Open Position: Chief Technology Officer, Sixth College, UCSD

Position: Chief Technology Officer (Academic Coordinator II)
Salary: $80,000 to less than $90,000
Institution: University of California at San Diego
Location: California
Date posted: 9/20/2006

Chief Technology Officer
Academic Coordinator II

Sixth College, the youngest of UCSD's six colleges, enrolled its first
students in 2002. The College is dedicated to helping students acquire
the interpersonal skills, technical know-how, self-knowledge, and
cultural awareness needed to thrive and be effective in the global
community. Sixth College prepares students to become effective global
citizens who engage creatively and ethically with the complex issues
facing the world in the 21st century. The College draws its creative
inspiration through the interdisciplinary examination of culture, art
and technology. Through the College's academic and co-curricular
programs, students learn to become innovative, interconnected and aware.
For more information about Sixth College, please see

General Description:

Under the general direction of the provost and in close consultation
with the senior managers, the incumbent will provide leadership for
Sixth College's IT initiatives especially digital literacy within the
instructional, co-curricular, student life, and administrative areas.
The incumbent is expected to develop a clear understanding of UCSD's and
the College-System's IT landscape and formulate and implement in
accordance with it a comprehensive strategic vision for the use of IT to
support the Sixth college's unique educational mission and vision in the
areas of student life, informal and formal teaching and learning and
traditional college administrative functions. Incumbent will provide
pedagogically sound guidance to Sixth College faculty in the use of IT
in instruction. Incumbent will partner with and seek guidance from the
Director of the Provost IT Services Group and UCSD's Director for
Academic Computing to provide leadership in identifying and developing
technical infrastructure necessary to implement the digital literacy
program at Sixth College. Incumbent will provide leadership in
identifying social, ethical and cultural issues surrounding new
technology and new media and will support the development of
co-curricular programs dealing with these topics. In collaboration with
Provost, Director of the Provost IT Services Group and senior managers,
incumbent will identify IT solutions to streamline administrative
processes and functions. Incumbent must leverage college computing and
campus resources, will engage, enable and build upon campus expertise,
and solve existing problems creatively within the existing university

Required Skills, Experience and Knowledge: