IT Director

Job Level
Senior position
Job Category
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology
About the College/Department

The Arkansas Forest Resources Center, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, and the College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Arkansas at Monticello, are seeking to fill the position of IT Director. The Arkansas Forest Resources Center is headquartered at the University of Arkansas at Monticello campus in partnership with the College of Forestry, Agriculture & Natural Resources. The Center has the mission of developing and delivering superior programs in research and extension that enhance and ensure the sustainability of forest‐based natural resources. The College of Forestry, Agriculture & Natural Resources is home to undergraduate programs in Natural Resources Management (options in forestry, wildlife management & conservation, geospatial science, environmental science, and communications), Agriculture (options in Agribusiness, Animal Science, Plant and Soil Science, Site Specific Management, and General Agriculture), and in Land Surveying, and offers a M.S. level graduate program with emphasis areas in forest science, geospatial science, wildlife ecology and management, and natural resources management.

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Job Type Staff
Summary of Job Duties

Server and network configuration, security, and administration; user support; software and system upgrades; management of computer labs; system backup and recovery; supervision of an assistant director and student workers.

Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.

Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, or a related field; three years of relevant experience, including one year in a supervisory or managerial capacity; authorized to work in the United States; and valid driver’s license.

Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No
If yes, please specify  
Preferred Qualifications  
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

Server set up, security, and administration (Windows Server OS); Experience in establishing, configuring, and supporting internal and external networks; Ability to maintain a disaster recovery plan; Skilled in desktop support, software and hardware troubleshooting and upgrades, and implementation of new technology solutions.

Physical activities associated with this position

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Division’s Office of Affirmative Action at

Physical Conditions None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
Work Schedule M-F 8:00-4:30
Overtime Eligible No
Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. No
Work Location/Building Monticello, Arkansas
Benefits Eligible Yes
Appointment Percent 100
Salary Commensurate with qualifications.
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? Yes
Does this position require a background check?  Yes
If yes, please specify  
Does this position require a substance abuse test? No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements 

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.