Senior Information Technology (IT) Officer. Office of the University Chief Information Officer

Mona Campus:
Deadline Date: Friday, December 17, 2021

The position is responsible for the implementation of the Enterprise Architecture (EA) methodology for the IT organization and the drafting and implementation of policies within the IT organization.

The Senior IT Officer will work closely with the University CIO to develop and implement information systems and technology solutions to ensure investments made in IT systems and services are aligned with business strategy. He/She will provide guidance, develop and implement road maps, principles, standards, policies and share best practices within the cross-campus IT organization. 


  • Lead activities related to the design, development and maintenance of the Enterprise Architecture (EA)
  • Lead the drafting, modification and implementation of ICT policies and procedures
  • Facilitate collaboration among stakeholders with respect to EA and the efficient implementation of policies and standards
  • Research and analyse trends in technology architecture and emerging technologies on the market for particular technical requirements and business needs.
  • Recommend the most suitable technical architecture and define the solution at a high level.
  • Participate in program audits and project reviews
  • Participate in ICT Business continuity and disaster recovery initiatives

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or relevant discipline;
  • A minimum of 10 or more years of IT and business/industry work experience including architecture design and deployment, systems lifecycle management and infrastructure planning and operations;
  • Certification in TOGAF methodology and Project Management would be an asset;
  • 3 years of leadership experience in managing multiple, large, cross-functional teams or projects, and influencing senior level management and key stakeholders;
  • Proven experience in working in project teams in a distributed environment;
  • Knowledge of all components of enterprise architecture; project management; and business re-engineering principles and processes;
  • Experience in Higher Education environment would also be an asset.

Detailed application and full curriculum vitae should be sent under confidential cover to the University Registrar, Office of Administration, The University of the West Indies, Regional Headquarters, Hermitage Road, Kingston 7, Jamaica. Fax No.876-977-1422; e-mail: Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated. References should also be sent under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY to the University Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by The University.

Deadline for applications is December 17, 2021