Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President (CIO/AVP)


Loyola University Maryland invites applications and nominations for an accomplished leader to serve as the Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President (CIO/AVP). The CIO/AVP is a crucial role in creating, communicating, and implementing a strategic vision for technology that works across divisions to support Loyola's academic, administrative, strategic and tactical goals.

The CIO/AVP partners with University leadership to plan, strategize and invest in technology solutions that support the ever-changing needs of the student body, faculty, staff and administration. The CIO/AVP serves as a change management expert and collaborator, engaging stakeholders in change efforts that are incremental as well as transformational across the institution. The CIO/AVP leads the Office of Technology Services (OTS) through continuous improvement, the adoption of industry recognized best practices, service delivery, and project management. The CIO/AVP also represents the University in local, regional, and national IT organizations.

Reporting to the University's Vice President for Finance & Administration/ Treasurer, the CIO/AVP will serve as a vital contributor to the leadership team, and as a member of the President's Cabinet. The CIO/AVP collaborates with the University's senior leadership, deans, department chairs, faculty, staff, students, and community partners to leverage best practices across Loyola, a university that prides itself on the pursuit of excellence. The CIO/AVP supervises six direct reports and a total staff of 55. The operating budget in FY20 will total almost $10 million, including compensation and non-personnel costs. The capital expenditures in technology have totalled $1.8 million annually over the last 3 years.

Essential qualifications include experience developing and executing technology strategic plans and deploying complex technologies; experience building a positive, supportive team culture; effective oral and written communication, listening, and relationship-building skills, with a customer-centered orientation.

A master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology Management, Business Administration, Management or related field is required; relevant experience may be substituted for degree requirements.

A minimum of ten years of progressive experience and achievement in leading and managing a complex technology organization is required. Candidates must be able to support the University's goals for institutional diversity, as well as the goals and values of a Catholic, Jesuit education.

Nominations or expressions of interest should be submitted by email to


Founded in 1852, Loyola University Maryland, the first college or university to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, is a Jesuit, Catholic University. At Loyola, we are committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus, including an emphasis on academic excellence, the importance of a liberal arts education, and the development of the whole person.

Loyola's beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls nearly 4,000 undergraduate and 1800 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences.

Loyola University Maryland strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. In accord with its Ignatian values, the University is committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person.

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