Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 30, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 229236-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology

Position Summary:

The IT Manager provides and develops operational oversight of IT functions, programs, and services to support a broad range of department and employee technology needs with the Department of Chemistry. Composed of approximately 550 faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students, the Department has a long and continuing tradition of excellence in academics, research, and public engagement.

The successful candidate will be a collaborative, experienced, and customer-service focused IT professional who is able to deliver, operate, and manage complex and high-volume IT services.

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. Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field preferred. Master's degree preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required Experience and Skills:
- Three or more years of professional experience managing unit-based computing systems in a large computing environment required
- Strong technical skills, including solid knowledge of LDAP, Samba, and Apache technologies
- The ability to support and develop a broad range of hardware and operating systems, focused on Linux (Ubuntu and Red Hat)
- Familiarity with network and server deployment, security, and maintenance
- Excellent customer service and communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiences
- Must be self-directed and capable of planning for department IT needs

Preferred Experience and Skills:
- Knowledge of MySQL and Windows Server techonologies
- Experience providing IT services in an academic environment and/or research environment



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $73,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process.

Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact: Char Horsfall, or 608-262-5927

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Cover letters will be used as a writing sample and to determine the best-qualified applicants. Thus your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.


Char Horsfall
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Nov 30 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Jan 5 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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