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Manager, IT Lab Services

Basic Position Information

Job Code: 3087

Title: Manager, IT Lab Services

Department: User Support Services

Essential Personnel: N

Job Family: Technology Services

Job Sub-Family: User Support

FLSA Classification: E

Job Grade: 15

Grade Min: $58,809

Grade Mid: $70,571

UHD Succession Plan: N/A

Criticality of Position: N/A

Career Ladder: In-Range

Campus Security Authority: Y

Screening Committee: N

Motor Vehicle Record Check: N

Job Summary

The Manager, IT Lab Services and Storage System manages computer lab operations and computer lab assistants, provides technical support to users, and evaluates and test software and hardware and new technologies.

Duties

  • Troubleshoots and resolves network identification password and login issues with
  • Troubleshoots and evaluates students' technical problems; supports a variety of software and network applications
  • Monitors software and hardware performance in all labs
  • Performs software and hardware installations, upgrades and preventive maintenance to computers, printers and servers
  • Creates, tests, evaluates and modifies, reimages computers
  • Provides printing quotas for programs and creates invoices

Marginal Duties

  • May be asked to respond to problems or provide service after hours
  • Expected to carry and respond to cell phone at all times
  • Performs all other duties assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports:

  • Full-time part-time employees

Delegation of Work:

  • Occasionally assigns work to subordinate(s)

Supervision Given:

  • Provides recommendations on hiring new employees; on coaching and counseling; on training; and on granting time off

Qualifications

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of job related experience

License/Certification:

  • None Required

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of trends, issues, and accepted practices relevant to the position

Skills:

  • Candidates must have strong analytical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community

Work Location and Physical Demands

Primary Work Location:

  • Works in an office environment; lobby customer service island or reception area; computer laboratory; classroom, training room, auditorium

Physical Demands:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements.
  • Position may require light to heavy physical effort in handling, lifting, pushing or pulling of objects and equipment weighing up to 50lbs. The position requires some standing, walking, climbing, stooping and bending in confined areas
  • Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks.

Position Specific Competencies

Commitment to Excellence - UHD

  • Demonstrates a commitment to competently perform his/her job duties and responsibilities within established time frames.
  • Continuously strives to improve work performance.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her commitments to the university.
  • Contributes to the success of the university by consistently providing quality results in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.

Dependability

  • Takes responsibility to accomplish job assignments within reasonable deadlines.
  • Willing to accept new projects and/or commitments.
  • Does due diligence to complete projects within specified timeframes and/or fulfill commitments.
  • Arrives to work on time prepared and ready to contribute.

Flexibility

  • Willingly adjusts to changing work assignments or conditions.
  • Open to changes in operational procedures, technology, and/or organizational structure.
  • Views changes as opportunities for learning and professional development.
  • Displays a positive attitude to encourage others.
  • Promptly responds to changes in work priorities and/or unexpected circumstances or situations.

Focus on Customer Service

  • Focuses on customer's needs and expectations. (Customers can be students, external constituents, employees, or university guests.)
  • Respectfully ascertains customer's needs and determines appropriate response.
  • Promptly responds by providing requested information, takes appropriate action, or refers customer to appropriate individual or department.
  • If further actions need to be taken, advises customers of realistic timeframes for a response to their request.
  • Follows up with customers on outstanding requests in a timely manner.
  • Tactfully explains to customers why their needs and/or expectations cannot be met if the university does not provide the requested information or services.

Integrity

  • Demonstrates high ethical standards of conduct in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her actions.
  • Respects and complies with department and university policies, procedures, and work rules.

Proficiency

  • Possesses required job skills and knowledge.
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to competently perform his/her job duties and assignments.

Problem Solving

  • Formulates plans and strategies to proactively resolve anticipated problems.
  • Prudently responds to unforeseen problems through careful consideration and analysis of problem and relevant information and circumstances.
  • Recognizes and apprises appropriate university administrator when resolution requires senior management input and/or approval.

Respect and Cooperation

  • Treats others with courtesy, respect, and dignity in the workplace.
  • Promotes cooperation through open and honest communications and consideration of others ideas, thoughts, and opinions.

Support Proficiency

  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge and skills with multiple hardware and software systems.
  • Effectively applies expertise to identify and troubleshoot user issues.
  • Competent to install and configure new systems.
  • Willing to share expertise and provide technical support to others.

Work Leadership

  • Leads the work of assigned staff.
  • Assigns projects and tasks with clear instructions and understanding of work to be performed.
  • Mentors and guides by sharing expertise, knowledge of work rules and procedures, and best practices.
  • Follows up to ensure tasks and projects are completed within reasonable timeframes.

This job description may not encompass all duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

Last updated 4/27/2022 6:11 AM