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Assistant Vice President, Technology Architecture/Chief Technology Officer
Auburn University

Date Posted Jun. 8, 2023
Title Assistant Vice President, Technology Architecture/Chief Technology Officer
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department CIO-VP IT and IT Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Vice-(Provost/Chancellor)
  • Computing/Informational Services
With general direction from the Chief Information Officer, exercises a high degree of autonomy to research, prototype, test, and guide implementation of major architectural improvements to Auburn’s technology ecosystem. Reporting directly to the CIO, serves as the senior IT leader responsible for recommending and defining core technology modernization strategies to be incorporated into the Auburn Enterprise Architecture and hence the Information Technology Strategic Plan. Works closely in partnership with the Chief Information Security Officer, Executive Director for IT Operations/Deputy CIO, and Director for Administration.
The ideal candidate applies systems thinking, possesses superior interpersonal and communication skills, is self-motivated, and is a life-long learner.

7 Reasons You’ll Love Working at AUBURN:
  • Work/life balance is a priority!
  • Careers in Higher Education are reliably stable.
  • Competitive retirement plan and benefits.
  • Generous leave (including two weeks off during the holidays!)
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Tuition assistance for yourself and dependents.
  • Being a part of the life-changing work and research our students, faculty, and staff perform.
Auburn was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting

It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home!

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

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