The Director provides oversight to the Auxiliary Services’ information technology division by researching, planning, coordinating, and directing information technology support. Collaborating and coordinating with the MSU IT Community and the office of the CIO, this individual helps establish IT goals for Auxiliary Services and coordinates the work associated with implementation and achievement of the goals through collaboration with administration, staff and the MSU IT Community.
Function as a contributing member of the Auxiliary leadership team by providing technical leadership, goals, initiative and a long-range planning for IT needs and innovation within the department.
Represent Auxiliary Services in technical matters within the IT Community including the Information Exchange sessions.
Develop, coordinate, and maintain the budgeting for equipment acquisitions, upgrades and replacements.
Develop and implement IT policies and procedures (security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and service procedures).
Collaborate and coordinate closely with the MSU CIO and the UIT Community, campus groups and outside vendors and partners.
Oversee Auxiliary IT systems, functions, and personnel, including those in departments (functions include desktop support, servers, database services, programming, remote support, and connectivity).
Provide leadership and supervision to IT staff.
And actively participates as part of the team while performing other duties in support of the department’s mission.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or closely related field, plus recent progressive experience in an IT field, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education to effectively perform the required job functions.
Demonstrated supervisory experience which includes coaching, counseling, and evaluating job performance.
Experience analyzing software environments and recommending changes to improve organization efficiency, system reliability, and reduce costs.
Experience working in enterprise IT Environments including: wired and wireless networks, virtual environments, and desktop and client support.
Experience developing and implementing IT policies and procedures.
Demonstrated project management experience.
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