Chief Information Officer and Director of Information Technology

McKendree University welcomes applications for a Chief Information Officer and Director of Information Technology.  Reporting to the Vice President for Operations, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) is responsible for the strategic and operational management of all IT services including the University’s network infrastructure, cloud-based services and learning and business applications. Additionally, this role ensures secure access and protection of the University’s data. The CIO provides oversight of the Department of Information Technology, directing and supporting staff in delivery of services used by faculty, staff, and students. The CIO will foster a high level of customer service, develop strong vendor relationships, and actively promote the use of technology to improve teaching and business operations.

Previous experience should demonstrate expertise and experience with higher education enterprise data systems and the ability to extract data and translate into useful academic reports/dashboards, ability to clearly organize and communicate research designs, analytic frameworks, and statistical results to diverse campus constituencies, strong interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to establish collaborative relationships, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and knowledge of SQL, PostgreSQL and API calls.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application referencing job #CIO91 with current email address, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Shirley A. Baugh, Director of Human Resources, hr@mckendree.edu EEO/ADA/Vet/Disabled Employer.