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Memorial University of Newfoundland - 29 Jobs
St. John's, NL
$62,206 - $70,273 / year
Posted 15 days ago

Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)

(Permanent Position)


Memorial University is a university for the province, for the world, for the future - where our greatest strengths are people and place. Memorial's Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is a dynamic place to work with a strong collaborative team. Each day the OCIO plays a critical role in supporting the strategic themes of the university including proactive programs, inspired learning, dynamic research, commitment to communities, and promotion and pride. The OCIO supports the innovative use of technology, data, and information. We do so to support collaboration and generate knowledge, for students, faculty, researchers and staff, benefiting the university and the community as a whole.


Being part of vibrant, diverse community at Memorial situated on a beautiful campus that offers walking trails, recreation facilities, food court, coffee shops and so much more. Our total rewards include:

  • Flexible work opportunities including remote work options depending on position.
  • A defined benefit pension plan
  • A comprehensive group insurance plan.
  • Plenty of learning and development opportunities to assist you in reaching your career goals including the ability to avail of funding for undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • Employee wellness initiatives such as an Employee Assistance Program, discounted membership rates at The Works (Aquarena and Field House) and an employee blood work clinic to name a few.
  • A progressive leave plan including annual leave, family leave, short term disability and long-term disability that supports your overall well-being. We also offer summer hours, a December holiday break to rejuvenate and an expansive university holiday schedule.
  • Employee social functions that provide an ability to meet and network with other members of Team Memorial across our campuses.


Reporting to the Supervisor of Business Services and Administration, this position will play a key role in the Business Services of the OCIO office.

Duties include providing IT consultation to departments with regard to hardware and software purchases, to ensure departments are compliant with current IT infrastructure and that their needs are being met; reviewing IT acquisition requests to ensure items being requested are able to support the needs of the university community; conducting research to ensure that Memorial is availing of the most up to date technologies; ensuring all IT assets are disbursed for configurations prior to departmental distribution; facilitating the receipt of IT assets, coordinating with Strategic Procurement and Financial Services on processes; interacting with vendors regarding invoicing errors and price discrepancies; and performing other related duties as required.


Experience (3-5 years) in the area of information technology in developing and delivering technical consulting; completion of an undergraduate degree in business administration, or certificate in business administration; or any equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills; the ability to work as part of a dynamic team, in a fast-paced environment and a strong attention to detail. Experience working with Banner would be an asset.

SALARY $62,206 - $70,273 per annum (Non- Bargaining)

An upscale hiring step will apply to this position (Step 5)

CLOSING DATE May 20, 2024 by 5:00 p.m. NDT


Please note that we will ONLY accept applications for this position through our website

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities and racialized people; and people with disabilities.

The personal information requested in your application is collected under the authority of the Memorial University Act (RSNL 1990 c M-7) for the purpose of identifying and recruiting candidates; assessing applicant qualifications; and maintaining records pertaining to the administration of employment with Memorial University of Newfoundland.

If you are a successful candidate, this information will form part of your permanent employment record and will be used for other activities related to the employment process. This information may be disclosed to government departments and agencies as legally required; and to third party service providers, as necessary to administer programs and activities.

If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of the information on this form, please contact MyHR, Department of Human Resources, at [email protected].

Please be advised that we are unable to provide updates on current competitions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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About Memorial University of Newfoundland

About Memorial University of Newfoundland

Memorial University is one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada. It was established as a memorial to Newfoundlanders who lost their lives on active service during the First World War and subsequent conflicts. As the province’s only university, Memorial has a special obligation to the people of the province and plays an integral role in education and continuing development in the region.

Memorial is an inclusive community dedicated to innovation and excellence in teaching and learning, research, scholarship, creative activity, service and public engagement. Memorial has more than 19,000 students from over 115 countries spread across five campuses and a global network of almost 100,000 alumni. From the classics to advanced technology, Memorial offers certificate, diploma, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs. A respected employer with more than 3,600 employees, Memorial provides an environment that fosters innovation, creativity, equity, diversity and inclusion.

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