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IT Director

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Indianapolis, IN, Systems Office - Indianapolis, IN
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Information Technology

General Description of Position:

Under the direction of the Executive Director of IT Operations, the IT Director will provide leadership over the technical staff responsible for IT service delivery; Maintain a high level of customer service excellence; Participate in budgeting, capital equipment processes, and quality improvement activities for the organization. The IT Director will meet scheduled milestones to ensure project/program objectives are met in a timely manner; Implement and adhere to college-wide technical policies, objectives, and methods. All activities will be conducted with an appreciation and respect for diversity of people, styles, and views.

Major Responsibilities:

Oversee and support all aspects of IT operations and service delivery within the assigned service area.

Provide technical advice on technology related services that fall outside the scope of OIT, and where appropriate engage IT support staff to provide additional support.

Work alongside campus leadership to improve IT service delivery, serve as the point of contact between campus leadership and OIT.

Create and maintain an atmosphere of customer service excellence.

Manage change control processes in accordance with college-wide change control processes as it applies to IT services.

Manage hardware and software assets in accordance with statewide procedures.

Recruit, manage, and supervise IT support staff.

Participate in the IT budgeting process and direct expenditures for computer and technology services.

Manage team projects, utilizing best practice project management methodologies, to a successful conclusion.

Create and maintain a team atmosphere, and project plans as appropriate.

Support the daily IT operations, work with the Executive Director of IT Operations to provide leadership that promotes and supports compliance of the statewide goals of OIT.

Directs, tracks, delegates, and reviews the IT Helpdesk requests and incidents to ensure that they are resolved in a timely manner and within the Service Level Agreement (SLA).

Reviews individual helpdesk requests and incidents of team members to assure that all items are resolved accurately, on time, and the communication documented is complete and respectful.

Provide coaching to correct IT Helpdesk case and incident behavior that falls out of compliance, and communicate directly with customer to promote excellent customer service standards.

Facilitate assistance from statewide teams or supervisor as needed to escalate an incident when it falls outside of the scope of the IT Support Team.

Strong leadership, including management of a team, that promotes and supports compliance of the statewide goals of OIT.

Provide continual leadership and coaching to all members of the team, both direct and indirect reports.

Provide technical advice on technology related services that fall outside the scope of OIT Shared Services, and where appropriate engage IT support staff to provide additional support.

Where appropriate, serve on campus cabinets and boards.

Maintain communication with the IT System Administrator(s) and IT Network Administrator(s) as needed to service the local campus needs.

Serve as the team lead on one or more statewide OIT teams as needed.

The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Executive Director of IT Operations
SUPERVISION GIVEN: IT Network Administrator, IT Support Staff

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field required.

Three to five years’ supervisory experience supporting IT environments, including but not limited to management of a team, hardware asset management, budget management, configuration management, and software distribution.

Excellent customer service, organizational and strong leadership skills.

Must have excellent written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation communication skills and demonstrated the use of initiative and organizational abilities, with both technical and team management.

Demonstrated ability and experience to lead and manage a diverse team of professionals and create effective programs to maintain staff skills and provide guidance to ensure that career goals and objectives of staff are met.

Ability to manage multiple strategic projects and objectives, meet deadlines, and track them continuously under minimal supervision. Provide leadership to team to promote similar traits.

Ability to use discretion and confidentiality with access to sensitive data and local administrative access to all desktop equipment and data in the environment for the purpose of support.

Ability to frame issues based on policy implications associated with managing a technical discipline.

Demonstrated abilities in change management and process re-engineering.

Understand the enterprise interrelation of IT components, wired and wireless networks, VoIP, Active Directory, LDAP, information security, familiarity with advanced desktop management tools, and advanced IT trouble-shooting skills. Ability to improve efficiency by automating tasks.

Must be willing to travel as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a higher education environment.
Work Hours:  
Hiring Range: $70,000 - $75,000 annualized
Team Ivy Referral: $400
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