Manager, Systems Engineering (Nanook Technology Services)

Manager, Systems Engineering (Nanook Technology Services)

  • 527441
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 84
  • UAF Nanook Technology Services

To thrive in this management role, you have a proven track record of building and leading high-performing technology teams, fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture that encourages innovation and excellence. You assess, plan and implement improvements of technology systems, platforms, processes, and applications, ensuring they align with objectives. You mentor and provide expert guidance fostering knowledge-sharing to build expertise among department application administrators and super users. You champion strategic planning for technology evolution, balancing innovation and creativity with standards and best practices. You achieve results by working across boundaries and collaborating with cross-functional teams, academic departments, and key stakeholders to understand their technology needs and align solutions with UAF’s goals. You use lean concepts to promote a culture of continual improvement, identifying opportunities for optimization, efficiency, and effectiveness.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in computer science or a relevant field and seven years of progressively responsible experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience may be accepted.

A valid driver's license and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria is required.

Position Details:

This position is located on the UAF campus in Fairbanks. This is a full-time, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 84 (IS Professional 4), based on education and experience.

Applications will be reviewed on Thursday, January 11, 2024.  To ensure consideration, please apply before 11:55 pm, Alaska Standard Time, on Wednesday, January 10, 2024.

Please include a resume, a one-page cover letter describing how your background and qualifications are a fit for this position, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Lee Ann Amerson, Nanook Technology Services HR Coordinator, at lamerson@alaska.edu or (907) 474-6664.

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