Director- Information Technology I

Job description

Job Title: Director- Information Technology I
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 223148
Department Information The Director of IT I for Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) for Computer Support is responsible for providing Information Technology support and services to 110 Faculty, 300 staff and 2400 graduate/undergraduate students in the School of ECE. Oversee and manage the Computer Support Group (CSG) to include installing and maintaining 425 workstations for graduate and undergraduate students in ECE academic labs, the Interdisciplinary Design Commons, which is available to all students at Georgia Tech, ECE Tutorial Lab and the ECE Writing Lab. The CSG provides installation, maintenance, and networking for an additional 775 Windows, Mac OS and Linux workstations utilized by the students, faculty and staff in the School of ECE. The CSG manages and maintains 50 Windows and Linux servers that provide over 800TBs of storage for students, faculty, staff and researchers for academics, research and business processes. The CSG develops and maintains applications in support of the ECE Undergraduate and Graduate Academic offices to track the progress and advise students in their pursuit of degrees at Georgia Tech.

Job Summary

Plan, organize and oversee the information technology support function for a campus unit. Includes the acquisition, installation and maintenance of hardware and software systems required to meet unit's information technology needs. Responsible for setting employee, determining organizational structure to meet those goals, assessing performance, providing feedback and recommending pay actions. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: unit senior management and staff, unit IT users/customers, OIT management and staff, IT directors in other units. This position typically will advise and counsel: unit senior management and staff, unit IT users/customers, OIT management and staff, IT directors in other units. This position will supervise: unit IT support team.


Job Duty 1 -
Direct unit IT support staff personnel to include staffing, formulation and assignment of goals, performance assessment and employee development.

Job Duty 2 -
Formulate unit IT budget and manage related expenditures.

Job Duty 3 -
Oversee ongoing review of unit information needs and formulate and implement plans required to meet those needs.

Job Duty 4 -
Coordinate/communicate unit IT plans, programs and activities with OIT as appropriate.

Job Duty 5 -
May serve as unit representative on campus-wide information technology advisory groups.

Job Duty 6 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science Computer Engineering or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Experience
Four to five years of job related experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This job requires working knowledge of unit level information technology infrastructure including related software and hardware. Skills in strategic planning, budget formulation and management, management of technical professionals, oral and written communication, IT policy development and administration, project management, process engineering/reengineering, relational database administration and application of performance metrics is required.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.




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Posted: 1/10/2021
Application Due: 4/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time