Job Vacancy: Director of IT Operations - Data to Insight Center, Pervasive Technology Institute, Indiana University

The Data to Insight Center, a member center of the Pervasive Technology Institute at the Indiana University Bloomington and the parent organization for the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC), seeks applications for the position of Director of IT Operations.

Job summary: Serves in a lead DevOps role for the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC), a collaborative of Indiana University, the University of Illinois, and the HathiTrust (University of Michigan) that enables computational analytical access to massive digital texts. Provides high-level technical and practical expertise, consulting, and management of IT systems and services. Ensures high availability of services. Architects new services and enhances current services on the current roadmap for HTRC success. Maintains and applies a significant depth of knowledge in many widely varied technology areas, including computing, security, data and high performance computing. Directs the technical activities of the HTRC tech team members on a day-to-day basis; contributes to HTRC systems architecture design; provides technical guidance to HTRC systems administration; and contributes to other supervisory activities. Develops and maintains contacts across the HTRC partnership as well as with internal systems groups at IU (Research Technologies, Enterprise Systems). Performs high-level analysis of complicated technical and data architectures to identify and address security vulnerabilities and compliance in collaboration with the IU UISO (University Information Security Office).

Additionally, serves in a broader leadership role as an Associate Director of the Data to Insight Center, providing primary technical contact for IT groups at the School of Informatics and Computing, IU UITS and Research Technologies, and IU UISO.

Qualifications (please review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.)

REQUIRED (Combinations of related education and experience may be considered):


OTHER: Preference is for employment location in Bloomington IN, however, depending on particulars of the candidate a telecommuting arrangement may be acceptable.

Indiana University Bloomington is the flagship campus of a great public university with over 45,000 students and a nearly 10,000 faculty and staff. Creativity and academic freedom are hallmarks of IU Bloomington and its contributions in research and the arts. The IU Bloomington and the city of Bloomington offer a diverse and vibrant community with many food, housing, culture, and entertainment options. Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.

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