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Information Technology Specialist II

Charlottesville

Information Technology Specialist II

  • R0038872
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Information Technology
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Engineering Systems and Environment seeks applications for Information Technology Specialist II.

Technology Specialist II will assist users/departments in implementing requests or proposals and in deriving needs assessments. They use knowledge of systems analysis to implement and support technical solutions. They seek assistance when guidelines are inadequate, significant deviations are proposed, or when unanticipated problems arise. Technology Specialist II employees are distinguished from Technical Support 1 employees by their skill development and application of technical skills, additional variation in activities, latitude to apply skills to solve routine problems without review, latitude to devise approaches and methods to performing assignments. Technology Specialist II employees perform routine, daily activities without supervisory intervention. They perform longer-term assignments under immediate supervision. They assist Technical Support 1 employees in solving routine problems if necessary. They may train, serve as a resource, and provide guidance to Technical Support 1 employees. Their interactions are typically with fellow team members, but they also have interactions with assigned student, faculty, or staff clients. They may work with external vendors or service providers.

The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Analyze current and proposed departmental/user hardware and software systems; develop and maintain systems for the various constituencies within the unit.
  • Review proposals which consist of objectives, scope, and user expectations; gather facts, analyze data, and prepare proposal synopses comparing alternatives in terms of cost, time, and availability of resources.
  • Analyze problems on computer applications and systems for students, faculty, and staff; provide technical assistance to departmental user support staff.
  • Provide individual and/or group instruction and training to students, faculty, and/or staff on computer technologies.
  • Provide technical support for research and development initiatives and for the implementation of new technologies for adoption.
  • Write structured programs, as appropriate, using technologically current programming languages to support systems.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or related discipline required.
  • At least one year of experience required. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

This is a non-exempt level, benefitted position. For more information the benefits at UVA, visit hr.virginia.edu/benefits.

This position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

To Apply:

Please apply through Workday, and search for R0038872. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching ‘Find Jobs.’ Complete an application online with the following documents:

• CV

• Cover letter

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

References will be completed via UVA’s standardized process Skill Survey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process.

For questions about the application process, please contact Melanie Sponaugle, Academic Recruiter, at unw5dq@virginia.edu.

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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