•The CTO is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all activities and strategy of the Information Technology (IT) department, which provides comprehensive airport-wide IT and voice/data communications and systems. A strong customer service focus is essential to success. Key to this role is the ability to provide innovative solutions. •The CTO, who also serves as Chief Information Officer, leads a staff of professionals who are responsible for IT service delivery and cybersecurity, and oversees consultants supporting technology delivery activities. The CTO reports to a Vice President and is expected to provide briefings to the CEO and Board of Directors on an as-needed basis. •Representative systems overseen include, but are not limited to: the ERP system, the local area network, fiber optics, Airport Access Control, Flight Information Display System (FIDS), paging system, camera surveillance, voice and data communications, data storage, parking/revenue control systems, and fire alarm systems.
A Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited institution in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or a closely related field and at least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in Information Technology, with a minimum of 5 years strategic managerial experience leading teams of 5 or more. Experience in IT strategy development and execution preferred. An advanced degree in a related field (i.e. MBA/MBS) is preferred. Experience in a public agency or an airport environment is preferred. A.A.E. or C.M. accreditation from the American Association of Airport Executives desired.
About Tucson Airport Authority
The Tucson Airport Authority is a unique nonprofit created and developed by business leaders and established by Arizona state charter in 1948. It operates Tucson International Airport (TUS), the region’s major commercial airport, and Ryan Airfield (RYN), a general aviation airport west of Tucson