Chief Information Officer
We are looking for a senior leader of institutional innovation and strategic development to head our Digital Innovation & Technology portfolio at NSCC. Your lived experience across all aspects of the IT portfolio has given you unique insights into current and emerging trends which you couple with an ability to think and analyze strategically to turn those trends into opportunities. Your experience leading large, enterprise-wide teams has built exceptional people management skills with demonstrated ability to grow and mentor a high performing team. You are equal parts innovative and pragmatic and are absolutely committed to aligning technology in support of organizational goals. Through a team of 83 of the most dedicated professionals you will ever work with, you will steward the overall development, implementation, management and supervision of all aspects of Nova Scotia Community College’s IT architecture development, enhancement and vendor management for all our 14 campuses. Moreover, as CIO, you will play a leading role in the success and fulfillment of every one of our more than 10,000 students in education, in career and in life.
We are Nova Scotia Community College. We are committed to building Nova Scotia's economy and quality of life through education and innovation, transforming Nova Scotia one learner at a time. NSCC offers more than 140 career-oriented programs throughout the province at our 14 campuses, including our online eCampus. Programs are offered through five academic schools – Access, Education and Language; Business and Creative Industries; Health and Human Services, Technology and Environment; Trades and Transportation – and reflect the labour market needs and opportunities in Nova Scotia. NSCC's primary goal: student success. An annual survey of college graduates shows that 82% are employed one year after graduation, most in their field of study, with 94% of those employed living and working in Nova Scotia.
Knowledge and Skills
Our new CIO will have ten years of relevant experience in progressively senior leadership positions in IT, project and operations management. You have an undergraduate degree or college diploma with related certification and your experience includes program creation and managing end to end implementations of IT solutions for large, complex, multi-site organizations. Your experiences have provided you the vision to mitigate risks faced by an institution with respect to network and application security, information-privacy, regulatory compliance, disaster recovery and large-scale projects. You have the ability to inspire others through exemplary leadership practice and strong people management skills. If you have experience leading remote teams, it would be an asset where the CIO and their team could be located anywhere in Nova Scotia. If you are looking to take your exceptional experiences, skills and knowledge and make a real difference, come check us out. The “community” in Nova Scotia Community College is at the heart of why we exist and what we do. We promise you, at NSCC your energy will be felt, your leadership will make a difference and your horizons will be as limitless as the sea itself.
NSCC makes things happen. We're growing the economy of Nova Scotia, we're producing highly skilled workers, and we're building communities. How are we doing it? By providing the most career-oriented education available in Nova Scotia today; by maintaining close links to industry; and by inviting exceptionally talented people to join NSCC's team of 2,000. Consider being a part of excellence in learning and having the chance to help build Nova Scotia's future while building your own.
Interested in submitting an application for this exciting opportunity? Please follow this link. Want to receive more information? Please email email@example.com and request a copy of the position’s briefing note.
The deadline for applications is November 30, 2021 at 11:59PM (AST).