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Land Grant Information Management Specialist

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number

Classification Title
Land Grant Information Management Specialist

Working Title

1890 Land Grant Extension

Department Contact Email

Job Summary/Basic Function

Job Summary:

The individual is responsible for providing information technology (IT) assistance as related to the Land Grant functions of Research, Extension and Teaching training in the John W. Garland College of Engineering, Science, Technology and Agriculture ( JWGCESTA ). Primary duties include providing information technology solutions regarding hardware and software acquisitions and assist in installation, training, and its implementation for all aspects of land grant activities in collaboration with CSU’s Information Technology Division. The successful candidate will assist in reviewing emerging computer technologies pertinent to program delivery. Lead the configuration, deployment and support all technology (Laptops, Desktops, iPads, etc) for all 1890 Land-Grant Staff in the State of Ohio Engineer, develop and support software specific for 1890 Land-Grant Programs. Liaison between University IT and 1890 Land-Grant Programs, ensuring all technology needs and requests of 1890 Land-Grant Programs are accommodated and communicated effectively.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conducts Information Technology (IT) awareness programs in limited-resource communities, implement interactive online desktop video conferencing system, SMART meeting facilities and other web 2.0 technologies for efficient Cooperative Extension Service and Land-Grant Research program operations.
  • Manage IT support for Land Grant locations and personnel across Ohio including occasional site visits.
  • Manage Information Technology related work conducted for Land Grant programs in collaboration with CSU IT department.
  • Reviews emerging computer technologies pertinent to program delivery and recommends technical advances and solutions concerning hardware and software acquisitions, installation, training and its implementation.
  • Provides critically needed support in the development and implementation of the Land-Grant Plan-of-Work ( POW ), and POW accountability and strategies evaluation.
  • Assists faculty and staff in the preparation of POW /IP update and annual accomplishment report.
  • Provides data analysis support to evaluate program effectiveness and impacts.
  • Designs relevant information and communication tools for innovative and efficient program delivery for the limited-resource audience in the state.
  • Works with other land-grant extension and research leaders to develop information and communication technology plan, need assessment, program delivery strategies using computer technology.
  • Works with the CSU Land-Grant leadership team to monitor current progress and future focus of the organization in the area of computer technology advancement.
  • Maintains a work atmosphere conducive to others, including customers, co-workers, and supervisor.
  • All other related duties as deemed necessary.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT-related discipline such as Instructional Design, Web Design with experience in content development and communication.
  • Three-year experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in computer and Information Sciences and Business Management.
  • Experience at an Institution of Higher Education.
  • Advanced computer skills including HTML, WEB 2.0 Technology, multimedia audio/video streaming protocol, video streaming server & encoding, database, MS Project, SPSS, Windows OS and MAC OS.
  • The successful candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with diverse audiences and must have the capacity to work in a team setting.
  • Must be willing and able to work evenings/weekends and travel when necessary.
Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Position Category
Staff - Monthly (Exempt)

Budgeted Annual Salary
Commensurate with experience

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest degree you hold?
    • Doctorate
    • Completed all Doctorate coursework, but has not completed dissertation
    • Master's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Assoicate's Degree
    • High School Diploma or GED
  2. * Do you have 3 to 5 years of experience in the Information Technology field?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents

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