Please consider coming to be our Director of Academic IT Services

*Director of Academic IT Services*
IT Services, Central Oxford
In the region of £70,000 p.a.
Closing Date: 1 December 2014

We are looking for an experienced, highly skilled and 
strategically-minded individual to lead the Academic IT Group of 
IT Services, managing a group of over 30 highly skilled staff.

The group works with academics, students, and staff to assist in 
the effective use of technologies for teaching, learning and 
research. It develops and supports the University’s virtual 
learning environment (VLE); offers services to record and publish 
lectures, seminars and events; and develops collections of 
reusable and open educational materials. The group also provides 
guidance to Oxford academics in support of research projects from 
provision of websites, to assistance with research data 
management, software selection, and collaborative tools.

As Director of Academic IT, you will co-ordinate and promote a 
range of services offered at local, national and international 
level and be responsible for the strategic development of the 
group reflecting the priorities of Oxford University and IT 
Services. You will also work with Pro-Vice Chancellors and other 
Oxford units in the development and implementation of a digital 
education strategy.

- Do you have extensive knowledge of current e-learning and 
e-research initiatives?
- Do you have a vision for the future of digital technologies in 
learning, teaching and research?
- Do you have the motivational skills to develop this at a 
world-leading university?
- Are you aware of current trends in the provision of IT services 
within Higher Education?
- Do you have excellent management skills?

If so we look forward to hearing from you.

You are expected to have a high level of knowledge, intellectual 
capacity, reasoning and analytical skills to degree level or 
equivalent (which may be in experience).

Contact: [log in to unmask]


Dr James Cummings,[log in to unmask]
Academic IT Services, University of Oxford