We are seeking a Digital Director for a 12-month appointment in the Gatewood Studio Arts Building who will manage with a faculty advisory group the digital activities in the departments of Art and Interior Architecture (IARc). The Digital Director is expected to be involved in the departments’ educational programs which include management and upkeep of the digital facilities as well as interaction and support for faculty and students. Digital facilities include the digital design studios and classrooms in both departments, the digital photography lab, the art education classroom, IARc Library, conference room, and computer-aided making studio (CAMstudio).
Duties and Responsibilities
The Digital Director will:
- manage digital facilities including departmental servers, wired and wireless networking, software, hardware, and supplies
- maintain scheduled hours in the digital studios and classrooms to assist students and faculty with application of software and digital techniques and technologies as they relate to classroom instruction
- supervise undergraduate and graduate student assistants
- possibly teach summer courses, conduct workshops, and assist faculty in their courses when a particular computing expertise is required, e.g., demonstrating website development to a class
- maintain a working relationship with UNCG IT Services
- continue education and remain current regarding innovations in hardware and software
The Digital Director position will be supervised by the Chair of the Art Department in consultation with the Chair of Interior Architecture. An advisory committee consisting of faculty from the departments of Art and Interior Architecture will meet regularly with the Digital Director to address day to day management of the labs and studios and to discuss future development.
- MA or MFA in design discipline, art or related field or equivalent experience
- expertise with MacOS and Windows operating systems and software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Audacity or other sound editing software, 3D imaging software such as Rhino, Revit, and AutoCAD, and a willingness to receive training in existing and new software
- experience with html, c++, css, php, mysql and other web-related software and tools including department servers
- ability to install, maintain, and troubleshoot hardware and software
- experience with educational programs or settings
ability to work independently without detailed supervision
Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s experience.
Review of applications begins 30 March 2012 although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The starting date is 01 August 2012.
Send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to:
Gatewood Studio Arts Building
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
PO Box 26170
Greensboro. NC. 27402.6170
PO Box 26170
Greensboro, North Carolina 27402
United States of America