IT Manager Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Position Title IT Manager Identity and Access Management (IAM) Position Number 095021 Department Information Technology Service - 205400 Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Minimum Qualifications
The qualified candidate would demonstrate the following minimum qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or other technology-related fields.
  • HigherEd experience.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
License/Certification Required
N/A Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The primary purpose of this position is to develop and maintain the University’s Identity and Access Management Systems ( IDM ). This includes functionality to manage provisioning and access for targets such as Banner, Google, Active Directory, LDAP, and Databases. Initial duties include, but not be limited to, IAM solution RFP, selection, and implementation.

This position is also required to keep abreast of identity security & password management industry standards, strategic directions, best practices to incorporate into ASU architecture.

This position is an expert in functional business process understanding and advanced technical solutions and uses this expertise to implement advanced and highly complex software solutions with minimal supervision.

As a management team member, this position also provides senior-level functional guidance and support to the team and provides daily technical decision-making with broad and often institution-wide impacts that affect other systems, students, faculty, and staff.

Other duties include:
Support documentation of key operational functions and processes.

Contribute to the development and refinement of security and privacy policies, procedures, controls, and reporting with special emphasis on organizational access control standards.

Works with infrastructure and application teams to identify new ways to apply IAM solution(s) in order to increase security, accountability, and reduce process overhead.

Strong leadership, project, and team-building skills, including the ability to lead teams and drive IAM and associated initiatives across multiple departments on campus. Suggested Salary Range $95,000 - $104,500 Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of a professional position within a university, including sitting for an extended period of time and extended time working with a computer keyboard and monitor. Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach required documents:
Cover Letter and Resume.

List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application or attach a
List of 3 References with Contact Information AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

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