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Director of Information Technology Services

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 01/10/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 03/12/2018
Working Title Director of Information Technology Services
Job Classification Systems/Programmer IV
Department Name 21209-KGSB IT Services
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0008127
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Director of Information Technology Services. This is an upper level technical management position that reports to the Director of Administration. The position is responsible for all facets of computer and technological services within Katz Graduate School of Business including teaching, research, and administrative support. The individual supervises the computer support staff, serves as an advocate for computing and related technologies in the School, provides leadership in managing computer services projects and maintains a dialogue with Katz School staff, faculty, and students and with staff in CSSD and other central technology organizations at the University.

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

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 customer groups.

Must be able to effectively manage the computer and technological services staff.

Must be able to provide leadership in the application of computer systems for research, instruction, and administration.

Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical area and significant post-graduate work in Computer Science, Information Systems, and/or Telecommunications and 7-10 years experience in a related technical area with demonstrated managerial experience within a technical field.

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.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
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. * 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)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents