Chief Information Officer
George Brown College
Date posted: 2012-11-28
Chief Information Officer
With a rich history of post-secondary excellence, George Brown College, one of Canada's largest and most diversified colleges, is seeking a Chief Information Officer (CIO) who thrives on challenge in a rapidly changing environment. Located in Toronto, George Brown College is a premier institution for career-focused education and high quality graduates. With more than 23,000 full-time students in diploma, degree and certificate studies, George Brown College helps its students make the transition from classroom to workplace as seamless as possible.
In an institution that prides itself on preparing diverse learners for job success - understanding what employers need - the CIO will enjoy an opportunity for significant impact. Reporting to the Senior Vice President Corporate Administration, the CIO will be a key member of the senior administrative team and responsible for designing, planning, coordinating, implementing, and administering campus-wide information services, resources and technology. Relying on IT to support and embrace every facet of the teaching and learning experience, s/he will act as the strategic leader and campus advocate for the role of technology in fulfilling the College's strategic imperatives.
With an excellent grasp of information technology, you are a skilled leader and manager with a customer service focus. You have a track record of achievement driving strategic IT thinking. You possess up-to-date knowledge of integrated and distributed computer systems, networks, telecommunications, and technology support services. You understand the role that technology plays in higher learning and the critical importance of IT systems, devices and applications to innovation in teaching and learning. With outstanding people skills, you are able to communicate effectively and persuasively with diverse stakeholders in a unionized environment. Accustomed to working in a large, complex, decentralized organization, you bring a public service orientation that will inspire your team to develop a responsive IT infrastructure that will support and enrich a growing and dynamic college.
To explore this opportunity further, please contact Shannon Cooper in our Toronto office at (416) 366-1990. To apply, please go on-line to: http://www.odgersberndtson.ca/en/careers/11297. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately with applications to be received no later than December 9th.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post-secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.