14.0791 jobs at Alberta, NYU

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 791.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

       [1] From: Terry Butler <Terry.Butler@ualberta.ca> (50)
             Subject: Job in Humanities Computing at Alberta

       [2] From: Lorna Hughes <lorna.hughes@nyu.edu> (44)
             Subject: Instructional Technology positions at New York

             Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 08:41:00 +0100
             From: Terry Butler <Terry.Butler@ualberta.ca>
             Subject: Job in Humanities Computing at Alberta

    Senior Technical Analyst (Humanities Computing)
    Full-Time (40 hrs/wk)
    Initial appointment will be for a one-year term, with the strong
    possibility of renewal
    Salary Range $3361 - $4262 per month

    The Office of the Dean of Arts is recruiting a Senior Technical Analyst, to
    provide front-line technical support for faculty and staff throughout the
    Faculty and especially for the Humanities Computing program. The Master of
    Arts in Humanities Computing is a new program in the Faculty of Arts and
    its instructors and students will make extensive use of high-end computing
    facilities. The successful candidate will take the lead in developing
    computing facilities and supporting the teachers and students in this program.

    H/she will provide front-line computing support for faculty and staff in
    the Faculty of Arts, installing software, troubleshooting hardware
    problems, and maintaining and upgrading the network infrastructure,
    servers, desktop and portable computers, and related equipment for the
    Humanities Computing program and also throughout the Faculty.

    We are looking for a energetic and well-organized person who can work
    effectively without constant supervision and who likes the challenge of
    dealing with many different kinds of computing tasks and problems. The
    technical environment includes high-speed switched Ethernet
    networks. Staff and students in the Faculty use Windows and Macintosh
    desktop and laptop computers. Support will also be required for Windows and
    Novell servers.

    The successful candidate will have experience with trouble-shooting
    problems on desktop computers, installing software, and performing hardware
    repairs. Formal training in PC computers from a community college or other
    technical training program is preferred. The candidate must have very good
    communication ability and be able to explain technical matters to end-users
    in a clear manner. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, able to
    work with minimal supervision, and have good inter-personal skills.

    Familiarity with web development, and programming skills, will also be welcome.

    A background or familiarity with Arts disciplines (especially the
    Humanities) will also be of value.

    Letters of application, a CV and any other supporting materials should be
    sent to:
    Mr. Alex Schwarzer
    Team Lead, Arts TLC Technical Support
    c/o 5-21 Humanities Centre
    University of Alberta
    Edmonton AB Canada T6G 2E5
    Fax: (780) 492-7441
    E-mail: Alex.Schwarzer@UAlberta.ca

    Application Deadline: 2001 April 27

    Terry Butler, Humanities Computing Coordinator
    Director, Technologies for Learning Centre
    Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta

             Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 08:46:02 +0100
             From: Lorna Hughes <lorna.hughes@nyu.edu>
             Subject: Instructional Technology positions at New York University

    2 Instructional Technology positions at New York University

    The Instructional Technology Group at NYU is part of Academic Computing
    at NYU, and serves all departments and programs at the University as
    part of the central Information Technology Services division. This group
    works with faculty, staff and graduate students to support the use of
    new technologies in teaching and learning. The instructional technology
    Group is based in NYU's brand new Faculty Technology Center, located in
    the heart of Greenwich Village in New York City.

    The Instructional Technology Group is small, energetic group actively
    involved in a number of exciting new initiatives supporting the use of
    advanced technology to support instruction. These include including the
    development of a large-scale distance learning program for NYU, and
    piloting several Internet 2 projects, as well as experimentation with
    new technologies and software.

    The group will also be actively involved in supporting ACH/ALLC 2001 -
    the international conference of the Association for Computing in the
    Humanities and the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing,
    taking place at NYU this June.

    We are pleased to announce that we have 2 positions available in this
    group. . These posts are for Instructional Technology Specialists, with
    responsibility for supporting and developing existing Instructional
    Technology facilities at NYU, as well as developing new projects which
    will exercise both content and technology skills.

    Candidates should be graduates (an advanced degree is preferred) who
    enjoy working on challenging projects with a motivated team of
    individuals in a collegial atmosphere, and should be interested in
    investigating applications of new technology in all academic divisions.
    You will need sound technological knowledge, particularly knowledge of
    digital multimedia and instructional technology tools. You should have
    excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to
    train and work with a variety of academic clients. You should also be
    interested in an opportunity to learn about the creation of academic
    resources using advanced technologies.

    These are professional staff positions with permanent funding,
    competitive wages, and a very generous vacation and benefits package
    including tuition waiver for part-time study. A detailed job description
    is available at http://www.nyu.edu/its/jobs/instruc.nyu

    For more information, or to apply for this post, please contact

    Katy Santos
    Information Technology Services
    Human Resources
    Fairchild Building, Room 520B
    7 E 12 St New York, NY 10012-8929
    Fax: +1 212 995 4106

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