Deputy Chief Information Officer, Faculty of Medicine
University of British Columbia
August 8, 2018
Vancouver, British Columbia
Full Time - Experienced
Executive Level Management
UBC is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world – and top 20 public universities. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.
Ranked among the world’s top medical schools with the fifth-largest MD enrolment in North America, the UBC Faculty of Medicine is a leader in both the science and the practice of medicine. Across British Columbia, more than 11,000 faculty and staff are training the next generation of doctors and health care professionals, making remarkable discoveries, and helping to create the pathways to better health for our communities at home and around the world.
The Deputy Chief Information Officer, Faculty of Medicine (DCIO-M) is a newly created position intended to provide single accountability for strategic planning and execution of IT whilst supporting a federated IT model. Reporting to the Faculty of Medicine Executive Director, Finance and Operations and the Chief Information Officer at UBC, the DCIO-M actively participates with the Faculty of Medicine Dean's Executive team and the Office of the CIO and UBC IT Senior Management Team.
The DCIO-M provides strategic leadership and expertise in leading the Faculty of Medicine’s digital environment across the Faculty, and leading the vision and strategy setting for technological innovation in education and research at one of the world’s leading and largest Faculties of Medicine.
The new DCIO-M will have a track record of IT leadership in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment, and possesses the strategic acumen to position IT in the Faculty of Medicine to support the vision and goals of both the Faculty and the University. Experience in a university or health care setting is beneficial, but not a pre-requisite.
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Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.