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Please forward to anyone you think is interested or for those of you ready to make the transition: Chief Information Officer, Appalachian State University Appalachian State University seeks an experienced leader, effective communicator, and skilled project manager to fill the position of Chief Information Officer (CIO). Reporting to the Executive Vice Chancellor who is also the Provost, the CIO is responsible for working with the Appalachian community to develop and implement strategic IT plans and for managing key campus IT resources and services. This individual will provide vision and senior leadership for the development, coordination, and use of technology to enable essential innovation in research, learning, and administrative processes. Please see the full description at ------------------------------------------------------------------- odk -- NOTE: ASU ITS will NEVER ask you for your password in an email! Oscar D. Knight knightod at appstate dot edu ITS Voice: 828-262-6946 Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608 FAX: 828-262-2236


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Hi Oscar, It was nice talking to you. I hope you did not get the impression that I was making a sales call :) At first, I would like to say that I am not just interested but definitely excited about the the CIO position. I have more than 14 years of experience in the IMT sector spanning across diverse industries (key to them being Education and Healthcare) with progressive growth into management and leadership. I have a dual Bachelors degree (Computer Science and Physical Sciences) and am currently pursuing my Masters in Business Intelligence from SJU (Philadelphia) via online. The most important question for me is; in order to move to N.C., I would like my wife to also have a proper opportunity. She works as a Research Scientist at the Cross Cancer Institute (with joint appointment from University of Alberta as a Clinical Professor). Her background is a Masters in Mathematics, Ph.D. in Biostatistics and she is currently pursing her MBA on a part time basis from the University of Alberta. I would like to discuss about this either with Dr. Holly Hirst as suggested by you or any other person whom she would recommend. Dr. Hirst, please let me know if you would want me to give you a shout so that we can discuss on this. Also, let me know what time would work for you so that we can connect (I am on Mountain Time). I have attached my address for your reference. Thanks a lot Moni S. Jena 852-112A Street NW. Edmonton, Alberta, T6J6W2 Canada Phone: 780-634-8500 (Home)
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