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UW-Superior is committed to making excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all community members. We strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to the achievement of this goal.

POSITION:

IS Supervisor 2, Technology Services, (100%)

POSITION NUMBER:

1320

JOB DUTIES:

The Applications Services - Information Systems Supervisor 2 is responsible for the design, analysis, programming, and implementation of new technologies and upgrades to enterprise-wide information system (PeopleSoft). It encompasses the full scope of packaged information systems project management including functionality review, systems analysis, implementation and upgrade project planning, and application of upgrades to technical and functional components of the system. This position is responsible for the development and upgrade cycle of a wide range of applications that are used in day-to-day operations of the University of Wisconsin-Superior. This is a supervisory position responsible for hiring, training, annual performance review, discipline and termination of employees in the Applications Services group. It is a member of Technology Services Management Team and reports to the Chief Information Officer.

Position Description

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

Application Development; Application designer tools such as Application Designer or Power Builder, Relational database tools such as SQLServer, SQL, or SQLPlus, Programming and reporting tools such as Java, SQR and Crystal Reports, Brio, Web technologies such as HTML, XML, CSS and Cold Fusion, Experience in enterprise-wide information system upgrade. Functional experience; Experience with Student Information Systems. Desktop and network environment; Windows-family operating systems, Office suites such as Microsoft Office or Corel WordPerfect, Internet Explorer or other browser applications, working knowledge of networking concepts, designs, equipment and administration. Supervisory; Knowledge of effective management, supervisory, problem solving, and leadership techniques required to supervise professional staff, Ability to supervise and manage a variety of staff and projects simultaneously, Knowledge of the principals of project management, estimation, change control, and work plan preparation, both short term and long range, Knowledge of budget management techniques, Effective leadership skills including the ability to motivate others in an IT team environment. Other; Prefer Master's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline, Excellent personal skills and communications skills evidenced by good working relationships with functional users and technical staff, Enthusiasm for learning new technologies.

SPECIAL NOTES:

Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report see http://www.uwsuper.edu/safety/clery or contact Campus Safety at 715.394.8114 for a printed copy.

SALARY:


This is a broad-band title position in pay range (70-02) with starting salary range of $54,331-$72,000 based on measurable prior experience, plus excellent benefits. A twelve month probationary period may be required.

WORK SCHEDULE:

Monday through Friday 7:45 a.m. through 4:30p.m. (40 hrs per week)

TO APPLY:

To apply for this position you will be required to complete an on-line exam. Your responses are considered an examination and will be used to determine the eligibility for this vacancy. Step 1: Log into your WiscJobs account or create an account at www.wiscjobs.org . If you have not yet created an account but have applied for other State jobs in the past 5 years, you should click on "Enable Your Existing Account". Step 2: Search for Job Announcement Code 1304425 and go into the announcement. Preview and print the exam, prepare your responses to the exam, and then return here to apply after you have prepared your responses. Step 3: Search for and open the job announcement. Click on the "Apply Now" button at the top or bottom of the screen. Review the information in the "My Job Application", make any necessary updates and click on "Submit Personal Information". Step 4: Complete the information on the Employment Information and Preferences screen. This must be completed to apply for this vacancy. Once complete, click on the "Update Employment Preferences". Step 5: At the "Application Detail" screen click on the "View Exam Option" button, and then the "Take Exam" button on the next screen. When you are finished with each page of the exam, click the "Save and Continue" button (bottom of the screen) to save your answers. If you do not click "Save and Continue" on each page or click "Save and Continue" within 20 minutes, WiscJobs will time out and your answers will be lost. Step 6: When you have completed the exam click the "Save and Finalize" button. At the next screen click "Finalize". If you return later to update your exam you must click Finalize again or your exam may not be considered. If you have questions or problems accessing the exam, please contact Laura Dahl, Human Resources Manager, at 715.394.8041 or email ldahl9@uwsuper.edu The deadline to apply is 4:30 PM, Friday, November 22, 2013.

UW-Superior: A Special Place:

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is Wisconsin’s leading public liberal arts college. Established in 1893 with a mission to train teachers, it later became a part of the University of Wisconsin-System, and in 1998 was designated as Wisconsin’s Leading Public Liberal Arts College by the University of Wisconsin System Board of regents. The University serves 2,900 traditional and non-traditional students and is dedicated to the integration of liberal and professional studies and serving a diverse student population. UW-Superior maintains the values of its founding as a teacher education college through emphasis on excellence in teaching as well as service to the community and region. The core mission is student-centered and values oriented, as the institution fosters intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention and embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices. The richness of programs lend to a very personalized educational environment that integrates theory and practice, liberal and professional education, teaching, scholarship, and creativity. The University has launched a significant campus-wide Liberal Arts Initiative that includes a First Year Experience, Academic Service Learning, Global Awareness, Writing Across the Curriculum, and a Senior Year Experience. At UW-Superior, we promote the values of academic excellence, integrity, and community within a collegial environment. At the core of our values is the appreciation for, and examination of, diversity, inclusivity, and equity. UW-Superior offers day, evening, weekend, and distance learning classes.

The University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of "final candidates" must be revealed upon request. According to the Attorney General, "final candidates" under Wisconsin law means the five candidates who are considered most qualified for the position. See Wis. Stat. Sec. 19.36(7)(a).

The University reserves the right to check additional references with notice given to the candidates at the appropriate time in the process.

Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report, see http://www.uwsuper.edu/safety/clery or contact the Office of Campus Safety at (715) 394-8114 for a printed copy.

UW-Superior is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.


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