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IT Business Partner (Hybrid)

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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Pitt IT Client Services - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (22009386)

Pitt Information Technology is hiring for an IT Business Partner (ITBP) whose primary functions are to be a strategic IT leader, converging IT with the University areas (responsibility centers, schools, departments, or units) for which they are responsible. The ITBP will align with the area leadership to plan IT strategies and establish the objectives-driven vision for the area's future technology needs while converging Pitt IT best practices, software, and solutions to the area whenever possible.

The ITBP will keep communications open with the stakeholders through regular meetings and reporting. In addition, the ITBP will interact and maintain working relationships with all Pitt IT teams to ensure that IT capacity and area demand are well understood, track the adoption and success metrics of implementations, and strategically make adjustments when necessary.


Leadership Understand and advance objectives
  • Establish a vision and strategy for objectives-driven IT planning
  • Direct strategic initiatives/goals
  • Analyze and evaluate
  • IT resources and budgeting
  • Align available people and resources to tasks/projects

  • Establish standards for area software and enterprise initiatives
  • Conduct analysis on technology and business processes
  • Evaluate non-enterprise solutions for area use, directing areas towards Pitt enterprise software, solutions, and practices when possible
  • Review implementation metrics
  • Identify the best IT solutions that will propel the area's objectives

  • Maintain and manage regular contact with stakeholders
  • Communicate Pitt IT Initiatives and service changes
  • Report status and updates to key stakeholders
  • Build positive working relationships with Pitt IT teams, directors, senior management and internal and external stakeholders.

Pitt Information Technology (Pitt IT) creates experiences that delight, inspire, and empower people to impact education, research, and the broader community. Your efforts will be supporting a world-renowned teaching and research facility. Pitt IT is committed to representing the diverse community we serve; to value and promote equity, humanity, and diversity. We encourage qualified individuals to apply and join us in leveraging the strengths of people belonging to every race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender, gender-identity, neuro-variance, sexual orientation, age, disability, and veteran status.Join the team responsible for strategy, implementation, and maintenance of technology at the University of Pittsburgh-ranked by Forbes among Amazon, CDW, Cisco Systems, Google, LinkedIn, and Microsoft as one of "America's Best Large Employers."

Equivalent combinations of education, relevant experience, and industry certifications may be considered per University guidelines.Three or more years as an IT Business Relationship Manager, IT Business Partner, IT Director, or other experience in IT relationship management is required.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.

Department Details Pitt IT provides innovative services to support teaching, learning, research, and administrative functions at the University. We are committed to leveraging resources to enhance the experience of students, faculty, and staff; drive the digitization of campus; facilitate community engagement; and accelerate regional impact. The University offers a robust retirement savings plan with 100% employer match, 150% after vesting. 11 Paid Holidays. Paid Vac, Sick, Personal. Add'l Winter Recess Paid Time Off Paid Parental Leave Above-average Employer Contribution toward Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, Life, and more. Education benefits for staff, spouses/partners, dependents. Student loan assistance. Free transit pass.
Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Systems/Programmer.IV
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule M-F bus hrs. On occasion, some evening and weekend work may be necessary depending on business load, project timeline requirements, urgent support, or scheduled downtime changes. May be responsible for manning an escalation phone number.
Work Arrangement Hybrid: Combination of On-Campus and Remote work as determined by the department.
Hiring Range TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents Resume
Optional Documents Cover Letter


Posted: 2022-11-23 Expires: 2022-12-25

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