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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Deputy Chief Information Officer, TFGH in Decatur, Georgia

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The Deputy CIO of he Task Force for Global Health reports to the CIO, and is a member of the IT Executive Team and serves a key role in TFGH leadership, working closely within ITST and across the organization, senior stakeholders and executive leadership. Manages IT Staff and complete ITST portfolio of services and oversees operational management activities. Provides day to day direction to ITST services teams. Works with internal and external stakeholders to identify service improvements and innovation opportunities and oversee the creation of service roadmaps.


  • Ensures the portfolio of programs and projects are planned in alignment with the Task Force and ITST strategic goals and implemented with best practice approaches for achieving desired outcomes.

  • Directs and oversees the management of the IT budget process, costs, and resources for the IT organization.

  • Works closely with the other members of the senior management team to align the services priorities with the business, technology, people and funding strategies of ITST.

  • Oversees sourcing decisions and scalable vendor management processes and partners with the accounting team to lead IT procurement strategy.

  • Develops procedures to maintain security and protect systems from unauthorized use.

  • Performs troubleshooting as required. Provides strategic leadership to define, socialize and implement best practices for user experience design, leveraging industry standards across ITST that achieve our digital value proposition.

  • Ensures ITST evolves with changing industry trends, tools, and technologies that deliver digital solutions with effective and inclusive outcomes. Drives adoption of digital applications by being a thought leader on industry solutions and acting as a trusted advisor to stakeholders.

  • Supports digital capabilities such as Google G Suite, SmartSheet, DocuSign, SAP Concur, Replicon, and other related platforms to modernize how work gets done in support of employee success, user experience, and engagement.

  • Keeps abreast of emerging digital and business trends and collaborates with other business leaders to embed digital opportunities in business strategy.

  • Oversees development of a strategic workforce plan and implementation to maximize current and future workforce effectiveness in the alignment of strategic business priorities.

  • Builds next-generation leaders and oversees training programs to develop digital skills of IT and business employees.

  • Contributes to Task Force goals for talent development, diversity, and inclusion.

  • Assumes Acting CIO duties when the CIO is unavailable.

  • Responsible for metrics definition, creation, tracking and reporting in all three areas of Operations, Digital Transformation and Organizational Capacity.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • A bachelor's degree and ten years of IT leadership experience.

  • Broad knowledge of all information technology disciplines and general business theory.

  • Strong operational service management knowledge and skills, and understanding of IT processes and end-to-end infrastructure components and architecture in small to medium enterprise environments.

  • Basic knowledge of information security and privacy practices, cloud and hybrid data-center computing.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to returnto an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 59592

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Affiliated Organizations

Department Task Force for Global Health

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Information Technology

Location : Name Task Force for Global Health

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Decatur