Information Technology Manager 3 (Virtualization and Storage Manager)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
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Level/Salary Band:
03 – M – Exempt
Work Unit:
Information Technology
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The EIT Infrastructure division is looking for an amazing leader to lead the Virtualization and Storage Team. Someone who can foster a team that is heavily engaged in customer service and exceptionally collaborates with all stakeholders. This leader will need to be able to promote an organizational culture that develops talent to meet an array of emerging challenges. This leader will need to understand how to listen, how to coach, and how to collaborate. We need someone who understands technology and technologists; people who get excited by making things work better. The EIT Infrastructure division provides a world class set of technologies and services to a world class university. We provide solutions and platforms on which the Penn State community can do great things. We’re here to enable. We’re here to support. We’re here to innovate. Our division is entering into a time of transformative change. We’re shifting from an organization that often leads with technology, to one that leads by understanding and meeting our customers’ needs. This position will lead a team of highly technical staff, providing oversight and management of day-to-day operations and project work. Responsibilities include Service Management activities for our Virtualization and Storage service offerings; the development of strategies and implementation plans for technologies and service; planning, resourcing, and budgeting; and ensuring our operational environments are aligned with best practices (e.g., architecture, security, disaster recovery, monitoring). The applicant must possess a working knowledge of the various virtualization platforms and storage domains including technologies or concepts such as: the VMWare suite of products, file and block storage, storage area networks, infrastructure as code, CI/CD pipelines, and various backup technologies; have experience providing vision, strategy, project management, and innovation in operational environments; expanding capabilities year over year; and have experience developing and support staff development. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate should have additional experience managing or project leading enterprise specialized teams.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088