The University of Iowa, an NCAA Division I-A institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference, is seeking a self-motivated, goal-oriented individual who possesses the creativity and skills required to successfully lead an information technology team that supports the needs of the Athletics Department and the UI’s 24 intercollegiate athletics sports programs.
Basic Function and Responsibility The primary responsibility of this position is to provide leadership, strategic planning, operational support and decision-making for the Information Technology unit of the University of Iowa Department of Athletics.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide operational oversight of Athletics services, including servers, desktop support, account management, mobile technology, video operations, and game day support for statistics and scoreboard technology.
Coordinate IT strategic planning, including identifying key metrics to influence decisions.
Hire, develop and manage an IT team to meet the day-to-day IT needs of the Athletics Department.
Develop and manage systems, work plans and time schedules for Athletics projects and services
Analyze work processes, operational, and business system requirements.
Develop and manage the IT budget, participate in contract negotiations as needed.
Assure staff and operations compliance with UI policies and procedures.
Represent the business and technology interests of Athletics to external units.
Note to Applicant: Please ensure your resume/cover letter illustrates the experience you have that demonstrates the level of proficiency required (working and extensive) for the qualifications listed below. For a complete definition of the proficiency levels, please visit: http://hr.uiowa.edu/competencies/proficiency-levels. Three professional references will be requested now and at a later step in the recruitment process, additional references may be requested.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
Experience (typically 3-5 years) working in an enterprise level configuration including supporting and managing related technologies.
Demonstrate extensive knowledge and ability to:
Install and manage Windows operating systems (Windows 7 and 10)
Install and manage Windows Server 2008 and 2012
Assist in system design
Troubleshoot systems, servers, software, and user accounts
Evaluate new and emerging technologies and the potential applications at an enterprise level
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with technical and non-technical staff as demonstrated through a customer-centric desktop support operation
Lead, develop and manage a technical staff of 4+ people
Work constructively and collaboratively with diverse constituent groups
Demonstrated knowledge of Active Directory and DNS.
Experience (typically 5 to 7 years) in supporting enterprise scale configuration of 500+ users, including supporting and managing related technologies.
Daktronics servers, scoreboards, and video board equipment.
Paciolan/Spectra ticketing system
Application: To apply for this position, visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for Requisition #70764. Only applications submitted at http://jobs.uiowa.edu will be considered. Screening will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
The University of Iowa is a comprehensive public university committed to high-quality teaching, research, and service. Founded in 1847 in Iowa City, Iowa, as the state's first public institution of higher learning, the University enrolls more than 30,409 students and offers several top-ranking programs. Iowa fans enjoy Big Ten and NCAA Division I action for 22 Hawkeye varsity squads, including 12 women’s and 10 men’s teams.