information Technology Services*. S/he manages all accounts, transactions, revenues/billing, purchases, expenditures and contracts for all offices and groups of ITS. The incumbent assists the CIO and ITS Directors in budget planning, financial analysis, metrics and is the liaison to university Budget, Accounting and Purchasing offices. S/he also assists with personnel administration and interfaces with the HR office; and also oversees physical space and equipment management activities. Additionally, the ACIO is expected to participate in other projects or initiatives under the auspices of the Office of the CIO.
The Assistant to the CIO is expected to be highly organized and have excellent analytical skills. The incumbent is dedicated to the Division’s overall goals and needs; is able to manage detail as well as recommend process improvements. The Assistant is an effective communicator and presenter. S/he represents the Office of the CIO and builds successful working relationships with ITS colleagues, liaison offices, vendors and OCIO advisory groups. Candidates manage to deadlines and are able to work independently and in team settings. The position may include supervisory duties.
* Includes Telecommunications, Systems Management, Application Development, Client Support Services, Research IT, Information Security, Office of the CIO.
Minimum qualifications :
Preferred qualifications :
- Bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization
- Five years of demonstrated experience in financial management of a complex organization, or a combination of seven years of experience in financial, project management or IT responsibilities
- Demonstrated expertise in the analytical use of productivity, spreadsheet, budget modeling, costing or similar tools
- Demonstrated ability to organize, present and advocate financial information to senior leadership, technical and non-technical audiences
- Demonstrated competency in oral and written communication
- Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.
- Advanced degree (MBA, CPA, etc.)
- Experience in financial management of an IT organization
- Experience in higher education
- Experience with NYS financial systems
- Experience in managing complex projects to completion
Professional Rank and Salary Range: SL-4, Staff Associate
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