Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.
Strategically manage, review, and negotiate software and hardware purchases and supervise the ITS Software Distribution and Sales operation in coordination with the Information Security Office and the university's Accessibility Coordinator.
Identify and manage strategic opportunities for technology (hardware and software) purchases and renewals across ITS; identify and manage strategic opportunities to develop master agreements for software titles with broad utilization across campus. Supervise the Software Distribution and Sales (SDS) function; Maintain availability of software titles offered to faculty, staff, and students; negotiate contracts and assure that titles are available by the beginning of each school year; implement best practices for the distribution and management of software and associated access keys. Review software and hardware license agreements in accordance with university guidelines and negotiate terms and conditions with technology vendors that are favorable to the university. Develop and maintain system to track and review requirements and renewals prior to expiration of hardware and software licenses, with a focus on cost/benefits for ITS. Coordinate with Purchasing Office and Business Contracts Office to assure that required purchase order and contract requirements are being met.
Other related functions as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, or related field. 3-5 years of experience creating, interpreting, and executing software license agreements. 3-5 years of supervisory experience. Excellent written and communication skills. Conceptual knowledge of Information Technologies. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Prior experience with State of Texas procurement and contracting requirements. IAITAM (International Association of Information Technology Asset Managers)Certification.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity