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Director of Technology, VTCSOM

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Senior management: VT Carilion School of Medicine
Department: Dean of VTC School of Medicine
Categories: Information Systems / Technology

Job Description

The Director of Technology provides leadership and hands-on process planning, acquisition, design, programming, implementation, and ongoing technical support for the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. The successful applicant will provide oversight to network infrastructure, web application development, educational technology applications as well as user support services for on and off-campus programs. The successful applicant will actively participate in the college's strategic planning, and resource management, along with the college's IT policy development and deployment, as well as representing the IT interests of the college at the university, regional, and national levels. The Director of Technology will work closely with the Director of Education Technology to ensure efficient and effective access to technology by students and faculty. In addition, the director must lead the development and maintenance of network connectivity to Virginia Tech and external entities, as well as software, communication devices, programming, and integration. The position collaborates with Virginia Tech’s Division of IT to leverage university-provided common and enterprise services while directing staff, vendors, and other third parties to ensure problems are resolved in a timely fashion.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, healthcare business, or related field and experience.
Must demonstrate expertise in leading network infrastructure planning and troubleshooting. Must be a self-initiated team player with strong leadership, organizational and analytical skills. Capable of prioritizing multiple complex problems and meeting deadlines.
Professional with advanced communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations and entities.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in computer science, information systems, or related field and/or experience.
Significant network planning, engineering, and/or provisioning experience.
Experience planning, coordinating, provisioning, and troubleshooting network and communication support services for academic, administrative, and research users.
Experience managing, coordinating, and monitoring compliance for users in a confidential (HIPPA, FERPA, etc.) restricted service environment.
Experience in Project Management preferred.

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Salary Information

Commensurate with experience (starting at 90K)

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Additional Information

The department values diversity and continually strives to maintain and promote an inclusive learning, working, and research environment that embraces all students and employees. We are particularly interested in applications from persons identifying with groups currently underrepresented in the Virginia Tech and medical communities.

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine:

In partnership with Carilion Clinic and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, the VTC School of Medicine is a cornerstone of one of the nation’s premier health and biomedical research ecosystems. Located in Roanoke, Virginia, the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and 40 miles from the Virginia Tech main campus in Blacksburg, VTCSOM provides abundant opportunities to deliver innovative, discovery-based medical education in a community-based and picturesque setting.

Its innovative curriculum includes robust, longitudinal mentored research training and a major curricular emphasis on health systems science and interprofessional practice. The school has been recognized with Health Profession HEED (Higher Education Excellence in Diversity) Awards since 2018 for its outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. Students are also attracted to VTCSOM due to its 99% match success, including competitive specialties and programs. With a 2.3% acceptance rate, VTCSOM receives over 6,400 applications for 49 positions and is poised for continued growth.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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