Information Technology Specialist


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Law Library (10000933)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

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Definition of Class

This position implements the school, college or unit technology efforts. The incumbent maintains department technology including computers and computer systems, servers, websites and online functions and develops digital products, equipment plans, and strategies.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Recommends, installs, maintains, and troubleshoots application software on computer workstations and servers.
  • Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots computer hardware and peripherals.
  • Administers in house and cloud based services, such as the library's Active Directory network and the proxy server.
  • Administers the Croft Institute's Active Directory network and provides support for instructional technology.
  • Coordinates and conducts training on the use of technology, including best practices for data security and appropriate use.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Implements technology efforts and systems maintenance.
  2. Provides guidance and instruction on the use of technology.
  3. Develops equipment and technology plans and strategies.

Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Telecommunications or a related field from an accredited college or university.


One (1) year of experience related to the above described duties.


Substitution Statement:

Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.

Salary/Wage Information

To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges, click here to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty, executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary ranges.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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