Middlebury College’s Information Technology Services (ITS) group is responsible for providing storage, system, network, endpoint, administrative, academic, and research computing services to the community. Reporting to the Director of Enterprise Architecture, the Enterprise Architect will work closely with fellow architects, managers, technical leads, system administrators, developers and strategic partners as we build a world-class, service-oriented team supporting the technology needs of one of the world’s great colleges. The Enterprise Architect will assist in establishing the strategic direction for Middlebury College ITS, and participate in developing technology roadmaps, provide hands-on implementation input and assistance to complex projects within research, digital learning, administrative systems, and infrastructure while following the industry best-practices; develop and align strategic objectives with technical requirements; and research relevant technical trends, platforms and software. Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to Oracle Cloud Services, Blackbaud, Banner, business intelligence, analytics and data warehousing, VMware virtualization, data center networking, cloud computing, endpoint computing, load balancing, application servers, system management, build and deployment tools, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, Red Hat Linux, and High-Performance Computing (HPC).
May perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant technical field and ten years of related technical experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
General: • Leadership abilities to articulate ITS and Enterprise Architecture Strategy and to lead and influence highly qualified technology and functional teams; • Ability to succinctly deliver the message to the community on ITS strategy and vision; and • Keep up the pace with technological changes relevant to higher education
Key Relationships: • Maintain relationships with ITS Leadership, Digital Learning and Inquiry (DLINQ), Library, Center for Teaching, Learning and Research (CTLR) Marketing and Communications, and IT Tech Partner Green Mountain Higher Education Consortium (GMHEC), the Consortium CIOs, and Consortium’s IT Staff; • Maintain relationships with department personnel and leaders throughout the Intuition(s), especially those departments that make significant use of information technology; • Maintain relationships with faculty, staff and students at Middlebury College; • Maintain relationships with the leadership and staff of ITS; • Maintain relationships with counterparts at peer institutions.
Key Principles: ITS is committed to the following: • Proactive, responsive, respectful service to our constituents; • Opportunities and expectations for ongoing employee education and development; • Collaboration within the organization, across Middlebury; • Effective and open communication; • Understanding the work and needs of our customers.
• Broad technical knowledge of web application programming, database administration, identity management, automation, , networking, virtualization, load balancing, and Linux and Windows server management, administrative systems, and research computing; • Demonstrated experience with technology infrastructure design, provisioning, deployment and capacity management for complex applications running on multiple platforms and technologies; • Experience with capacity planning, high availability architecture, disaster recovery planning and implementation; • Excellent communication and presentation skills; and • Skilled consensus builder with capacity to initiate and foster collaborative partnerships.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: S01515
About Middlebury College
Middlebury is a nationally recognized academic institution that encompasses a liberal arts undergraduate college, 38 Schools Abroad programs, 11 summer immersion Language Schools, the Bread Loaf School of English, as well as the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey—all with a shared institutional goal of doing the highest quality work for positive and global impact. With year-round operations on five continents, our employees are one of our most valuable assets, and we are committed to the success and development of our workforce. Our employees enjoy an engaging lifestyle with excellent compensation, as well as competitive benefits (health, dental, life, disability, retirement, and vision) and educational assistance programs.