Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Vice-Chancellor and Chief Information Officer (AVC/CIO). The next AVC/CIO will steward multi-year strategic planning initiatives, including evaluation of innovative and emerging technologies; serve as a campus advisor and strategic partner by fostering technical partnerships with UCR deans, faculty, staff, vice-chancellors, and librarians in support of distributed computing initiatives; and provide leadership responsibility for a highly technical organization, including key matrixed relationships with campus units.

Interested applicants can apply via the job posting which is linked in the position announcement:


Candidate and Vision Seminar Information

Finalist visits and vision seminars will take place in April 2021.


Search Advisory Committee

Christopher Lynch, BCOE Dean (Chair)
Philip Brisk, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Emily D Engelschall, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Services
Cesar Higueros, Deputy Chief Technology Officer
Steven Mandeville-Gamble, University Librarian
Bobbi McCracken, Associate Vice Chancellor, Business and Financial Services
Kelly McGrail, Director of Digital Marketing and Analytics (Staff Assembly Representative)
Bahram Mobasher, Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Rosibel Ochoa, Associate Vice Chancellor Technology Partnerships  
Andy Ortega, Undergraduate Student and Chairperson for the Associated Students Programming Board (ASPB)
Nichi Yes, Graduate Student and President of the Graduate Student Association (GSA)                                         

Contact Information

For questions regarding this search, please contact:

Tanya Adams
Human Resources Manager
Office of the Provost – Administrative Services & Strategic Executive Team
951-827-2112 (office)