Position: Information Technology Lead Specialist Department: Engineering
Status: Full Time
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.
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. **
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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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