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Lead Technologist

Creighton University Omaha, NE

At Creighton, you are part of something big. Your skills and passions unite with thousands of faculty, staff and students inspired to change the world. Here, we offer meaningful work driven by a 475-year-old Jesuit tradition committed to social justice and serving others. Through this tradition, we push the boundaries on innovation. We pursue new knowledge for the betterment of society. We seek to improve our world through Catholic and Jesuit values. And it all starts with you.


The Lead Technologist (LT) is responsible and accountable for oversight and management over an assigned domain within Creighton’s Division of Information Technology (myIT).  The LT is expected to understand and participate in multiple support levels. Under limited supervision, provides technical support to faculty, staff, and students ranging from fundamental concepts, to subject matter expert level knowledge on appropriate topics. Mediates custom solution development between myIT and the partner to enhance academic technology services.   Will coordinate development of strategic plans and roadmaps to further develop services used by the customer.  Consults on and implements special tasks (tiers 2 and 3) as assigned by IT leadership. 

All tasks and outcomes are documented within a ticketing application. The LT works within an ITIL, metrics driven service operation environment. All work is guided by the published ITIL Service Operations Framework with a dedication to continual improvement
This specific role, the Lead Technologist for the Health Sciences position is part of the myIT organization and reports therein. The LTHS will support the Office of Medical Education (OME) curriculum team which is responsible for supporting, implementing and executing the medical education (MD degree) program.  This position is responsible for collaborating with OME to manage, track, and provide technical support for the School of Medicine’s (SoM) Mobile Device Program (MDP) – Apple technologies provided to students enrolled within the School of Medicine. 
The Lead Technologist for the Health Sciences is not exclusive to SoM and will also provide IT support to all health sciences (e.g., CoN, SPAHP and Dental, including other areas on campus where myIT support is needed) for students, faculty, and staff. The role is part of a team of technologists providing a defined level of service following documented processes.
In support of the Jesuit/Catholic mission and the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, the LT will be accountable for fostering a positive environment for diversity and inclusion.  Additionally, the LT is responsible for proactively and purposefully recognizing the benefits of continuing to build a welcoming and inclusive university culture.



• Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or equivalent work experience.

• Master’s degree preferred

• Minimum of 4 years’ managing IT functions or supporting technology users

• Minimum of 1 year supervising technology service providers preferred.

• Higher education experience preferred.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

ITIL Foundations Certification or pass within first 6 months of accepting this position

• Mobile Device Support

• Help Desk Support

• Hardware Support

• Microsoft Office Suite Support

• Windows OS

• Application Support

• Apple OSx

• Peripheral Support

• Video Conferencing - Video/Voice

• Android

• Apple iOS

• Active Directory Group Policy Objects

• LanDesk or Casper – Desktop Mgmt Systems

• A/V presentation & capture systems

• A/V signal mixing, switching & integration

• Vendor Relationship Management

• ITIL Framework

• Digital video routing and transport

• Projection and display system support


Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 – 100%, Hearing: 50 – 74%, Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 0 – 24%, Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0 – 24 % (pound: ), Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%, Travel: No, Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No


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AAP/EEO Statement 

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.


Disclosure Statement 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 





Date Posted August 2, 2022
Date Closes August 2, 2023
Requisition 220513
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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