OFFICIAL UW POSITION TITLE: IS Specialist
DEPARTMENT: Learning and Information Technology (LIT)
ANTICIPATED START DATE: 9/1/2018
The SharePoint Developer/Analyst is responsible for planning, designing, documenting, troubleshooting, and providing day-to-day support for the business collaboration tools (e.g., Microsoft SharePoint).
This position, with minimal supervision, is responsible for meeting with campus departments and groups to develop and implement strategies to best use the business collaboration tools available to the campus to increase efficiencies and collaboration on campus. The position will use Value Stream Mapping and other process improvement techniques to help our clients gain efficiencies. This position will do analysis of users’ needs and map the departmental processes in their current state and in their proposed future state upon request. Additionally, the position will continually research new collaboration trends and changes to the tools provide operational support and troubleshooting assistance to offices and LIT Staff when problems occur with our collaboration tools such as SharePoint.
- Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Microsoft SharePoint 2010/2013/2016 or SharePoint Online experience
- Ability to work consultatively with constituents in all departments across campus to understand needs, identify and apply problem-solving skills
- Excellent communication, teamwork, and organizational skills
- Programming and systems management experience
- Experience in designing, developing, and administering business collaboration software such as Microsoft SharePoint, including recent experience with Microsoft SharePoint Online (SPO)
- Experience supporting SharePoint applications with Visual Studio and C#
- Experience using SharePoint Patterns and Practices
- Experience using SharePoint Object Models (CSOM, JSOM, and SSOM)
- Experience with Business Analysis
- SharePoint Client-Side Model, SharePoint REST API, SharePoint application services framework & PowerShell scripting
- Experience interfacing with a diverse set of third party API's
- Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
- Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) Certification
Collaboration Tools Developer
- Sets up, configures, documents and maintains the business collaboration application environment
- Responsible for collecting, analyzing, and creating various reports within SharePoint and other applications
- Provide ongoing production support, author detailed documentation of support activities, for client SharePoint sites
- Maintain a log of custom configurations developed in the collaboration tools.
- Develop custom integrations between third party systems and the business collaboration environment
- Configure SharePoint, develop and maintain scripts, and design and implement fixes
- Provide site design, coding, and expert assistance with client’s SharePoint sites
- Support SharePoint page design (Modern View), configuration, workflows, administration, migration, and automated deployment processes
- Assist in maintaining a secure, stable, and well performing SharePoint environment
- Assist users with general SharePoint related questions
- Provide technical consultation with other support personnel, testing services, and user support and training
- Assist client to identify shortcomings, analyze existing process, and recommend strategies of process improvement and tools to achieve more efficient results and keep up with current technologies
- Work with business users to support and develop workflows in SharePoint and automation of site components
Learning and Information Technology (LIT) is a support organization dedicated to providing efficient and effective state-of-the-art learning and information technology solutions and services to students, faculty, and staff for instruction, administration, and public service in support of the University's mission.
The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.
UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.
UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.
All undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.
Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
More information about the UW-Stout community and region: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/community.cfm. Facts and data about the university: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/facts.cfm.
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check.
UW-Stout is unable to provide green card or H1B sponsorship for this position.The position we are currently seeking applications to fill requires successful applicants to be responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: http://www.uwstout.edu/police/clery.cfm
Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.
Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Required application materials:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
- Official transcripts required at time of hire
To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by 7/31/2018. Screening of applications may continue until the position is filled.
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact Search Chair, Dan Dunbar @ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact Search Coordinator, Gretchen Metzler @ Email: email@example.com
Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21900
Job Family: Staff