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Policy and IT Relationship Manager, CIO Office
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 9, 2022
Title Policy and IT Relationship Manager, CIO Office
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department CIO Office
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Institutional Advancement
    Information Technology
    Administrative Support/Services

Position Summary
The Policy and IT Relationship Manager, will be deeply involved in IT project planning and prioritization efforts as well as VPCIO policy development. The successful candidate will work closely with the VPCIO departments to write and formalize new and update existing policies. The successful candidate will also work to build and strengthen cross-university relationships while coordinating university IT project planning and prioritization efforts. This position reports directly to the Assistant Chief Information Officer and Director of Strategic Portfolio Management.

Your responsibilities will include:
Work as a liaison to bridge and facilitate communication between the VPCIO staff and University Leadership’s sponsor representatives to ensure there is a common understanding of strategic IT project statuses and prioritizations
Develop and generate reports to clearly communicate portfolio-related details for different constituents and audiences
Facilitate meetings with topics related to project scoping, project planning, prioritization, and IT resource optimization
Revise and update policies regularly to ensure the most up-to-date policies are readily available
Communicate effectively with all VPCIO management staff, subject matter experts, and University employees to ensure accuracy of policy and completeness of the UB policy approval process
Promote proper Records Management throughout the VPCIO division

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About UBIT:
It is a great time to join UB Information Technology (UBIT)! Our staff are highly skilled and motivated to succeed and have cutting-edge training and technical resources at their disposal. For more information about UBIT visit our website. All the duties & responsibilities listed above continue to occur in a 24×7 environment, therefore, working extended hours, holidays, or varied hours may be required.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of experience in writing policies and successful business, program, or project management. A higher degree or a combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of the minimum requirements.
Knowledge of grammatical structure and content; including rules of composition and grammar
Excellent organizational and analytical skills; demonstrated skills in critical thinking, attention to detail, and problem-solving
Highly proficient in time management, planning and prioritization; ability to manage changing priorities

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in a higher education institution, preferably in a multifaceted university environment
Experience as a technical writer
Experience with information technology terminology

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