Enterprise Systems develops, maintains, and integrates the large-scale software applications that support important university activities, as well as relationships with various service providers and partners.
Under the direction of the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, provide a leadership role, University-wide, for the development and deployment of enterprise software and enterprise infrastructure, using appropriate technologies. Responsible for the Enterprise Systems division in University Information Technology Services (UITS) on the IUPUI and IUB campuses. Provide leadership for the analysis and development of information software, systems and services for major operational areas of the university, including student, course management, human resources, fiscal and procurement, research administration, auxiliary IT, database administration, enterprise systems administration, storage and virtualization, identity management, data center and enterprise IT initiatives. Direct activities to investigate and analyze the deployment of new technologies for use in business information systems at IU. Serve on the CIO's executive cabinet.
Under the direction of the VPIT / CIO, provide leadership in comprehensive and strategic planning and development of enterprise systems for the University. Establish strong relationships with University functional business leaders and executive management to ensure the planning, development or enhancement delivery of high quality software solutions and systems infrastructure to support them. Provide leadership through directors / senior managers for the work activities of the Enterprise Systems staff, both at the Bloomington and IUPUI campuses. Determine needs, and request and allocate resources required for the effective operation of this division. Develop leadership talent at all levels. Develop and evolve enterprise systems architecture plan to create a supportive environment for change fulfilling the business functionality needs of the University. Delineate the strategic business issues, develop consensus on information technology issues across campuses, and oversee the completion of major enterprise software projects while ensuring adequate systems infrastructure to support. Establish and maintain partnerships with vendors, agency representatives, and peers at other institutions nationally and internationally to enhance information systems development in support of research and educational initiatives.
Oversee the development and communication of University-wide policies, procedures and standards guiding the development and maintenance of enterprise software. Lead or participate on university- and campus-wide committees involved with major institutional systems and standards. Through the VPIT / CIO, serve as a senior advisor to the executive management of the University. Oversee activities including research, strategy, evaluation, design, and development of enterprise application integration solutions for Indiana University enterprise software and the enterprise infrastructure required to support them. Act to ensure coordination and integration of those research efforts with the ongoing operational efforts of the systems development portfolio. Serve on various committees and represent the institution at local, state and national professional organizations and other activities.
Bachelor's degree in related field and ten years of leadership experience in information technology.
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
In-depth knowledge of information systems methods, techniques and equipment. Knowledge of the needs of academic and administrative computing users. Considerable ability in business planning, management reporting, integrating systems, and adapting existing and emerging technologies to fulfill business needs. Ability to provide customer driven services, to understand the business functionality needs of the University as related to information technology, and to communicate those needs to leaders, professional staff and end users. Ability to lead and motivate. Skill in the areas of conflict resolution and consensus building, and vendor management.
Working Conditions / Demands
Frequent travel, domestically and internationally, for meetings / conferences associated with community source projects.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: XX
Job Function: Executive
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