Director-ITS/Infrastructure

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Memphis, TN

ID: 7085825
Posted: September 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: This position leads the combined units of systems and networking functions within ITS and is accountable for all infrastructure throughout the UTHSC. This position is responsible for the delivery of all ITS infrastructure and related IT operations used to enable business capabilities and services across the enterprise. This position brings current knowledge and future vision for transforming the function including its strategy, service offerings and workforce.



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Sets the mission, vision, and strategy of the infrastructure organization to maximize the success of business and IT enterprise initiatives.
Introduces innovative, differentiating infrastructure and operations capabilities that enhance our overall competitive capabilities and enhance employee productivity.
Works with the IT senior leadership team on the service portfolio and governance required to prioritize resources, including budget.
Builds successful stakeholder relationships with other ITS and business leaders by developing a clear understanding of business needs, acting as a trusted advisor, and ensuring cost-effective delivery of IT services to meet those needs.
Creates and aligns an infrastructure value map by linking targeted business outcomes with the future-state business capabilities required to achieve them.
Develops and controls the annual infrastructure budget to ensure that it's consistent with the overall strategic objectives of ITS and the enterprise and is within plan.
Collaborates with the CTO/CISO and Deputy CISO to ensure Infrastructure embraces and applies the cybersecurity strategy.
Leverages influencing and negotiation skills across ITS and the enterprise to enable cost-effective and innovative shared solutions in the achievement of business goals.
Champions infrastructure involvement in the ITS organization's innovation efforts and its role in experimenting with new solutions to take advantage of innovation.
Performs other duties as necessary.



 

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