Professional Staff Position Openings


Chief Information Officer 

Posted: November 10, 2014

Seton Hill University, a Catholic Liberal Arts University located 35 miles east of Pittsburgh, invites applications for the position of Chief Information Officer whom recommends strategic direction, and is accountable for effectively managing Seton Hill University’s information technology services, including academic, operational, and other information/data activities and services. This position will be an executive officer of the University and will work closely with the Board of Trustees, President, University Executives and other University constituents. 

The position requires seven-to-ten years of experience with increasing responsibility in information technology leadership and support in higher education.  Advanced degree preferred.  Incumbent should possess experience with administrative computing support (e.g., business systems analysis, process re-engineering, database-management systems and transaction-oriented systems); instructional and research support (e.g., training, consulting, user documentation, systems integration, productivity software, statistical analysis applications, digital imaging); with network management (e.g., network topologies, servers, cabling, protocols, throughput optimization, operating systems, internet options); managing communication systems, including social media; and negotiating contracts with service providers and product suppliers.

Incumbent should have background in web development technologies, HTML5 and API and understanding of cloud computing, including the AWS Cloud. The ability to prepare and execute a budget and handle multiple projects and priorities is expected.

Excellent analytical, oral and written communication to both technical and non-technical individuals and problem solving skills are required. Ability to plan for short and long-term uses of technology and the necessary infrastructure needed for the entire university.

Candidates must possess a willingness to support Seton Hill University’s Catholic mission.

Qualified candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume/C.V. and references by November 21, 2014 to:  Human Resources, Attn: Chief Information Officer Search Committee, 1 Seton Hill Drive – 992, Greensburg, PA 15601,