University of Minnesota, College of Design Technology Coordinator in Minneapolis, Minnesota

----- If you like having a lot of variety in your job this position may be right for you! The Technology Coordinator (TC) position is responsible for a wide range of duties. The TC will work within and across various IT functions to coordinate with central IT and other technology service providers, to create innovative IT solutions in conjunction with faculty, staff, and students, to manage IT assets, and to provide new and varying IT services as the need arises. This position provides wide exposure to various IT functions and can serve as a great introduction to many different areas with IT. Most importantly, the College of Design is a great place to work. We value diversity, excellence, flexibility, collaboration, and creativity. The IT team is a great group of people and we're looking to add one more great person to our ranks! For the complete posting of responsibilities and qualifications, please visit We are committed to attracting candidates from underrepresented groups knowing that diversity enriches one s experience and provides a knowledge base for innovation. SELECT RESPONSIBILITIES Operations coordination and process/service improvement (50%) Coordinate services, functions, resources and efforts between collegiate IT, central IT, and other technology providers to ensure high levels of service for faculty, staff, and students Build and maintain effective working relationships with faculty and staff in the College of Design Develop, implement, improve, and maintain processes, support procedures and documentation in coordination with Director of Information Technology Detect and monitor trends to discover pain points and inefficiencies; generate metrics to inform improvement efforts Responsible for purchasing hardware, software, and IT services; coordinate with the Office of General Counsel as needed to evaluate software licensing Manage hardware and software lifecycles from initiation to retirement; implement and maintain a hardware and software inventory and other tools in support of lifecycle management Consult and provide support for academic and research computing (30%) Consult with faculty and staff regarding instructional, academic resource, and research computing topics; assess proposed solutions and advise on technical matters Install and maintain specialized equipment for academic and research purposes Integrate academic and research technology into collegiate and University technology environments Systems/Network Administration (10%) Administer servers, applications, and network devices Ensure security of data and systems Manage collegiate AD space in coordination with central IT Manage collegiate storage space in coordination with central IT Strategic Planning and Professional Development (10%) Contribute to the development and execution of the departmental, collegiate, and University-wide strategic plan(s) Participate in related University Communities of Practice and/or professional groups to ensure the college s needs and interests are represented. Attend training and professional conferences to upgrade and expand skills ------- HOW TO APPLY Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please visit, click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position. For consideration, please attach a cover letter and resume. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "Add Attachments" section. You may also access the job at To request an accommodation during the application process or with technical difficulties, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647). With questions about the position, please contact Jessica McCann, College of Desig