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Chief Information Officer Search

California State University San Marcos has launched a national search for a Chief Information Officer. This is a senior-level management position that reports directly to the Provost and Vice President of Finance & Administrative Services. 

Please see the position profile for additional information.

The Search Process

The Search Committee has been charged with bringing forward a diverse pool of promising candidates. Working with executive search consultant Isaacson, Miller, the committee will assess the candidates and select the semi-finalists. For each of the semi-finalists and finalists, the committee will provide feedback on the strengths and weaknesses of each candidate.

The Search Committee

  • Search Advisory Committee

    Ali Ahmadinia, Faculty Representative

    Kristin Bates, Faculty Representative

    Ernest Cisneros, Student Representative

    Michael Geck, Staff Representative

    Godfrey Gibbison, Staff Representative

    Scott Gross, Search Advisory Committee Chair

    Andre Kundgen, Faculty Representative

    Penny Lanese, IITS Staff Representative

    Norma Larios, EEO Representative

    Will Marchese, Staff Represntative

    John Miles, IITS Staff Representative

Candidate Bios

Candidate Bios and CVs will be posted 48 hours prior to each candidate visit. Open Forum dates, zoom links, and online feedback forms are available now.

Please log in to Zoom with your CSUSM credentials prior to joining the Open Forum. If you are unable to attend live, you may submit your questions prior to the Open Forum to Amber Giacalone (

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