University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Manager of Technical Projects

Payroll Title: UCP IX
Class Code: 0924-9089
Job Family: DPS
FLSA Code: E
Score: 677

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general direction of designated administrator, plans and assists in implementing specialized computer or other highly technical projects for a large University Department, impacting a significant population within the University.

GUIDELINES FOR USING THIS POSITION

For a large University Department this position is intended to assume a leadership role in taking a highly technical or computer driven project from inception to completion.  This would include all administrative and technical details.  These projects should be of a significant duration and complexity to support the use of this classification.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides leadership and management to a long-term project, establishing departmental priorities relative to the project parameters.
  2. Establishes internal project goals and parameters, hires, trains, evaluates and assigns tasks to staff
  3. Plans and coordinates the implementation of strategic phases for the project; evaluates and creates statistical and narrative reports to support the goals of the project and proposed direction
  4. Coordinates efforts with all effected agencies and/or University departments; may present training and/or presentations to higher administrative officials or other institutions
  5. Measures and assesses the needs and/or efficiency of present technical systems and makes recommendations for future needs; evaluating, selecting, and installing new equipment; or studying new techniques for data collection.
  6. Assesses the computer and/or technical needs for the project and develops appropriate systems.
  7. Develops surveys and questionnaires designed to provide data for planning future needs; prepares reports and makes recommendations accordingly.
  8. May represent the Department on various University and State planning committees.
  9. Promotes the use of appropriate technology to streamline and or improve efficiency for the desired area.
  10. May create comprehensive reports and present findings.
  11. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s degree, or Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.
  2. Five to ten years experience in data processing management
  3. Demonstrated ability to supervise staff.
  4. Experience in project management and interacting with a multi-faceted University environment.

Date Created: 05/24/84
Date Revised: 06/01/00