Chief Information Officer (CIO)

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

Chief Information Officer (CIO)

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School – Potomac, MD

Reports to:  Chief Financial Officer

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School seeks an experienced and innovative Chief Information Officer (CIO) to begin July 2022 (or sooner)

The mission of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is to know and inspire each child in an inclusive community dedicated to exceptional teaching, learning, and service.

Founded in 1978, St. Andrew’s is a co-educational independent day school, enrolling approximately 700 students in preschool through grade 12.  St. Andrew’s faculty and staff uphold a powerfully innovative, positive culture that challenges and supports one of the most broadly diverse student bodies in greater Washington. The school seeks growth-minded, highly motivated, collaborative faculty and staff that will continue the school’s growth and focus on the development of each student’s full potential.

Position Description: The Chief Information Officer is a 12-month, full-time senior leadership position that reports to the Chief Financial Officer of the School and is an integral member of the executive and academic leadership teams. The role is responsible for ensuring the efficiency, effectiveness, and security of the technology and communication infrastructure of the School. Qualified candidates will possess a proficiency in the configuration and support of Apple devices (Jamf Pro and Apple School Manager), network and border security devices (HPe/Aruba and Cisco), backend systems (VMWare, Windows Server, Veeam), as well as various academic and institutional cloud software providers (Blackbaud, Canvas, Google Apps for Education).

In addition to technical experience, the CIO must be able to articulate a shared institutional vision for the role of technology in the School and have an in-depth knowledge of the intersection of technology and academia. He/she will be responsible for a number of IT related budgets and the supervision of four full-time IT professionals. As a member of the senior management, the Director will be responsible for regular meetings with other members of the administration and working closely with department and division heads on all issues related to technology.

Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in information system and IT personnel management. A master’s degree is preferred.

The ideal candidate will possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills, a commitment to building and sustaining a broadly diverse community, and the ability to handle confidential information with discretion.  

Start Date:  July 1, 2022 (or sooner)

Compensation/benefits:  This 12-month, full-time position offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package.

Covid-19:  As a condition of employment, all faculty and staff are required to be vaccinated for Covid-19, and must be able to provide proof of such vaccination. 

Consistent with the values of an Episcopal school, St. Andrews is committed to a diverse and inclusive community with respect to race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, family status, economic circumstance, age, and physical disability in its student body, faculty and staff. Pursuant to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, St. Andrews does not discriminate in the administration of admission, financial aid or loan practices, educational or other school-sponsored programs and activities, or in the hiring or terms of employment of faculty and staff, except that the Chaplain shall be a member of the clergy of the Episcopal Church.

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How to Apply

Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to: 

Mark McKnight

Chief Financial Officer