Jobs in IT at the University of California

There are many open positions in IT across the UC locations at any one time. The UC Office of the President hosts a website where you can search for all IT jobs at any or all locations. For example, try using the keyword “information technology,” or a job title, and select All Locations.

Occasionally, a campus CIO will feature a particular open position (see below). These positions are posted here for one to two months. Notification about them is sent out via the subscription newsletter for the UC IT Blog.

Featured positions

Director of Cyberinfrastructure and Research Technologies – UC Merced

The University of California Merced seeks an experienced, collaborative leader to join the Office of Information Technology (OIT) leadership team as Director of Cyberinfrastructure and Research Technologies  (DCRT). The Director will collaborate with faculty, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students and OIT leadership to plan and provide the infrastructure, applications and services required to support the University’s diverse and growing research portfolio.  The successful candidate will assist with the development of research computing strategies, and deploy technologies to enable data intensive research programs. The position reports to the Chief Information Officer and has two direct reports.

Chief Information Officer – UCANR

Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President for Business Operations and Administration, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) has primary responsibility for leading a customer-focused organization that delivers efficient and effective technical solutions to advance the education, research, and service missions of the University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The CIO has oversight of systems administration, database administration, network administration, information security, systems analysis, desktop support, technical support, hardware and software selection, application development, staffing and budget development and monitoring unit performance.

The CIO creates, develops, manages, staffs, organizes and monitors the implementation and operations of the information systems and develops the strategic information technology plan. Responsible for managing, preparing, administering, directing and efficiently allocating resources. Advises senior managers, unit directors, and the division’s leadership regarding technology related issues, proposes technology solutions as he/she develops the IT unit strategic plan; represents UC ANR through membership in systemwide technology councils, and technical committees; has responsibility for understanding application programming and technology in business processes as well as technology trends and issues. Identifies practical application of new technologies, and implements same for the achievement of business, operational and programmatic goals. Oversees the development, implementation and maintenance of information security operations at UC ANR.

Works collaboratively with all personnel across the division and with IT and business peers across the system to pursue the division’s objectives while also ensuring that the division remains aligned with applicable University policy and that it contributes to and capitalizes on University investments in areas such as enterprise resource planning, cloud computing, data warehousing, and storage.

Manager – IT Infrastructure, Security and Support – UCANR

ANR Information Technology provides a range of technology services that support the academic personnel and staff of the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR). The office supports more than 1500 extension professionals on three campuses, nine major field research and extension centers and more than 64 cooperative extension offices across the state.

The Information Systems Manager 1 is responsible for the oversight and supervision of the UC ANR Security, Systems Administration, Network Administration and Service Desk teams.  This position will provide support to team members as well as the Chief Information Officer as the organization and service model undergoes significant change.

Involves providing a variety of IT services. Assignments will include security program development, implementation and oversight, project management, policy analysis, systems administration, network administration, solutions design, systems maintenance, technical support or a combination of these and / or other IT functions. Will serve as the Chief Information Security Officer for UC systemwide activities and deputy CIO for UC ANR.