Chief Information Officer (CIO) Job Description

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Chief Information Officer (CIO) Job Description
Responsibilities and Key Hiring Criteria for Chief Information Officers

This job description sample summarizes the responsibilities, key selection criteria and general information for the role of the chief information officer (CIO).

This candidate is responsible for all aspects of the organization’s information technology and systems. This position is expected to provide vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives that align with the business objectives of the organization. The CIO will plan, coordinate, direct and design all operational activities of the IT department and IT service providers, as well as provide direction and support for IT solutions that enhance mission-critical business operations.

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