Algoma University has a special mission “to be a teaching-oriented university that provides programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs, primarily at the undergraduate level, with a particular focus on the needs of Northern Ontario, and to cultivate cross cultural learning between Aboriginal communities and other communities, in keeping with the history of Algoma University and its geographic site.” With its beautiful main campus in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, at the heart of the Great Lakes, and extension programming in Brampton and Timmins, Algoma University offers students, faculty, administrators and staff the opportunity to live, learn, study and work together in a diverse environment.
We are looking for a dynamic and entrepreneurial thought leader to join our team, one who will oversee all technology initiatives in support of both academic and administrative operations. The successful candidate will provide leadership for technology and innovation to advance Algoma University’s mission and strategic priorities and will have a vision of how leading-edge technology can transform the student and educational experience. Given our geographical location(s) and three campus sites, Algoma is committed to reimagining higher education for the 21st century.
Reporting to the Vice-President, Finance & Operations, the Director of Technology and Innovation is a key member of the University’s leadership team. The role will be marked by transformation and innovation and she/he will lead the planning, development, maintenance, and modernization of campus information systems, and will provide leadership, direction, management and ongoing technical supervision to the Information Technology (IT) Services department. The position requires a proven innovator who is future-focused, embraces and executes solutions effectively and efficiently, and is passionate about change and innovation.
The ideal candidate will have broad knowledge of both the opportunities and challenges in the use of IT in a university setting, will be able to engage faculty and other stakeholder groups across campus in order to understand and address key needs, and must have the ability to motivate and support a team of IT professionals.
The Director will be responsible for the following:
The ideal candidate will have:
To explore this key leadership position at Algoma University further please submit a resume and cover letter (combined PDF) to email@example.com by September 16, 2019 at 4:00 pm.
Algoma University is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our community and is an equal opportunity employer. The university invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by Algoma University throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. The successful candidate, as a condition of employment, will be required to provide a Vulnerable Sector Police Records Check.