Choose Your Own Adventure

Thursday, January 17 | 4:30pm - 6:00pm ET | Kent
Session Type: Professional Development

Where are you in your IT career? Find out what skills and qualifications are needed to move into middle management or to an executive position and discuss the reality of getting there with academic professionals in your region. Join this lively DIY career development event, where we will discover the technical and nontechnical skills IT professionals consider important for higher education IT professionals. This interactive event will also offer minitutorials on a few critical elements you need to have in your back pocket to take full advantage of opportunities on your horizon.

Key topics

  • Best practices for crafting your resume
  • Managing your public image
  • Learning to use the EDUCAUSE Job Center
  • Recruiting 101
  • Money and budgets
  • Cultivating buy-in for difficult decisions


  • Dana German

    Deputy CIO & AVP for Strategic Initiatives & Portfolio Management, University of Virginia
  • Robert Renaud

    VP & CIO, Dickinson College
  • Linda Mehlinger

    Assistant Vice President - IT, Morgan State University
  • Eric Behrens

    Chief Information Officer, Widener University
  • Barbara Zirkin

    Associate Dean, Distance Learning, Stevenson University
  • Michael McPherson

    President, Goozbazi LLC

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