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Information Technology Consultant 3

Oregon Tech


Location:
Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601
Date:
01/03/2018
2018-01-032018-02-02
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Shift:
1st Shift
Categories:
  • Information Technology
  • Telecommunications
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Job Details

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Oregon Tech invites applications for an Information Technology Consultant 3 in the Information Technology Services department within the Office of the President. This is 12-month, full-time (1.0 FTE) position located on the Klamath Falls, Oregon campus. Oregon Tech offers competitive salaries with excellent benefits including comprehensive healthcare, a generous retirement package, and significant tuition discounts at the seven public universities in Oregon. The starting salary range is between $48,936.00 and $74,639.00.

The successful candidate will have an opportunity to serve as a liaison between administrative, auxiliary and academic organizational units, technology teams, technology vendors, and support teams to enhance the delivery of technology and business related services. The Consultant plays a vital role in evaluating technology to match users’ business process needs with the broader enterprise system requirements to ensure effective integration and processing flow along all points. Essential work as a project administrator also includes establishing goals and metrics, and completing tasks necessary to further utilize technology systems that benefit the entire University.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Information Technology Consultant is responsible for initiating and managing major or complex technology and business related project plans and schedules; determining requirements, tasks, work assignments, resources, and project milestones; and reviewing points for all information system projects to ensure timeline adherence. The Consultant’s responsibilities alsoinclude assessing administrative, auxiliary, and academic operations to identify areas of potential improvement related to the quality and productivity of existing IT systems and processes;developing proactive approaches; and making recommendations to administrators for new and revised IT systems and processes.

The Consultant also provides leadership for managing Ellucian CRM software upgrades by monitoring and tracking newly distributed versions; communicating with users to assess the impact of new versions on business processes; and establishing and implementing effective testing of operational software prior to implementation. In addition, the Consultant is responsible for investigating new technologies and their practical application;and advising administrators on the impact of new systems and services using one’s knowledge of technologies, and developing cost-benefit analyses fornew acquisitions.


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES:

Information Technology Services is responsible for the development, implementation and operation of information technology systems and communications networks for Oregon Tech. The following objectives are central to our mission: Support student computer labs, academic computing, and administrative systems, and maintain system functions; develop, recommend, and implement strategic solutions utilizing emerging information technologies to sustain and improve services to the continually changing Oregon Tech campus environment; and strive to provide cost effective, reliable and responsive services to all areas of the institution. For more information about the department, visit:  http://www.oit.edu/faculty-staff/technology-services.

 

OREGON TECH:

Oregon Tech is an institution founded on the principles of excellence through hands-on knowledge. We believe in giving students a rigorous, practical education while applying cutting-edge concepts for real-world solutions. As the Pacific Northwest's premier public institute of technology, we take pride in our mission to deliver technology education. We continually partner with industry leaders to ensure that our programs and classes are at the top of the board with adapting to new technology and preparing students for workforce demands.

We also attribute this to our dedicated professors, who provide personalized attention and are genuinely invested in their students' learning. A total enrollment of about 5,200 allows for an intimate campus environment distinguished by small classes and a student-to-faculty ratio of 20:1. This personal approach provides many benefits of a prestigious private education at a public price. To learn more about Oregon Tech visit:http://www.oit.edu/.

 

LIFE IN THE KLAMATH BASIN:

The main, residential campus is located in Klamath Falls in beautiful Southern Oregon nestled on the eastern slope of the Cascade Mountains. The 190-acre campus offers spectacular views of Upper Klamath Lake, pine-studded knolls and snow-capped peaks from nearly every building.  Klamath Falls, a city of about 20,000 residents (45,000 in urban growth area), is located in south-central Oregon, about 20 miles from the California border. Known as Oregon's "City of Sunshine," Klamath Falls enjoys about 300 days of blue skies each year.

According to National Geographic's "50 Best Places to Live" list, Klamath Falls ranks No. 10. With median home prices at $156,000 and an abundance of majestic views and waterfront property, coupled with mountain fresh air, we couldn’t agree more that Klamath Falls is an ideal place to live.  To learn more about the Klamath Basin community, visit -http://www.meetmeinklamath.com

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • This classification requires a basic foundation of knowledge and skills of technology and information systems generally obtained through an AA degree in computer science, information systems, educational technology, communications, or related fields, or similar certified course work in applicable fields of study and at least one year of related work experience. For examples of typical skills for each core function, please visit https://jobs.usse.oregonstate.edu/positions/111.
  • Project management experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in written form.

Preferred:

  • Experience with Ellucian software extremely desirable
  • Experience using database scripting tools (e.g. SQL Develolper, etc.).
  • Experience with FAST Millennium software extremely desirable.
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders and facilitating and negotiating their requirements.
  • Experience working as an information security auditor.
 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Initial review of applications will begin on January 07, 2018. Therefore, at the discretion of Oregon Tech, application materials received after January 07, 2018 may not receive full consideration. Applications will not be accepted after January 21, 2018. To apply, you MUST go to Oregon Tech applicant portal at https://jobs.oit.edu/, and complete the online application. You may also submit a cover letter and resume.

Please contact Sonja Holcomb, Search Committee Chair, at sonja.holcomb@oit.edu or at 541-885-1296 for questions about this position. 

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