Position Details

Chief Information Officer

Virginia Wesleyan University is seeking applications for the position of Chief Information Officer (CIO).  The CIO is the senior technology position at Virginia Wesleyan University. This position provides the vision, innovative strategy, management and accountability for all aspects of information technology at VWU. The successful candidate is a leader with broad technical expertise and has the experience needed to oversee technology and related services that support teaching, student learning and administrative systems and functions. The CIO leads the Malbon Center for Technology department in planning, maintaining and implementing enterprise information systems that support campus operations and achieve the most effective and cost beneficial institution-wide IT operations. The CIO will also lead daily security, tactical and strategic issues relating to all facets of campus technologies -- including audio-visual systems, telephone systems and the telecommunications infrastructure at the University. The successful candidate will be responsible for evaluating and approving all purchases of technology (hardware and software) for the University, often initiating these purchases based on institutional needs. The CIO has excellent written and verbal communications skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with constituents at all levels of the organization.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience, particularly in higher education to include a working knowledge of hardware, software, Virtual Environment, systems architecture and effective customer service.  A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field is required; Advanced degree is preferred. Relevant professional certifications such as formal licenses/certifications relating to Microsoft, Virtual Environment, Ellucian (Colleague preferred), etc. are desired as well as a knowledge of best practices in cyber security. Supervisory experience in the support of IT operations with record of successful budget management required.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to Mrs. Karla Rasmussen, Director of Human Resources, at employment@vwu.edu or, via regular mail, to Virginia Wesleyan University, 5817 Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23502. 

Virginia Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of skills, experience, and qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national and ethnic origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or the presence of non-job-related medical disability or any other legally protected status.

About Virginia Wesleyan University

Virginia Wesleyan University is Coastal Virginia's premier university of the liberal arts and sciences. Situated on a 300-acre park-like campus in Virginia Beach, the University annually enrolls approximately 1,600 students in undergraduate, graduate, and online programs. Undergraduate degrees include a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Social Work with 36 majors, 30 minors, and 12 pre-professional tracks. Graduate degrees include a Master of Business Administration and Master of Arts in Education. Students thrive in average class sizes of 14 and through the University's experiential learning, high-impact leadership, and career-development programs. An inclusive community dedicated to scholarship and service grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, Virginia Wesleyan University inspires students to build meaningful lives through engagement in Coastal Virginia's dynamic metropolitan region, the nation, and the world.

Location

Virginia Wesleyan is a university with a coastal edge. Located in Virginia Beach, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Chesapeake Bay, our region is proud of its vibrant city life, sandy beaches, and rich history. Learn more at visitvirginiabeach.com/explore.

Please visit our website at www.vwu.edu.

 

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Virginia Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of skills, experience, and qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national and ethnic origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, the presence of non-job-related medical disability, or any other legally protected status.