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Information Resources & Technology (IRT) partners with faculty, staff, and students to provide essential information technology services that support mission critical activities and innovative technology solutions that facilitate the accomplishment of strategic campus goals. We actively engage our faculty, staff, and students to deliver high quality resources and responsive services that meet current and future campus technology needs. IRT is committed to communicating clearly, operating transparently, and taking a data-driven approach to continuous improvement.


Sac State Downtown - IT Coordinator

Posting Number AS0166P

Job Summary Information Resources & Technology (IRT) provides essential information technology services for campus operations and innovative technology solutions to facilitate the accomplishment of strategic campus goals. This position serves as the IT Coordinator for Sac State Downtown located on S Street. This position will report to the Associate Chief Information Officer with a dotted line to the Vice President for Public Affairs and Advocacy. This position will coordinate all aspects of IT support for Sac State Downtown. Scope will include support for faculty, staff, and students and their computers, peripherals, office machines, and classroom/conference room technology. This position will coordinate IT aspects of events and provide direct support for events that will involve engagement with representatives of the public and/or private sectors. This position will serve as a translator between the IT domain and the higher education/public policy domains. This position will be a very visible member of the Downtown Sac State team and serve as an agent of and liaison to Information Resources & Technology. This position will participate in some IRT projects and attend IRT meetings on a recurring basis. This position will work 8 – 5 or equivalent schedule based on business needs. This position will work some evenings and weekends to support events or instruction; flex time will be provided.

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Director of University Reporting and Data Services

Posting Number AS0082P

Job Summary The Director of University Reporting and Data Services reports to the Senior Director of Strategic Projects and leads and manages a high-performing team of analysts, developers, and modelers. The Director of University Reporting and Data Services is responsible for delivering a sustainable data warehouse and reporting platform to meet current and emerging campus data needs. The platform will meet both strategic and operational needs for data and reports for multiple divisions including Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Advancement, and Budget and Finance. When possible, reports should be designed to meet campus-wide needs that span divisions. The platform currently includes Oracle, Cognos, Informatica, SPSS Modeler, and Tableau. This position interacts with the Chief Information Officer and other senior leaders by participating in strategic, campus-wide projects that involve using data or analytics to influence decision making or measure progress toward campus-wide goals. The Director serves as project manager for both internal and campus-wide projects. The team uses principles of agile development to produce deliverables. The Director plays a key role in gathering requirements and ensuring that partners stay engaged and participate in acceptance testing to bring projects to closure. This position serves as campus-wide leader in areas such reporting, analytics, and visualizations. This position often participates in campus-wide projects with goals that involve reports or analytics, and will collaborate with and support the University President’s office on data governance and analytics. This position will serve as a key resource for IRT and the campus in terms of best practices in data governance such as data ownership, data access, data reporting, data definitions, data usage, data privacy, etc. This position will engage campus stakeholders and serve as an advocate for data-driven discussions, decision-making, and actions. This position will play a key role in helping Sac State be intentional about our use of data and advance in terms of data maturity. This position handles vendor relationships for our data warehouse and reporting platform and coordinates renewals and other aspects of procurement. This position will access information assets containing protected data as defined in the CSU Data Classification Standard only if needed in order to accomplish an authorized task. Access must be based on the principles of need-to-know and least privilege. This position will report any real or potential risk or threat to the security of campus devices, applications, or data to the Information Security Office. All team members work in alignment with strategic goals of Sac State and IRT.

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Business Intelligence Analyst/Developer

Posting Number AS0084P

Job Summary The Data Warehouse Business Intelligence Analyst / Reporting Analyst facilitates data administration and support, with emphasis on solving analytical business and reporting problems through the application of business intelligence technology and processes. This position reports to the Director of University Reporting and Data Services in the Division of Information Resources and Technology. The Data Business Intelligence Analyst/ Reporting Analyst, in many cases, will act as a member of a team of division and campus colleagues and will sometimes serve as a lead on business intelligence and reporting projects. The incumbent’s duties will include working with key business stakeholders to define and enable data reporting and dashboard initiatives and innovative business intelligence solutions to support key University objectives. The Analyst will consult with business users to optimize information and analytic usage to ensure reports and dashboards are focused on providing users with quick and actionable business intelligence. Duties may include documentation development, support and other in-depth customer relations activity to support the analytic reporting environment. Duties may also include working as a team member on issues related to use of database management packages and analytic reporting tools (e.g. Cognos) for reporting and analysis, including ensuring data integrity and serving as a contributor to the definition, design and implementation of the specified data marts making up the University Data Warehouse. Note: All IRT employees should be familiar with the mission of the University, the University Strategic Plan, and the campus information technology strategic plan. In accordance with CSU policy, the incumbent must read and sign an appropriate Information Confidentiality Agreement.

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Project Manager/Business Analyst

Posting Number AS0121P

Job Summary Information Resources & Technology (IRT) provides essential information technology services for campus operations and innovative technology solutions to facilitate the accomplishment of strategic campus goals. Reporting to the Senior Director of Planning and Strategic Projects, this position will work under minimal direction to independently coordinate, plan, support, and execute enterprise-wide and division information technology projects. The incumbent will manage the Project Management Life Cycle from beginning to end, establish multi-disciplinary stakeholder and project team buy-in, apply his or her knowledge and understanding of industry-accepted methodologies (i.e., Project Management Institute [PMI]) and lessons learned from past experience to facilitate project success, and provide imaginative, thorough, and practicable solutions to a wide range of problems. Using technical experience and training, the incumbent works with Information Security, Networking, Operations, and other IT departments to plan for proper system and security design and best practices. The incumbent works within the Project Management Office on the project portfolio and works with all the IRT departments and functional divisions during the course of managing projects, with an emphasis on projects incorporating technology to support student success and teaching and learning. As part of the Project Management Office, the incumbent will also help develop and implement maturing project management policies and procedures. This incumbent will develop a thorough understanding of IRT services and how they each support projects. The incumbent will work in alignment with campus-wide and organizational goals. Work hours are typically Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM; other hours as required. Note: All IRT employees should be familiar with the mission of the University, the University Strategic Plan, and the campus information technology strategic plan. This position will access information assets containing protected data as defined in the CSU Data Classification Standard only if needed in order to accomplish an authorized task. Access must be based on the principles of need-to know and least privilege. This position will report any real or potential risk or threat to the security of campus devices, applications, or data to the Information Security Office. In accordance with CSU policy, the incumbent must read and sign an appropriate Information Confidentiality Agreement.

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Information Security Officer

Posting Number AS0120P

Job Summary Information Resources & Technology (IRT) provides essential information technology services for campus operations and innovative technology solutions to facilitate the accomplishment of strategic campus goals. The Information Security Officer (ISO) reports to the Vice President and Chief Information Officer and serves as member of the IRT senior leadership team and actively participates in planning, projects, prioritization, and continuous improvement of IRT operations and customer service. The ISO will lead and manage all aspects of the campus-wide information security and privacy program including awareness, training, intrusion prevention, incident response, and compliance. The ISO leads and manages a small, high performing team of information security professionals and student workers. The ISO will serve as campus-wide advocate and liaison for compliance, intrusion prevention, incident response, and information security awareness. The ISO will collaborate with campus stakeholders to mature the information security program and the other programs and services in his/her purview. The ISO will stay informed about current and emerging risks and trends through participation in professional organizations such as REN-ISAC and networking with CSU ISOs and other peers. The ISO will collaborate with campus constituents to develop campus security policies and standards to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets. System-wide information security policies are documented in ICSUAM Section 8000. The ISO will take a balanced approach to managing risk and enabling our faculty, staff, and students to perform mission critical activities. The ISO will be responsible for metrics/reporting needs in his/her purview including periodic risk reports and audits. All team members work in alignment with strategic goals of Sac State and IRT. The ISO position requires the highest level of confidentiality and integrity; successfully completing a background investigation will be required for this position of trust.

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