Detailed Job Description
The IT Technical Specialist III performs advanced
professional IT activities for a specialized, complex assignment or functional
area requiring application of an advanced professional knowledge of IT
principles, practices, and procedures. Requires evaluation, originality or
ingenuity. May supervise and/or direct the work of project teams or other lower
Additional Department Summary:
This position is a lead in the management and maintenance
of web and database systems for the Enrollment Management area including but
not limited to; Talisma Customer Relationship Management system (1,000,000+
records), Orientation Registration System, Scholarship Awarding System,
Scholarship Application, Financial Aid Job Line, High School Counselor System,
Alumni Recruitment System, ExamApp DB, Financial Aid Student Employment
website, Testing DB & Website.
He/She must have the ability to develop and maintain partnerships within
as well as with others outside the UA. The position must be able to consult,
determine the scope of a project, expectations of the customer, set timelines,
monitor progress and evaluate results.
The position should be able to accept and lead change while adapting to
the challenge of learning new systems in order to meet technology goals and
enhance the online experience for students, faculty and staff. The position
will manage all databases/applications, troubleshoot issues,
develop/install/maintain new system while integrating them with the existing UA
technology infrastructure. The
Office of Technology Support Services provides services for a variety of
on-campus and off-campus constituents, manages a customer relationship
management system containing close to 1,00,000+ prospective students for
Undergraduate Admissions, provides development and support of the web based
jobline and student employment systems, high school counselor tracking system,
alumni recruitment system and developing and maintaining the resources and
systems that support the Enrollment Management office is both complex and
challenging. The task requires sophisticated technical skills and abilities as
well as the capacity to understand the functional needs and processes of the
units in Enrollment Management. Strong hardware and outstanding software skills
are necessary to meet the changing needs of the unit. The position must keep
abreast of the latest technology and demonstrate an ability to recommend
changes to existing systems to insure UA is maintaining market standards. The
ability to effectively identify, research and recommend technical solutions and
alternatives is essential. Demonstration and certification of technical skills
in utilizing industry standards for database skills is crucial.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and 2 years professional IT
experience, OR Master's degree in related field, OR any equivalent combination
of experience, training, education and/or certification from which comparable
knowledge, skills and abilities have been obtained. Knowledge of advanced
programming, networking, system, multimedia, instructional technology skills or
project management methods and applications. May require intermediate or
advanced level training or certification.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:
Strong SQL programming
skills are crucial. Thorough knowledge and/or experience with project
management skills. ORACLE experience and
SQL certification preferred.
Qualifications:Prefer SQL and NT certification.
58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 36233.64 Midpoint - $
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.