Leadership Solutions



The University System of Georgia (USG)


Athens, GA


Serving under the direction of the Executive Vice Chancellor for Strategy and Fiscal Affairs, the ITS CIO serves as the senior administrative official responsible for leading the USG’s Information Technology vision, strategic planning, change management, policy, architecture and infrastructure, and innovation initiatives. The CIO will be responsible for supporting the USG strategic plan and portfolio of initiatives to both leverage the current and anticipated information technologies and services as well as explore and implement IT innovations which achieve the USG’s strategic goals of student success, responsible stewardship, economic competitiveness and community impact. This position directs the efforts of over 180 fulltime employees including both the downtown Atlanta office and the Information Technology Services facility located in Athens, Georgia. Fiscal oversight includes an operations budget exceeding $70 million; reviews institutional strategic planning of major technology acquisitions plans and projects; system-wide approval responsibility for processing technology procurements and related business cases; and responsibility for information technology infrastructure approvals of all new facilities and major renovations. See more online


Required Qualifications · An advanced degree from an accredited 4-year university level institution and at least ten (10) years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. A terminal or doctorate degree preferred. ·Proven track record in strategic planning and implementation of information technology solutions through incorporating an understanding of requirements by constituent groups. · Demonstrated ability to synthesize complex and/or diverse information taking into account organization’s strengths and weaknesses, challenges and opportunities, and need for change management. · Demonstrated ability to translate long-term strategies into day-to-day operations management including experience in aligning resources with strategic goals and priorities. · Experience in building and managing a workforce based on organizational goals, budget considerations and staffing requirements. Leads and fosters an inclusive work environment where diversity and individual differences are valued to achieve the mission of the organization. · Strong communication and interpersonal skills including demonstrated ability to develop and maintain constructive and professional relationships with System Office administrators and staff, elected and appointed executives, campus leadership, constituents at all levels and industry partners. See more online.

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