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Director, Information Systems and Technology

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 07/14/2017
Working Title Director, Information Systems and Technology
Job Classification Systems/Programmer IV
Department Name 11010-Office of the Dean-Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135280
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Director of Information Systems and Technology who will be responsible for strategic and managerial oversight of all facets of information systems and technological services within the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and the College of General Studies.

The incumbent will build collaborative partnerships with School leadership, faculty, and staff members to understand information and technology needs. He/she will develop recommendations and successfully implement effective solutions. The incumbent will create and implement an IT plan and appropriate policies in support of the School’s strategic goals and initiatives utilizing a collaborative and transparent approach. The candidate will supervise a team of systems analysts, business intelligence analysts, and technical support staff with the goal of effectively utilizing human and technological resources and proving exceptional customer service to all constituents. He/she will serve as a liaison, advocate, and partner for computing and related technologies in the School with central University offices.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 6-9 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

8-10 years experience in a related technical area preferred. Must provide evidence of demonstrated managerial success within a technical field. Must be able to effectively manage the information systems and technological services staff in a collaborative/team environment. Must have a thorough understanding of current computing technology and future trends, especially network-based systems and systems of technology-based instruction.
Must be able to foster effective relations with customers from diverse backgrounds. Must be able to provide leadership in application of computer systems for research, instruction, and administration.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you had supervisory oversight of staff employees?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents