Information Technology Business Manager

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
Manager / Supervisor
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology

REPORTS TO:         AVP of Information Technology                            

4 year degree in a computer related field or equivalent mix of education and experience. The position requires at least five years of experience in a computer related field to include managing personnel. Additional skills in budgeting and procurement are a plus.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:             
The primary function of this position is to manage the business related functions of the Information Technology department. This person will work with the AVP of Information Technology on departmental budgets, manage the procurement process and help to organize the various 3rd party vendors who come on campus to perform work duties.



  1. Work with budget officers within IT to help manage their respective budgets.

  2. Take the lead on managing the procurement process for projects

  3. Work with the Purchasing department to fill out/track and file all necessary paperwork related to IT purchases

  4. Work with the AVP of Information Technology to build intelligent dashboards to monitor the spending within the IT department to ensure the department stays within budget.

  5. Monitor, track and build future budgets around central IT’s maintenance contracts

  6. Work with the AVP of Information Technology to build, monitor and maintenance the University Technology Plan from a financial standpoint

  7. Be the lead project manager from the time of approval, thru the procurement process and work with the AVP of Information Technology and the Purchasing Department to review contracts related to new technical initiatives on campus

  8. Organize/track over time the list of 3rd party hosted solution providers securing and presenting the various SOC reports for review by the AVP of Information Technology or designated departments.

  9. Manage the fixed asset process for equipment within IT

  10. Manage the interactions with faculty/staff on technology needs to be presented to the AVP of Information Technology for approval

  11. Work with the Helpdesk Manager to organize, advertise and manage the Computer Service Center for students, faculty and staff.

  12. Manage the communication process between 3rd party vendors coming on and off campus to perform work

  13. Coordinate with members of the University Business Office staff the approval process and invoicing process for all technical purchases and work performed on campus.

  14. Maintain an organized repository of all software packages and associated license materials and/or media.

  15. Experience with procurement processes, attention to detail, analytical skills, organizational skills, communication skills

  16. Other duties as assigned.

Qualified applicants should forward a cover letter and resume via email to (preferred) or mail to:  
Point Park University
Human Resources Office
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

When responding via email please reference - IT BUSINESS MANAGER  - in the subject line. 

Please submit documents in Rich Text (.txt) Word document (.doc) or Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf).

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NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  Due to the high volume of resumes received, Point Park University will not be able to respond to inquiries regarding the status of your resume. If we determine that your skills and experience match the position requirements, we will contact you to discuss the opportunity further. If you do not hear from us, we encourage you to revisit our website at for the status of the position and future opportunities. 


Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.