Deputy CIO

  • University of New South Wales
  • Australia, NSW
  • Jan 19, 2023

Job Description:

UNSW’s IT team has embarked on a significant, multi year portfolio of work in partnership with our colleagues across the University. The IT programs of work that are underway will modernise and transform the University’s IT operating model and technology footprint.

UNSW IT is part of the Operations Division at UNSW. The IT team at UNSW plays a critical role in enabling the University’s teaching, research, and industry engagement. Our priorities are to drive innovative technology architectures and be a trusted advisor and service partner to the University to enable its ambitious digital aspirations.

In UNSW IT, we are committed to creating a great place to work as well as doing great work. We are proud to contribute to a University that is known globally for the impact of its research and teaching.

The Deputy CIO is a new role with responsibility for providing leadership and guidance for day to day delivery of the University’s core technology and services. This includes support for budget development and monitoring, resource development and service delivery. This role has overarching responsibility for implementing good practices, procedures and policies to maximize the internal efficiency and effectiveness of day to day IT operations at UNSW. An immediate focus is to support the adoption of appropriate cloud operating practices.

This position will lead three large teams that oversee the university’s core technology operations and service delivery.

• Academic and Research Services (STaRs)

• IT Corporate Services

• Customer Service Delivery (Infrastructure, Operations and Customer Service)

These directorates also have a dotted line to the CIO and form part of the UNSWIT Executive Team. The Deputy CIO will work closely with senior colleagues across the University and peer Directors in the IT Function who are responsible for Enterprise Architecture, Cloud Transformation, Project Delivery and the Chief Information Security Officer.

The Deputy CIO reports to the Chief Information Officer and serves on behalf of the CIO as the principal IT Officer, in the CIO's absence or as requested.

The Deputy CIO will be a key point of contact for senior leaders across the university to support the provision of seamless day to day technology and services to staff and students, maintaining a strong network of relationships.

More Information

For more information please see the Position Description

To Apply: If this is of interest to you, please submit your CV, Cover Letter and responses to the Skills and Experience.

Applications close:

11.55pm, 8th February 2023

Benefits and Culture:


Amy Denney

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

e: [email protected]

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.