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Director of Campus Technology

University of Maine System   Portland, ME   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on January 24, 2023
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Director of Campus Technology

Full-time, Regular, Exempt Position

The University of Maine System is accepting applications to hire a Director of Campus Technology. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide leadership and management of campus information technology services. This position establishes and maintains a relationship between IT and the campus and ensures the value realized from IT assets, investments, and capabilities. The Director of Campus Technology serves as an extension of UMS:IT, acting as a liaison who bridges/facilitates communication and understanding between the campus and IT. This position is responsible for understanding overarching campus strategic goals and advocates for IT strategy and resources in support of those goals. Supports the ability of the campus to leverage the services and expertise of the IT organization to obtain the solutions necessary to ensure its mission execution success. The Director of Campus Technology leads projects at the campus, oversees on-campus IT staff, and must have the business and organizational acumen to react to IT incidents.

The work location is at 300 Fore Street, Portland.

Based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant, the annual salary range is low $70's plus a 10% employer contribution to the UMS retirement plan. Additional benefits include medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. The UMS is a recipient of the Wellness Councils of America’s Well Workplace Award and offers a wellness program.

Review of applications begins immediately. For full consideration, materials must be submitted by February 24, 2023. The position will remain open until a qualified candidate is hired.

Established in 1968, the University of Maine System (UMS) unites six distinctive public universities, comprising 10 campuses and numerous centers, in the common purpose of providing quality higher education while delivering on its traditional tripartite mission of teaching, research, and public service. A comprehensive public institution of higher education, UMS serves more than 30,000 students annually and is supported by the efforts of more than 2,000 faculty, more than 3,000 staff, and a complement of adjunct faculty. Reaching more than 500,000 people annually through educational and cultural offerings, the University of Maine System also benefits from more than two-thirds of its alumni population residing within the state; more than 123,000 individuals. The System consists of six universities: The University of Maine (UMaine), including its regional campus the University of Maine at Machias (UMM); the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA); the University of Maine at Farmington (UMF); the University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK), the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI); and the University of Southern Maine (USM). The System also includes the University of Maine School of Law and the University of Maine Graduate and Professional Center. 

For information about the University of Maine System's COVID-19 response and guidelines for employees, please visit: https://www.maine.edu/together/.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or a combination of equivalent professional experience and education, including leadership/supervisory responsibilities.
  • Minimum of seven years of increasingly responsible experience in a mid to senior-level IT position.
  • Knowledge of computer networking, data communications, telecommunications, and computer hardware and software systems.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred:

  • Experience working in a higher education setting serving faculty, researchers, staff, and students.
  • Experience working in a university computing facility serving faculty, researchers, staff, and students.
  • Extensive knowledge of computer networking, data communications, telecommunications, and computer hardware and software systems.
  • Long-term strategic perspective, and experience in developing strategic roadmaps.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, cross-functional, and cross-team environment, and being the go-to person with multiple areas of responsibility.
  • Ability to travel when needed.

To apply, visit this page https://maine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=79584&job=director-of-campus-technology-portland&collection=true

The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.

The University of Maine System is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Office of Equal Opportunity, University of Maine, Room 101 Boudreau Hall, Orono, ME 04469, 207-581-1226. TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).