Assistant Director, IT Applications Development, NSWERS

University of Nebraska, UNCA

Position Announcement

The Nebraska Statewide Workforce & Educational Reporting System (NSWERS) at the University of Nebraska is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the position of Assistant Director, IT Applications Development to lead web development initiatives for the NSWERS organization.
The Assistant Director will work closely with the Executive Director and NSWERS partnering organizations to plan, develop, and manage all IT and web applications to support the goals and objectives of the organization. This includes ensuring effective and secure application operations, support and maintenance of legacy applications, development of new technical solutions, and successful application integration with NSWERS partner organizations.

NSWERS Profile
The Nebraska P-20W data initiative, known as NSWERS, is a partnership of the Nebraska prekindergarten, elementary, secondary, and postsecondary educational systems to use data and information to further evidence-based policy and practices. The NSWERS partners also work in affiliation with the Nebraska Department of Labor to examine the intersection of education and the workforce with the goal of providing research-based insight to meet Nebraska’s current and future workforce needs. More information is available at


Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree and eight (8) years of progressive experience analyzing functional/ technical requirements to develop, test and manage IT and Web-based software applications. Demonstrated competency with .NET 3.x Framework, LINQ, ASP.NET, C++, C#/VB.NET using Visual Studio or PHP. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in the education industry; Familiarity IT security requirements; High tolerance for ambiguity; Experience with content development and management applications.


How to Apply:

This position works in Lincoln, NE. Submit an applicant profile at Along with your application, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Direct questions about the position and the on-line application process to: or call (402) 472- 3701.

The University of Nebraska is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Job ID: 7893

Posted 8 days ago

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