Technology Lifecycle Coordinator


TITLE: Apply Technology Lifecycle Coordinator
User Support and Engagement
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 10-05-2018
REPORTS TO: Director for User Support and Engagement
SCHEDULE: Office hours are primarily weekdays from 8am to 5pm. Responsibilities occasionally require additional hours and flexibility that can include evenings and weekends.
POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of one so classified. 

  • Arranges disposition of technology across the university
  • Works with hardware and software vendors to verify timely product delivery and ensures that new equipment is installed and ready to operate on schedule
  • Maintains an inventory of installed software, manages software licensing, and creates policies and procedures for upgrades
  • Analyzes and makes recommendations for hardware and software standardization
  • Resolves escalated user issues
  • Identifies recurring user problems and looks for solutions
  • Answers technical support questions
  • Manages in-house computer systems
  • Processes Work Order queues
  • Reports on technology functionality and asset age across the university
  • Manages a wiki/OneNote for knowledge transfer and training
  • Coordinates recurring projects like the annual Dell Employee Purchase Plan, Career Fair, IT Yard Sale, new student orientations, etc.
  • Participates in special projects involving technology upgrades, transfers, and removals from remote campuses
  • Initiates remote campus visits semi-annually, or as needed, to make sure remote users’ technology needs are met
  • Manages recycling of retired technology assets
  • Coordinates renewal of campus software licensing including software renewal, user inventory, and departmental billing
  • Responsible for LETU strategic technology goals as they relate to USE
  • Responsible as liaison between Network and Business Systems Management teams, including, but not limited to new software or hardware brought into LETU, as well as new infrastructure presented including insuring any KB or FAQ and training is provided to these teams
  • Responsible as liaison with CDT, including, but not limited providing technology for LETU faculty and degree program technology needs
  • Responsible for the work order tracking and negotiating, writing, and reporting on internal and external Service Level Agreements for USE
  • Responsible to keep the Director of USE up to date on important LETU changes and decisions
  • Responsible to keep policy and procedures up to date as they relate to USE
  • Responsible for managing all technology purchasing projects and project timeline for systems, programs and services provided
  • Responsible for communicating to specific departments around LETU concerning technology and services provided by USE; this includes but is not limited to proactive and regular communication with faculty, staff and students
  • Works with AV Technology and Help Desk Coordinators to manage the replacement of computers for Learning Spaces such as classrooms and conference rooms, as well as replacement cycle, kiosks, student workers, etc.
  • Responsible to keep the Replacement Cycle budget balanced and related systems and services providing the best value for money spent
  • Provides thorough documentation concerning processes and procedures provided by the TLC position
  • Provides guidance and direction concerning the LetNet policies including but not limited to those policies as they relate to Faculty, Staff and Students and their interaction with technology
  • Responsible for monitoring Purchasing response times, evaluating user satisfaction levels, and making recommendations for improvement
QUALIFICATIONS:

LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and maturing Christian faith who is committed to the development of a dynamic, growing Christian university where integration of faith and academic excellence is paramount.  Desired qualifications of this person should include: 

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or minimum of five years field experience. 

Excellent written and verbal communications skills.  Excellent grammar and typing skills are a must. 

LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who is committed to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning. 

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature of the person filling the position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all characteristics of one so classified. 

  • Exhibit Problem Solving Skills
  • Working knowledge of Personal Computer Hardware and Software
  • Working knowledge of various Microsoft Enterprise solutions, for example, SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager), Windows Client, and Windows Server. This would also include Active Directory and other Microsoft Domain services
  • Working knowledge of PowerShell v5+
  • Working knowledge of frameworks such as Agile, SCRUM, and DevOps along with their corresponding tools and behaviors
  • Basic understanding of Information Security
  • Great written and oral communication
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A high emotional quotient
  • Quality Management skills
  • Command of respect
  • Proactive
  • Great time/project management skills
  • Confidential and trust is a must
  • Ability to juggle and manage details as related to the job needs
  • A complete follow up system (something like GTD)

As a full-time staff member of User Support & Engagement (USE), this position reflects the department’s Director, the IT department, the CIO, and most importantly Christ in the service IT offers to LETU. This person must reflect His character and the vision and goals of IT and LETU.

DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: January 2, 2019
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:

Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send completed application, and a current resume to:

LeTourneau University
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-4103
E-mail address: HumanResources@letu.edu

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups. In addition to residential programs at the main campus in Longview, Texas, students are enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as innovative hybrid programs in the Dallas and Houston areas.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See https://www.letu.edu for more information.