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IT Manager

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Position Details

Position Information

Title IT Manager
Department UITS-Admin Technologies (9522)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

University Information Technology Services (UITS), within the University of Arizona, is looking for a motivated individual to lead an experienced, high quality team of business analysts supporting enterprise services including Kuali Financials and Kuali Research. The successful candidate will be an experienced manager with strong project management and business analysis skills who will lead and inspire team members to achieve outstanding results. We are proud to have a collaborative environment with space for innovation, continuous learning, accountability, and a desirable work/life balance.

Duties & Responsibilities

•Manage, develop and mentor a team of business analysts who support enterprise systems such as Kuali Financials and Kuali Research, both open-source java based systems.
•Build relationships with business stakeholders, technical teams, peer institutions and vendors.
•Manage multiple projects with dynamic priorities, meeting deadlines and exceeding expectations.
•Build and maintain templates for standard BA tools such as business cases, use cases, fit gap analyses, test plans and requirements specifications.
•Discover, promote and implement continuous improvements.
•Create and maintain documentation.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

•Project Management
•Requirements Analysis
•Business Process Modeling
•Testing and quality assurance

Minimum Qualifications

Seven years of progressively responsible information technology experience including one year of supervisory experience; OR, Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems or a related field AND four years of information technology experience which includes one year of supervisory experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

•Experience with Jira.
•Business Analyst Certification.
•3+ years management experience.
•Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
•Excellent communication skills -ability to effectively present ideas, both orally and in written form.
•Demonstrated customer focus through the establishment of strong customer relationships and the creation of processes from a customer viewpoint.
•A strong track record of problem-solving in a collaborative team environment, including familiarity with agile methodologies such as Scrum, and/or Kanban.

FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Computer, Engineering and Technical
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay $82,000 Annually
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A22067
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Melanie Hornstein

Open Date 09/14/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 09/22/2017
Special Instructions to Applicant
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have three or more years of management experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents