“Responsibilities 

  • Oversee the management and operation of all central computing systems; coordinates data communications activities. 
  • Oversee and manage the development of scientific and administrative information systems. 
  • Support and coordinate institute IT governance councils or committees that identify new directions and requirements for the organization’s IT program based on programmatic needs. 
  • Guide researchers and administrators in selecting IT technical approaches, contracting methods, and administrative procedures for meeting their information processing requirements. 
  • Develop strategies to ensure disaster recovery and continuity of operations during system transitions and emergency situations. 
  • Formulate of a budget for enterprise IT services including network and help desk support, software, information security, application development, and specialized scientific IT requirements. 
  • Design and implement an institute-wide IT architecture based on standards of open computing and consistent with NIH, HHS, and other government standards. 
  • Plan and organize the functions of the branch, delegating appropriate functions and responsibilities to the heads of subordinate work groups …”

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G2X TAKE: Those who support the National Institutes of Health may want to influence who applies for this role that is responsible for providing expert leadership and advice for information technology systems utilized or needed by the NIH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). 

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