Head of IT

Location
Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted
12 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
12 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

HEAD OF IT
Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits

 
Richmond, The American International University in London is an independent, private University with dual American and British accreditation and US public charity status, delivering an education in the American liberal arts tradition. With two campuses in a five-acre site in Richmond Hill and Kensington in central London, and study centres in Florence, Rome and Leeds, the University has around 1,500 students from over 60 countries. Richmond educates a multicultural student body, and with an equally international faculty, places special emphasis on globalism and cultural awareness, preparing students for rewarding lives as active and engaged citizens. 

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Head of IT has responsibility for leading and managing the delivery of the University’s information systems and technology, including developing, reviewing and implementing the Department’s operational plan and ensuring the continued smooth running of IT services for all university stakeholders. The main focus of this role will be on continuous improvement in standards and services provided throughout the University. 

We are looking for an individual with substantial experience in leading an IT operation services in an international organisation, preferably in higher education. Excellent communication, negotiation and relationship-building skills are essential, together with proven project management skills.  You will be able to demonstrate a record of achievement in a similar role and aptitude for driving efficiency and value from IT services.

The Head of IT will be located primarily at the Richmond Campus but, will also be required to work at the Kensington Campus. This position may require occasional evening and weekend work.

Richmond is an equal opportunity employer. An enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for this position.

For further information about this vacancy and the University, please visit: www.richmond.ac.uk 

Closing date: 12 May 2019.

Please submit an application online at http://careers.richmond.ac.uk/ ensuring you upload a current CV and cover letter, together with details of three recent work-related referees. 

Please note that while submitted applications will be acknowledged, we are unable to provide individual feedback to applicants.  

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