The Deputy CIO provides leadership and guidance in critical areas of technology administration including technology evaluation, resource development and allocation, budgeting and policy formation serving in support of, and as second in charge, for the University’s Chief Information Officer.
Additionally, the Deputy CIO serves as director of Enterprise Applications and is responsible for leading, directing and managing the University’s enterprise system applications as well as the IT staff responsible for application delivery.
The Deputy CIO will lead collaborative work across the University analyzing technology trends while directing, developing, and executing application-related strategies and solutions.
Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities
Work with the CIO to establish the strategic direction of the ITS Department. Determines budgetary and staff allocations, IT policies and procedures, adoption of new technologies, resolution of departmental issues and the continual updates to the University IT Strategic Plan goals and action items. Serves on behalf of the CIO in the CIO’s absence or as required.
Determine IT strategic project priorities based on University priorities and collaboration with CIO and University leadership. Develop proposals, presentations, plans, and timelines for complex projects and manage priorities, equipment, and staff resources to ensure completion of projects within budgets and timelines. Coordinates with all University campuses and departments to identify and meet administrative and academic computing needs while improving cost effectiveness and service delivery quality. Ensures operational integrity and continuity of the services delivered by leading the development of objectives for the IT staff that support academic and administrative systems through reliability, responsiveness, documentation, and use of current software and hardware.
Communicate the Enterprise Application efforts, plans and directives. This includes establishing communication standards and formats that will share project information with many different audiences from the VP level to the general University community.
Plans for and manages disaster avoidance and recovery efforts caused by events like power outages, hardware failures, natural disasters, etc.
Remain current on technical issues; regularly analyze and assess potential technologies as solutions for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of delivering services and improving the productivity of faculty and staff in administrative and academic roles and offices.
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills or Abilities
Technical knowledge associated with the current IT technologies being leveraged by the ERP applications (web services, relational database, web application development), document management, data warehousing, analytics enterprise reporting and cloud computing.
Testing and training knowledge related to the implementation best practices of ERP and third party applications.
Knowledge of IT systems, application development, software change management, system documentation, change control and IT system auditing
Project Management and Risk Mitigation knowledge and skills
IT resource allocations
24 x 7 Enterprise Application Production support
Disaster Recovery methodologies and Business Continuity
Knowledge of the ITIL framework
Evidence of strong communication skills
Evidence of strong problem solving skills
Bowling Green State University provides a comprehensive benefit program as part of a total compensation package. This includes medical, prescription, dental, vision, health accounts (medical & dependent), life & disability insurance, retirement plans, employee assistance program and tuition fee waivers for employees and their eligible dependents as well as paid time off, holidays and parental leave. For more information please visit Benefits-at-a-Glance.
Deadline to apply: The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by ‘September 26, 2023’.
The following Degree is required:
Master's Degree. Degree must be conferred at time of application.
The following Degree is preferred:
Master’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Technology or Science
The following Experience is required:
8 years of working with IT systems/ ERP implementation and/or in an Enterprise applications environment
5 years of staff management responsibility
5 years of providing production support to Enterprise level systems
The following licenses, certifications, or registrations that are required:
Bowling Green State University is a nationally ranked public university committed to redefining student success in a high-achieving, innovative environment. In 2021, Forbes ranked BGSU as the No. 3 midsize employer in the United States, highlighting the University’s commitment to its faculty and staff. Serving as the core of the University’s academic community, more than 800 full-time faculty members are engaged in teaching, research and creative activities, with over 2,000 full-time staff members to support the operations and education of over 20,000 students. Bowling Green State University provides experiences that enhance lives. Students are prepared for lifelong career growth, lives of engaged citizenship and leadership in a global society. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Within our transformative learning community, we build a welcoming, safe and diverse environment where the creative ideas and achievements of all can benefit others throughout Ohio, the nation and the world.