Associate Vice President Chief Information Officer


Northland Pioneer College (NPC), located in Holbrook, Arizona invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Vice President Chief Information Officer. The College District Established in 1972, Navajo County Community College District, or Northland Pioneer College (NPC), is a publicly supported community college located in Navajo County, Arizona. Northland Pioneer College (NPC) is driven by the mission to provide, support, and promote lifelong learning throughout its entire rural service area and beyond. NPC currently serves over 5,000 students annually throughout Navajo and Apache Counties on its four campuses and five remote centers. The 21,000 square-mile service area includes the tribal homelands of the Navajo, Hopi, Zuni, and White Mountain Apache peoples and is governed by a five-member elected District Governing Board.

Northland Pioneer College (NPC) is seeking a seasoned professional with a clear vision of the role of information technology in higher education. The Associate Vice President Chief Information Officer (AVPCIO) is the senior information technology role for NPC. The successful candidate will possess a penchant and commitment to serving the needs of the college's diverse, geographically dispersed, and rural community. As well as provide leadership in the development of a strategic direction for IT services; able to monitor trends and innovations in the industry to meet those needs and make actionable recommendations to senior leadership. This comes at a time that is pivotal for NPC, because of several major initiatives underway, including the development of a new Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP).

The position reflects the strategic value of technology leadership within the institution's teaching, operation, and service missions. Leads the College's technology infrastructure and security, technical services, strategic planning, budget management, and all technology-related non-academic programs and services for the college's campuses and centers. Coordinates the development, maintenance, and use of the College's computing, data communications, and distance learning resources. It is responsible for administering the operations, budgets, and staff for the departments within the Technology Advancement and Support (TAS) Division. As a member of the college's senior leadership, the AVPCIO will report directly to the President and will serve on his cabinet.

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Northland Pioneer College has retained Academic Search to assist with this search. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence, to . The search is open until the position is filled, but only those applications received by March 29, 2023, can be assured full consideration. Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter, resume, and a list of five professional references with full contact information and a note explaining their relationship to the applicant. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Confidential discussions about this position may be arranged by contacting Senior Consultant Dr. Carlos N. Medina at , or by phone at 518-461-9027.

Northland Pioneer College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, veteran status, religion, marital status, gender, age, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its educational programs or activities. District grievance procedures will be followed for compliance with Title IX and Section 504 requirements. The Affirmative Action Compliance Officer is the Chief Human Resource Officer, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona 86025, (928) 524-7471. The Section 504 Compliance Officer is the Coordinator of the Office of Accessibility and Inclusion, 1611 S. Main Snowflake, AZ 85937, (928) 536-6246. The lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs. Based on Policy #1540; Revised 02/21

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