Technology Specialist

Riverside, CA
Mar 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$65,700 - $97,500

Position Information
Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Student Affairs Technology Services, the Technology Specialist is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the Student Health Services (SHS) and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) electronic systems, applications, and end user support. This includes, yet is not limited to: Operating Systems, network connectivity, fileshare management, data and systems availability and security, and other end user support activities.

Minimum Requirements
Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of how system management actions affect other systems, system users and dependent/related functions.
Advanced skills associated with programming design, modification and implementation. Basic knowledge of secure software development. Demonstrated ability to create software specifications.
Advanced knowledge of computer security tools, best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing server-based software. Demonstrated skill at administering moderately complex security controls and configurations to computer hardware, software and networks.
Broad knowledge of various areas of IT.
Familiarity with logical data design and data mapping or data conversion.
Demonstrated testing and test planning skills.
Thorough knowledge of business and process analysis functions. Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology and systems to meet business needs.
Interpersonal skills sufficient to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Works independently and as part of a team. Demonstrated problem-solving skills. Ability to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner.
Familiarity with data quality and governance issues and requirements.
Demonstrated ability to install software and troubleshoot and repair moderately complex problems with computing devices, peripherals and software. Understanding of and experience troubleshooting client, server and peripherals-related issues and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance. Experience in incident response and digital forensics, including data collection, examination and analysis.
Demonstrated ability to interface with technical and non-technical management on a regular basis.
Ability to impart knowledge to technical and non-technical audiences and to influence outcomes to meet objectives.
Skill in working independently and as part of a team collaborating with colleagues and following through on assignments with minimal direction. This includes setting priorities that accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated experience with database administration. Working knowledge of database management systems and standards. Knowledge relating to database system design. Advanced database querying and modeling skills working with moderately complex databases.

Knowledge of and experience with monitoring tools, performance, systems optimization, including intermediate knowledge of security for data, data transfers, and data scripts.

Willingness and ability to support alternative work schedules for after hour/weekend coverage.

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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