Depending on Qualifications
Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 267384
The Strategic IT Portfolio Management Director is a visionary IT leader who can mature the IT Portfolio & Project Management Office (PPMO) to support the delivery of the key initiatives that further the mission of the university. This position reports to the Deputy CIO in support of the entire Division of Information Technology (DoIT). The director is responsible for portfolio and project management functions and serves as a liaison between DoIT, schools, colleges, institutes, divisions and university leadership to ensure projects are aligned and delivered to support the university's strategic plan.
The director leads the strategic portfolio management process, which includes oversight of a team of professionals who manage strategic IT projects with impacts across the entire university. This position leads the implementation of PPMO practices and methodologies through collaboration, influence and continuous improvement. The director leads the development of the project portfolio, including demand forecasting and capacity planning. The director ensures these projects are executed successfully with the expected value realized, and ensures there is appropriate visibility into projects for all stakeholders and constituents.
Develops and directs the implementation of strategic plans for enterprise information technology (IT) function(s), program(s), or service(s) to ensure resources are utilized and to provide effective information technology services. Typically manages enterprise IT services, serving the institution(s) through subordinate managers.
20% Directs strategic information technology planning initiatives and establishes objectives to ensure appropriate use of financial, administrative, and staffing resources in alignment with the strategic plan
10% Develops operating policies and procedures to comply with regulations, institutional policies, and objectives
10% Exercises supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of at least 2.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees
10% Develops and audits the budget
20% Serves as the primary liaison representing the interests to internal and external stakeholders for enterprise IT services
5% Advises institutional or divisional leadership on enterprise information technology operations and business models
10% May perform manager functions through subordinate managers
15% Oversees the portfolio of enterprise-wide IT projects and programs in support of the university's strategic plan
Required: -Multiple years of experience delivering information technology services and projects with an enterprise-level impact (ten years or more preferred). -Experience supervising and developing IT employees, project managers, business analysts, and/or portfolio managers (five years or more preferred). -Demonstrated commitment to the principles of the portfolio and project management profession through attainment of relevant education, industry certifications, teaching, community involvement, or publication. -Demonstrated commitment to improving equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. -Ability to provide leadership, exercise influence, and build consensus and partnerships in a large, complex, and collaborative enterprise. -Excellent presentation, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
UW–Madison’s Division of Information Technology (DoIT) is the principal locus of the university’s IT operations.
DoIT’s approximately 700 staff provide IT services & support to over 24,000 faculty and staff, and to nearly 48,000 students. DoIT is organized into four areas of focus: University Mission, Core Services, Enterprise & Information Security Services and Business Services.
-University Mission departments support the teaching, research and outreach mission of the University.
-Core Services departments form the backbone for all university technology operations.
-Enterprise & Information Security Services provide services that support the enterprise business systems and cybersecurity operations of the Division.
-Business Services provide services that support the business operations of the Division.