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Director of Technology

Posted: 12/19/2021

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All employees and students must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Employees must have received at least the first dose of the vaccine before beginning on-campus employment, be fully vaccinated within 30 days of beginning employment and provide proof of vaccination, unless exempted as provided for in Miami University's COVID19 Vaccination Program and Policy. If you need additional information regarding exemptions, please contact AcademicPersonnel@miamioh.edu or Employment@miamioh.edu.

Job no: 499665
Department: Arts & Science College
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Information Technology
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No
Website: https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/499665

Job Title: Director of Technology

Job Summary: 
Director of Technology to supervise the college’s information technology staff and assist them in providing on-site and remote support for desktop, mobile and laboratory computing to over 900 employees as well as principal-responder support for classroom technology in eight academic buildings.

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • The Director of Technology works with the Dean or Associate Dean to provide strategic technology planning and operational guidance for the College of Arts & Science. Plans and implements strategic information technology services within the college. Manages and supervises six technical support staff. Acts as liaison with IT Services and technology support in other academic divisions. Creates and maintains inventories of information technology assets within the college. Ensures that college information technology complies with regulations and policies. Facilitates campus-wide technology initiatives within the college. Coordinates installation and maintenance of computer hardware and software systems. Consults with instructors, researchers and staff to determine appropriate technology for their needs. Assists departments and centers in drafting equipment budget proposals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree; current appointment at Miami University in a college technical support area; minimum ten years of experience in institutional desktop computing support including five years of experience in a university or similar setting; experience supporting hardware and software for Windows and MacIntosh platforms.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Consideration may be given to candidates with a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or closely related field; master’s degree; knowledge of Miami’s personnel and information technology procedures and policies; experience supervising technical staff; the ability to provide responsive, client-focused support to a diverse clientele. Ability to collaborate with technical and office staff in client units and other institutional support units. Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter and recent resume. Inquiries may be directed to Kris Zomchek at zomcheke@miamioh.edu. 

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

Labor Law Posters for Applicants:

Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin January 10, 2022 and continue until position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:

Yes

 

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 20 Dec 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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