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Vice President for Information Technology

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Systems Office - Indianapolis, IN
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Information Technology

General Description of Position:

The Vice President for Information Technology Sector provides professional leadership in the development of quality standards and consistency in academic courses, training, and other programs to serve the information technology sector.

The Vice President works closely with the Senior Vice President of Workforce Alignment, the Provost/Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Vice President of Marketing and Consulting, campus academic officers, applicable Ivy Tech Curriculum Committees, Sector Strategic Leadership Council and campus workforce development consultants to ensure the College is providing the level of courses and service appropriate to the communities Ivy Tech Community College serves. The Vice President will utilize voice-of-the-customer and demand-driven data to develop strategies and execute plans.

The Vice President will assist and represent the Senior Vice President of Workforce Alignment in establishing strategic linkages with employers and associations related to the economic sectors that can benefit from the College’s mission to enhance the educational achievement of Hoosiers.

Major Responsibilities:

Assure curricula and training are meeting the needs of employers and supporting the advancement of the information technology sector of the state.

Assure assigned programs and curricula comply with academic policies and lead program accreditation initiatives.

Sets strategy for the School of IT to reflect and align with the rapid exponential growth of Information Technology

Provides technology insights to other Sector VPs and college leadership where IT is causing disruption in other sectors

Strives to play in integral role as a Thought Leader in the Indy tech ecosystem

Lead development of applicable new program proposals and credential offerings.

Work cooperatively with academic affairs initiatives applicable for the assigned programs.

Network and collaborate with senior management from employers that are known to set industry demand and trends; are influential statewide, nationwide, or globally; or who employ a significant workforce.

Present to industry groups, leaders, etc. information about Ivy Tech programs, capabilities, and resources within the sector.

Stay current with industry trends, employment projections, and demand-driven data to make recommendations for future academic programs, training, and certifications appropriate to embed in existing offerings or develop new offerings.

Provide and/or facilitate opportunities and mechanisms for chancellors, campus presidents, faculty, workforce development consultants, and development officers to meet with industry practitioners.

Study workforce, enrollment, retention, completion, success, and other student data and make recommendations to appropriate senior leadership based on the analysis.

Provide leadership and represent the workforce alignment and academic offices to the applicable Ivy Tech curriculum committees and workforce development team; direct change and implement policy as related to the program curriculum and workforce committees; meet with these and related committees as appropriate.

Direct statewide inventories and make recommendations for equipment acquisitions to assure quality program outcomes and promote efficiency.

Review sites/locations, ensuring they are adequate and appropriate for offerings to the economic sector.

Work with Career Development to facilitate opportunities for students, internships/externships, etc.

Work with Human Resources on strategies to recruit diverse and qualified faculty.

Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Direct reporting to Sr. Vice President of Workforce Alignment, indirect reporting to Sr. Vice President/Provost.

SUPERVISION GIVEN: Professional staff assigned to functional responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree required, preferably in a field related to the information technology. In lieu of a Master’s degree, relevant industry certification and/or experience will be considered.  

A minimum of three (3) years’ related experience in information technology, industry, training, educational administration or teaching at the post-secondary level or other related activity.

Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills required.

Must ave the ability to work as a team member and also be self directed and able to work at own initiative.

Must be able to travel.

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