This position provides curricular technology support for the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS), including discipline-specific web apps and tools required by the online and face-to-face SLIS programs. Support includes collaborating with SLIS faculty on their pedagogical technology needs and assisting with the development of high-touch, experiential, teaching and learning activities.
The successful candidate will have excellent customer service and communication skills - both verbal and written, be creative and a problem-solver, and will be comfortable taking initiative on assigned and new projects. The candidate will have a demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Position Requirements: (Education and Experience)
If some education and/or experience is "preferred", please indicate as such. Education Experience Required:
Master's degree in Library and Information Science, Information Technology/Systems, Archives, or related field highly preferred. Minimum of three years' experience required.
Required Technology Experience:
-Installation of open source software and packages on a variety of operating systems, specifically Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Mac OS X Server, for example updating MediaWiki and Wordpress MU for SLIS community usage
-Support for web applications, including Apache, Tomcat, and others, for example, supporting and expanding the SLIS Digital Curriculum Lab (DCL): http://gslis.simmons.edu/dcl
-Server administration with a clear understanding and preferable usage within a client-server architecture, for example, supporting virtual sandbox servers for SLIS faculty and students
Highly Preferred Technology Experience:
-Use of Drupal as a web building framework, for example, SLIS Digital Curriculum Lab
-Learning management systems, preferably Moodle back-end administration, for example, supporting SLIS Continuing Education online courses
Familiarity with LIS and Archives digital asset management systems, the LIS and Archives educational environment, and/or the needs of LIS and Archives faculty and students who are primary clients
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