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Chief Information Officer/ Associate Vice President for IT

Position Deleted on 8/11/2011. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Seattle, WA
  • Executive - Other Executive
  • Admin - Computing - Management/Director
Full Time


Founded in 1891, Seattle University is one of 28 Jesuit Catholic universities in the U.S. At Seattle University, we are dedicated to educating the whole person, to professional formation, and to empowering leaders for a just and humane world. Our faculty is positively engaged in contributing to the university's vision to be the premier independent university of the Pacific Northwest in academic quality, Jesuit Catholic inspiration, and service to society. Seattle University, located near downtown Seattle, Washington enrolls approximately 7,700 undergraduate and graduate students in eight colleges and schools and provides a total educational experience encompassing the classroom, campus and community to develop competence, character and leadership.

Seattle University has an exciting, dynamic opportunity for an Associate Vice President for Information Technology/ Chief Information Officer to join our community.

Seattle University, the largest independent university in the Pacific Northwest, is seeking candidates for the position of Associate Vice President for Information Technology. As Seattle University's Chief Information Officer, this position will be responsible for guiding the use of information technology to support academic and operational goals. The Associate VP/CIO will be the client liaison to the university's technology services provider, SunGard Higher Education, and will guide the work of the Office of Information Technology/SunGard staff and manage the technology services contract. This position reports to the Vice President for University Planning/Vice Provost.

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Minimum Qualifications
Masters degree in field relating to information technology management and a minimum of ten years experience with five years in a senior leadership role in information technology or equivalent experience. Demonstrated record of information technology leadership and innovation. Ability to communicate with people of varying levels of technical competency. Familiarity with negotiating and administering contracts. All candidates must show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and the university's mission, vision, and values. This position requires a criminal history background check.

Preferred Qualifications* Higher education experience preferred but not required. * Established relationships with Puget Sound-area technology companies. * Experience in the role of Chief Information Officer.

Seattle University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual or political orientation, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in the administration of any of its education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics, and other school-administered policies and programs, or in its employment-related policies and practices.
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