Job no: 225862-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Management/Supervisory

Position Summary:

This position creates and maintains operations and configurations of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) Russell Labs technical infrastructure. This position is also responsible for finding sustainable solutions to complex technical needs to ensure long-term requirements in collaboration with Russell Labs faculty, researchers, and staff.

This position is part of the Russell Labs Administrative Services Center team, which supports approximately 400 total faculty, staff, students, and visitors across the departments of Entomology, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, and Plant Pathology. Researchers in these departments utilize both Windows and Linux servers, some of which have been outsourced to other service providers on campus, and there are several hundred workstations, which require varying degrees of maintenance and support. This position reports to the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences IT Director and works at the behest of the Russell Labs Hub Director and Administrator.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Two or more years of experience in applying knowledge of computer applications and systems programming principles, techniques, and capabilities required in complex work environments. Five years strongly preferred.
- Demonstrable knowledge of Linux and/or Windows operating systems required.
- Leading and applying project management principles to at least three major IT projects that spanned multiple organizations.
- Advanced knowledge of information technology project organization required.
- Demonstrable written and verbal communication skills in drafting and presenting data modeling, decision documents, and cost-benefit analysis.
- At least one year of supervisory experience preferred.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $70,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, please click on the `' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV, a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position, and contact information for 3 professional references. Please be sure to identify how to meet the Minimum Years and Relevant Work Experience.


Justin Cave
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Applications Open: Aug 20 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Sep 17 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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