6566 Director (Administrator II), University Computing Services

Job description




San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.  

Initial review of applications will begin on March 26, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by March 25, 2018. (The position will remain open until filled).   

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Position Information


This position is in the Management Personnel Plan (Administrator II) and earns management benefits including medical, dental, vision, $100,000 life insurance plan, and the CalPERS pension plan.  For more information on benefits included for this position, please see the benefits summary.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible, at will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but may vary based on operational needs.

Under the general supervision of the Director of Infrastructure and Operations, the University Computing Services (UCS) Director provides strategic leadership and oversight of the UCS data center and campus cloud services. The incumbent provides vision, governance, and direction for department personnel and budget management; design, architecture, and operations of the UCS computing environment; Azure cloud services; disaster recovery; and participates with California State University and SDSU technical working groups.

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Compensation and Benefits


Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here




Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree in an information technology-related field
  • Experience leading information technology projects which have complex requirements and contain many technical components and interfaces
  • Experience managing enterprise systems
  • Experience managing and/or supervising technical personnel in at least one of the following areas: computer networking, programming/development, computer systems, and related technologies
  • Experience leading large teams with enterprise system implementation.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Professional experience in a higher education, public agency, government, military, commercial, or other large, complex environment.
  • Professional experience with Microsoft Azure environment and technologies
  • Four years of supervisory experience in an information technology environment
  • Experience managing staff in a collective bargaining organization


Application Procedures


To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099. 

General Information

All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.




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Job No: 6566
Posted: 3/20/2018
Application Due: 4/30/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings