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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.

  • EndPoint Engineer​ (422601) – The EndPoint Engineer is responsible for the development, implementation, and management of the enterprise desktop environment consisting of a Windows and Apple environment. This position is for an experienced, self-motivated individual to lead projects and oversee the daily execution of processes, operations, and support activities for client technologies. This position works closely with Security, Management and the Service Desk to ensure that best-practice procedures and technologies are introduced, as well as, established enterprise practices are maintained.
  • Help Desk Technician (420709) – Responsible for receiving, resolving, escalating, and monitoring customer issues/requests. The Help Desk Technician 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.
  • PeopleSoft Conversion Program/Analyst-Int​ (421676) – Focusing primarily on translating various business requirements into workable and understandable data conversion requirements to support the Workday Financials implementation under the general supervision of the lead. Utilizes PeopleSoft, Microsoft and other standard extract, transform and load (ETL) tools and processes to efficiently, accurately, and securely acquire, transform and load large sets of data from various sources within the university. Responsibilities include creating conversion design document, mapping of source to target, coding, testing and debugging of conversion programs.
  • Senior Data Modeler/Analyst​ (422112) – The Data Modeler/Analyst will be a part of the Data Warehouse project team, part of a larger team implementing multi-tenant cloud ERP solution to meet the financial management needs of the university, health system, and other entities. They will be focusing primarily on translating various business and technical requirements into workable and understandable data requirements to populate a data warehouse environment in an efficient manner, then working with a Data Movement/ETL Developer to build out the requirements using chosen technologies.
  • Senior Help Desk Technician – Lima (422621) – The IT Service Desk at OSU Lima is designed to be the single point of contact for customers requesting services and/or IT support; responsible for receiving, resolving, escalating, and monitoring complex customer issues/requests; responsible for executing proper Incident, Request, and Problem Management ITIL processes as defined by OCIO; provides immediate assistance and resolution for end-users of university IT services; responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of systems within the campus environments.

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