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Project Coordinator (Network Consultant 3), UCP 9

Posted on July 18, 2019

Under the direction of the Team Lead, this position provides advanced level technical expertise in support of the University’s campus-wide telecommunications system. This position is responsible for instruction, documentation and consultation services for the University’s voice, data, and video network services and operations to academic, administration and student users. Provides technical and administrative coordination and leadership for one or more renovation or new construction projects.

The incumbent must work well with customers, vendors, peers and management and must have the ability to work independently as well as in team environments. Individuals considered for this position must be highly independent and capable of understanding and evaluating complex networking interrelationships. This position offers considerable opportunity for responsibility and influence in a cutting edge, challenging, congenial and flexible environment.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

-Responsible for the preparation of designs, plans, estimates and specifications of telecommunications, network and audio-visual projects, such as stand-alone or components of building and utility renovations and installations. -Responsible for quality of work and timely completion of projects, in accordance with major policies and priorities of the University and Information Technology Services. -Monitors and inspects projects performed on University property; is responsible for ensuring that all contracted project work is in compliance with contract terms and obligations.

-Reviews design projects for constructability, and conformance to user needs prior to bidding. Handles contract administration of projects from bidding phase to construction completion and acceptance.

-Takes a leadership role in selecting, acquiring and installing advanced voice, data, video and broadcast network hardware and software.Determines the appropriate voice, data, video and broadcast network structure to support the University community.

-Defines, coordinates and tracks technical and administrative tasks for a team/focus group of full-time and vendor consultants.May assign tasks to full time staff on team.

-Determines and coordinates training for staff and students assigned to focus group.Sets priorities for tasks assigned to team members.

-Interacts with vendors for product pricing information, technical literature, equipment maintenance/repair, training and other issues.

-Assures proper inventory of supplies and proper record keeping for equipment.Creates and forwards for approval purchasing documents and justifications.

-Assists with developing budget proposals and requirements; organizes and assures the continued quality of relevant documentation.

-Represents the team at weekly meetings, planning and committee meetings and on project working groups.

-Performs difficult or complex tasks such as devising and monitoring project plans in conjunction with other computer/technical professionals or University personnel.

-Takes a leadership role in investigating new technologies relevant to assigned areas and in identifying, investigating and correcting existing or potential technical and procedural problems.Selects new products for testing.

-Audits and edits documentation written by team members.

-Performs other duties as required.

MINIMUM Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent combination of training and experience, and at least five years of highly technical and progressively responsible experience.

1.Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge and understanding of one or more of the current voice, data, video and broadcast network technologies used to support the University users.

2.Demonstrated ability to work well with people, handle technical problems, work well under stress and follow complex plans and strategies.

3.Demonstrated excellent communication and writing skills.

4.Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and resolve problems of a highly technical and administrative nature.

5.Knowledge of building codes and construction documents, methods and procedures.

6.Demonstrated knowledge of telecommunications standards, equipment, architecture, and administration systems.

7.Demonstrated high level of leadership, motivation, initiative, independence and responsibility.

8.Demonstrated commitment to maintaining state-of-the art technical knowledge.

9.The ability to travel to regional campuses, training seminars and trade shows.

10.The ability to work off hours and weekends when necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated knowledge of audio visual standards, technology planning, design and installation.

1.Demonstrated experience with AutoCAD or similar design suite, document management systems, Visio, Project, Productivity software such as MS-Office.

2.Demonstrated supervisory experience.

3.Certifications and/or credentials issued by Building Industries Consulting International (BICSI), or Connecticut Telecommunications Layout Technician (CT TLT) license

4.Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary programming languages such as Visual Basic, Python.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, annually renewable position. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits including employee and dependent tuition reimbursement at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. Salary will be commensurate with successful candidate's background and experience. For additional information regarding benefits visit: http://hr.uconn.edu/benefits-summaries/. For additional information about the University visit: http://www.uconn.edu/ and for detailed position information and the job description visit: http://uitsjobs.uconn.edu.

TO APPLY

Please apply online via UConn Jobs (https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/), Staff Positions, Search #2020004. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and resume that demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications and any preferred qualifications you may have for this position, and a list of contact information, including phone numbers for three professional references. Reference search #2020004. Screening will begin immediately.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2020004).

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on July 31, 2019.


Please mail your comments to:
Laurie.Enderle@uconn.edu or Carolyn.Chartier@uconn.edu