What does an Assistant Director of Information Technology do?

IT managers are responsible for coordinating, planning, and leading computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the IT needs of an organization and are responsible for implementing computer systems to fulfill the organization's information systems requirements. The scope of an IT manager's responsibilities varies. In some cases, the focus is solely on computer networks. In other cases, the focus can be on managing telecommunications systems and other electronic support systems related to the company operations.

Typically, IT managers have a Bachelor's degree in computer science, information science, or a related field, and relevant work experience. Some IT managers also have a graduate degree. IT managers need strong problem-solving and project management skills.

What responsibilities are common for Assistant Director of Information Technology jobs?
  • Lead large IT projects, including the design and deployment of new IT systems and services
  • Monitor performance of information technology systems to determine cost and productivity levels, and to make recommendations for improving the IT infrastructure
  • Help define IT infrastructure strategy, architecture, and processes
  • Analyze business requirements by partnering with key stakeholders across the organization to develop solutions for IT needs
  • Assess vendors and develop test strategies for new hardware and software
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues related to internal IT
What are the typical qualifications for Assistant Director of Information Technology jobs?
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years of experience working in IT operations
  • Experience leading and managing large IT projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases and data storage systems, and phone systems
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Excellent project management skills and strong ability to prioritize
  • Firm grasp on IT infrastructure and operations best practices
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.6 ★
Total Pay--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

How much does an Assistant Director Of Information Technology make?

Assistant Director of Information Technology Career Path

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L5
Assistant Director of Information Technology
$153,107/yr
L6
L7
Director of It
$177,055/yr
L5

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
0%
2 - 4
5%
5 - 7
14%
8+
81%
Not including years spent in education and/or training
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“career growth is slow and not good at promoting employee who is working at their next level.”

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“I had the best boss that I have ever had and only left to pursue a unique and rare opportunity.”

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Mar 27, 2021

“The best reason to work with Ghershen Consultancy House is it allows Carrier development and great compensation in salary”

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Oct 3, 2021

“This one of the best companies to work for and our core values are proven everyday by everyone.”

LiveGlamLiveGlam
IT Senior Manager
Feb 22, 2021

“1) You get to work with highly talented people who have high standards and great value.”

Seasia InfotechSeasia Infotech
Senior Manager IT Service Management
Sep 5, 2020

“Good payment for your work and recognises you if you and your work is worth of.”

Maison D’ AuraineMaison D’ Auraine
IT Head
Mar 21, 2021

“Great opportunity to work here I working here sence 6years I love to work here really nice”

US ArmyUS Army
IT Manager
Nov 6, 2020

“Quality of life is not the greatest because many of the locations you get stationed at are not the best.”

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The most common qualifications to become an Assistant Director of Information Technology include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.

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