Assistant Computer Manager

Payroll Title: UCP X
Class Code: 1026-9090
Job Family: DPS
FLSA Code: E
Score: 725


Under the direction of designated administrator, applies independent judgment as well as knowledge and expertise in planning, organizing and assisting in managing the effective operation of a major computer technical service unit.  Plans and oversees the development and support of a specific application or functional area.


  1. Provides administrative and technical leadership in designing, developing scheduling and implementing administrative data systems, requiring a thorough understanding of the principles of applications programming.
  2. Determines requirements of users and potential users of administrative data; assists in the determination of priorities and timetables and serves as a resource to users and staff in resolving programming problems and needs.
  3. Directs the activities of programming and support staff; identifies staffing needs and is responsible for hiring, supervision, training, evaluation, work schedules and work assignments; and manages all routine personnel functions.
  4. Communicates pertinent information to supervisor, which will aid in effective short and long-range planning.
  5. Defines and maintains standards for the design, programming and documentation of administrative data programming services or correct deficiencies.
  6. Reviews and recommends changes in internal operating procedures and systems designed to improve administrative data programming services or correct deficiencies.
  7. Develops schedules for systems projects and evaluates their progress.
  8. Coordinates the scheduling and execution of established jobs with users and computer units to assure efficient and timely completion of work
  9. Analyzes requirements of administrative data systems and modifies operating programs for new systems or changes in existing systems.
  10. Performs systems analysis, systems design and program design functions, including forms design, procedure planning and systems specifications.
  11. Provides general and specific documentation to offices that originate, maintain and require administrative data.
  12. Interprets the availability of accurate and timely administrative data for internal and external requirement.
  13. Analyzes and assists with the implementation of data warehouse structures and systems
  14. Assists with the development of plans and processes, which ensure the minimum risk to services or systems due to errors.
  15. Evaluates and develops complex client server approaches in support of the University processes.
  16. Performs related duties as required.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in computer-related field or equivalent combination of training and experience
  2. Five to ten years of responsible experience in data processing development, programming experience and systems analysis.
  3. One to three years of demonstrated managerial and supervisory ability.
  4. Evidence of ability to manage a system of administrative data programming services.
  5. Working knowledge of desktop applications such as word processors, spreadsheets and database tools as well as web pages, Internet navigation and HTML.
  6. Job history indicating growth and development in the field.
  7. Excellent oral & written communication skills

Date Created: 11/1/98