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The IT Workforce in Higher Education, 2016

This research focuses on the evolving IT workforce needed to support contemporary models of IT service delivery and the emerging world of analytics. ECAR will characterize the current higher education IT workforce; assess the organizational climate; and explore the roles, competencies, and career trajectories of four specific professional roles. The research will help our community to reinvest in the IT workforce by defining professional competencies and laying the foundation for tools that can guide professional development and career planning.

IT Leadership Role Reports

These reports analyze the skills needed to prepare for and fulfill functional roles, and are intended for aspirants, those in the roles now, and their IT managers and leaders. Reports will be linked as they are published.

  • Report Icon Chief Data Officer
  • Report Icon Chief Information Officer
  • Report Icon Chief Information Security Officer
  • Report Icon Enterprise Architect

Career Trajectory Interactive Graphics

These interactive graphics analyze the career paths of IT employees using data about their previous positions, their current positions, and their future career plans. Interactives will be linked as they are published.

  • Interactive Graphic Icon Industry
  • Interactive Graphic Icon Across Sectors
  • Interactive Graphic Icon Within Sector

The survey instruments above are open access. All other materials will be available to ECAR subscribers only for the first five months after publication. Subscribe to receive all ECAR research and analysis about IT in higher education.

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