Information Technology

Information Technology Organizational Structure


IT recently completed a review of staff skill sets, roles, competencies, organizational structure, and business processes. This review helped define what IT should
become in the next three years in order to meet Butler's mission and direction.

About the Major IT Areas

Support Services

Support Services supports incoming needs of customers
and ensure health and dependability of our systems. This team consists of the Help Desk, Tech Team, and Operations/Maintenance. The Help Desk is the initial contact point for routine software and hardware questions and inquiries. ( See full position descriptionSr. Director of Support Services - Joe Ader


Partnership is a newly formed team that includes relationship managers who provide general consulting to constituents, gather business and functional requirements, and provide portfolio and project management services. This team is led by interm Melissa Beckwith and is the initial point-of-contact for initiatives beyond routine Help Desk matters. The Partnership team looks forward to enhancing their understanding of the challenges you face and collaborating with you on productive solutions. Relationship managers will serve as your liaison with IT, translating business needs to the technology team. (See full position descriptionSr. Director of IT Partnership - Vacant

Technology Development

Technology Development works with the Partnership team to design and build processes, software and hardware to meet business and academic requirements. This includes all Butler IT applications, services, infrastructure, and mobile apps. The composition of this team reflects the increasingly cross-platform nature of most new systems. Led by Chad Miller, this team is responsible for a wide range of technologies, but many day-to-day operational & constituent tasks are handled by the other two teams to allow this group to be more "heads down" for large projects. (See full position description) Sr. Director of Technology Development - Chad Miller

Chief Information Officer

The Chief Information Officer leads Information Technology and, in cooperation with others, oversees the creation and implementation of the University's information technology strategy and policies. Interim Chief Information Officer - Joe Indiano

Major Applications and Systems

About the Butler Data Center

Center for Academic Technology (part of Academic Affairs)

The Center for Academic Technology provides expertise and leadership in the intersections of technology, teaching, and learning in support of the academic mission of Butler University. They support faculty and staff through consulting and development opportunities and student academic success through the Information Commons program. Vist the Center for Academic Technology website to learn more about their mission and structure.