IT Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity Coordinator

University of Nebraska, UNCA

IT Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Coordinator

Job Description Summary:

Incumbent is responsible for coordinating all aspects of information technology disaster mitigation planning, including disaster recovery and business continuity efforts, for the University of Nebraska. Ensuring continuous availability of services to meet university service level agreements in a 24×7 operation. Recruiting, selecting, and developing staff to deliver services. Strategically organizing financial and people resources to meet objectives. Interacting across IT and functional areas to understand requirements and opportunities for enhancing services. Regularly leveraging communications skills in interpersonal, public speaking, email, and written correspondence. Managing and developing vendor relationships, including the facilitation of formal request for proposal, quote, and inquiries. Initiate and lead projects, with or without professional project management support.
This position will uphold the ITS core principles of outstanding collaboration and communication, a drive to succeed, a passion for higher learning, and acting with integrity.

Position Details:

Position Announcement:


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or related IT field; equivalency considered
3 years experience in disaster recovery operations and management; required
Demonstrated knowledge of disaster recovery and/or business continuity practices; requiredKnowledge of crisis communication solutions; requiredMust have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills; requiredMust have strong organizational and problem-solving skills; requiredExperience with disaster recovery and business continuity program life cycle plans; essentialExperience within a University environment; preferred

Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position has a minimum annual salary of $72,200 and is eligible for alternative worksite arrangement (hybrid) and can be located on any NU Campus in Lincoln, Omaha, or Kearney, NE. Please complete a standard application and attach a resume, cover letter and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers for three professional references.
If you should need assistance with your application, please call 402-472-3701.

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Job ID: 9451

Posted 13 days ago

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