Chief Academic Technology Officer (University Associate Administrator)

Job Level
Senior position
Job Category
C Level
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • All Areas of Technology

Job Title: Chief Academic Technology Officer (University Associate Administrator)


Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Strategy and Operations, and working in partnership with OAA leaders, the Chief Academic Technology Officer will establish a new centralized office of academic technology, build the academic technology team and lead the office to ensure full deployment, implementation and integration across multiple platforms and technologies, and provision of training, academic and instructional support services to faculty and students across all CUNY college campuses and the university office of Academic Affairs.  They will provide subject matter expertise on academic technology strategy and integration and support a holistic approach for enterprise-wide educational technology platforms and services supporting student learning to maximum economies and efficiencies of scale.  The Chief Academic Technology Officer will serve as key liaison between the system offices of Academic Affairs and Computing and Information Services by advancing the objectives of both areas and leading joint initiatives related to academic strategy informed by technology capacity and opportunities.  Additionally, they will cultivate collaborations between faculty, academic and technical administrators on pedagogy/andragogy needs, and facilitate the effective delivery and continuous improvement of the core educational technology environment, including the Learning Management System (LMS) and affiliated technology ecosystems that support over 225K students. Duties include leading the operations of systems and services to help deliver important academic programs across multiple modalities including credit-bearing, continuing education, international programs, and special programs including, but not limited to, Blackboard, D2L Brightspace, EAB Navigate, CollegeApp, Xenegrade, and the CRM; ensuring proper solutions and knowledge management best practices are followed and integrating continual service improvements to refine and improve effectiveness and efficiency; managing the adoption, integration, configuration, and deployment for the full-spectrum solution portfolio necessary to ensure student learning. To qualify, candidates should have Bachelor’s degree in a discipline directly related to educational or information technology and at least ten (10) years of experience in a leadership role responsible for building and implementing digital educational technologies and applications and learning management systems required. Higher education experience and an advanced degree strongly preferred. Compensation: $160,000 - $200,000, commensurate with qualifications, experience, and education. Posting closing date: February 4, 2023.


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NOTES: Until further notice, this is a hybrid position eligible to work remotely and onsite in the office.  Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID‐19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law.



How to Apply

Click here to see the full job posting, qualifications, and apply with a cover letter and resume to Job ID # 26240: