Madison, WI
Sep 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 92174-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Management/Supervisory

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 92174-AS

Working Title: Manager, Applications Development



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 20, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $85,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. Degree preferred from one of the following areas: computer science, information science, management information systems, business, or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

-Experience managing a professional application development team, preferably in higher education or medical school environment. 3+ years required. 5+ years preferred.
-Supervisory experience required.
-Demonstrated ability to work as team with diverse customers to identify requirements, deliver solid and sustainable technical solutions requiring strong problem solving skills.
-Demonstrated experience working within a widely-used programming language required. PHP experience is preferred, though experience with other languages such as Ruby, Java or Javascript will be considered.
-Demonstrated experience working with a relational database (MySQL, MSSQL or Oracle) required.
-Demonstrated experience with query and data visualization tools like OBIEE, Qlik or Tableau preferred.

Additional preferred experience:
- Experience with various application development models (e.g., Agile) and best practices as well as with version control (e.g., git).
-Use of a structured project management method.
-Experience with ticketing and workflow management systems like JIRA and ServiceNow
-Experience with quality/process improvement methodologies

Position Summary:

The School of Medicine and Public Health Information Technology (SMPH IT) group provides a unique opportunity for an innovative IT professional. This group provides IT leadership to the SMPH community, delivered through strategic projects and services built on new and established system resources. Utilizing these resources, the group makes significant contributions to the advancement of administrative, educational, instructional, research and engagement initiatives. The group works directly with SMPH leadership and contributes directly to the mission of the SMPH.

This position seeks an experienced, enthusiastic manager with the ability to take initiative and produce result, deliver applications development and analytics solutions to the SMPH leadership and community that are aligned with SMPH goals and objectives. This position will be expected to interface collaboratively and solve problems strategically with a variety of IT leaders within SMPH as well as UW Health and the UW campus.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.


Kylee Zander
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Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the knowledge and skills of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

The candidate pool established in this recruitment may be used to fill future positions within the same title in the School of Medicine and Public Health.

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.

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Advertised: Sep 26 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 24 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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