Executive Director, Information Technology

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Executive Director, Information Technology

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Division of Information Technology

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

The Division of Information Technology provides reliable and accessible IT services to elevate and enhance Texas A&M University. We provide IT leadership to the campus community while enabling the research, education and service mission of Texas A&M. With trusted services and innovative solutions, we are changing the technology landscape on campus.  To learn more about IT at Texas A&M University visit us at: https://it.tamu.edu/

What we want

The Executive Director, Information Technology, under general direction, provides leadership for departmental functions to include planning, directing, and evaluating departmental operations. Provides oversight of business activities, strategic planning and development, and program administration. Functions as departmental liaison to customers and represents the University on various committees.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ten years of progressively responsible management experience in Information Technology.
  • Must be a United States citizen, permanent resident, or a person granted asylum or refugee status

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong public speaking, organizational, leadership, and supervisory skills
  • Maintains attention to detail and utilizes sound judgment
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
  • Ability to work cooperatively with a diverse range of people.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Master's degree
  • More than ten years of progressively responsible management experience in Information Technology

Responsibilities

Leadership:

  • Provides leadership for IT departmental functions to include planning, directing, and evaluating departmental operations.
  • Provides oversight of  IT business activities, strategic planning and development, and program administration.
  • Leads the development of short-term and long-term  IT departmental goals and objectives.
  • Directs the administration of university-wide IT programs and initiatives.
  • Manage strategic planning and development of integrated  IT programs.
  • Serves as a liaison and coordinates working relationships with academic and non-academic units of the University.
  • Serves as an advisor/consultant to the University community regarding matters relating to  IT department operations.
  • Leads the development and oversight of  IT communications, promotions, and public relations for departments.
  • Stays abreast of developments in the  IT field.
  • Serves on various State, local, University, and System-wide committees.

Reporting and Documentation:

  • Prepares the budget and provides effective budget management and oversees fiscal operations of  IT departments by establishing cost controls.
  • Develops, directs, and evaluates  IT process for compliance and  IT internal controls.
  • Provides information and reporting to management.
  • Recommends new departmental and University-wide policies or revisions to existing policies.

Supervision:

  • Directly supervises and maintains responsibility for multiple units within department, including directing the efforts of and supervising management and other staff.

Professional Development:

  • Participate in training and professional development sessions. Provides other duties as assigned.

 

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

 

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate , specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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