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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Control Scheduler, Senior

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 6038

UW Job Family: 51

SOC Code: 15-1081

Pay Grade: 19

Date: July 01, 2004

Job Purpose:

Coordinates access, scheduling, and use of the central computing data processing facilities for all users and monitors University administrative data processing runs; maintains records, audit and schedule logs and data processing instruction files.

Minimum Qualifications


Associate's Degree in computer related field


4 years work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Operation of computers and computer input/output equipment.
  • Operation of data communications system consoles.
  • Operation of peripheral equipment.
  • Principles and methods used in obtaining maximum utilization of computer equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic software programs in use in the department.
  • Knowledge of effective training techniques.  

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Follow complex oral and written instructions.
  • Organize and prioritize workloads.
  • Monitor and control job flow and processing sequence.
  • Diagnose and correct system malfunctions.
  • Develop detailed technical instructions.
  • Develop and provide effective training.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Move up to 50 pounds.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Organize workload, change, create, edit, modify, monitor, and schedule data processing schedules to meet production requirements for all campus users.

Consult with and advise Operators and Schedulers about problems; respond to production failures or problems and take or coordinate corrective action.

Coordinate with programmers and users to ensure valid processing, solutions to any production problems, and implement changes to existing systems as they change, evolve, grow, or are deleted.

Provide documentation, guidance, support, and training to Operations staff on production and operational issues.

Maintain records, tapes, audit and schedule logs, and similar other duties, auditing, historical tracking, or other processing for Scheduling, Operations, or other entities.

Maintain/update operation instruction files and assist programmers in developing instructions for new systems.

Supplemental Functions:

May perform duties of Computer Operator as required.

May act as Supervisor, Computer Operations during supervisor's absence.

Maintain production documentation manuals and operator procedures.

Assist with budget and planning for area.

Working Conditions:

No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment. Regular exposure to video terminal display.

Distinguishing Features:

Control Scheduler: Schedules, coordinates and monitors administrative data processing runs; maintains tape file logs and data processing instruction files for complex main-frame computers (not PCs or micro-computers.) 

Control Scheduler, Senior: Coordinates access, scheduling, and use of the central computing data processing facilities for all users and monitors administrative data processing runs; maintains records, audit and schedule logs and data processing instruction files.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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