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Information Technology Coordinator

University of Mississippi
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 28, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Type
Full Time
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Definition of Class

This position coordinates the information technology operations at the school and/or unit level. The incumbent exercises a high degree of independent judgment and discretionary authority in the coordination of network hardware; development of new applications and maintenance of existing applications, and information management architectural/organizational responsibilities to meet a broad range of needs for administrative, teaching, research and related areas.

Examples of Work Performed
  • Develops and maintains novel web-based applications that aid in student recruiting, scholarship application, existing student access to knowledge, management of manufacturing floor information and data, and other information management needs.
  • Establishes and maintains network and server hardware infrastructure for department.
  • Develops and supports software solutions to allow integration of industry and educational data-sources.
  • Designs, develops and maintains audio/visual technology and long-distance learning classrooms and systems.
  • Monitors network systems to ensure that networks are functioning within design standard; makes adjustments as necessary to optimize performance or repair a fault.
  • Maintains software and hardware inventory and maintenance contracts. Researches and evaluates new hardware, software, concepts and technologies and provides advice as to new technologies such as #D printers, virtual reality devices, graphics processing units.
  • Assists faculty and/or staff in designing specifications for and installation of computing clusters and virtualization.
  • Facilitates technical needs for long-distance-learning education and videoconference meetings.
  • Develops software images for lab machines and roll out to the lab machines.
  • Configures and monitors data backup processes and data restore procedures.
  • Implements and maintains processes and policies in regards to data security and retention.
  • Maintains an electronic registrar to provide security expertise for course delivery. Creates, restricts and deletes user accounts.
  • Establishes minimum personal computer specifications for incoming students.
  • Administers Windows and Unix based servers and labs.
  • Coordinates, organizes, manages, maintains and evaluates departmental information resources, such as relational databases.
  • May be required teach a course pertaining to the information technology field.
  • Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.
Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Develops web-based applications and maintains existing applications.
  2. Maintains network systems and manages information architectural/organization.
  3. Ensures digital security precautions and data retention practices are maintained.
  4. Provides technical analysis and assistance to faculty and staff regarding software, hardware and network operations.
  5. Coordinates, organizes, manages, maintains and evaluates departmental information resources.

Minimum Education/Experience

Master's Degree in Business, MIS, Computer Science, or a related field from an accredited college or university. (For School of Business only: Master's Degree in Business required)


Five (5) years experience related to the above described duties.

Salary/Wage Information
To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges, click here to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty, executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary ranges.

EEO Statement
The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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