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The Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Dornsife Technology Services is seeking a Computer Consultant Supervisor, Senior to join its team.
Job responsibilities include:
Directly or indirectly supervises all assigned subordinate staff, usually through supervisors. Recruits, screens, hires, orients and trains staff. Evaluates employee performance and provides guidance and feedback to assigned staff. Counsels, disciplines and/or terminates employees, as assigned.
Provides leadership in the use of computing resources for research, teaching and other scholarly activities. Collaborates with faculty to incorporate new software and computing methods.
Plans university-wide computer and network support activities in support of the university’s academic goals. Researches and analyzes industry trends; investigates various computing options. Designs and programs new system-wide software tools and features.
Plans, develops and administers training plans, programs and procedures for department staff and end users in hardware and software.
Plans implementation of new software releases; determines impact of changes and methods of facilitating end user adjustment.
Oversees testing of new software. Interacts with hardware and software vendors to establish or maintain supportive relations. Negotiates pricing and contracts. Supervises the purchase of hardware and software for university-wide coverage.
Administers assigned divisional budget; tracks expenses and analyzes variances. Provides information for budget development.
Networks with professional counterparts inside and outside the university. Participates in professional associations to stay informed of new developments and technologies. Makes recommendations to senior management regarding technology changes based on developments in field and business needs.
Develops and implements security related procedures such as office opening and closing routines, recognition of duress signals and key controls. Coordinates security activities with University Public Safety Department. Promotes and maintains standards for security conscious awareness and behavior. Maintains knowledge of university’s crime prevention and suppression programs and services. Ensures dissemination of security related information to staff.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity.
Master’s degree Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Field of Expertise:
Supervisory level experience in computing environments, including operating systems and microcomputer systems. Experience in management of networks, LANs and network software.
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