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Information Technology Lead Specialist (Job S#330)
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Jul. 26, 2022
Title Information Technology Lead Specialist (Job S#330)
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Information Technology

Position: Information  Technology Lead Specialist                                                                                              Department: Engineering

Status: Full Time

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University Becoming "One Tuskegee", the ideal Information  Technology Lead Specialist will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Tuskegee  University is seeking an Information Technology Specialist (Lead) to join their growing Technology  Team and  to provide  technical  support,  managing  service  requests,  and  provide tmubleshooting on  various  technology systems and software  at the College of Engineering. This candidate will work with Faculties, students, colleagues  to maintain  systems,  support  operations,  evaluate  new technologies,  work with central  OIT to procure  new systems, install  computer  systems,  network  equipment,  AV systems  and  engineering  lab platforms.  We are  looking  for a candidate  that is motivated to work at a dynamic  university considering  the opportunity  to learn and lead in several important  initiatives  at  the  College  as  well  as  to  partner  with  OIT  initiatives.  The  ideal  candidate  must  enjoy discussing  or  explaining complex  systems  with  non-technical   peers  and  be an  ambitious  self-starting technical innovator and IT pmfessional  with a passion for engineering and technology. The ideal candidate will be adept at communicating highly technical topics with teammates, management, faculty, staff and students.

The IT Manager reports to the Dean of Engineering College with a dotted reporting to the CIO.


Leads the technical project management and implementation for College of Engineering IT operations and serves as the subject matter expert for all IT projects. This includes computer technology interfaces with engineering hardware such as 3D printers and scanners, digital microscopes, and other instruments.Closely work with the IT Help Desk team in OIT and works collaboratively with Office of the Dean staff. Represents Engineering College IT functions and services to colleagues and clients, and collaborates with peers and partners throughout the organization.
Manage technical processes, resource allocation and timeline in collaboration with the Office of Dean and OIT.
Manage procurements and life cycles for IT assets in collaboration with OIT.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or a related technology field required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job
Minimum 5 years of IT experience in Information Technology or Systems/Network Administration Experience working in computers hardware, software, network, is preferred. lndustry certifications preferred. Possess expert level knowledge of computer network and server infrastructure and how broadcasting worktlows can be enhanced using these technologies.
Must have extensive experience managing critical IT systems, applications and networks.
Ability to collaborate nnd lead a culture of customer service nnd communicate efficiently wilh varying disciplines and personalities for both the internal and external customer.

Commensurate with education, training and experience

Additional Position Information:

Does this position require weekend and after work hours’ job responsibilities? Yes
Does this position require travel? No
Is this position funded through restricted outside funding? Yes
If this is a temporary position, what is the end date of the position? 2 years possibly longer

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

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Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
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