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US Retail Compensation and Benefits

18000 - Chief Information Officer

Identifies changes and trends in computer and systems technology and interprets their meaning to senior management. Participates in overall business planning, bringing a current knowledge and future vision of technology and systems as related to the organization's competitive position. Determines long-term organization-wide information needs and develops overall strategy for information needs, systems development and hardware acquisition, and integration including mainframe, mini, macro, and client/server computing applications. Acts to ensure integrity of organization-wide data, proprietary information, and related intellectual property through information security and access management. Acts as highest interface with non-technical user functions in determining overall information systems approach. This is typically a single incumbent position and may report to a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).