Project Technical Coordinator (144738)
University of Illinois


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Project Technical Coordinator

Academic Programs and Services

University of Illinois System - Urbana

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

The University System Office seeks a Project Technical Coordinator to work closely with Project Grant Director and the Project Coordinator. The Technical Coordinator will provide technical and functional support to MyCreditsTransfer (MCT) participating institutions (including the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, and Springfield) to implement and maintain Transferology as a part of the statewide project. The incumbent also maintains the MyCreditsTransfer.org and TransferREADY.org websites. In addition, the Technical Coordinator serves as a resource to the University of Illinois System for guidance on information technology and in performing tasks requiring IT skills. The Technical Coordinator serves the technical needs of various other programs and initiatives of the UAPS department, primarily in the areas of Web development and database management. Transferology is a web-based program that provides students with transfer articulation information.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Assist institutions in implementing and maintaining Transferology systems. This activity includes: sharing technical expertise related to set-up and maintenance of Transferology; testing Transferology interfaces/functionalities and coordinating resolution of issues found for MCT participating institutions; updating program information stored in Transferology; working with participating institutions' articulation staff to create and update transfer equivalency rules using the established "flat file" process of verifying and normalizing transfer data; coordinating with CollegeSource to upload new transfer articulation rules; working with Illinois community colleges (CCs) to implement the Course Import interface between Transferology and CC's student information system web portal; maintaining technical support information for participating institutions on the MyCreditsTransfer.org/support site and public sites - MyCreditsTransfer.org and TransferREADY.org; and producing Google Analytics usage data for a variety of reports.
  • Contribute to quarterly grant activity reports.
  • Attend CollegeSource-sponsored workshops/Annual Users' Conference.
  • Serve as liaison between MCT, participating institutions, and CollegeSource technical staff.
  • Assist with training workshops and presentations as necessary.
  • Monitor statewide implementation using feedback from implementation/advisory team meetings, correspondence, and telephone calls.
  • Work with Illinois Board of Higher Education and Illinois Articulation Initiative to update websites related to transfer if needed.
  • Develop and maintain websites and web-based applications for the University of Illinois System.
  • Develop and maintain database tables for the University of Illinois System.
  • Develop and manage other Information Technology needs for University Academic Programs and Services at the University of Illinois System.
  • Other duties appropriate for a Technical Coordinator.


  • QUALIFICATIONS:

    Required:
  • Any combination totaling two (2) years from the following categories:
  • progressively more responsible work experience in an Information Technology (IT) related profession
  • college course work which included Information Technology (IT), IT Management, or a closely related discipline, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
    • 60 semester hours or Associate's Degree equals one (1) year
    • 90-120 semester hours or Bachelor's Degree equals two (2) years
    Preferred:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least two years of experience in transfer in higher education: such student information systems, degree audits systems etc.
  • Basic video and audio file editing experience.
  • Basic web-site development and/or editing experience.


  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office tools including Word, PowerPoint, and advanced capability in Excel.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Self-starter with strong self-management skills.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of collegiate transfer admissions, records analysis, or records management.
  • An understanding of system interface concepts and techniques.


  • SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION
    This is a full-time Civil Service IT Technical Associate position appointed on a 12 month service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after May 3, 2021 Salary is commensurate with experience.

    TO APPLY:

    Applications must be received by May 3, 2021. Apply for this position using http://jobs.illinois.edu. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu. If you already have a profile, you will be redirected to that existing profile via email notification. To complete the application process:

    Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.

    Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.

    Step 3) Upload the following documents:
    • cover letter
    • resume (months and years of employment must be included)
    • academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or copy of diploma may be acceptable) for all degrees attained
    • names/contact information for three references

    In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for this position using http://jobs.illinois.edu. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, contact Melissa McMullen at msstein@uillinois.edu For questions about the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

    The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

    As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

    The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment

    College Name or Administrative Unit:

    System Office

    Category:

    8-Technical

    Title:

    Project Technical Coordinator (144738)

    Open Date:

    04/19/2021

    Close Date:

    05/03/2021

    Organization Name:

    Academic Programs and Services



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