Reporting to the Associate Dean/Chief Financial & Administrative Officer (CFAO), with a dotted line direct report to the UCR campus Chief Information Officer, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the School of Medicine is responsible for leading the School of Medicine (SOMâs) strategic plan IT initiatives in support of the SOM leadership team, through the delivery and implementation of a full spectrum of information technology products and services. This includes application services, infrastructure services, networking and communication services, enterprise systems project management, information security and middleware and data warehouse services. This individual will direct the development of secure IT strategies and solutions that support the SOM. The CIO will chair and/or direct committees charged with the evaluation and selection of cost-efficient, secure leading edge technologies and oversee the ongoing evaluation of IT security measures, as well as the implementation of a complex technology infrastructure including hardware, software, major systems, security and networking, development of learning technologies and applications, and management of all technology supporting the teaching, research, service and clinical mission facets of the (SOM). The CIO partners with the CMIO to help with the development of robust systems to meet the operational demands of a medical school with multiple clinical practice sites spanning a 220 mile region. The CIO strategically works with partners, affiliates and third party vendors to manage, coordinate, and secure technology across multiple platforms, technologies, and sites. This position regularly interfaces with the SOM Senior Leadership team, including the UCR Health Leadership team, which includes the CMIO, officers of the UCR Campus and officers of the University of California and represents the SOM in a variety of settings. The incumbent will leverage relationships with campus technology leadership, including UCR's CIO, CTO, and CISO, as well as UC-wide partners to ensure SOM technical programs and infrastructures are provided both effectively and efficiently. This is a senior position positioned to provide leadership, vision strategy and direction for multiple technology, policy and information outreach programs relating to web software development, procurement and the management of systems needs of rapidly expanding clinical services and graduate medical education programs. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Advanced degree. Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement Experience in assessing, designing and implementing technology solutions specific to medical operations, including managing the technical implications of HIPAA and related medical and student regulations and policies. Preferred 10 - 15 years of related experience. Required Cloud Security, Cloud Computing Integration and Information Architecture, Web Services Security Preferred Experience in project planning and management. Preferred Experience in successful systems development and implementation. Preferred Typically 10 years or more of experience managing an information technology organization. Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must pass a background check. Required
Minimum Requirements Comprehensive knowledge of subject area and broad knowledge of all IT areas sufficient for strategic planning, technology assessment and direction.
Thorough knowledge of supervisory and leadership techniques in managing technical staff.
Experienced in leading change management activities and managing their impact across multiple organizations across division, college or institutional boundaries.
Experience in the management of ongoing technology infrastructure acquisition and expansion, to include the identification and integration of suitable emerging technologies.
Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others involving project work and initiatives.
Thorough knowledge of technical concepts and basic operating principles of data communications, computer hardware, vendor IT products, and software.
Requires extensive and in-depth knowledge of Information Technology principles, theories, and concepts to manage functional area(s) and provide solutions.
Requires knowledge of policies and procedures and ability to determine a course of action based on these guidelines.
Ability to understand the process involved to adapt, integrate, and modify existing programs or vendor-supplied products for use within a large and complex technical environment.
Demonstrated experience developing and analyzing corporate strategy.
Demonstrated leadership experience in an executive position.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively present technical topics to large groups and senior management with potentially varied levels of technical sophistication.
Clearly understands the needs and concerns of the user groups in the organization and applies knowledge to better meet those needs.
Demonstrated experience with senior management planning and budgeting.
Preferred Qualifications Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
- UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
- UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
- Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
- Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
- UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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