Information Technology Director II
Position Is Open Until Filled

Code: 20931 Posted: 06/04/2024

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that's unparalleled.  An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one's future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals. The university is the proud recipient of the 2022 AASCU Excellence & Innovation Award for Student Success and College Completion from The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), a testament to years of strategic efforts.

UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well as an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that's easy to call home. Find out why.

Position Title: Information Technology Director II

Employment Type: Full Time

Reports To: Vice Chancellor

Full Time Pay Range: $85,000.00 - $92,000.00/year

The Director of Information Technology, provides leadership and guidance in critical areas of technology administration at the university, including budgeting, resource development and allocation, policy formation, technology evaluation, and service development, delivery, and deployment. The incumbent will assist in managing business operations to improve cost effectiveness, service quality, and IT operational effectiveness. Provides leadership, direction, and support at the institution and/or state. Analyzes technology trends and advancement in areas of specialization and plans for the long-term direction of the IT organization.

Essential Job Functions

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides strategic leadership and guidance at the executive level in critical areas of technology administration, having institution and/or state-wide
  • Partners with the Project Management Office (PMO) to support governance, strategic planning, project and portfolio management, cross institutional initiatives, and executive level projects
  • Fosters strategic partnerships in carrying out enterprise-wide computing services for the central IT organization
  • Directs key services within the division with broad-reaching institutional impact
  • Provides leadership for planning, developing, and implementing information technology initiatives
  • Leads the development and implementation of best practices and standards in process, design, architecture, and operations of all aspects of service-oriented information technology delivery
  • Serve as the primary point of contact and participant in the governance Universities of Wisconsin IT as a Service program to ensure UW-Parkside's needs are being represented and successfully met. 

Job Description: 



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent academic 
  • Five to seven years related industry experience
  • Supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will possess higher education experience, as well as experience in network management, information security administration, and systems administration.


Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details:

Health & Retirement Contributions Estimator:  

Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Review of Applications

Applications received by 6/18/2024 are ensured full consideration. Position open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Amber Marzette

Diversity Jobs Employer Member
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