Search Overview

The Associate Vice-Chancellor and Chief Information Officer (AVC/CIO) leads UCR’s campus technology initiatives through appropriate support services, innovative programs, and robust infrastructure that empower the campus to achieve excellence in its teaching, research, public service, and patient treatment missions. This forward-thinking, strategic executive reports to the Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor and leads the Information Technology Solutions (ITS) organization by engaging with senior campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students through an integrated enterprise approach to workflow, process, data management, technology, and culture. The AVC/CIO role encompasses three broad areas of responsibility: 1) steward multi-year strategic planning initiatives, including evaluation of innovative and emerging technologies; 2) serve as a campus advisor and strategic partner by fostering technical partnerships with UCR deans, faculty, vice-chancellors, and librarians in support of distributed computing initiatives; 3) provide leadership responsibility for a highly technical organization, including key matrixed relationships with campus units.

Leadership Profile

Inquiries, nominations, and applications should be sent via email to Tanya Adams at All applicants must apply via our UCR job boards (link to site). All complete applications should include cover letter, resume and diversity statement. In a “Statement of Contributions to Diversity,” applicants should describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. For best consideration, please apply by February 18, 2020.

Search Committee

Committee Chair: Christopher Lynch, Dean, Bourns College of Engineering

Amy Boyd (Graduate Student Association Representative), Graduate Student
Philip Brisk, Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
Alexandria Cid, Undergraduate Student & Assistant Resident Director
Emily D Engelschall, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Services
Kate Huang, PhD Student
Cesar Higueros, Deputy Chief Technology Officer
Steven Mandeville-Gamble, University Librarian
Bobbi A McCracken, Associate Vice Chancellor, Business and Financial Services
Kelly McGrail (Staff Assembly Representative), Director of Digital Marketing and Analytics
Bahram Mobasher, Professor, Physics and Astronomy
Rosibel Ochoa, Associate Vice Chancellor, Technology Partnerships                                                 

Contact Information

For questions regarding this search, please contact:

Tanya Adams
Senior Human Resources Analyst
Office of the Provost - Strategic Executive Administrative Team
951-827-2112 (office)