ITSM - Campus Computer Store Coordinator
Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, serves more than 12,000 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL. Compliance to state and federal hiring standards is coordinated through WIU's Office of Equal Opportunity & Access.
Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.
APPOINTMENT: August 1, 2014
RESPONSIBILITIES: This position coordinates the retail sales and maintenance operations of the uTech Computer Store, including development of marketing plans and promotions. This position will provide day-to-day oversight of the uTech Computer Store sales operation, coordination of the maintenance and repair facility, maintain relationships with vendors, inventory tracking and control, and oversee staff. This position works with faculty and staff facilitating the integration of appropriate technology into their instructional or administrative functions. This position consults with faculty and staff on new and emerging technologies and their use in higher education.
RANK & SALARY: Salary contingent on education, skill-sets and experience. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit: http://www.wiu.edu/vpas/human_resources/benefits/.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Applicants considered for this position must have excellent verbal communication skills, documented experience with Apple Computers and technologies, and professional experience with Windows™ operating systems and technologies. Applicants must have demonstrated experience with new and emerging technologies, and experience with the technology needs and issues in an education environment. Applicants should have experience in marketing and promotions, and be able to give presentations and trainings.
Applicants considered for this position must have the ability to work with point-of -sale software, have experience with inventory control and business operations, have a working understanding of technical repair issues related to personal computer technologies, have proficiency with web-based communication (IM, Skype, social networks, mobile technologies, etc), and have the ability to work a flexible schedule.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates with at least 1 year of experience in a managerial retail sales position and 1 year of experience in designing and overseeing marketing and promotions are preferred.
THE DEPARTMENT: University Technology is primarily responsible for the network and systems operations at WIU, providing technology user support services, and electronic classroom support. University Technology supports the students, faculty and staff in their technology needs.
THE UNIVERSITY: Recognized as a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review and one of 39 public universities ranked a top tier "Best Midwestern University" by U.S.News & World Report, Western Illinois University (WIU) serves approximately 12,200 students in the heart of the Midwest through its traditional residential campus in Macomb and its metropolitan, non-residential location in Moline, Illinois.
The WIU-Macomb and -Quad Cities campuses are comprised of accomplished faculty, state-of-the-art technology and facilities, and a wide range of academic and extracurricular opportunities. Western is a comprehensive university offering 65 undergraduate and 37 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1, the University's 612 full-time faculty members teach 93.5 percent of all undergraduate and graduate courses, in addition to 10 pre-professional degree programs and 19 certificate programs.
Western offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 20 NCAA Division I intercollegiate varsity sports. Football competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision through the Missouri Valley Football Conference; all other varsity sports compete at the Division I level through The Summit League. WIU is the cultural center of the region. University Libraries house an extensive collection and offer online database access to thousands of academic periodic journals and publications.
WIU-Macomb, IL (Student Population: 10,003): A traditional, residential four-year campus with select graduate programs, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central Illinois in Macomb (population 20,000). Macomb is an Amtrak city with twice-daily service to Chicago. Macomb is located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities International Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport (Peoria, IL).
WIU-Quad Cities (Student Population: 1,204): The only public university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education, at its metropolitan, non-residential campuses in Moline, IL (population 44,000). The Quad Cities (population 376,000) rests on the banks of the Mississippi River and is comprised of Moline and Rock Island in western Illinois and Davenport and Bettendorf in eastern Iowa. Moline, Illinois is home to the Quad Cities International Airport.
APPLICATION: Complete applications include:
1) a letter of application
2) current curriculum vita or resume
3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current professional references
4) copies of unofficial academic transcripts, official transcripts will be requested of selected candidate Unofficial transcripts will be accepted, however top candidates will be asked to supply official transcripts
Please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW or by navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL http://www.wiu.edu/employment/
**Note** In order to upload Individual documents must be under 2 MB in size.
Screening will begin on July 14, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Margaret Taylor at MR-Taylor@wiu.edu.
For assistance with the online application system contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309)298-1977 or via email at email@example.com