Information Tech Professional

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Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Ophthalmology - 413201

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0003445

Position Summary: This position directs all IT requirements for the Department of Ophthalmology. This includes direction of our clinical IT development. The position is responsible for coordinating the integration, development, and support for all clinical IT solutions. This person is the key contact with UNC SOM, UNC Heath Care, and UNC PN for IT related support and clinical IT development. The position is the sole IT position, which manages and directs all IT related matters, reporting directly to the Associate Chair for Administration and Department Chair. This position is critical for the present and future development of the department. Position participates in all IT development and planning projects of the department and is a member of the Operations Team that meets twice monthly, and on an ad hoc basis, to review department concerns/issues. Position is expected to work autonomously and to provide written reports to the Associate Chair regarding IT happenings on a monthly basis. Position prepares estimated annual budget requirements and presents to the Associate Chair for inclusion in annual budget preparation.

Application Deadline: 12/10/2018

Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or closely related degree from an appropriately accredited institution; and one year experience in operations analysis and design systems programming or closely related area; or Associate's degree in Computer Information Technology, Computer Engineering Technology or Networking from an appropriately accredited institution and two years' experience in operations analysis and design, systems programming or closely related area; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Qualification and Experience: Ability to apply technical judgement to plan and organize tasks to achieve desired outcomes. Capability to work as a member of a collaborative team to develop, operate and maintain shared systems, applications, and services. Ability to solicit input from non-technical clients and from technical staff in order to translate those inputs into a realistic action plan including tasks, required resources, milestones, and reporting mechanisms. This includes the effective planning and time management of an employee's individual tasks, contribution to a team effort, and/or project management for projects of varied sizes. Ability to lead complex integration of clinical applications, including the design and maintenance of complex clinical noting and imaging systems. Must have the ability to solve complex technical needs. Must represent the department at University, School of Medicine and Health System IT Leadership meetings and clearly communicate the unique IT needs of the department. Position must negotiate with outside vendors the hardware and software purchasing needs of the department. Must have the technical expertise to solve complex software and hardware needs of the clinical operations, the research areas, and the academic and administrative areas of the department. Position must have strong technical expertise of various clinical applications. Position must advise the Associate Chair and Chair on technology needs that arise from new faculty recruitment or program development and is a critical member of the management team in determining capital outlay and recruitment package components for IT needs. Position must have strong communication and organizational skills and be able to manage multi--tasking projects. Ability to provide input in establishing technical standards and processes. Ability to integrate knowledge and skills from a range of technologies to address work assignments and problems of great complexity on a regular basis. Ability to resolve problems through systems analysis and troubleshooting procedures independently. Requires a high degree of familiarity with appropriate systems, tools, and processes. Ability to select and apply the most appropriate tools and processes to meet the required outcome. Ability to access risk and apply risk mitigation strategies as appropriate.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Gina Austen

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]

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Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 12/10/2018
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