Job Number: 92881
Department: GBS: Technology Services
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Discover Your Career at Emory University
Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
Goizueta Business School (GBS) of Emory University, a top business school in the thriving cosmopolitan business city of Atlanta, seeks a highly relational, user-oriented, and data-driven technology leader to serve as its Director of Information Technology Operations (Director of IT). Reporting to both the Chief Business, Analytics, and Operations Officer and University Deputy Chief Information Officer, the Director of IT will serve as a technical expert and will supervise staff who manage and support various technology service areas including: desktop and customer support; business relationship management; enterprise architecture and infrastructure; application development; and research consulting.
- The Director of IT will provide overall vision and leadership to collaboratively develop and deploy new services and refine existing ones driven by the teaching, research, and business requirements of the GBS faculty, staff, and students.
- They will bring knowledge and experience of different operating environments, systems, application development, and end-point computing to provide effective leadership and help solve problems while working closely with business users and faculty to leverage technology and streamline processes.
- As a technology leader on Emory’s campus, the Director will help to create solutions for some of the most pressing problems in the business world.
This leader will work closely with the central Office of Information Technology, alongside other divisions, on shared initiatives to utilize technology to improve institutional processes and continue the spirit of innovation that has become synonymous with GBS and Emory.
- The GBS community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni is one that values innovation and creative thinking and aspires to reach even greater heights.
- The next Director will join GBS at an exciting time of ambitious growth and change as it celebrates its centennial anniversary and new leadership.
- A bachelor’s degree
- Seven years of related work experience which includes the design, implementation,
and/or support of highly complex information technology systems on multiple platforms
- Previous supervisory, leadership or management experience over multiple technology
domains such as systems, application development, and/or end-point computing
- Experience providing consulting support to discover and derive technology solution
approaches for research, administration, and teaching goals
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to distill complex technological concepts and present them in
understandable terms to a wide variety of audiences
- Demonstrated ability to lead and manage change in a complex, matrixed environment
- Demonstrated ability to mentor and develop staff to reach their full potential for the
benefit of the individual and the organization
- Experience delivering technology solutions in a higher education academic environment
- Experience working with AV and media services teams supporting classroom
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.
Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture
To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.
Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran’s status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).
Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.