Manager Information Technology

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

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for a Manager Information Technology II position. The Manager Information Technology II is primarily responsible for directing multiple managers who are responsible for all college level and department level information technology (IT) operations in LAS.

The manager will oversee teams that analyze, design, and implement strategies for continuous deployments while ensuring high availability on production and pre-production systems. These teams also lead efforts in providing and maintaining reliable environments that are fully automated and free from obstacles. These teams provide core computing, network services, enterprise systems, high performance computing, and data storage, and information security resources to students, faculty, and staff. The manager interacts with Information Technology Services on a regular basis.

The successful candidate will possess the ability to collaboratively lead people toward the completion of projects; strong presentation and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate (verbally and written) effectively. Candidates should also have strong analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skills and knowledge of IT Service Management and supporting frameworks.

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 3 years of related experience.

Supplemental Required Education and Experience  
Preferred Education and Experience

• Experience managing Unix and Windows systems and applications
• Experience managing server and storage systems
• Experience administering virtual server and desktop solutions
• Experience interacting with customers
• Experience administering Cloud services, including: Office 365, Google applications for education, Amazon Web Services
• Supervisory experience.

Location (if other than Ames)  
Additional Information  
Department Contact Name Betsy Happe
Department Contact Phone 515-294-8646
Department Contact Email
Department/Unit Website  
Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply for this Job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Special Instructions Summary  
Guaranteed Consideration Date 06/08/2018
Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

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