Information Technology Manager

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

Under the administrative oversight from the Director (Deputy CIO), the Information Technology Manager manages and leads a group of Communication and Network Technicians/Communication Service Specialists. The group managed, university Telecomm staff, maintains and repairs the communications cable paint (indoor and outdoor), and telecomm billing and records including oversight of the accurate documentation framework for all telecomm systems.  Duties for the IT Manager will include:

-Review project requests and work with clients to understand needs and assure satisfaction with work done.
-Direct the implementation, configuration, and maintenance of network security tools inlcuding network firewalls and VPN devices.
-Evaluate and recommend the purchase of new devices as needed.
-Work with clients and other SIUE departments to facilitate efficient and secure operation of various IT systems, including monitoring network activity, after-hours maintenance, and handling network abuse cases.
-Develop policies as a member of campus-wide committees, such as the IT Security Committee and advise the Director and AVC/CIO on policy development.
-Work with the entire ITS management/director team to ensure consistent service between other ITS groups and purpose changes.

Further duties and responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs and goals of the department and university.

This position is a current civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and will close to applicants at close of business, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date.

Applicants must submit a completed Civil Service Application, which must include complete employment history, through HireTouch. Your application should reflect all relevant skills and experience related to the minimum qualifications listed for this position.  While a resume may be submitted with the application, data for each employer must be listed on this application form. (The words "See Resume" may only be used as a substitute in the section entitled "Specific Duties Performed".)  If qualifying by education or to qualify for a required educational requirement, you must submit your transcripts, including those for SIUE, at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application. For additional information, please visit: Eligibility Criteria and Point Allocation and Proof of Eligibility.   Please submit any other licenses or certifications related to the position at the time of application.

To apply for a vacancy, click the “Apply” button.  This will prompt you to access your existing HireTouch account or create a new account.  Instructions for creating a new account are available at:  HireTouch Set-Up.   Only create a new account if you have NEVER created an account.  In your HireTouch account, you will upload all necessary documentation as requested above.  After logging in or completing your new profile, you can then complete the application process for individual positions. 

For Civil Service positions, Illinois residency is required within 180 calendar days of the start date for the designated position.

Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment.  NOTE: Some positions are represented by a union and may require union dues.

For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources website at or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.

1.  One of the following:
    (a)  Bachelor’s degree and two years of work experience in a related field.
    (b)  Associate’s degree and three years of work experience in a related field.
    (c)  Five years of work experience in a related field.
2.   One year of supervisory experience.


$5,105.83 Monthly 


SIU Edwardsville Main Campus