CIO/Associate Vice President for Information Management and Technology
University of Northern Colorado - Greeley, CO

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The Position
The University of Northern Colorado (UNC) seeks candidates for the position of Chief Information Officer/Associate Vice President to lead the development and implementation of the University's information technology strategy and to oversee the delivery of effective university technology services. The CIO leads the division of Information Management and Technology (IM&T) which is comprised of approximately 75 FTE and is responsible for enterprise applications systems and services, networking and telecommunications, information security, classroom and end-user support.

The CIO builds and sustains effective partnerships and collaborations with academic and administrative departments, maintains a service oriented IT organization, and a reliable and secure technology infrastructure. In consultation with University leadership and faculty, the CIO will provide technologies and support services for online and classroom instruction. The CIO will improve the reliability and performance of core technologies, expand support for hybrid and in-person instruction and optimize the use of the Banner administrative system. The CIO and the IT organization will partner with students, faculty and staff to identify and explore innovative ways to use technology to further the University’s mission and goals in ways which balance and respect the institution’s culture.

A direct report to the Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration, the CIO is an advocate for UNC’s total technology needs, facilitates IT governance, advises campus leadership on significant IT investments, and designs appropriate policies to manage technology and information security risk. The CIO leads the development and implementation of a technology sourcing strategy that leverages collaborations to optimize information technology services. He/she leads an IT organization that maintains high levels of performance and provides opportunities for IT professionals to increase their skills and contributions to the University.

About the Univeristy of Northern Colorado
The University of Northern Colorado strives to be a leading student-centered university that promotes effective teaching, lifelong learning, the advancement of knowledge, research, and a commitment to service. UNC is a comprehensive baccalaureate and specialized graduate research university with a continuing commitment to its historical role in the preparation of educators. The University offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, humanities, business, human sciences and education. The array and quality of UNC programs provide a unique resource to Colorado. All students are required to study in the liberal arts tradition, which prepares them to think and act responsibly in a dynamic, diverse and global society. Multicultural content and interdisciplinary programs enrich academic experiences. University curricula are designed to improve students' competencies in critical thinking, communication, and problem solving, leadership, and technological applications.

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