Full-Time Instructional Support Technician Position

  • Deadline:
    Oct. 12, 2006, 8:38 a.m.

The Art Department at the University at Albany is seeking an Instructional Support technician, full-time with benefits. Knowledge of Apple Macintosh platform required. Knowledge of Unix, graphics, sound, and video applications, network administration and knowledge of PC platform preferred. The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with diverse constituencies. Building and maintaining relationships with faculty, IT professionals in other units (CAS Computing and ITS specifically), staff, and students will be an important part of this position. Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population.

Bachelor’s degree and two years experience in digital imaging or a closely related field required. Master’s degree preferred. All degrees must be from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization.

Responsibilities include daily supervision and maintenance of all digital imaging hardware and software in the department of Art, instructional support during classes and open-lab hours, training and supervision of staff of work-study students in daily lab management and open-hours lab proctoring, supervision of digital media, photography and video inventory and equipment loan to students, and design, implementation and maintenance duties relating to the Art Department’s website.

The University at Albany is one of the four comprehensive research and graduate centers of the SUNY system. The Art Department has an excellent full time faculty of seventeen, all accomplished artists and scholars. There are 185 undergraduate majors combined in Studio and Art History, and approximately 40 graduate students in the MA and MFA programs. In addition to our curriculum offerings, the Art Department sponsors a lively lecture series of visiting artists, critics and art historians.

The Fine Arts Building is the main facility for photography, printmaking, painting and drawing areas, with classroom spaces for undergraduates and private studios for graduates. The Visual Resource Library and the University Art Museum are also housed in the Fine Arts Building. The Boor Sculpture Studio is a newly constructed building with state-of-the-art sculpture and digital imaging equipment with classrooms for both traditional and emerging media, and private studios for graduate students.
Located in Albany, NY — New York State's capital — the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and other Metropolitan areas of the Northeast.

Send letter of interest, resume and the names of 3 references to:
Daniel Goodwin, Instructional Support Technician Search Chair
Art Department, University at Albany, SUNY
1400 Washington Ave.
Fine Arts 216
Albany, NY 12222