Join Our Team!

Help WantedIt’s no secret that Ohio State produces legendary teams. What you may not know is that some of our strongest teams work together off the field, building IT systems and supporting the critical infrastructure to run one of the largest universities in the country. Our team is growing, and you can be part of it!

In the Office of the CIO, we work together every day to connect the Ohio State University to the world, making our students, faculty and staff part of the conversation to influence the direction of global thought and leadership.

Current Job Openings

Job postings for the Office of the CIO are listed below. Jobs are categorized by line of business or the supporting area to which they report. Instructions to view job details for open positions follow. Note: Due to the refresh cycle for job postings, this listing may not be exhaustive and some postings may expire between page updates.

  • Batch Monitoring Analyst-Inter – 2 Available (415269) – Responsible for the timely identification, escalation, and resolution coordination of issues with nightly batch processing in a high-pressure, often fast-paced, environment; assists on-call staff with resolving batch issues by: understanding the critical path for that day for all production and test systems running batch, pro-actively monitoring the critical path in all systems to ensure jobs are running correctly and on time, escalating issues appropriately as needed, troubleshooting issues and recommending solutions, and taking the appropriate actions to get university critical processes back on track…
  • Batch Programmer/Analyst – Sr​ (415270) – Under general direction, have duties of instructing, directing, and checking the work of other batch developers; lead analysis of business and process requests, develop solution options in conjunction with business partners, and lead development of solutions; with full competency, devises or modifies solutions to complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, security best practices, and desired results…
  • Help Desk Technician​ (415277) – Responsible for receiving, resolving, escalating, and monitoring customer issues/requests; provides immediate assistance and problem resolution, whenever possible, for service inquiries concerning utilization and information regarding all university computer systems applications, telephony and paging systems, personal computers and peripherals; critical tasks performed by this area also includes communicating, tracking and reporting computing environment outages.
  • IT Systems Analyst – Inter (415278) – This position will play a pivotal role in managing the Electronic Signature (eSignature) service offering across the university; provide expertise to the business offices on potential solutions and facilitate an effective decision making process; required to work with a variety of subject matter experts and technical developers in team situations to develop creative ways to solve business needs…
  • Project Administrator​ (415264) – The Project Administrator is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Financials ERP Replacement Project team at the forefront of cloud technology, shaping the ERP landscape for one of the largest and best-ranked land-grant universities in the nation. The position will support leaders in the Office of the Chief Information Officer, Business and Finance, Wexner Medical Center and the Office of Sponsored projects; handles a variety of support and project management responsibilities related to the administrative projects and initiatives within the Financials ERP Replacement Project…

Applying for Open Positions

To read more details about or to apply for any OCIO or other Ohio State positions, follow these steps:

    1. Open Ohio State’s Applicant Portal site, located at
    2. Choose the Search Jobs option on the left side of the screen.
    3. Search on Keywords using the job opening number that is listed next to the position of interest.

Project Spotlight

As Ohio’s largest university, Ohio State works every day with the earliest adopters of technology and is constantly evolving to meet their changing needs. In this environment only the sharpest IT professionals survive, and even they are learning something new every step of the way. Below is a sampling of projects and current areas of focus.

University Administrative Systems and Oracle/PeopleSoft

PeopleSoft is an important component of Ohio State’s business operations — managing data from recruitment to retirement. Ohio State recently completed a PeopleSoft upgrade that will increase system availability, reduce unscheduled outages, improve server processing and decrease database server costs by 80%. If you have experience with PeopleSoft or similar enterprise level systems, then we’re looking for you.

Mobile Technologies

Building on the foundation of our much-loved mobile app, OSU is finding new ways to go mobile. Students will need more mobile services for new devices, digital textbooks and technologies that haven’t even emerged yet. There is much yet to be discovered in this growing field, and OSU has been partnering with market innovators to stay ahead of the curve and deliver solutions to meet their changing needs.

IT Security

IT Security is not only here to stay, it is continuing to grow. It’s an ongoing game of cat-and-mouse, with criminals constantly devising new schemes and our security experts finding the solutions to ward them off. Successful IT security professionals are continually learning and honing their skills. It’s a challenging field, but it’s never boring.

Culture & Benefits

88% of OCIO employees say their schedules can be easily adjusted for work life balanceFlexibility. Empowerment. Satisfaction. Can you use these words to describe your current job? Would you like to?

These are a few of the characteristics that rise to the top when our team members talk about their work. Over the past 5 years, our employee satisfaction numbers have continually improved and our workplace is better than ever.

We’re looking for new talent. We’re offering a great work environment. Come and be a part of Ohio State.

Get in Touch

To discuss IT openings and your fit on the OCIO team, contact us.


About the Office of the CIO