Director of Informational & Instructional Technology
Administrative Program Specialist
Reporting to the Campus Executive Officer/Dean, the Director of Informational &
Instructional Technology is responsible for the development, implementation, and
oversight of all campus information and instructional technology. The Director of IIT
supervises classified and student staff; sets and determines departmental priorities;
establishes departmental policies; consults and represents departmental and campus
perspectives to campus committees, other campuses within the UWC, UWC department
committees, and the UW System, as requested. Through vision and leadership, the
Director of IIT helps to develop and execute the campus IT plan and supports the campus
mission. Additional assignments and responsibilities are at the discretion of the Campus
The IIT Department provides expertise in technology in service to the campus and off-
campus clients. The functional areas falling within the IIT department include the
Campus Network (LAN, wireless, connections to WAN, campus servers)
Laboratory/Classroom Audio Visual support
Distance Education (compressed video technologies, streaming media, Wisline
Web, Internet/Online Learning, podcasting, audio teleconferencing, etc.)
Video and audio production
Campus Computers (classroom, laboratories, offices)
Laptops and Mobile Devices
IIT User Support
Supervise and manage full-time classified staff and part-time student employees in the
Develop, justify, expend and monitor department budgets.
Develop and enforce campus policies related to information and instructional technology.
Advise policy-making bodies at campus, institutional, and system level about the impact
of policies on the campus and department.
Consult with and advise faculty, staff, and students about improvements to campus
facilities, infrastructure, information and instructional technology, software, and services,
paying particular attention to developing a plan encompassing the role technology will
play in the facility.
Evaluate, specify, acquire, install and maintain IIT equipment and software as necessary.
Operate, maintain, and schedule use of complex equipment.
Advocate new uses of technology and related services to improve instruction and
efficient administration of the campus.
Be a creative voice in the development of instructional materials (audio, video,
images/graphics, software, etc.) as appropriate.
Be an active participant in campus governance including membership in the Collegium,
standing committees, and ad hoc committees of the campus, institution or system as
Represent the campus by serving as a community spokesperson in IIT matters as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/MIS. Could consider other degrees with
considerable IT experience. Master’s degree preferred. Excellent written and
interpersonal skills essential. Extensive hands-on experience with network systems (LAN
infrastructure, Microsoft servers), PC hardware and a wide variety of application
software programs. Previous supervisory experience and work in a university
Salary: The full time starting salary is $48,311 or $51,632 with Masters Degree.
Application: Send letter of interest, resume, and contact information (names, addresses,
phone numbers and e-mail addresses) of three references electronically (subject line:
MNT-IT Search) to firstname.lastname@example.org . Review of applications will begin on
February 12, 2010, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Application must be accompanied by a statement of whether the applicant wishes to have
the applications held in confidence or made available to the public upon request. If
requested, confidentiality of an applicant can be maintained until an applicant is deemed
a finalist in the search.
UW-Marinette is an AA/EOE employer and encourages women, members of minority
groups and veterans to apply.
A DETAILED POSITION DESCRIPTION FOLLOWS:
Administrative Program Specialist
Director of Informational & Instructional Technology
This position is responsible for the direction of all aspects of the campus information and
instructional technology environment and services, under limited supervision of the
1. Supervision of IT Staff/Network Administration Duties
a. Supervise the Network administrator, whose duties include managing the
LAN and servers, the campus telephone and telecommunications systems,
and the student computer labs; providing hardware and software
installation & desktop support; and supervising student IT workers.
b. Supervise staff and/or cover duties including handling connectivity,
facilitating document transfer, and providing general IT support to
students and faculty engaged in distance education programming.
c. Cross-train on campus network and distance education duties (1a. and b.
above) to ensure continuity and coverage of campus IT services.
d. Supervise student IT workers when Network Administrator is unavailable.
2. Management of Distance Education Program
a. Provide technical and academic support for students enrolled in and
faculty teaching distance education classes.
b. Train faculty, student workers, and students in the use of distance
c. Implement and provide support for the introduction of Streaming Media
d. Maintain, support and troubleshoot compressed video, Wisline Web,
streaming media, podcasting, and internet/online learning (D2L)
technology in conjunction with vendors and ICS.
e. Support off-site faculty and DE students by arranging tutorials and student
services support as needed.
f. Design, program, update and support hardware in distance education
g. Implement and support cross-institutional/cross-system collaborative
programs utilizing instructional technology.
h. Provide technology support for Continuing Education instruction, events
i. Coordinate use of distance education resources by outside organizations.
3. Management of Instructional Technology
a. In consultation with Campus IITC Committee and outside vendors, and
through direction provided to the Network Administrator, coordinate
planning and implementing of new developments in instructional
technology; coordinate grant applications (i.e. Classroom/Laboratory
Modernizations and General Computer Access, and grant applications to
outside funding sources).
b. Provide software training and support for campus employees.
c. Provide software workshops, one-on-one assistance, and help desk
services for students, faculty and staff.
d. Provide direction to Network Administrator assisting faculty in the
acquisition and installation of computer hardware and software for
teaching, research, and professional development.
e. Provide training in instructional design and development, specifically with
the Desire2Learn course management system, streaming media,
podcasting, and compressed videos technologies.
f. Design, install and maintain “smart” classooms, streaming media and
other equipment; prepare instructions for use of equipment.
g. Coordinate campus non-DE compressed video/Wisline Web equipment
use for institutional meetings and trainings and other non UW events.
h. Promote and manage campus LTDC equipment.
4. Management of Campus Website for administrative, educational, professional
development and research purposes
a. In consultation with campus governance and administration, develop and
implement policies for faculty, staff and student use of campus website
b. Develop and maintain working knowledge of the hardware and software
required for campus website operations.
c. Provide hardware and software training and support for faculty, staff and
student use of website resources.
d. Operate and maintain a security system for faculty, staff, student and
public access to campus web server.
5. Management of Administrative Aspects of IIT
a. Develop and administer IIT budgets.
b. Provide direction to the Network Administrator to assure development and
maintenance of all system documentation.
c. Provide direction to the Network Administrator to ensure accurate
inventories and licensing of hardware and software.
d. Provide direction to the Network Administrator in the management of the
campus telephone system.
e. Inventory, schedule, set-up and maintain distance education and
multimedia equipment for the campus.
f. Manage media, lights and sound systems for theatre and coordinate their
use in conjunction with campus Theatre and Music faculty and Director of
Continuing Education. Oversee training and approval of all other light &
sound board operators.
g. Develop and maintain outside vendor relationships.
6. Active participation in campus, UW Colleges & UW System governance
a. Provide input into campus strategic planning on such matters as
technological trends and UW system IIT direction.
b. Serve on campus IIT committee, leading IIT strategic planning.
c. Participate in campus collegium, including providing progress/status
reports on IIT.
d. Serve on campus committees (as elected) and Dean’s Committees (as
e. Participate in senior administrative staff meetings.
f. Participate in UWC Instructional Technology Support Staff group.
g. Work with UW Extension ICS personnel to help troubleshoot equipment
or transmission problems and keep them apprised of class cancellation.
h. Assist in the coordination of cross-institution/cross system collaborations.