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Associate Executive Director

The University of Maine
Orono, Maine (US)

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Associate Executive Director

Enterprise Networks

Full-time, Regular, Exempt Position


Networkmaine, a unit of the University of Maine System, is seeking applicants for an Associate Executive Director, Enterprise Networks. This full-time, regular position is a member of the Networkmaine leadership team and is responsible for the operation and delivery of network and telecommunications services to meet the academic, research and administrative needs of the University System. The Associate Executive Director, Enterprise Networks directs the teams that are responsible for the data networks, telephone services, and structured cabling at all University of Maine System campuses and locations and has budgetary management responsibility, including capital replacement forecasting.  


The work location is on the Orono campus of the University of Maine.


Based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant, the annual salary range is commensurate with experience plus a 10% employer contribution to the UMS retirement plan. Additional benefits include medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. The UMS is a recipient of the Wellness Councils of America’s Well Workplace Award and offers a wellness program.


Review of applications begins immediately.  For full consideration, materials must be submitted by June 30, 2023. The position will remain open until a qualified candidate is hired.


University of Maine:

The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state's land grant and sea grant university. As the state’s only public research university, UMaine has a statewide mission of teaching, research and economic development, and community service. UMaine is among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast, with nearly 100 majors and academic programs. It attracts students from Maine and 49 other states, and more than 60 countries. It currently enrolls more than 11,400 undergraduate and graduate students who can directly participate in research, working with world-class scholars. UMaine offers more than 100 degree programs through which students can earn graduate certificates, master's, doctoral or professional science master's degrees. The university promotes environmental stewardship, with substantial efforts campus wide aimed at conserving energy, recycling and adhering to green building standards in new construction.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent education and/or experience, in information technology, telecommunications, or closely related field. Five or more years of supervisory responsibilities. Demonstrated managerial skills including project planning and management, the ability to organize and integrate multiple planning and operational tasks, and appropriate financial management experience. Demonstrated expertise in the evaluation, acquisition, installation, operation and/or support of any of the following: multi-location networks; academic environments, network operating systems; Ethernet and Wi-Fi networks; IP based telephone systems; and information security.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ten years of progressively responsible experience managing the operation of information technology and/or telecommunications systems/ Managerial and/or department head experience with administrative or academic technologies in a higher education setting. Demonstrated ability to work with university faculty, staff, students and other clients. Demonstrated familiarity and ability to work with a wide range of educational technologies and telecommunications to achieve specific objectives. Experience with integrated voice, video, and data systems installation, operation, repair, maintenance, and/or support.


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The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.


The University of Maine System is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Office of Equal Opportunity, University of Maine, Room 101 Boudreau Hall, Orono, ME  04469, 207-581-1226. TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

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