Learning and Technology Services: IT Manager of Learning Spaces

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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PRIORITY APPLICATION DATE EXTENDED TO JUNE 12, 2022

POSITION: A full-time, professional academic staff position is available in Learning & Technology Services (LTS). The working title for this assignment is IT Manager of Learning Spaces with an official title in the IT Director title series.  This is a renewable one-year assignment, contingent on performance. The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 3 years of supervisory, management, and leadership experience is required.  Excellent written and oral communication skills along with the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure is also required.  Must be work-authorized in the United States.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  A bachelor’s degree in business, information systems, computer science, or equivalent area is preferred along with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

DUTIES:

The IT Manager of Learning Spaces provides supervision, leadership, and management for the Learning Spaces team of Learning and Technology Services (LTS). The team is responsible for the general operational support and long-term planning for all our learning spaces and associated services on campus including:

  • General Classrooms
  • Lecture Halls
  • Active Learning Spaces
  • Computer Labs
  • Distance Education
  • Live Streaming Services
  • Video Conferencing Services
  • Recording Services

This position is also expected to work closely with the LTS management team and the Chief Information Officer (CIO) / Director of LTS to develop and execute annual operational plans involving both large and small projects that align with the unit and strategic plan of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Having a positive attitude, strong written and verbal communication skills, a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusivity, and an ability to adjust to changing priorities are all skills needed to be successful in this position.

This position reports directly to the CIO / Director of LTS and is expected to work collaboratively across LTS, with the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL), and across campus.

Primary duties include:

  • Supervise and lead the Learning Spaces team, coordinating duties among staff members.
  • Manage budget, rotation plans, and operational plans associated with Learning Spaces.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of projects associated with LTS and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

THE UNIT: The unit of Learning & Technology Services consists of 50 full-time staff members along with approximately 75 part-time college student employees.  Learning & Technology Services is the primary IT unit for the campus and works very closely with Academics Affairs and the operational units of the university to provide IT services and support.  More information about LTS can be found on the UW-Eau Claire website at: https://www.uwec.edu/learning-technology-services/

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/ .You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Learning and Technology Services: IT Manager of Learning Spaces position (Job ID # 18344) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Kent Gerberich

gerberik@uwec.edu

CIO & Director of Learning & Technology Services

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by May 29, 2022.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to 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. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty, and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime.  Visit Campus Security and Fire Report (https://www.uwec.edu/files/8/annual-security-report.pdf) .  Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/files/787/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf).

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing

diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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