We are looking for the brightest minds to build the future of education in Ukraine.

As the CIO, you will lead the university’s ongoing commitment to support and promote the strategic use of information technology that advances the overall mission of the University.


American University Kyiv (AUK, https://auk.edu.ua/) is designed as a world-class Digital First private university in Ukraine, American University Kyiv (AUK) will open in 2021 in partnership with Arizona State University (ASU), #1 in the United States for innovation* (* U.S. News & World Report, 6 years, 2016-2021).

You will be defining strategy and delivering information technology and data services, using the latest platforms and practices, including world-class integrated commercial solutions for Education on a cloud-first approach to deliver outstanding student experience, unparalleled faculty services, and administrative efficiencies. You will be responsible for the creation of an Information Technology Services division, including administrative enterprise applications, academic and administrative computing, networking, support services, classroom and instructional technology, programming services, and telecommunications.

Define strategy and build capacities for information technology services, gauging and anticipating the diverse needs of university constituents, monitoring trends and innovations in the industry to meet those needs; developing and implementing strategic long and short-term technology plans; and making actionable recommendations to senior leadership
Select, negotiate, implement and maintain an ecosystem of enterprise solutions to deliver outstanding student experience and efficient administrative and academic services
Design and deploy a network and infrastructure capabilities of AUK facilities, including all technology elements of AUK’s new campus, delivering a digital first experience to students, faculty and staff
Create and maintain efficient technology academic services, including physical and virtual laboratories
Develop and organize technology talent to efficiently deliver services across the organization
Develop, successfully implement, and oversee strategic technology policies and checklists throughout the University
Ensure IT data security, risk management, disaster recovery and business continuity planning processes are in place and receive regular review for currency and adequacy.
Development and exercise diligent and careful execution of departmental budget
Works with the student body and student affairs professionals to advance the student experience with creative technology integration in areas where students live, work, and play
Handle general user IT supports, network operations, troubleshooting
Prepare the documents, communicate with service providers and follow up IT processes inside the company

Strong expertise in leading functions or divisions of information technology for education institutions or service companies
Hands on experience in design and deploy a network and infrastructure capabilities from scratch
Deep functional knowledge of enterprise applications like ERP and CRM, and preferred knowledge of SIS and LMS, including deployments and migrations/upgrades
Understanding of enterprise application solutions integrations
Management knowledge of infrastructure and networking
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, and students
High energy level, enjoyment

About EPAM Systems

EPAM Systems is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and software development services, with more than 36,700+ employees worldwide.

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Job posted on 7 September 2021
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