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UW Information Technology (UW-IT) is the central information technology organization for the University of Washington (UW), responsible for strategic planning, oversight, and direction of the UW’s IT infrastructure, resources, and services. UW-IT provides critical technology support to all three campuses, UW medical centers, and research operations around the world. UW-IT partners with the UW community to enable innovation, learning, discovery, and service.
UW-IT's Technology Business Continuity (TBC) unit has a primary mission to develop and instill operational resiliency so that UW-IT is better prepared and able to sustain and recover essential business functions, services, infrastructure and IT systems before, during, and after disasters, major outages, and other emergency events. TBC has two main components: Staff Preparedness and Resiliency helps ensure that all UW-IT staff promote safe working environments and processes and are better prepared to survive and thrive after disasters.
Service and System Resiliency Management helps ensure that essential UW-IT business functions, services and IT systems remain operational and/or are quickly recoverable after disasters.
TBC is currently looking for a Resiliency Manager. The duties of this position include developing and managing operational activities and initiatives of the operational resiliency program, designing and implementing business processes for enhanced operational resiliency, and serving as a principle responder and subject matter expert for disaster and emergency response.
Bachelor’s Degree in Emergency Management, Information Systems, Business or related field.
Four to five years’ experience in the following:
Demonstrated experience with emergency preparedness, business continuity, disaster recovery, IT related engineering/project management, or other associated activities/planning, with demonstrated increasing levels of responsibility
Analytical skills to break down complex content into understandable and manageable outputs.
Organizational agility and execution skills, including the ability to navigate a fluid organization and work in a productive and cooperative way with a variety of people.
Demonstrated written/oral communication skills, technical documentation skills, user liaison skills, and personal interaction abilities.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Professional business continuity certifications such as CBCP, ABCP, or similar
Working knowledge of IT Information Knowledge Library (ITIL) methodologies
Working knowledge of Incident Command System (ICS) methodologies
Familiarity with higher education and/or large IT enterprise settings
Knowledge of IT and business accessibility issues for people with disabilities; familiarity with accessibility standards and best practices; experience testing for accessibility; and demonstrated ability to design content/applications with accessibility considerations.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
May be required to work in a hybrid environment, leveraging remote and on-site workplaces. May be required to work off hours and in longer shifts than 8 hours May be required to work when the university has suspended operations for disaster or other emergency events. May be required to be on call. This is an essential position and is required to report to campus when UW suspends operations when needed.
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.