Information Technology Consultant

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Information Systems & Technology

Information Technology Consultant

Information Technology Consultant - Career

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Sunday, July 10, 2022, 11:55 pm PST

Hiring Preference

Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2,5,7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Position Summary

As a direct report to the Associate Dean, Resource & Program Management, the incumbent will support the discipline specific technology needs of the college, departments, faculty and staff. Work will be assigned and guided by the ITC Lead for the college while also having some independent action and initiative.

FLSA: Exempt - This position is covered by health benefits, and is exempt (not eligible for overtime compensation according to the Fair Labor Standards Act).

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,372 - $10,792 per month 

Hiring Range: Anticipated hiring range is typically near the minimum of the classification range, although commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.

Salary Grade/Range:  2

Recruitment Type: Regular (probationary)

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan:  12 months

Work Hours: Monday - Friday. 8AM - 5PM

Department Information 

The College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies (SSIS) provides a curriculum that examines human society in all aspects.

Curriculum focuses on such topics as relationships among individuals and groups, the functioning of the political system and economy, the nature and influence of culture, relationships among nations, and the relation of human society to the natural environment.

Required Qualifications 

1. Demonstrated ability to maintain a welcoming and inclusive work environment with diverse colleagues and constituents including faculty, students, staff, and members of the community.
2. Demonstrated history of and commitment to building and maintaining a respectful and professional work environment.
3. Demonstrated ability to function as an Information Technology Consultant at the Career level, including the ability to research and apply technical judgement to both standard and non-standard applications and systems, integrate multiple applications to match user and business process needs, use systems to provide solutions to a wide range of common business problems, and make data-informed decisions in support of business processes.
4. Comprehensive knowledge and experience installing, troubleshooting, and managing Windows and Apple hardware and software in a medium size enterprise environment.
5. Demonstrated ability to work moderately independently on a variety of IT computer systems to provide solutions to common operational and instructional problems.
6. Demonstrated ability to initiate and manage multiple complex tasks, projects and implement workflow solutions under competing deadlines and maintain flexibility during constant shifting priorities.
7. Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal communication skills in working with diverse users, interpreting their needs and delivering appropriate IT solutions.
8. Demonstrated ability to collaborate and consult with other IT staff and units to assess user needs and proved appropriate solutions.
9. Demonstrated ability to maintain currency with shifting technologies, especially in a higher education context and apply knowledge to meet department and college needs.
10. Demonstrated ability to serve as a consultative expert on technology uses and applications.
11. Demonstrated ability to analyze operations, procedures, and workflows to develop recommendations for technology solutions to business problems.

- Ability to pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications 

12. Knowledge of University infrastructure, policies and procedures.
13. Three years’ experience installing and troubleshooting Windows and Apple operating systems in an Active Directory environment in a medium size enterprise environment of at least 500 computers and multiple servers, preferably within higher education environment.
14. Two years customer-facing technical support experience, preferably within higher education.
15. Experience supporting instructional computer labs and classroom environments.
16. Experience supporting statistical software packages and servers (SPSS, STATA, NVIVO, others).
17. Experience supporting GIS software packages (ArcGIS, QGIS).

Required Licenses/Certifications 


Documents Needed to Apply

Resume and cover letter. Failure to submit the required documentation may result in disqualification.

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, and campus safety.  

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.  

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Background Check Disclaimer  

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Out of State Employment Policy

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States. 

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit . 

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at . 
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Eligibility Verification  

Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa). 

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.



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