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Position Announcement: AIS VP of Technology Application Solicitation (Volunteer Position)

Tuesday, February 3, 2015  

The Council of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) is seeking qualified candidates for the volunteer position of Vice President of Technology.  Applications will be evaluated by the AIS Nominating Committee and a recommendation of the leading candidate will be presented to the AIS Council for approval.

Position Overview

Term of Office: Three years – Upon appointment through June 30, 2018. 


Primary Duties: As outlined in AIS By-laws (6.5 (M)), the position of Vice President-Technology shall oversee all AIS technologies and systems and provide strategic guidance to Council on future technology development. The primary responsibility is to evaluate member needs and propose resources to meet those needs.  This includes developing plans for AIS technologies and systems and making recommendations to the Council regarding new strategic investments in technology (as needed.)   This also will require the preparation and submission of an annual report to AIS Council on the status of AIS technology and technology-related activities.  


The Vice President-Technology is a voting member of AIS Council and also appoints members to and serves as Chair of the AIS Technology Committee.  The Technology Committee seeks member input and provides strategic direction to meet member needs.  This includes providing recommendations on the development of all new technology investments for AIS, new capabilities in which AIS should invest in, and assessments on how AIS systems can meet the needs of all stakeholders.   

Time Commitment

There are a number of quarterly and annual duties of which prospective candidates should be aware. These include, but are not limited to: 

  • Quarterly:  Prepare VP of Technology’s Status Report to Council and participate in a quarterly AIS Council meeting.   AIS Council meetings in March and September are virtual council meetings (4 hours each).   AIS Council meetings in May/June and December are face-to-face council meetings (2 days each; one at ICIS and the second at a location to be determined)
  • Annually: Preparation of an annual report to Council on the status of AIS technology and technology-related activities
  • As needed: Periodic reviews of new AIS technology related issues;  regular meetings of the AIS Technology Committee

Position Requirements

  • Member of AIS
  • Leadership experience in strategic decision-making and committee leadership

  • Degree(s) in information systems and/or computer science is ideal
  • Relevant work experience a plus

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit their name, vitae, and outline of relevant experience to Jae Kyu Lee, President-elect and Chair of the Nominating Committee, at by February 23, 2015. Confirmation of receipt of application will be sent immediately.  Finalists will be contacted no later than March 9, 2015.    



All finalists will be invited to participate in a webinar to learn more about this opportunity and the needs of the association, and to ask questions.  For questions about this application process please contact one of the following: 


Helmut Krcmar, AIS President,  

Jae Kyu Lee, AIS President-elect and Nominating Committee Chair,

Pete Tinsley, AIS Executive Director,


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