Associate Vice President for Information Technology

California State University, Fullerton in California

Date Posted June 23, 2014
Type Administrative
Employment Type Full-time

No. 1 in California and eighth in the nation among top universities awarding bachelor's degrees to Hispanics.




CSU Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university serving a diverse student population of over 37,000, including international students representing 79 nations. Located on a 240-acre campus in Orange County, it is a technologically robust and culturally vibrant area. Many of our employees enjoy the close proximity to the beaches and mountains for surfing, hiking and mountain biking. The University offers 55 undergraduate and 52 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in nursing practice, in a rich diverse environment. Diverse Issues in Higher Education (July 2013) ranks the campus as 11th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minority students, and Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (May 2013)ranks CSU Fullerton number one in California and eighth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding undergraduate and graduate degrees to Hispanics. The University is proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution.


Under the direction of the Vice President, Information Technology/CIO, the Associate Vice President for Information Technology is responsible for performing broad operational responsibilities for IT services, functions and activities. These include, but are not limited to: university-wide administrative and academic technology needs and services, involvement in coordination and administration of university enterprise projects, and enabling and enhancing cohesion, process flow, and practices in IT. Specific duties and responsibilities include: 1. Manage and direct the successful development and implementation of large scale initiatives to enable business growth through the creative use of information technology. This may include the following: Chancellor’s Office initiatives and collaborative projects developed in conjunction with the VP-IT, university, and/or vendor leadership teams. 2. Provide timely input on the development of IT roadmaps for multi-year projects, task definition, assignments and scheduling. 3. Bridge functional needs and technical requirements. For example, working with business and product leaders to understand business requirements and help them understand how technology choices influence strategy. 4. Identify and define high level technical strategies, guidelines and standards that balance short term and long-term objectives in a practical manner, as well as provide architectural review services for potential solutions. 5. Plan and execute technology infrastructure strategically and expansively. 6. Foster and maintain a collegial work environment and keep themselves apprised of the technology needs, plans, developments, and concerns of all CSUF stakeholders, including administrative and academic divisions and colleges, other CSU campuses, and with CSU Chancellor’s Office management. 7. Brief executive management on critical issues in a timely and diligent manner. 8. Convey technology-based information to both technical and non-technical audiences. 9. Other duties as assigned.


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