Relocation opportunity. Consider a move to the Twin Cities!
The University of Minnesota seeks a Senior Director who will provide strategic vision and leadership for the Application Development directorate within it s Office of Information Technology (OIT). OIT's mission is to serve as a catalyst for leveraging technology to advance and support extraordinary education, breakthrough research, and dynamic public engagement; the Individual in this position plays a key role in engaging staff to fulfill this mission. The Senior Director provides critical direction for the strategic management of enterprise-level application development. Application Development consisting of approximately 110 full-time staff, is one of six major functional areas in OIT. This team of analysts and developers serves the enterprise and other application needs of our business partners, some of which include human resources, finance, and student administration. The Senior Director position requires strong leadership skills, understanding of complex business and technical processes as well as an ability to mentor and coach the direct reports (line managers), service owners and staff to ensure high levels of operational performance and effectiveness within OIT.
The Senior Director serves as a member of the IT Leadership Team within OIT and reports directly to the Vice President and Chief Information Officer. OIT has approximately 500 full-time staff and an annual operating budget of approximately $96 million. It is the University's central IT unit and provides enterprise-level technologies and services that are broadly consumed and core to central administrative business operations.
About the University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota is one of the most comprehensive universities in the country and ranks among the most prestigious research universities in the world. The University has scholars, scientists, artists, and teachers of national and international reputation as well as a strong tradition of public engagement. It has the special distinction of being Minnesota s land-, sea-, and space-grant university, dedicated to serving the public good; and its globally engaged flagship research institution, charged with positioning the state at the forefront of emerging knowledge and educating highly skilled workers, professionals, leaders, and global citizens to thrive in a diverse and changing world. The University plays a major role in shaping an economically strong, culturally vibrant, and civic-minded state.
The University of Minnesota system includes five campuses, which together carry out its mission of research and discovery, teaching and learning, and outreach and public service: the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, located in the large metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul; the University of Minnesota Crookston, located in the northwest corner of the state; the University of Minnesota Duluth, located on the shores of Lake Superior; the University of Minnesota Morris, located on the western edge of the state; and the University of Minnesota Rochester, located in southeastern Minnesota.
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Minneapolis, MN, 55454