Job Description

A.T. Still University of Health Sciences seeks a vice president of information technology on the Kirksville, MO campus. The vice president of information technology assists and advises the President’s Cabinet and other administrators on all matters pertaining to information technology (IT); selects and implements suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and optimize strategic benefits; and assesses IT systems and makes recommendation in investments and implementation of future technology. S/he provides oversight to the management of the University’s IT services, ensures strategic alignment of IT with the University’s mission, college/school purposes, and strategic plan; develops budget with input from each department; and promotes integrity and responsibility among and ensures all University personnel adhere to regulations and policies pertaining to IT.

Special Characteristics or Personal Traits:

  • Comfortable working with a wide array of personalities, both internally and externally.
  • Integrity, confidence, energy, sound judgment, tact, and force of personality necessary to establish credibility to motivate people and command respect both within and outside the University.
  • Sense of humor
  • Versatile, organized, and willing to work under pressure of deadlines on varied and diverse projects.

SKILL & EXPERIENCE:

5-10 years experience in leading, mentoring, motivating, and managing highly technical professionals, establishing relationships and managing partnerships with technology vendors, and applying technology to solve business problems.
Skills requirements: leadership skills and abilities; ability to work with cross-functional teams and foster teamwork; ability and willingness to delegate effectively and hold direct reports accountable; emotional maturity—ability to make good, consistent, and fair decisions (based on facts and data) with transparency; exceptional listening skills; ability to articulate technical issues at a business level; ability to analyze industry and anticipate new developments; ability to think both strategically and tactically; ability to coordinate resources and educational needs of various University departments; ability to represent the state of technology in a manner understandable by a wide audience with varying capabilities.

Qualified applicants should submit a completed ATSU employment application, cover letter and resume to hr@atsu.edu. 

Application Instructions

A.T. Still University (ATSU) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault (e.g., non-consensual sexual contact/intercourse), stalking, harassment, and retaliation are forms of discrimination prohibited by ATSU. Any person with questions concerning ATSU’s nondiscrimination policies is directed to contact:
Missouri campus – Donna Brown, assistant vice president of human resources (660.626.2790; dbrown@atsu.edu), 800 West Jefferson Street, Kirksville, MO 63501
Arizona campus – Tonya Fitch, director of human resources (480.219.6007; tfitch@atsu.edu), 5850 East Still Circle, Mesa, AZ 85206

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