San Diego State University is seeking an exceptional strategic leader with extensive knowledge and a comprehensive background in information technology to serve as the Chief Information Officer (CIO). The CIO is the University’s principal technology strategist and leader. In collaboration with University leaders and stakeholders, they lead technology transformation across the University and ensure efficient deployment of stable, reliable, and secure technology infrastructure and systems serving educational, research, and administrative functions.
Using superior communication, consultation, and advocacy skills, the CIO shapes the University’s technology vision and leads the University’s technological development to advance institutional strategic goals. The CIO provides direct oversight of Information Technology Operations, Information Technology Security, and Application Services. They serve as Chair of the University Council of IT Managers and provide leadership to information technology personnel at the divisional and departmental levels.
To learn more about the position including how to apply, please click here.
Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university; advanced degree preferred
Ten or more years of information technology leadership experience including experience at the senior- or executive-level; experience in a higher education environment preferred
Extensive experience managing and leading a large team of information technology personnel; experience managing in a collective bargaining environment preferred
Demonstrated leadership experience with the implementation and management of enterprise systems and services
Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and historically underrepresented groups
Additional Salary Information: San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
About San Diego State University
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education. It is currently ranked No. 60 among public universities and No. 127 overall among national universities in U.S. News & World Report's annual ranking of America's Best Colleges.
San Diego State University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.