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: 3072
UW Job Family: 38
SOC Code: 11-3021
Pay Grade: 26
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Develops a unified technology strategy to address research and academic technology needs for the entire University and to leverage the University of Wyoming's return on technology investments for research initiatives.
Determines and documents the usefulness of introducing specific emerging technologies and the strategic value to the University's research and academic efforts.
Provides oversight of enabling technologies that will improve the efficiency of workflows and processes and enhance research and teaching capabilities, both on and off campus.
Manages projects to provide technology support for research and academic computing where the timing of service delivery and responsiveness are of critical importance with significant amounts of funding involved and where important outcomes depend upon the consistency and efficiency of the technology support.
Manages Research Analysts and Information Technology professionals that will provide high level technology support for the University's colleges and departments for all aspects of centrally-managed research servers, storage and backup infrastructure, application management, and desktop support.
Works with other divisions and departments to develop technology initiatives and overall technology strategy for research and academic support where the highest level of technology support is needed and compile and cost technology needs for grant applications.
Provides leadership in translating unique research and educational needs into technical initiatives in a rapidly changing technology environment.
Effectively communicates the needs of researchers and academic professionals to Information Technology staff to create a collaborative technology environment for research and academic support.
Examines and continuously updates a technology assessment of research and academic trends in higher education.
Provides input into the Division of Information Technology's Strategic Plan to support and enhance research and academics.
Serves as liaison and resource to the University's Technology Planning Team for research initiatives.
Evaluates research technology support needs, prioritizes and makes recommendations to the Director of Telecommunications and Systems.
Emergency availability 7 days per week, 24 hours per day for research and academic information technology support.
Combination of routine office and Research and Academic Lab or teaching centers. Travel on campus; exposed to video display terminal exposure regularly; exposed to variety of research and academic lab or teaching centers regularly; exposed to electrical safety hazards occasionally; hand and eye coordination with repetitive hand movement regularly; and must be able to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally.
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.