The Vienna International School is seeking a

CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER (CDIO)

effective August 2018 or earlier, if possible


THE POSITION


Core responsibility:

The CDIO provides whole school visionary leadership in the development and management of digital learning, administrative systems and digital infrastructure.

Please follow this link for the detailed job description: CDIO

The successful candidate should ideally possess the following qualifications/experience:

- Degree level qualification
- a current registration to teach in country of qualification
- Advanced degree or other qualifications in related IT/management field an asset
- A record of success as a teacher/leader of digital learning activities for a diverse range of learners
- Experience in leading and working with teams (both technical and academic)
- A strong classroom practitioner with a wide range of teaching skills
- A knowledge of IT systems (including LMS) and infrastructure
- Knowledge and understanding of data compliance regulations
- Knowledge of both iOS and Microsoft platforms
Desirable experiences:
- Experience of managing large and complex projects
- Experience of implementing digital learning programmes and the systems to support them
- A working understanding of International Baccalaureate curricula
- Knowledge of systems like Managebac, iSAMS, Open Apply, Loga

Professional Competencies:

- The ability to manage complex projects
- The ability to manage extensive budgets
- High-level inter-personal skills enabling effective team leadership
- The ability to communicate with, and support technical and academic staff
- The ability to analyse data and information, identify patterns and trends leading to suggesting and implementing solutions
- The ability to speak and write in English
- The ability to perform complex systems analysis and recommend improvements
Desirable skills:
- The ability to propose and implement sustainable change based on an analysis of data
- The ability to evaluate programmes and enable the work of others through consultation
- The ability to lead digital innovation and change
- The ability to speak and write in German
- A sense of humour
- The ability to sustain work-life balance

Desired Personal Beliefs & Values:

- A strong commitment to the beliefs and values of the IB programmes
- A strong commitment to the belief that all children can be successful
- A willingness to support and promote intercultural understanding and international-mindedness


SALARY & BENEFITS

The salary and benefits are competitive and will be dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. For non-local candidates, benefits include a settling-in allowance, contract travel at beginning and end of employment and administrative assistance with location of suitable housing. All VIS employees are subject to local taxes and pay medical and pension benefits as prescribed in Austrian labour law.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested candidates are asked to apply with a letter of application, CV and a statement of philosophy. Contact details of a minimum of three professional referees should be provided; these should include direct supervisors or persons in senior positions of responsibility who can validate the applicant's performance in a leadership or management role.
Professional dossiers may also be submitted by the candidate but the School's Search Committee reserves the right to apply directly to the writers of open testimonials for confidential statements.


Please register your interest and application through Schrole school services here.

The Vienna International School utilizes Schrole Connect (www.schrole.com) to manage all teaching and leadership applications, therefore all applicants are requested to follow the above link. Schrole is a school recruiting service that helps our internal selection panels to do an initial screening of applicants. If you are experiencing problems with Schrole, please email them directly on: info@schrole.com.

Please note that we are unable to accept applications by email or mail.

Should you have general questions about our recruiting processes, please email Human Resources, Conny Schiessel on: hr@vis.ac.at.

Deadline for receipt of full applications as soon as possible and no later than

Sunday, 14th January 2018.

Early applications are encouraged - the Search Committee reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate earlier than this date if necessary.

Vienna International School

Human Resources

Strasse der Menschenrechte 1, 1220 Vienna

Austria