Interim CIO - Transformational Leader - Travel Required (1099 Consultant)

Location: Bradenton, FL, United States
The Opportunity
CampusWorks is searching for a Chief Information Officer who will play a critical role in providing strategic and transformational technology leadership across multiple institutions to drive technology alignment and cost savings. 

We are always looking for great talent.  We will have full-time and part-time consulting (1099) opportunities available to meet upcoming client needs.   If you are interested in submitting your resume for future needs we'd be love to connect with you.  CampusWorks, Inc. is a virtual professional services firm focused on supporting clients in higher education.  This role requires someone with the ability to travel 100% (Monday-Friday) to the client site.

The Challenge
At CampusWorks, we help colleges and universities tackle difficult technological challenges that stand in the way of student success. As CIO, you will lead our client institution in a vital role in ensuring that technology is effectively leveraged to support the cross institutional visions. In this role you will specifically be responsible for leading institutional transformation, enabling the organization to effectively leverage technology to streamline operations across the various institutions and provide the student, faculty and staff experiences desired by the organization.  Some of the specific areas of responsibility will include, but not be limited to, the following: 
  • Developing the strategy and implementing the network and communication strategy
  • Developing the longer term approach to their ERP environment to streamline operations across the organization and institutions at a system level
  • Establishing and operationalizing IT and Data Governance for a system that drives transformation
  • Business process transformation across the organization at the system level and cross institutions to drive the highest quality experience and lower costs overall for IT
  • Technology strategic and operational planning at a system level
  • Administrative system design and development to support the system and individual institutions
  • Supporting campus, online, remote and various learning environments across the organizations

What We're Looking For
CampusWorks' mission is to transform the institutional environment so students, faculty, and staff can thrive. The CIO supports this mission by providing the leadership and technical expertise needed to align the institution's people, processes, and technologies with its strategic goals. When this alignment is achieved, powerful results are possible.
We are looking for a talented, passionate individual who has at least 7 years' experience and can show us: 
  • A strong track record as CIO with at least 5 years' experience in a system, college or university environment
  • Talent for managing people and fostering an environment of positive employee engagement and trust
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating diverse groups to an agreed upon outcome that is aligned with the best interest of the organization
  • Experience and innovation with higher education technology solutions
  • Proven success leading an organization through transformation, including at a system level
  • Education requirements: this career opportunity requires a bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or an equivalent combination of some college and significant work experience. An MBA or master's degree is desirable.
As CIO, you will be engaged as a full-time employee. Your work will be performed at the client site.

What You Can Expect from Us
At CampusWorks, we don't just help our clients succeed; we help our employees succeed. Competitive pay, robust benefits, and professional development opportunities are a few of the many reasons that CampusWorks is a great place to build your career.
Our team members also enjoy: 
  • Meaningful work. Our employees often tell us that their work gives them a sense of purpose because it makes a difference in the lives of students and educators.
  • A CEO who cares. CEO Mahendran Jawarhal has made it his mission to create a culture that appreciates and takes good care of its people. As a result, being an employee of CampusWorks feels like being a member of a big family.
  • A virtual workplace. In an effort to reduce our environmental footprint, CampusWorks became a virtual company in 2012. As such, our team members are located across the U.S. and Canada, where they work from their home offices and at client sites.
  • Flexibility. We value work-life balance because we know that happy employees create happy customers. That's why CampusWorks offers both full- and part-time career opportunities to fit life's unique demands.
  • A company that gives back. Every year CampusWorks proudly supports numerous charitable fundraising initiatives that align with our vision to make higher education accessible to everyone.
There are many things our employees love about working for CampusWorks, but don't take our word for it. Hear what they have to say. Read employee testimonials»

About CampusWorks

Founded in 1999, CampusWorks is dedicated to helping higher education overcome business and technological challenges that stand in the way of student success and completion. We work with community colleges, technical colleges, four-year public and private institutions, multi-college districts, and statewide higher education systems to tackle problems big and small. Our services are rooted in systems thinking and reach across the institution—from Student Services to Human Resources to Finance to Academics—to achieve transformative results.

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Competencies (Key Talents & Traits)
  • Assertiveness
  • Logical Problem Solving
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Vocabulary
  • Sociability
  • Structure
‚ÄčWork Environment/Physical Demands:

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are generally Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some weekend or evening hours may be necessary in emergency situations. This is largely an office environment sedentary role, requiring use of typical office equipment such as a computer, laptop and cell phone. Most work is completed at a client location.  Requires travel to and from the client location via auto and/or air.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. The duties and responsibilities described in this description may have additions, be removed or modified as required for business operations.
The duties and responsibilities are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. The employee is expected to perform the functions of this job successfully with or without reasonable modifications. The incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. 

AAP/EEO Statement:
CampusWorks, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) and Affirmative Actions (AA) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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