Director of Academic Computing
Reporting to the Deputy Chief Information Officer, the Director of Academic Technology is a member of the ITS leadership team, supervising a team of six whose mission is to leverage technology to support faculty from classroom to office to research.
As a part of a team of individuals dedicated to a consistent and seamless customer experience the Director provides vision and strategic leadership in the area of technical instructional and research support.
Consult regularly with the faculty, both individually and with departments and programs, to discuss their use of technology in teaching and research, ascertain their needs, and propose innovative solutions.
Actively participate in the academic life of the institution to understand faculty technical needs and advocate for infrastructure to support those needs.
Work collaboratively with the Center for Pedagogical Innovation, the Center for Faculty Career Development, and the University Libraries in support of academic excellence across the curriculum.
Participate in policy and planning for infrastructure changes and implementation of University-wide applications.
Administer an operational and capital budget for classroom technology, academic software and professional development for Academic Technology staff that totals > $1.5M.
Communicate across disciplines and build strong relationships with faculty and administration, and navigate complex budgetary and staffing challenges to provide creative solutions while being a responsible steward of University resources.