Posting Number 2017-3617 Location US-NY-New York Posted Date 9/5/2017 Union N/A School/Division NYU IT (WS1170) Department Name : Application Development FT/PT Full-Time
Direct the technical design, development, implementation and support of University academic applications and systems. Assess and evaluate development requests from University provost office, schools, deans and faculty; direct the preparation of project plans and schedules; create strategies to optimize the use of technical resources; and collaborate with NYU IT Leadership and management of academic units to develop and deliver comprehensive, integrated academic applications and tools, such as Learning Management systems that are in alignment with the goals of the University. Direct staffing activities and vendor relationships. Provide strategic direction for all Application Development academic applications. Provide technical expertise to NYU IT management and academic leaders; Develop short range and long term plans, vision and strategy The incumbent will provide computing services and consultative advice to faculty and staff.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related disciplines.
Required Experience: 10 years managerial experience of technical staff. Progressively responsible professional experience in an information technology environment with heavy emphasis on design, development, implementation and support or an equivalent combination. Must include experience with large scale Learning Management systems such as Sakai and Canvas. Human resources, student, fundraising, business intelligence tools, compliance, etc. as well as staff supervision.
Preferred Experience: Knowledge of and experience with Sakai and other enterprise application technologies, implementation and support methodologies. Excellent problem-solving skills. Hands on experience with implementation and support of Academic applications at large or medium sized University. Previous experience in software design, documentation and development methodologies. Understanding of software maintenance life-cycles. Management experience in a higher education environment. Experience in staff supervision in a multi- project environment; strong functional and technical experience in Sakai Learning Management System and other enterprise applications.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of Sakai and Canvas environments, Cloud computing and enterprise Teaching and Learning systems deployment and support methodologies. Ability to provide technical advice to a non-technical audience. Excellent verbal, written and communications skills. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Supervisory experience preferred. Previous experience working with vendors.
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