University of Wisconsin-Green Bay - Associate Vice Chancellor, Chief Information Officer

WI, Green Bay

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks a dynamic, distinguished executive to serve as its next Associate Vice Chancellor & Chief Information Officer (CIO). This is an exceptional opportunity to make a significant impact by leading the future direction of the information technology (IT) enterprise at University of Wisconsin’s fastest growing school in the region.

The CIO will report to the Chief Business Officer (CBO) and Senior Vice Chancellor for Institutional Strategy and will sit on the Chancellor’s Cabinet. As a visionary leader, the CIO must develop a strategic plan that will clearly guide the future direction of IT and significantly improve technological capabilities of the University to help promote learning and support university administration while maintaining alignment with UW system IT. Enrollment is at an all-time high and the CIO will need to evaluate the educational technologies and distance learning applications to ensure they are meeting the needs of the students and administration. An additional focus for the University has been on data analytics. The CIO will be instrumental in developing an integrated data analytics program that will assist UW-Green Bay in utilizing data and reporting in a transparent, clear, and cohesive form to leverage resources and technology at the University.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an access-driven, urban-serving, comprehensive university with approximately 8,500 students on four campuses with over 700 ongoing faculty and staff. The University is known for its exceptional academic facilities and first-rate undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs as well as its Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement. The University is committed to providing a world-class education that is dedicated to supporting the education of each of its students, guided by their creativity, problem solving, and service to the local community.

Qualifications for the CIO:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, engineering, business administration, information management or a related field is required.
  • Master’s degree or Doctorate in Information Technology or Computer Science preferred.
  • Experience with the development of data collection IT process and collaboration in development of queries and data analytics.
  • Demonstrated experience as a change agent; ability to create and manage change effectively.
  • Demonstrated skill in leading a cross-functional information technology organization encompassing application development, networking, data analytics, technical support services, information security, voice services, and supporting administrative functions.
  • Experience developing and directing information technology strategies.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Priority consideration given to those who apply by March 26, 2021. Candidates should provide a resume or curriculum vitae, and a letter of application.

Please direct all application materials to Courtney MacKinnon or April Allen by clicking the buttons below or via email to:

Additionally, we ask that all candidates who wish to apply, please visit the link below and provide the requested information: UW-Green Bay Self Identification Form (CIO Position).

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System. For more information about the benefits and total rewards estimator:

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of finalists must be revealed upon request. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community, which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.


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