University of Texas at Dallas Manager Information Technology - Outreach, Events, and Communications in Dallas, Texas

Job Summary

The Manager of OIT Outreach, Events and Communications will manage the execution of technology awareness and communications initiatives for the Office of Information Technology (OIT). This is accomplished through a variety of awareness and outreach activities including, but not limited to, OIT and vendor events, social media, meet and greets, partnering with campus offices and departments and facilitating activities and meetings across campus. The Manager will also oversee OIT web development, OIT communications, and event planning.

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Excellent project management and organizational skills

  • Outreach and Communications experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience in planning large events

  • Strong attention to detail and quality conscious, yet agile, open and flexible to others’ ideas and suggestions

  • Comfortable with web-based project management tools and collaboration technologies

Behavioral competencies

  • 100% confidentiality

  • Polite, patient, ethical, trustworthy, prompt, and dependable

  • Excellent listener

  • Strong emotional intelligence

  • Team player and team builder

  • “Can do” attitude

  • Customer Service Excellence.

  • Curious, innovative, results focused.

  • Results driven, proactive & able to work autonomously

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Problem solving attitude

  • Flexible, change embracing in rapidly evolving work environment

  • Ability to relate to and work with a wide variety of stakeholders

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business information systems or related field. Five to seven years or more of progressively responsible experience in the area of specialization; OR the equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Two years supervisory experience overseeing information resources professionals.

Preferred Education and Experience

Preferred Skills & Competencies:

  • Experience in managing a team.

  • Technical writing skills

  • Information Technology Service Management experience

  • Higher Education Experience

  • Information technology experience is a plus

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office.

  • Knowledge in design tools, such as Adobe, preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Effectively coordinate the development, design, approval, production, and distribution of outreach and communication materials, both electronic and printed.

  • Effectively plan events across campus, including our premier one-day Innovation and Technology Summit.

  • Edit and review all outreach, communications, documents, and projects to ensure departmental brand continuity.

  • Oversee OIT Web presence

  • Coordinate OIT social media initiatives

  • Coordinate communications for all major service outages or new service offerings.

  • Coordinate communication plans for all major IT projects.

  • Manage student employee content development, design, and emerging technology teams.

  • Foster best practices and collaboration by sharing and internal communication with department counterparts.

  • Ensure department compliance with established standard policies and procedures. Monitor and report expenditures as it relates to this team.

  • Supports OIT Leadership and staff to develop and implement outreach and communications plans, including OIT campus event participation, websites, and outreach materials.

  • Act as liaison between management, technical staff, Office of Communications, and the creative design team.

  • Act as a brand steward, upholding brand identity, communication standards and consistency in all projects.

Posting Number: S01279P

Position Title: Manager Information Technology - Outreach, Events, and Communications

Functional Title: Manager Information Technology - Outreach, Events, and Communications

Department: OIT-Office of Information Technology

Salary Range: Negotiable

Pay Basis: Monthly

Position Status: Regular full-time

Location: Richardson

Open Date: 09/15/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes