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Chief Information Officer

Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Chief Information Officer

Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, in partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy & Associates, invites applications and nominations for the position of Chief Information Officer. Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine seeks an experienced professional to serve in this important role. The ideal candidate is a highly skilled IT professional with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, superior organizational and leadership skills, and outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. The selected candidate will join a fast-growing institution with fantastic opportunity for career growth.

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is responsible for the management of the College’s information technology (IT), communication, and computer systems. The CIO is directly responsible for the development of IT strategy and continuous assessment of IT systems and operations against current documented industry best practices. The CIO is responsible for the oversight and management of an integrated team of employees and contractors who provide IT services, including, the development and maintenance of the institution’s enterprise applications environment, overall systems operation and support, the IT security function, network administration, instructional technology support, help desk services, telecommunications, and printing. The CIO holds a highly interactive role across all College departments and functions, working with executive leadership, faculty, staff, and students to identify opportunities for service improvement and to support College goals and objectives. The CIO reports to the Associate Vice President of Administration.


  • Develop the IT strategy and vision within a structure that ensures secure functionality, high availability, efficiency, and flexibility for the College, informed by industry best practices; develop short- and long- range goals.
  • Supervise IT staff positions and oversee contractors, vendors, and service providers to ensure responsive and reliable IT services.
  • Establish and implement systems, protocols, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance, gain operational efficiency, increase productivity, and provide a quality user experience.
  • Direct, maintain, and execute ongoing efforts to lead continuous improvement of IT infrastructure and operations.
  • Consult with stakeholders across the College to identify business requirements and technology needs.
  • Lead the College’s Information Security Program.
  • Understand and address external requirements for IT functionality and controls; manage IT system audits and reviews.
  • Develop and manage the IT budget and resources.
  • Analyze, recommend, and implement solutions to develop, integrate, manage, maintain, and support the BCOM IT infrastructure and related databases.
  • Provide technical expertise and recommendations in assessing new IT software projects and initiatives to support and enhance existing infrastructure.
  • Identify opportunities that can improve the efficiency of business processes.
  • Serve as a liaison and facilitator between all business units to assist in addressing and resolving IT support issues.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience, managing and supporting IT operations.
  • A combination of education and related experience will be considered.
  • Extensive knowledge of data processing, hardware platforms, and enterprise software applications.
  • Technical experience with systems networking, databases, web development, and user support.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of standards, procedures, and guidelines to support operational processes.
  • Experience in the management of IT functions, and delivery of excellent customer service.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure, including the development of IT systems and planning IT implementation initiatives.
  • Superior organizational and leadership skills.
  • Strong project management skills with effective results focused within an information systems environment.
  • Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting, and business operations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivation and ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities.
  • Ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment, in a high-pressure on-call environment with changing priorities.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

About The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine:

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicineeducates a diverse osteopathic physician workforce committed to improving the quality and access to healthcare in underserved communities.The College has been awarded the highest level of accreditation: 10-year distinction of Accreditation with Exceptional Outcome by the American Osteopathic Associate Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditations (COCA).

To understand Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is to understand our mission. It starts with the words, “Para la gente y el future,” meaning, “For the people and the future.” It is embedded deep within our foundation and these words guide us as we set forth to improve the health of the underserved communities and increase the diversity of the physician workforce. We seek students, team members and supporters who not only possess the required intellectual skills to succeed but, more importantly, those that possess a service-to-society mindset. Since welcoming its inaugural class in 2016, the College has grown to include Regional Academic Centers, a new Medical Education Center and Library, and an additional campus location in Melbourne, Florida, set for matriculation in July 2024.

Every year, the College welcomes students from across the country who share the College’s passion for aiding medically underserved communities. During their time as medical students, they develop a strong sense of belonging, cultivated by a uniquely supportive campus climate, and a practice of life-long learning, compassion, respect and excellence.

Check out the College’s viewbook.

About the Community:

Las Cruces, New Mexico, offers a world filled with natural wonder. Las Cruces is a vibrant city known for its stunning desert landscapes and rich cultural heritage. Nestled in the Mesilla Valley, it boasts spectacular views of the Organ Mountains and is renowned for its agricultural bounty. The picturesque Mesilla Plaza is filled with charming shops and eateries, and outdoor enthusiasts enjoy hiking in the Organ Mountains and enjoying the scenic beauty of Dripping Springs Natural Area. With its blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and warm community spirit, Las Cruces offers a delightful experience for all who visit.

Application and Nomination Process:

All correspondence relating to the position of Chief Information Officer at Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine should be directed in confidence to the College’s executive search consultant:

Adam W. Barrett, Associate Vice President

Scott Healy & Associates

A complete application should include the following:

1. Cover Letter outlining your interest and qualifications for the position;

2. Updated CV;

3. Three (3) professional references with contact information, title, institutional affiliation, email address and direct phone numbers. (No references will be contacted without written permission from the candidate.)

Applications received by July 31, 2024 will receive priority consideration. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

Burrell College would like to thank you for your interest in joining our team. Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages individuals with varied backgrounds and experience to apply.

The College does not discriminate in the conduct of its academic programs based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, marital or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admission, or employment policies and practices. The College further extends its non-discrimination policies to such other protected classes as may be identified and defined by statute.

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