The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Senior Technology Licensing Specialist

Hiring department ITS
Monthly salary $5,000+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-08-09-01-0446
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

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.

Essential Functions

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.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience with State of Texas procurement and contracting requirements. IAITAM (International Association of Information Technology Asset Managers)Certification.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity

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