The Ohio Articulation and Transfer Network (OATN) is a consortium of the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE). The employee in this position will be a Wright State University (WSU) employee as WSU serves as the fiscal agent for the OATN consortium but the position is based in Columbus, Ohio. Position reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Articulation and Transfer and Executive Director of the OATN.
Master's Degree in computer science, information technology, or related field; or a combination of business and computer science degree, or equivalency
3-5 years of experience equivalent to a network specialist or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience and proficiency with data management and systems administration
Project management experience
Experience writing business requirements
Experience with Microsoft Office suite, including MS Project and Visio
Ability to communicate technology needs and solutions to IT staff and variety of parties
Strong communication skills
Master's Degree in Information Technology; or a combination of business and computer science degrees; and five years of experience preferably in higher education, including some supervisory experience
Experience/knowledge of public institutions of higher learning specifically in the area of Articulation and Transfer
Project Management experience
Essential Functions and percent of time::
Oversight of OATN Technology – 25%
Serves as the project administrator for IT, including the Course Equivalency Management System (CEMS), OATN Knowledge Base, and OATN Course Reporting System (when needed the Ohio Articulation and Transfer Clearinghouse)
Organizes and co-leads the OATN Technology Steering Committee and Data Standards Committee meetings on behalf of the Associate Vice Chancellor
Leads the Interstate Transfer Coalition to discuss important transfer initiatives in other states
Represents and leads in the Multi-State Collaborative on Military Credit (MCMC)
Identifies and recommends OATN technology needs
Project Management – 25%
Serves as a project manager for high priority technology initiatives
Oversees the work of policy or technology consultants on projects, including Statewide Guaranteed Credit Transfer (SGCT), Transcript Exploration Project (TEP), and Career Technical Articulation Verification (CTAV)
Manages the technical needs of the Articulation and Transfer initiatives, including the Statewide Guaranteed Credit Transfer (SGCT), Transcript Exploration Project (TEP), and Career Technical Articulation Verification (CTAV) communication project, CTAV/Synergies Project, and Credit When It's Due initiative
Serves on project teams within the ODHE and OATN
Data Management and Requirements – 20%
Creates business requirements for Articulation and Transfer initiatives and policy by analyzing the IT requirements and technical needs of new and existing initiatives
Coordinates system and data integration of various Articulation and Transfer initiatives
Manages data sources and data quality for accuracy
IT Support and Troubleshooting – 20%
Reports issues/problems as they arise and monitors resolution, including system enhancements
Participates in system testing with internal and external constituents to ensure data quality and system integrity
Develops training tools and provides training to internal and external customers
Assists with the administration and enhancements of the Articulation and Transfer Clearinghouse (ATC)
Liaison – 10%
Leads communication efforts concerning new technology rollouts with all constituents
Serves as liaison to Information Technology (IT) personnel at colleges, universities and Ohio Technical Centers, also known as constituents.
Works with OATN policy groups to correctly implement policies and initiatives through technology measures including the OATN Oversight Board and Advisory Transfer Council
This position is located in Columbus, Ohio.
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