IT Admin and Planning Analyst

Denton, TX
Jun 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number

Job Title
IT Admin and Planning Analyst

Official Title
IT Admin and Planning Analyst

Position Number

IT Shared Services - 925000


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm

Department Overview
IT Shared Services (ITSS) is part of the Finance Division of The University of North Texas System. The mission of ITSS is simple: to be the best at delivering customer-aligned IT solutions and services. Our services are provided to all member institutions using an IT shared services governance model.

IT Shared Services provides the primary technology used by all campuses to support their operations. These include: shared resources of data centers, computing hardware, software applications, network and voice communications, collaboration and productivity capabilities, central web services, risk management, and security and compliance services. As a department, we strive to provide the most professional personnel possible to serve our campus constituents.

The University of North Texas System is a state employer offering great benefits, including medical, dental, life, retirement, ample paid time off, and great work/life balance.

Job Description
The IT Shared Services Department at the University of North Texas System is seeking to hire an IT Admin and Planning Analyst to join their team.

This position provides high level support for the management and administration of business processes and financial activities associated with information systems, IT management practices, financial systems, project and problem management practices, and IT contracts. This position is responsible for developing and implementing metrics measuring allocation, productivity and efficiency activities, assisting with the development and compilation of financial reports, negotiating and administering expensive, complex contracts for enterprise software, hardware, administration of software license services, and other special projects. Work is performed independently within established guidelines. This position may supervise projects or other work performed by information technology staff or other groups.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Negotiate new contracts and approve renewals.
* Develop and administer cost models for IT services including development of chargeback pricing and cost allocation reports.
* Administer enterprise contracts.
* Manage the distribution of enterprise software.
* Gather metrics required by vendors to determine compliance.
* Defend compliance challenges.
* Manage 5 year ITSS Financial Forecast
* Assist the Business Director with Developing and Managing ITBM (IT Business Management)

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in related field and five years of related computing work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

* Prior experience with specific systems, equipment and software may be specified as needed by department.
* Knowledge of contract and vendor management functions
* Knowledge of software licensing and business analytics
* Knowledge of business management principles
* Ability to supervise and train subordinates.
* Knowledge of institutional policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate)
* Ability to operate computer keyboards and to install computer hardware.
* Ability to work independently
* Ability to assimilate, retain and utilize technical and applications-oriented information.
* Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Strong financial management background
* Prior UNT experience
* Strong negotiation skills
* Experience with forecast models
* Strong Excel skills

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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