The Research Resources Center (RRC) at the University of Illinois at Chicago, located in a large metropolitan area, is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Research Resource Support to assist the department create IT security plans for biomedical research lab equipment and integrate the department’s website with the University systems and databases. Provide operational support related to financial reporting, service pricing, budgeting, billing, and compliance. Be responsible for network modeling, analysis, planning and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software, including network security measures. Develop and implement new research protocols, oversee the operation and maintenance of highly specialized instrumentation, and provide expertise on the use of research equipment within grant proposals. Prepare and implement end user documentation and training for new and current users of RRC research facilities. Participate in university and community out-reach programs for STEM fields. Supervise 1-2 IT Technical Associates.

Requirements are a Bachelor’s degree or its foreign equivalent in Management Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field of study, plus 3 years of experience in the information technologies field. One year of experience working with databases required; one year of experience creating and maintaining virtual machines and VMWare tools required; one year of experience in a supervisory role required; one year of project leadership experience required; and one year of experience working with highly sensitive research equipment required. For fullest consideration, please submit a CV, cover letter, and 3 references to the attention of the Search Coordinator via email at, or via mail at University of Illinois at Chicago, Research Resources Center, 835 S Wolcott Avenue, M/C 937, Chicago, IL 60612.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act."