Cancer Center Jobs

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

July 6, 2023
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (Roswell Park) is seeking a dynamic, accomplished, and forward-looking executive to serve as its Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Senior Vice President.

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Senior Vice President works closely with other organization leaders and advisors to provide the appropriate leadership and support needed to plan, develop, and implement cost-effective information technology solutions to securely and efficiently support the mission of Roswell Park, including all clinical, business, and research operations.

The role has primary responsibility for the secure, robust and highly reliable provision of organization’s information technology services and technology, including cloud and datacenter based services, networking, desktop support, application development and implementation, biomedical device support, telecommunications, and digital transformation activities.

The incumbent works with the IT management team to translate strategic plans into actionable short and long term goals within the IT departmental budget, including detailed cost projections which may require the review and approval of others including, but not limited to, the senior leadership team and the IT Steering Committee comprised of members of the Roswell Park Board of Directors. The incumbent provides long term planning including full lifecycle management of information technology resources and systems.


Ideal Candidates for the role will possess the following:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or a related technical field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum of ten (10) years of full-time experience in information systems, including five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory, administrative, managerial, consultative, or executive capacity.

Demonstrated record of success leading major information technology functions with a preference for IT expertise in healthcare, research, and academic environments.

Broad knowledge and thorough understanding of the trends and forces shaping the information technology arena and the effects of such on healthcare, research and academic environments.

Prior experience in a cancer center or academic medical center is desired, but not required.


Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as following acceptable educational practices.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC) and Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual’s relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law.

Additionally, RPCIC and HRI Roswell Park Division are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Roswell Park is committed to providing an environment where patients, families, employees, and community are treated with courtesy and respect. We support an inclusive environment that nurtures the talents, skills, and abilities of each individual to embody and reflect Roswell Park’s core values; Innovation, Integrity, Teamwork, Commitment, Compassion, and Respect.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected].