IT Professional II
The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, one of the premier communication programs in the country, is seeking an innovative IT Professional to work with the CJC Technology Advancement Group (TAG). Come join a dynamic team who serves the mission of the College and Division of Media Properties in providing comprehensive support in advanced technologies. As a member of TAG, you’ll work alongside broadcast engineers to assist multiple radio and TV stations, an innovative news center, and a multi-state emergency network weather team to provide critical coverage to our viewing and listening area.
This position provides direct hardware and software support for the College of Journalism and Communications and to the Division of Media Properties. The IT Professional II position is responsible for the daily and strategic development, operation, and maintenance of systems within the College and Media Properties. This position will work within and alongside the College’s Technology Advancement Group (TAG) whose mission is to provide the highest and most advanced level of information technology and engineering service possible to the College and Media Properties.
The College of Journalism and Communications embraces diversity as a shared responsibility among faculty, staff and students and strives for tangible expressions of this responsibility. We are committed to fostering a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals of all races, genders, nationalities, religions, sexual orientations, identities and abilities to express their culture and perspectives through the art and science of journalism and communication.
This position will design and implement all installations, and provide maintenance and support of all integrated computing tools for the College of Journalism and Communications including its affiliated Media Properties and the Innovation News
Center. Responsibilities include providing support for all computer and computer-related services throughout the College, Centers and Media Properties.
This position provides discretion, judgment and decision making on all matters related to information technology within the College including, but not limited to, the following: Servers and related operating software including VM Ware; desktop operating systems including Windows OS; Macintosh OS; Microsoft Office Suite; Adobe Creative Cloud, SPSS and a newsroom operating/management system. All hardware and software specific to the communications industries and required by faculty, staff and students in the College, Centers and Media Properties. This position trouble-shoots in each of the above and directs the implementation, training and operation of all software. The incumbent must communicate effectively and responsively to all faculty, staff and students in the College.
This position provides support on all matters related to information technology in TAG initiatives throughout the College of Journalism & Communications including but not limited to the following: INC playout servers, INC near-line storage, routers, multi-viewers and interface to all news and media platforms.
The College of Journalism and Communications is one of the premier programs in the country, with 74 full-time faculty members teaching in four departments: Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations and Telecommunication. The program is known for our world-class immersion venues, which pair students with professionals to gain real-world experience. A recognized national leader in the field, the College is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC). To learn more: https://www.jou.ufl.edu/this-is-cjc/
The University of Florida is a member of the Association of American Universities and is categorized in the Carnegie Commission’s top tier of research universities, and is ranked #6 among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. UF’s more than 55,000 students come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.
Gainesville, Florida has been described as one of America’s best college towns and a hotspot for talented
workers. Money magazine, Frommer’s and Forbes are just a few of the magazines that have named Gainesville the top city in the nation for livability. The city boasts a revitalized downtown whose culturally enriched environment rivals those found in much larger cities.
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and four years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- – B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent preferred.
- – IT field related certifications
- – Knowledge and experience of VMware, Windows OS and hardware, Macintosh OS and hardware, and knowledge of PC
- – Ability to install and maintain computer/network equipment, Microsoft software and hosted technologies
including: Windows Servers, Active Directory (Account Management, Group Policy, File Permissions), File and Printer
sharing, Microsoft SQL, Remote Access (VPN), data backup strategy.
- – Strong problem-solving capabilities
- – Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
- – Knowledge of Radio and Television infrastructure and concepts
Special Instructions To Applicants:
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
For more details and to apply, visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/515317/it-professional-ii
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