Information Technology Services is charged to move forward on our path of innovation and service as we support the University’s educational mission and meet the technology needs of our campus customers. To coordinate ITS initiatives, the Office of the CIO plans high-level, long-term organizational goals, strategic direction, performance management and process management, as well as addressing day-to-day operational concerns like resource management, operational planning and strategy alignment.
In addition to senior staff, the Office of the CIO includes ITS’ Administration group, whose responsibilities include financial planning and budgeting, human resources, benefits, facilities management and facility-related security for ITS. In addition, senior staff are developing new oversight for Project Management and Policy and Standards.
Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Chris Kielt joined UNC-Chapel Hill in September 2012 as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Administrative Systems and Business Transformation. He assumed the role of Interim Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer on February 11, 2013. He has 25 years of experience in higher education, including over two decades at Yale University where he worked in a variety of academic, information technology and business roles that spanned healthcare services, administrative applications, student systems, finance and facilities operations. In his last position at Yale he served as Yale’s Deputy Chief Information Officer before heading to Stony Brook University to become its Chief Information Officer.
Ramon Padilla, Jr.
Associate Vice Chancellor, Deputy Chief Information Officer
Ramon Padilla Jr. is a senior manager with 25 years of strategic planning, information technology, and administrative leadership experience in the public sector and education arenas. He has performed nearly every role in the area of Information technology and finds this breadth of experience key to his success as an information technology manager. Continue Reading about Ramon Padilla
Senior Management Team
The CIO and Deputy CIO are supported by a staff of assistant vice chancellors and directors leading the areas of Administration, Enterprise Applications, Enterprise Resource Planning, Information Security, IT Infrastructure and Operations, Teaching and Learning, Telecommunications and User Support and Engagement.