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Director , Information Systems and Technology Solutions


Director , Information Systems and Technology Solutions

  • R0043356
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Information Technology
  • The University of Virginia
The Dean’s Office within the School of Medicine (SOM) at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks applications for Director, Information Systems and Technology Solutions. The school has seen growth in clinical, research, and teaching faculty and staff and this position will support the entire school by offering insightful, strategic development of the School’s Information Technology services.

Reporting to the COO, the successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Ensure SOM IT supports the School’s mission and initiatives
  • Maintain relationships with both UVA Health and UVA IT organizations.
  • Provide strategic/operational direction for IT resources to serve needs of the Dean, Department Chairs, faculty, and student population

In addition, the selected candidate will:
  • Serve as a liaison between the technology function and School leadership.
  • Present proposals for technology equipment/services/risk prevention that support the department’s strategic direction, short and/or long-range initiatives and priorities.
  • Clearly communicate priorities and expectations to staff while conveying an atmosphere of support, cooperation, confidence, and self-advocacy.
  • May oversee the allocation of centrally provisioned technology resources and services.
  • Participate collaboratively to manage IT budgets across department, units, and the School.
  • Identify and advocate for new technology to advance the capacity for mission-focused data across the School.
  • Oversee the implementation efforts of new technology and/or communications equipment or services.
  • Create opportunities for technology professionals from various disciplines to communicate and collaborate on initiatives and develop a more institutionalized framework for provisioning technology and technology related services.
  • Develop relationships with technology professionals in peer institutions/organizations to exchange information and ideas.
  • Identify and facilitate strategic partnerships between the School’s IT function and various groups within the University with a focus on ensuring quality, consistency, stable utilization, and access to the IT resources across the University.
  • Prepare recommendations for the University’s senior leadership regarding long-term information technology needs, strategies, equipment, and application requirements for optimal performance.
  • Contribute to the development of institution wide information technology policies, procedures or processes and subsequent implementation.


Education: Bachelor's Degree Required. Equivalent combination of experience, education and/or certifications may be substituted in lieu of degree.
Experience: Ten years

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree.
  • Five years of IT management.
  • Outstanding project management experience, including the demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent projects to completion and produce exceptional results.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, matrixed environment, exercising influence and achieving results.
  • Capacity to build relationships of trust with diverse stakeholders (including senior leadership, faculty, and staff) and work effectively with them.
  • A high level of individual initiative and drive, balanced by an ability to take direction from others and add value to projects originating with others.
  • Strong skills working with spreadsheets, presentation software, and visual analytics tools.
  • A commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Higher education experience strongly preferred.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

The anticipated start date is March 1, 2023. Salary is based on education and experience. This is an EXEMPT-level, benefited position. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit https://hr.virginia.edu/benefits .

This position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen is required for this position prior to employment.


Please apply through Workday , and search for R0043356. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'. Complete an application online with the following documents:
  • CV or Resume
  • Cover letter

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

References will be completed via UVA’s standardized process Skill Survey during the final phase of the interview process.

For questions about the application process, please contact Bill Crane, Senior IT Recruiting Specialist at xer5ff@virginia.edu .

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/ .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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