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IT Infrastructure & Capital Projects Lead

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Work type: Staff
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Information Systems & Technology, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)
Position Description

Job Summary

Under general supervision, this position develops, improves, and supports the Cal Poly enterprise web program.  This position will also be responsible for creation, execution, and oversight of portions of vendor contracts and relationships.

Under the general direction, this position provides leadership and project management for the technical aspects of Cal Poly’s IT infrastructure capital construction projects.  This position plays a key role in the successful planning, tracking, and implementation of the technical aspects of these projects. They are primarily responsible for meeting with both internal and external teams, advising on technical impact, managing vendors, communicating to customers about technical projects, and communicating with ITS about overall project information.

Department Summary

Information Technology Services (ITS) is a fast-moving team that is responsible for helping Cal Poly achieve academic excellence through developing and implementing learning, teaching, and administrative solutions which leverage technology that align with strategic goals and objectives. With a focus on continuous improvement, ITS fosters innovation, supports continuous learning, and develops people to their full potential. Our team of more than 170 professionals works in a DevOps environment to shape the technology landscape at Cal Poly.

Key Qualifications

  • Manages overall performance of information technology projects; ensuring
    milestones and deliverables are met through scoping, managing dependencies,
    critical path, resources, risks and decisions.
  • Prepares, coordinates and leads Waterfall and Agile project meetings and activities such as: project charters, timelines, work breakdown, sprint planning, workshops, daily standups, and post project lesson learned meetings.  
  • Collaborates with IT and Facilities teams on major and minor capital projects with a focus on strategy, vendor management, technology standards, and budget management to ensure successful project delivery.
    to ensure unified enterprise web service offering
  • Understands and communicates impact of construction decisions to campus constituents, ITS leadership, and impacted ITS teams. 
  • Collaborates with ITS and Campus partners to develop infrastructure roadmaps and related technology lifecycles.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience.
  • Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for up to two years of required education on a year-for-year basis.

Salary and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Range: $100,000 - $120,000 Per Year

Classification Range: $58,944 - $145,488 Per Year

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information. 

Cal Poly

Cal Poly is a nationally-ranked public university located in San Luis Obispo, California, and known for its Learn by Doing philosophy. Each year more than 20,000 top-tier students come to San Luis Obispo to put knowledge into action, taking their learning outside the classroom as they prepare for careers in engineering, agriculture, science, business, humanities and the built environment. Cal Poly’s hands-on philosophy, small class sizes and close student-faculty mentorships result in graduates ready from day one to impact their communities, California and the world. For more information, visit

Diversity Statement

At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Cal Poly is an equal opportunity employer. 

Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

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