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Apply now Job no: 97194-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Instructional Design

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Information Specialist

Official Title:


Hiring Department(s):




Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 01, 2019


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $43,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major studies in Information Technology or a related field preferred. An Associate's Degree or every two years of professional work experience as in Information Technology or related field equals one year of applicable university-level requirement.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

2 years experience with University classroom technology systems; work experience in and knowledge of Audio Visual technology; ability to diagnose and solve multiple, simultaneous technical problems; professional experience with installation and integration of classroom technology.

License or Certificate:


Position Summary:

This position, under the direction of the Senior Administrative Program Specialist, Space Management Office, administers the operation of the instructional technologies systems installed in General Assignment classrooms within UW campus buildings/sites. UW-Madison Space Management provides the analytical infrastructure for innovative solutions and informed decisions about university space utilization and the higher education learning environment.

The mission of the Office is to collect, maintain, supply and analyze UW-Madison facility utilization information; to identify, assign and acquire space and real property resources required for all university academic, research and administrative programs on and off campus; and to provide and support modern learning spaces with enhanced instructional technology. The primary duty of this position is to provide system design, installation and maintenance of campus standard instructional technology systems. The incumbent will have an interest and desire to learn about new and developing technologies related to instructional technology in a university setting.

This position must understand laptop PC (Windows OS) and MAC OS operations and computer/projector interfacing. Responsibilities include system design, installation, maintenance, and operation of technology intensive instructional environments. This position has extensive interaction with faculty, instructional staff, FP&M staff, and students.

The Division of Facilities Planning and Management is committed to promoting respect and civility in the workplace. Staffs serve as role models by practicing exemplary behaviors when working with customers, fellow staff members, students, and visitors. The mission of Facilities Planning and Management is to provide a physical environment that supports learning, working, living and playing. The organization is committed to stewardship of architectural, environmental, archeological and land resources in support of the academic and strategic objectives of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Additional Information:

1. Knowledge of Audio Visual technology.
2. Skilled in project development.
3. Skilled in both oral and written communication.
4. Skilled in active listening.
5. Skilled in conflict resolution.
6. Ability to diagnose and solve multiple, simultaneous technical problems.
7. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, faculty, staff and students, negotiate and problem solve with multiple constituencies.
8. Ability to organize and present information in a logical manner is required.
9. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, push pull, reach, stoop, bend, twist, work on and carry ladders.
10. Skill and experience with power and hand tools, soldering electronic components.


Dawn Bierman
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered, applications must be submitted online. Applicants must upload a resume and cover letter. Your cover letter should specifically address the Required Qualifications listed in the Relevant Work Experience section.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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