Job Information

University of Utah Identity and Access Management (IAM) Program Manager in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 07/09/2021

Requisition Number PRN26853B

Job Title Associate Director IT

Working Title Identity and Access Management (IAM) Program Manager

Job Grade H

FLSA Code Executive

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F, 40 hours

VP Area President

Department 00954 - UIT Systems & Security

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $75,900/yr. to $148,100/yr. DOE

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Develops and implements policies, programs and financial objectives for assigned Information Technology departments. Participates in preparing department budgets and in setting department goals. Ensures continuity and quality customer service between University departments and community.

About UIT : University Information Technology ( UIT ), the central IT service provider for campus, reports to the Chief Information Officer and is responsible for many of the University of Utah’s most critical common IT resources including the campus network; the Campus Information Services ( CIS ) portal; UMail, telephone, and online collaboration services; high performance and research computing; information security; teaching and learning technologies; software licensing; and a host of other systems and services. For more information about UIT visit .

About the University: Located in Salt Lake City, in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of the State of Utah’s system of higher education and a member of the PAC -12 Conference. Salt Lake City combines the amenities of a major metropolitan area of more than one million people with the friendliness and ease of living of a small, Western city. Seven major ski resorts are within an hour’s drive from campus, and opportunities to pursue activities from biking to hiking to fishing abound. Salt Lake is also home to the Utah Symphony and Opera, the Utah Ballet, several professional sports teams, and a wide range of other cultural and recreational activities.


• Define program / project requirements; Publish priorities for efforts within the program that will be broken down into the multiple project streams

• Conduct program / project meetings, communicate individual roles and project/program expectations

• Assist in stakeholder management across the enterprise to effectively execute requirements, business logic, and design of the IAM Program.

• Monitor the use of best practices, project standards, procedures and quality objectives across the multiple projects and organizations

• Assess variances from the program and project plans, analyzes metrics, and proposes changes as necessary to ensure that the program remains within specified scope and is within time, cost and quality objectives. Identify effects of the variances on related sub-projects

• Provide a broad understanding of multiple technologies and business functions to the Program and Project Managers

• Experience in driving project execution through various phases, Releases

• Develop Active Directory and IAM Program Objectives, Overview, Vision, and Strategy

• Work with internal customers for program organization, program coordination, and direction of the IAM Steering Committee

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related computer science area, or equivalency required; plus six years of progressively more responsible management experience; and demonstrated leadership, human relations and effective communication skills also required.

Department Specific Qualifications:

• Experience and knowledge of Active Directory in an enterprise environment

• Experience and knowledge of SailPoint IIQ as an Identity and Access Management application

• Experience with and knowledge of providing inputs on program level IAM strategy to include planning and technical integration with multiple business work streams under compressed timelines.

•Familiarity with: Single-Sign-On ( SSO ), Federated/Delegated Authentication, Multi-Factor Authentication ( MFA ), Privileged Access Management ( PAM ), Azure Active Directory (AD), and general information security concepts.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills, along with strong presentation skills

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.