Role and Responsibilities of IT Manager in Software Industry

hsaxena Started The Discussion:
Hi Everyone, I want to know the role and responsibility of IT manager. Hope I will get the information at the earliest. Thanks in advance.

I do not know if it will help any, but I copied the information below from a Job Description I have for Manager of Information Systems.

Good Luck!



The job of Manager of Information Systems was established for the purpose/s of planning, implementing, managing and maintaining the organization's application and use of technology; and business applications; evaluating and providing recommendations regarding information technology software and systems.

Essential Functions:

-Coordinates a variety of projects and/or activities for the purpose of ensuring compliance with established
-Designs technical courses for the purpose of training personnel in the use of computer applications.
-Engineers computer networks for the purpose of providing reliable communication applications.
-Maintains computer hardware and software applications through the use of service contractors for the
purpose of ensuring availability of instructional materials and district operations.
-Monitors fund balances of assigned programs and related financial activity for the purpose of ensuring that
allocations are accurate, related revenues are generated, expenses are within budget limits and/or fiscal
practices are followed.
-Participates in meetings, workshops and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information
required to perform functions.
-Performs personnel functions (e.g. interviewing, evaluating, supervising, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining
adequate staffing, enhancing productivity of personnel and achieving objectives within budget.
-Prepares a variety of materials (e.g. reports, memos, letters, procedures, manuals, etc.) for the purpose of
documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.
-Researches software applications and hardware requirements for the purpose of previewing products to
provide recommendations regarding applications and purchases.
-Responds to inquires for the purpose of providing information and/or direction.
-Serves as liaison to software/hardware providers for the purpose of conveying and/or receiving information
and coordinating district activities.


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