What does a Student Support Manager do?

IT support managers serve in director level roles overseeing the day-to-day operations of an IT support department. They lead a team of IT professionals, which may include developers, programmers, and support desk staff. They select, implement, and oversee the systems and equipment used by the department, including ticketing programs and any automated self-service tools. They establish and enforce department policies, guidelines, and user support standards. They are also accountable for implementing and overseeing an information security program with sufficient safeguards and protocols to keep data secure. They take a lead role in driving strategic planning and directing major initiatives.

IT support managers typically have a bachelor’s degree in a computer science field, and a background in IT roles, including positions with supervisory responsibilities. They must have strong leadership skills and good project management abilities.

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Avg. Experience2-4 years

Student Support Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

$61,246 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$44K
Median: $61K
$85K
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Student Support Manager Career Path

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Software Support Manager
Oct 26, 2020

“Amazing benefits and a product I can really stand behind”

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IT Support Manager
Sep 24, 2020

“Decent work and life balance”

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Sep 15, 2021

“Excellent Support and career progressions”

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Life Support Manager
Jan 29, 2021

“Expected to do whatever it takes to get the job done but little to no recognition.”

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Team Lead Support
Oct 25, 2019

“• Cross functional teams working towards simplifying customer engagement which drives everyone to work as a team.”

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Remote Support Team Lead
May 11, 2021

“Your team always encourages you to do better because they know you can do better.”

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Vice President of Support
Aug 20, 2019

“Good pay and benefit options.”

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Mar 10, 2021

“Good packages and car scheme.”

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