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Appointed Professionals Job Description

This position description was prepared based on feedback from incumbents and supervisors, or from Career Track postings. Human Resources will continue to enhance and refine descriptions as more information becomes available.

UA Title Code: T21889
UA Job Title: Director, Information Technology-Arizona Research Labs
Job Group: Information Technology Professionals
Job Category: IT Professional
Pay Grade:
FLSA: Exempt

Purpose of Classification:

Provides leadership and functional and operational support for a technology-driven research team, with the primary purpose of improving research productivity and performance for researchers in life sciences at the University of Arizona.

Example of Duties:

  • Develops new avenues for collaboration and new funding opportunities
  • Develops architecture and designs and implements research tools and platforms
  • Mentors, trains, and teaches staff and students
  • Participates in continuing education to stay aware of current IT/research trends
  • Establishes external partnerships

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree with more than 8 years of directly comparable experience; OR PhD/professional degree with 5 to 8 years of directly comparable experience

Revised: 12/23/2014