Sr Director of IT Infrastructure

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Business Title:

Sr Director of IT Infrastructure

Home Department:

Information Technology

Employment Type:

Regular (Continuous)




Staff (12-Month)

Time Limited?:


Time-Limited Appointment Length:

Not Applicable

Work Schedule:

40 hour work week; Monday- Friday

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Primary Function of Organizational Unit:

The Information Technology team works collaboratively to support the technology needs of Georgia College from pillars of excellent customer service, consistent communication, and dependable information security practices. Our goal is to be more than merely a technology service provider but to be a partner and trusted advisor in meeting your institutional and academic goals.

Primary Purpose of Position:

The Sr. Director of IT Infrastructure is responsible for establishing the vision and strategy for the overall operation and support of the network, telecommunications, server systems, and web development teams for Georgia College. The Sr. Director will oversee the top-level administrators of the Network/Telecommunications Services and Systems Administration/Web Development areas and make technology decisions in the planning, development, research, and management of infrastructure resources throughout the university. The Sr. Director will work with the CIO to create strategic and project plans, establish budgets, identify funding sources and oversee the implementation of infrastructure-related projects that meet the needs of the university.

Key Function:

Strategic Planning

Job duties performed for the above function:

Establish the vision and strategy for the networking, telecommunications, server/systems administration, and web development teams to ensure technology infrastructure resources meet the short and long-term needs of the university.

Key Function:


Job duties performed for the above function:

Provides direction, technical assistance and expertise to top-level staff in the management of network, telecommunications, server systems, and web development technologies. Provides leadership and mentorship to the Manager of Network Services and Director of Systems Admin/Web Development.

Key Function:


Job duties performed for the above function:

Represents IT on various governance committees. Supports the CIO in communication, consultation, and collaboration with academic departments, administration, students, information technology personnel and advisory groups. Assists the CIO in the development and revision of an IT Strategic Plan. Serves as backup to the CIO.

Key Function:


Job duties performed for the above function:

Serves on the DoIT Disaster Recover and Business Continuity Team. Works collaboratively with the university’s Chief Information Security Officer to ensure all technological infrastructure resources and practices adhere to information security and regulatory standards. Assists with university-wide information security initatives.

Key Function:


Job duties performed for the above function:

Collaborate and negotiate with vendors to improve the institution’s products and services and obtain aggressive pricing.

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College.

Background Check Statement:

Georgia College conducts job-related background checks on final candidates in order to ensure a safe and secure work environment. All employment offers will be contingent upon the successful completion of applicable background screenings which include, but are not limited to criminal history, motor vehicle report, credit history, drug and alcohol screening.

Proposed Minimum Experience/Education:

Bachelors degree in computer-related field (Masters degree preferred; combination of degree and experience considered)

Department Required Skills :

Advanced technological skills in IT infrastructure to include networking and server/systems administration

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

(Masters degree preferred; combination of degree and experience considered)
8 years experience in progressing technology roles; 5 years of management experience;

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Job No:
Posted: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 1/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time