Information Technology Manager

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

About This Role:

The Information Technology Manager’s work will center on developing the technical infrastructure on Windows, Linux, and Macintosh server platforms, to support projects related to Web services, content management system, database and file service administration, accounting services, and mobile device management system. To support the College’s goals and mission, we are looking for an individual that will offer exceptional expertise with our technology and education center, advancing us in instructional and educational technologies. 

Approximate Percentage of Duties:






















60% - It is necessary to have the knowledge and ability to do the following:

  • Maintain the hardware and software infrastructure in the College of Education information technology environment. Install, configure and administer, Microsoft, Linux, and Apple server operating systems and related software applications.

  • Maintain multiple storage area networks, with Quantum XSAN and Nexsan equipment.

  • Monitor and maintain the Commvault backup system, hardware, and configuration.

  • Maintain the licensing and support contracts for server hardware and software.

  • Understand and maintain vSphere v6 virtual environment.

  • Maintain MySQL database platform and assist with Filemaker database platform.

  • Assist and Manage Linux Apache website integration with Central IT’s CMS system.

  • Perform shell scripting and server-side scripting in the appropriate, designated languages.

20% - It is necessary to have the knowledge and ability to:

  • Alert and/or consult with the Director on any issues or problems as they arise in the performance of the job.

  • Consult with application developers and other vendors to diagnose and troubleshoot system problems and recommend hardware/software purchases for back-end system support.

15% - Must have the ability to:

  • Work collaboratively with staff and faculty, as a team, to manage system and application administration, maintaining up-to-date system documentation.

5% - Working on and off-site:

  • Will be frequently required to maintain an on-call status, that may require remote work, and may require support and recovery of systems outside of the normal working hours of the College.


Why Join Us:

The Kansas State University College of Education is located in Manhattan, Kansas, and produces more K-12 teachers than any of the other 20+ teacher preparation programs in the state. The college offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, certificates, endorsements and micro-credentialing, as well as classes online through K-State Global Campus. The college is a dynamic learning environment, always evolving through research and technology designed to enhance student learning and achievement. The college has three departments: curriculum and instruction; special education, counseling and student affairs; and educational leadership. Eight centers are housed within the college ranging from rural schools to the Office of Innovation and Evaluation. An attribute unique to the college is the housing of full-time academic advisors within the college. The Catalyst, information and education technology center, provides a student-staffed IT help desk and support system for the college. It also maintains a variety of computer server services and support.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires a bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience. This position may use an educational equivalency as determined relevant by a hiring manager.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, or related field PLUS minimum of five years of full time development in a virtual server environment, as well as server administration experience in a Microsoft, Linux, and Macintosh environments.  VMware experience in virtual server environment is necessary.

    If no Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, or related field, a total of 13 years of full time development and virtual server environment, as well as server administration experience in a Microsoft, Linux, and Macintosh environment may be substituted.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

In addition to a completed application, please submit the following documents:

  1. cover letter
  2. resume
  3. contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Application deadline is August 24, 2018.

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

$61,542 - $98,467

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.