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Vice President and Chief Information Officer (VP-CIO)
The University’s Vice President and Chief Information Officer oversees key central IT units for the University that enable both academic and administrative functions and that support faculty, staff, and students. Operational services include infrastructure, applications, and end user support services that scale across the University (and in some cases include the hospital). In addition, Information Security provides both pro-active and reactive security services, security consulting, and IT policy creation.
Information Technology Services is the central service provider for information technology services across the University. Providing over 100 services, ITS’ mission is to promote information technology as a strategic resource throughout the University and to exemplify service excellence.
Enterprise Infrastructure (EI) provides support for wireless and wired networks, Internet access, telephony services, data centers, storage, computing and private cloud platforms, Microsoft services, AWS and Azure public cloud services, endpoint management, and process improvement initiatives.
Enterprise Applications (EA) provides support for enterprise-wide systems like Identity Management, Workday Finance and Workday Human Capital Management, the Student System, Document Imaging, and the Enterprise Data Warehouse. Enterprise Applications also provides tools and technology for securely integrating systems.
Research Computing (RC) provides innovative solutions for researchers who need help solving complex optimization, parallelization, workflow, and data analysis issues; builds and maintains leading-edge research computing platforms; and educates the next generation of researchers on the power of advanced computing.
User Experience and Engagement
User Experience and Engagement (UEE) provides classroom multi-media support, end user support, desktop management, the LSP Program, communications and outreach, cloud application services, software licensing, and IT Service Management processes and tools.
Strategic Initiatives & Administration
Strategic Initiatives & Administration (SIA), led by the Deputy CIO, provides leadership and oversight for project and portfolio management in ITS, including direct project management for large-scale, highly visible, or strategic projects. On a rotating basis, SIA often includes a team that is developing and/or implementing a new strategic service. During FY22-FY24, this includes the Learning Technology Services Team and the transition to the new Canvas LMS platform. SIA also plans and coordinates professional development and organizational development activities for the ITS organization and provides financial planning, analysis, billing, and other administrative functions.
Custom Applications & Consulting Services
Custom Applications & Consulting Services (CACS) provides full-service digital design, development, and hosting solutions to our UVA partners. Our specialties include web-based applications, Salesforce, Drupal websites, mobile development, data integrations and Qlik reporting. Our teams stay lean and can rapidly deploy solutions, while providing a personalized experience for our customer.
The University of Virginia Information Security office (InfoSec) supports the mission of the University by focusing on the continuous enhancement of information policies and security of UVA's diverse and decentralized computing environment. InfoSec works in partnership with units and individuals across the University to formulate IT policies, standards, and procedures; assess security risks; establish strategic direction; provide security education and training; implement security safeguards; track security incidents; and oversee the annual risk assessment process to evaluate the effectiveness of IT security controls within the IT environments of all UVA departments. InfoSec also provides information security consultation, guidance, and investigative support to the UVA community.