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Posting Number STA00457PO19
Classification Title IT Manager I
Internal Title IT Manager
Campus Columbia
Work County Richland
College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support
Department SAAS Health Services
Band 7
Advertised Minimum Salary $53,606
Advertised Salary Range $53,606 - $78,000
Location of Vacancy  
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per Week 40
Work Schedule

Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm generally. Due to the nature of the position hours may be adjusted during peak operations.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 12 months
Job Search Category Information Technology
About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)
South Carolina Retirement Yes
State Insurance Programs Yes
Annual Leave Yes
Sick Leave Yes
Position Description


Advertised Job Summary

The IT Manager will plan, organize and supervise the daily operations of a variety of information technology devices and systems within a healthcare environment that clinically operates through an electronic medical record with multiple interfaces and devices. They will be responsible for developing innovative network troubleshooting methods that enhances security, efficiency, lower costs and reduces the risk of down time. The IT Manager will ensure that systems are maintained within a HIPAA environment and will work collaboratively with a variety of department managers to include physicians, nurses, counselors, support staff, the University’s Information Technology department and software vendors to determine upgrades and growth needs. Individual will develop and monitor the IT yearly budget, supervise the help desk ticketing system and will provide complex technical support. Individual will assist in the management of the health center’s website. Responsible for the supervision of assigned staff and exercises the usual authority concerning staffing, performance appraisals and discipline, as well as training staff on a variety of IT software and systems, and will be responsible for creating and administering disaster and security plans in compliance with HIPAA in the event of a crisis.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology Systems, business administration or related field and 4 years experience in computer operations or a related field; or equivalency

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with electronic health information systems, HIPAA security regulations and working within a health care environment are highly desirable. Prior supervisory experience preferred and experience generating complex reports, analyzing and providing solutions to complex problems. Experience with practices, procedures and control techniques associated with confidentiality, integrity and functional knowledge of network security defenses. Familiar with project management concepts. Experience with HL-7 interfaces.


Ability and willingness to quickly learn new applications and adapt to a changing healthcare environment. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong resourcefullness skills. Intrinsically motivated and task oriented in a team environment. Ability to exercise good judgment in organizing work and setting priorities, balancing the interests of staff and readily readjusting priorities to respond to customer needs and expectations. Demonstrated strong ethical, professional and service-oriented leadership and interpersonal skills. Ability to provide excellent customer service in a positive and solutions-based manner.

Position Attributes


Hazardous weather category Essential
Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes
Posting Detail Information


Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date  
If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date  
Job Open Date 06/13/2019
Job Close Date 07/28/2019
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email. 
We are only accepting applications submitted by July 28, 2019

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EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.


South Carolina
Job Category:
Manager / Supervisor
Areas of Responsibility:
Information Technology
Job Level:
Mid-level position
Job Sector:
Information Technology