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Missouri S&T invites nominations and applications for the position of Chief Information Officer (CIO). The CIO will play an integral role in ensuring the delivery of technological programs and solutions to the institution that will enable the strategic objectives of the institution as a whole. 

Founded in 1870, Missouri S&T is one of the nation's top technological research universities and one of four universities of the University of Missouri (UM) System. Located in Rolla, MO, Missouri S&T enrolls nearly 9,000 students who come from all 50 states and more than 50 countries, is supported by over 500 faculty and 1,000 staff.

Reporting directly to both the CFO for Missouri S&T and the Vice President for IT for the UM System, the CIO at Missouri S&T will be asked to develop and implement a comprehensive information technology strategic plan. In collaboration with administrative, academic, student and UM leadership, the strategic plan should analyze and integrate existing and future technology solutions and IT delivered services. 

The CIO must also be a strong leader and provide overall direction and oversight for the IT departments, including Campus Technology Support, Research Support Services, IT Business Services and Enterprise Services and Infrastructure.  As a senior leader, Missouri S&T seeks an experienced IT executive, one who can foster a culture of professional development through mentoring throughout the information technology organization, as well as build and nurture an environment that rewards learning, creativity, discovery, ownership and innovation.

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  • April 8, 2019: Search Committee Launch
  • May 2019: Search Committee meeting
  • August 2019: Candidate interviews and selection
  • September 2019: Announcement – Chief Information Officer