Director of Information Technology

Franklin CollegeIT & Cybersecurity 3-5 Years

Job Description

Franklin College is accepting applications for the position of Director of Information Technology (IT). This position is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all IT functions. This position will plan IT strategy, manage and administer the IT budget, and manage the staff of the IT department. The Director of IT is accountable for establishing technology priorities that support the strategic direction of the college, and manage the operations of Information Technology. This is a salaried, full-time position reporting to the Vice President and CFO.

Essential Position Functions

• Maintain an information technology strategy in direct support, compliance, and alignment with user needs and the colleges business objectives;
• Oversee the following critical IT functional teams: web applications, systems administration, client services, information security, technology integration, copier services, and network infrastructure;
• Provide operational leadership, training, and managerial support for IT technical staff;
• Evaluate emerging technologies for integration into the information technology strategic plan;
• Evaluate technology priorities and projects for administrative needs;
• Ensure an effective Information Security Incident Response plan is in place and updated as changes in cybersecurity evolve
• Establish strong relationships with department heads and ensure clear and timely communications are in place to manage projects to successful completion;
• Negotiate contracts with vendors;
• Plan and manage the information technology budget;
• Act as a key spokesperson for Information Technology with internal and external audiences;
• Promote and manage resources for staff development

Posted On

September 6, 2022