This resource will briefly explain the role and responsibility of an API Manager.  This is a campus role. 

What are the responsibilities of an API Manager?   

The API manager is responsible for the development, maintenance, testing, and support of various API’s.  API Managers should have a thorough understanding of JSON language and RESTful services.  They will also serve as the primary campus contact for the Campus Labs Technical team for the life of the products.  The Manager will also need excellent communication skills with end users, department members, and management in order to understand business requirements and gain access to the proper campus systems. 

On other Campuses, who has been an API Manager?   

API managers have been faculty members or IT specialists with programming or software development experience. 

What is the level of involvement and time commitment of an API Manager in on-boarding and implementation?    

On-boarding Technical Implementation Implementation Training Product Launch On-going Support
Low High N/A N/A Low


What is the level of involvement and time commitment of an API Manager after launch?

The API Manager will maintain the API’s, update, or trouble shoot as necessary. 

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