At Frederick Community College (FCC), our aim is transformation through education. The skills, training, competencies, and education we provide ensure that our graduates are able to equitably participate in our society, our economy, and our democracy. The BIG goal is to help students live the lives they want to lead. The impact we make is profound and extends beyond the individuals we serve, reaching families, the larger community, the state, and the world. It all starts with having the right people, in the right positions, with the right skills and abilities, doing the right things right.
The Chief Information Officer (CIO), reporting directly to the College President, leads the technology division and manages an annual budget of approximately $2.5M. This executive will help FCC be a leading institution providing faculty, students, and their families with frictionless experiences while providing established innovative solutions.
The CIO is the senior leader of the Information Technology Division and provides strategic leadership, vision, and direct oversight of
all college information technology (IT) and technology infrastructure.
The CIO will provide guidance and leadership related to these areas:
- Leading innovation and digital transformation while continuing to strengthen the technology footprint, evolving the enablement of digital capabilities, and technology operations of the College.
- Developing technologically specific roadmaps and plans to transform and grow the College’s operations and student support services, ensuring alignment with College-wide strategic plans.
- Working collaboratively with stakeholders and external partners to provide the best internal and customer-facing solutions for our students, faculty, and staff.
- Effectively manage the College’s technology budget, resource allocation, and vendor relationships to ensure optimal deployment of financial resources to drive innovation, efficiency, effectiveness, and continuous improvement.
A Message from The President
Thank you for your interest in the position of Chief Information Officer (CIO) at FCC!
As the College’s top technology officer, the person in this position leads the technology division and manages an annual budget of approximately $2.5M. This executive will help FCC continue its trajectory as a leading institution, providing internal and external stakeholders, customer-friendly technology interfaces through established innovative solutions.
I began my role as President of FCC in July 2022, and one of my priorities was to ensure all members of my leadership team are in place, including this critical position. I am thrilled to be starting this process to find the right person to serve as our CIO.
In order to give interested candidates a comprehensive understanding of both this position and our College as a whole, we have created this Position Profile. In it, you will find information on our students, programs, employees, and more, as well as the full position description and leadership agenda.
Thank you again for your interest in FCC.
Annesa Payne Cheek, Ed.D.