Tips, Tricks, and Hacks for the Higher Ed IT Leadership Job Market

Wednesday, March 29 | 9:15AM–10:05AM | Room 552
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Are you applying for a leadership position in higher education IT? Come discuss what to expect. Learn about hiring committees, search firms, video interviews, full-day on campus interviews, polishing your CV, and how to deal with the pressures of the search process. A panel of recently hired campus IT leaders will share how the process worked for them and what they learned, as well as how you can make every job interview a constructive process, even if you don't get the position.

Outcomes: Assess your readiness to enter the higher ed IT leadership job market * Understand the strategies that can be used to improve your chances in the higher edu IT leadership job market * Learn how to enter into a higher ed IT leadership job search and successfully navigate the associated personal and professional challenges


  • Sharon Pitt

    Vice President of Information Technology and CIO, Virginia Tech
  • Mike Richichi

    Interim Vice President of Information Services and Chief Information Officer, Baruch College/City University of New York
  • Melissa Woo

    Executive Vice President for Administration & CIO, Michigan State University