Director, IT Services

IT Services
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Closing date: 
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 17:00
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Full or part time: 
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Job description: 

As Director, IT Services you will be responsible for ensuring that the planning, budgeting, development, implementation and management of effective and efficient computing communications infrastructure (hardware, software and support) is strategically aligned to and directly supports University goals. You will be the senior IT professional at the University and have direct accountability for the operation of 5 units and a staff of approximately 40 people. IT Services consists of 5 units, Project Planning, Data and Applications, Server, Network and Telecom, Helpdesk and Computer Services and Web Systems.


To be well suited to the role you will possess the following qualifications and competencies:

  • Master’s Degree in a related field or equivalent education and relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in relevant positions of progressive responsibility.
  • Excellent working knowledge of technology tools and capabilities.
  • Highly developed leadership and management skills, including project management and budgeting.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Post-secondary experience is an asset.

In addition to a collegial learning and working community, Royal Roads University offers a comprehensive compensation package, with a starting salary based on qualifications and experience and participation in the College Pension Plan.

Application submission information: 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your application to: with a subject line of:

15-119-M0026 - Last name, First name

Or mail to

Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC
V9B 5Y2
Fax: (250) 391-2570
Tel: (250) 391-2511

The competition began on October 26, 2015 and review of interest received will commence on November 9, 2015; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted.

RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply however; Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe format.