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Oklahoma State University
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Posted: 03/15/2017
Director of Telecommunications

The Director of Telecommunications is a member of the Information Technology Department. This position reports to the Chief Information Officer. The Director is responsible for the strategic planning, implementation, security and daily operations of the telecommunications infrastructure used for administrative, academic, and research activities. Telecommunications infrastructure includes but is not limited to the fiber optics plant, data networks, (wired and wireless), Internet connectivity and bandwidth management, and voice communications and services. This position also serves as the IT liaison for emergency communications.

Effective communications and collaboration with the OSU/A&M community and external constituents is essential. This position requires work after normal working hours and requires continual availability via voice and email.  Additional income is provided in your base salary for procuring and maintaining a cellular device.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor degree and combined five years of supervisory and comparable enterprise telecommunications environment experience. Must be able to lift at least 25 pounds. Prefer candidate with Master's degree in Telecommunications, Business, IT Security, or other computer related field and experience in higher education. Maintain a managerial level of expertise in the following technologies: DNS, DHCP, routers/switches (preferably Cisco), VoIP, Ericcson PBX, firewall, fiber installation, traffic logging/analysis, and emerging technologies.

Apply online at for consideration. For assistance with the on-line application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-7401. 

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category.

OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)