Sr Director of IT Infrastructure

Employer
Georgia College & State University
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 05, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
Sr Director of IT Infrastructure

Home Department: Information Technology

Employment Type: Regular (Continuous)

Appointment: Staff (12-Month)

Primary Function:

The Information Technology team works collaboratively to support the technology needs of Georgia College from pillars of excellent customer service, consistent communication, and dependable information security practices. Our goal is to be more than merely a technology service provider but to be a partner and trusted advisor in meeting your institutional and academic goals.

Primary Purpose:

The Sr. Director of IT Infrastructure is responsible for establishing the vision and strategy for the overall operation and support of the network, telecommunications, server systems, and web development teams for Georgia College. The Sr. Director will oversee the top-level administrators of the Network/Telecommunications Services and Systems Administration/Web Development areas and make technology decisions in the planning, development, research, and management of infrastructure resources throughout the university. The Sr. Director will work with the CIO to create strategic and project plans, establish budgets, identify funding sources and oversee the implementation of infrastructure-related projects that meet the needs of the university.

Key Functions: Strategic Planning, Management, Liaison, Compliance, Procurement

Job duties performed for the above function:

Establish the vision and strategy for the networking, telecommunications, server/systems administration, and web development teams to ensure technology infrastructure resources meet the short and long-term needs of the university.

Provides direction, technical assistance and expertise to top-level staff in the management of network, telecommunications, server systems, and web development technologies. Provides leadership and mentorship to the Manager of Network Services and Director of Systems Admin/Web Development.

Represents IT on various governance committees. Supports the CIO in communication, consultation, and collaboration with academic departments, administration, students, information technology personnel and advisory groups. Assists the CIO in the development and revision of an IT Strategic Plan. Serves as backup to the CIO.

Serves on the DoIT Disaster Recover and Business Continuity Team. Works collaboratively with the university’s Chief Information Security Officer to ensure all technological infrastructure resources and practices adhere to information security and regulatory standards. Assists with university-wide information security initatives.

Collaborate and negotiate with vendors to improve the institution’s products and services and obtain aggressive pricing.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelors degree in computer-related field (Masters degree preferred; combination of degree and experience considered)