University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Computer Lab Coordinator I

Payroll Title: UCP V
Class Code: 0501-9085
Job Family: DPS
FLSA Code: E
Score: 509

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general supervision of designated supervisor, develops, oversees, and supervises a microcomputer laboratory used as an instructional and training facility for students, faculty and staff.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Coordinates user-support services and day-to-day operations of computer lab.  Coordinates coverage of the lab and provides personal coverage as necessary.
  2. Trains, supervises and schedules student monitors and other staff; may hire student staff.
  3. Maintains a current inventory of hardware, software, documentation, supplies, and other equipment needed for the operation of the microlab; is responsible for maintaining system security, including backups of all software.
  4. Reviews all requests to use microlab and interacts with users to discuss suitability of lab for user needs and related matters; approves or denies requests as appropriate.
  5. Checks hardware and software for damages/defects and arranges for repair or replacement.
  6. Provides for orientation of all users in order to certify that they understand the procedures of the lab and can operate the equipment safely and properly; maintains up-to-date listing of current certified users; analyzes data to provide usage statistics.
  7. Provides technical assistance and training to users; assists with set-up of hardware and software for classroom use.
  8. Implements and maintains policies and procedures for use of the lab; writes, edits and updates user manuals.
  9. Serves as liaison to Computer Center and personal computer groups.
  10. Evaluates need for and recommends acquisition of additional hardware and software.
  11. Monitors approved budget and expenditures.
  12. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelors degree in appropriate field and at least one year of experience with microcomputers
  2. Knowledge of microcomputer software and/or hardware
  3. Working knowledge of word processing software and computer languages appropriate to the unit.
  4. Supervisory ability
  5. Good organizational skills
  6. Ability to work cooperatively with students, faculty and staff.
  7. Good written and oral communication skills

 

Date Created: 6/28/1985
Date Scored: 10/1/1984