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.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3002
UW Job Family: 38
SOC Code: 11-3021
Pay Grade: 23
Date: July 01, 2004
Manage the operational functions of communications and technology for assigned area or department; determine and implement software and hardware needs and solutions for area and area partners; act as liaison with users, customers, and IT providing senior-level computer technical expertise.
Manage operational functions and prepare operational plans for communications and technology.
Manage/coordinate the modification, operation, and maintenance of designated computer facility operations; research, evaluate and recommend software and hardware purchases.
Recommend hiring, train, supervise, schedule work assignments, evaluate work performance and assist appointing authority with disciplinary procedures for designated support staff.
Troubleshoot computer problems and provide senior-level computer technical expertise for all area computers; respond to system failures; act as resource person; direct installation, modification, and testing of new systems software and hardware to insure operational status of computer networks; coordinate maintenance of networks and computer systems.
Set up and maintain local area network for assigned area, ensuring compatibility with university systems.
Work on cost estimates and preparation of bids for projects or systems upgrades; ensure timely delivery within estimated budgets for cost effectiveness.
Assist with development or revision of procedures and interpretation of policy; develop and provide training materials and present training; provide procedures to maintain integrity, access, and protection of networks, system hardware and associated software including backups and updates; oversee and update procedure manuals/documents.
Provide liaison, public relations, and coordination of information for on-campus and outreach areas requiring information services within designated area of discretionary authority.
Stay current with new or enhanced technology advances in communications, electronic publications and computer technology, including hardware and software.
Direct activities of publications being placed electronically on the World Wide Web.
May coordinate/develop computer operations for area instructional lab including hardware setup and addressing software compatibility issues.
May coordinate publication planning process including extensive meetings with authors, editors, graphic artists, or other publication personnel; track publications through completion, ensuring compliance with university and government printing and copyright regulations and policy.
May require being on call 24 hours per day.
May travel occasionally to conferences, workshops, or outreach areas for professional development.
May perform special projects.
Standard office/machine-room environment; no major sources of discomfort. Regular exposure to video terminal display. Occasional exposure to mechanical or electrical hazards.
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.