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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.

Manager, Information Technology

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 3744

UW Job Family: 38

SOC Code: 11-3021

Pay Grade: 25

Date: July 01, 2004

Job Purpose:

Assists the designated supervisor by managing daily functions for assigned area including operational, financial and personnel functions within Information Technology.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree


5 years work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Advanced knowledge of methods and techniques of applications programming, computer operations, and systems programming.
  • Effective supervisory principles and practices.
  • Information Technology project planning, research, cost estimation, and task support.
  • Information Technology strategic planning.
  • Software and hardware troubleshooting methods and techniques.
  • Capabilities and limitations of current software, hardware, and computer systems.  

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Establish effective supervisory relationships.
  • Effectively present technical information clearly and concisely in both written and oral forms.
  • Develop strategic plans for the acquisition, installation, and maintenance of information technology systems, software and hardware.
  • Effectively counsel a wide customer base on computer information requests, services and needs, upgrades and enhancements, and new products.
  • Determine information technology needs and evaluate a variety of possible solutions.
  • Train and direct the work of a professional information technology staff involved in a variety of diverse projects.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Manage the daily operational functions for assigned area.

Assist designated support staff with troubleshooting problems and project implementation.

Develop budget recommendations and monitor expenditures for assigned area.

Confer with and advise faculty, staff, students, administration and other personnel concerning computer information requests, services and needs; maintain production support for systems by working with customers on upgrades and enhancements or new products

Supplemental Functions:

Evaluate, assess and recommend resources for the enhancement, maintenance, or improvement of equipment, personnel, systems or services.

Participate in special projects as assigned.

Working Conditions:

No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment.

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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