Chief Information Technology Officer University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 37322 Salary: Salary commensurate with skills, knowledge and experience
Position Description: The Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO) for the Life Sciences Division represents the interests of the division and the university by actively participating in the development, governance, and deployment of policies relating to Information Technology and other programmatic areas, as approved by the Dean of Life Sciences. This includes the development of programs with division-wide impact and partnering both financially and structurally with appropriate units throughout UCLA to strengthen and support technology-related activities in support of academic, research, and administrative missions.
The CITO also serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of Life Sciences Computing (LSC). The unit employs 22 full-time staff and 3 student interns with an annual budget of approximately $3 million. The CITO also has indirect supervisorial duties over two additional business officers that provide business and personnel support.
The large and complex infrastructure planned, implemented, and maintained by LSC supports seven departments (EEB, IBP, MIMG, MCDB, Psychology, Society and Genetics, LS Core) and eleven institutes and Inter-Disciplinary Programs (Computational & Systems Biology, Neuroscience IDP, Molecular Biology Institute, CEILS, Quantitative and Computational Biosciences, Botanical Garden, Staglin Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, La Kretz Conservation Center, Stunt Ranch Reserve, Staglin Music Center for Brain and Behavioral Health, Donald Dickey Bird and Mammal Collection) over 12 campus buildings which span the Life Sciences Division and Interdepartmental programs and Institutes.
The unit directly supports the administrative and academic computing for approximately 175 ladder faculty; 250 career administrative staff; 1230 laboratory staff, temporary instructors, and teaching assistants; and 10,000 students including offering a variety of services to numerous academic and administrative units on campus. The unit provides network installation and management services in 12 buildings on campus, centralized and distributed computing services, electronic mail systems, web-development services. database services, server and workstation virtualization services, academic and administrative support services, extensive backup services, and equipment repair for all Life Science departments and programs on campus. The Division of Life Sciences is one of the largest academic divisions/schools at UCLA.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.