Program Director, The VErmont ReSearch Open Source Program Office (VERSO), UVM Complex Systems Center and UVM Libraries – Burlington, VT

UVM has two new positions to support a new Open Source Program Office (OSPO) which will be working with UVM’s Complex Systems Center and UVM Libraries. VERSO is going to be a super cool project that will work on creating more open source and open science opportunities in Vermont. This is actually one of the first OSPOs ever to be at a university so it’s a really novel project, which is super exciting!

VERSO Program Director: The VERSO PD will be responsible for all operations of the new and exciting Open Source Program Office at the University of Vermont. Develop, maintain and provide technical support for the open-source repository and related services/functions. This position will be primarily located in the Vermont Complex Systems Center and will be supervised by Juniper Lovato and Bryn Geffert. This position will oversee the execution of all of the organization of project activities. The VERSO PD will manage the project broadly, including but not limited to, grant reporting, gathering metrics on program success, communications, and project documentation. This position will be the liaison to UVM leadership and will be responsible for forming agreements and processes as needed.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are required to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Bachelor’s degree in an information technology field and one to three years’ related or specialized experience required. Comprehensive knowledge of open-source software utilization, community development and engagement.

Documents Needed to Apply:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

We will be reviewing candidates on a rolling basis, please be sure to submit your application as soon as possible.

Please distribute broadly. These positions are a bit out of the box so creative community-minded folks from all backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to apply.

Please direct all questions to:

Juniper Lovato
Director of partnerships and programs
Vermont Complex Systems Center
University of Vermont