Assistant Director of Design Studio

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

  • Lincoln, NE
  • $60,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
Position Information

Working Title Assistant Director of Design Studio
Department J S Raikes School of Comp Sci & Mgmt-1313
Requisition Number S_200290
Posting Open Date 06/16/2020
Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 07/01/2020
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The Assistant Director of Design Studio assists the Director for Design Studio with administration of the program and facilitates the technical work in Design Studio. Responsibilities include support of on-boarding process for annual projects; administration of all tooling and environments (cloud services, source control, collaboration software); management of IT equipment; monitor and track tooling and environment spending and budget; development and maintenance of custom software to support Design Studio operations; serve as a technical resource and advisor for student teams (review student code and designs); supervision of daily operation of the Design Studio student teams; evaluate tools/technologies and make recommendations; and support planning/execution of annual Design Studio showcase and related events.
The ideal candidate would have significant industry experience in software development to require minimal onboarding and development, but we are open to entry-level candidates.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See:
Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related STEM field plus one (1) years of experience with agile software development in software engineering or related field. Experience with application development efforts and demonstrating attention to detail and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage/prioritize tasks. Evidence of excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to network and build relationships with community and institutional partners. Must be proficient in relevant software development tools and methodologies including cloud computing providers, modern object oriented languages, and source control.
Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related STEM field. Three or more years of experience with agile software development in software engineering or related field. Experience working with students or mentoring preferred. Experience working with faculty in an institutional research environment desirable. Demonstrated ability to design solutions to abstract problems using software helpful. Prefer experience in a startup environment. ScrumAlliance certifications such as CSM, CSPO, CSD, etc.
Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $60,000/yr minimum
How to Apply

Click on “Apply for this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.
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Cheryl Nelson
Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
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Planned Hire Date: ASAP
Appointment End Date

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  • Resume
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