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Software Asset Manager

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 27, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Computer Services & Information Technology, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Salary for Announcement

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $80,000 – $92,000.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

For more information on MSU Denver’s compensation structure, please visit

Posting Details

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Position Title

Software Asset Manager

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Employee Category

Professional staff


Business Operations

EClass Code

Full Time Professional Staff

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Information Technology Services ( ITS ) Business Operations, the Software Asset Manager will guide the daily and strategic lifecycle management of software assets and licensing across campus. You will collaborate with faculty and staff to evaluate software tools, manage software spending, identify distribution models and maximize the return on software spending for the institution.



30% Compliance
We will ask you to lead the analysis and ongoing design of software asset management, compliance and license management processes for the University. You’ll document definitions, processes, and workflows. Conducting internal and external software audits and addressing remediation activities are part of your responsibilities.

30% Reporting
You will develop software reporting models in TeamDynamix, configuring license types and ensuring license entitlements are captured relative to contractual commitments and usage rights. You will ensure software purchases are updated in our ITSM tool and track deployments for end-users. We will ask you to create and distribute compliance reports.

30% Lifecycle Management
Working with faculty and staff, you will review software usage, research alternative solutions and identify opportunities for cost savings. As an active member of the MSU Denver Change Advisory Board ( MCAB ), you will lead resolution of incidents affecting software solutions and be involved as change requests warrant updates to the asset management database. As the need for new solutions arises, you will contribute to the procurement process. You will review upcoming renewals for renegotiation opportunities and retire software assets as tools are no longer in use. Within ITS, you will work with the Security team to evaluate contract terms and conditions and the Systems Engineering to develop distribution plans and track assets.

10% Special Projects
At the Director’s discretion, you’ll be asked to take on projects that support our teams, develop our culture and give you and opportunity to grow in your role.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3+ years relevant experience with software asset management
  • Experience negotiating and administering enterprise agreements (Microsoft, Oracle, Adobe) and licensing models from other publishers
  • Experience with an ITSM platform with Asset Management and Configuration Management databases
  • 2 years of related work experience is equivalent to one year of education
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
  • IT Asset Management certifications such as CITAM or CSAM
  • ITIL V4 Foundation certification
  • 5+ years relevant experience with software asset management
  • Experience with Asset Management and Configuration Management within TeamDynamix
  • Professional experience in a higher education environment
Work Hours

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

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Closing date

Closing Instructions

Open Until Filled

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please see Special Instructions for more details.
IMPORTANT : In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Talent Team Representative

Elizabeth Wellington

Talent Team Representative E-mail


MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:

Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

MSU Denver is committed to creating and fostering a work environment and culture of belonging; we are proud of the work our employee affinity groups contribute to our culture. For more information on our employee affinity groups please visit this link .
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