Chico State is hiring an AVP of IT to join their team! You will have the opportunity to join a new division that is driving innovation across campus. This is a key leadership role that oversees and guides the planning, implementation, support, and ongoing assessment of Chico State’s technical vision to ensure IT-related decisions are made in line with the institutional strategies and objectives. If you are a collaborative leader with an eye for innovation, learn more and apply today!
Another Source’s client, California State University, Chico, is recruiting an Associate Vice President to join their Information Technology Administrative Service Center (IASC) team.
This is a great opportunity to join a new division that is driving innovation across campus. You will be assisting in the implementation of their new strategic plan by showcasing your proven analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; excellent organizational and conflict management skills as a team player; and personal integrity, vision, and energy.
Why Chico State?
California State University, Chico (also known as CSU Chico or Chico State), is the second oldest campus in the 23-campus California State University system. It is located in Chico, California, about 90 miles north of Sacramento. The University has been rated a top-10 regional public university in the West by U.S. News and World Report since 1998. There is a sense of contribution when you join the Chico State IT team at the higher education level. With numerous opportunities to participate and implement initiatives that will improve student retention, success and their overall experience as a college student, you’ll get the opportunity to make a positive impact first-hand as your help serve ~18,000 students across campus.
What’s in it for you?
Education Benefits: The CSU Chico Employee Fee Waiver Program allows eligible staff or their eligible dependents to attend courses at any CSU for reduced rates at a maximum of two courses or six units per term, whichever is greater.
Balancing Work/Life: One of the big WOW's is that this position accrues 16 hours of vacation per month. That's 5 weeks of vacation per year in addition to the 13 paid holidays and 8 hours accrued per month of sick leave.
PERS Retirement System: https://www.csuchico.edu/hr/benefits/savings-retirement/cal-pers.shtml
About the role:
Reporting directly to the Vice President for Information Technology/Chief Information Officer, the Associate Vice President of IT (AVP IT) provides strategic, operational, and technical leadership in support of Chico State’s Students, Faculty, Staff, and Partners. This key leadership role oversees and guides the planning, implementation, support, and ongoing assessment of Chico State’s technical vision and provides a consistent approach so that IT-related decisions are made in line with the institutional strategies and objectives. The AVP enables IT and Digital Transformation programs by ensuring that the IT Division has the skills, resources and practices that are needed to deliver best of breed solutions to the campus community. A primary objective for the AVP of IT is to oversee the operational responsibility for the IT Division to enable the VPIT/CIO to focus externally on executive-level sponsors to sustain and broaden institutional commitment to and investment in IT transformation.
How you can expect your time to be spent:
Project and Change Management- 30%
IT Planning and Strategy – 20%
Leadership and Management – 20%
Financial Planning and Vendor Portfolio Management – 10%
Relationship Development and Management – 10%
Innovation, Research and Development – 10%
What you will bring to the team:
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