Job Opportunity

  • Deadline:
    Sept. 1, 2007, 4:31 p.m.

New Media Computer Technician - $40,000 - $41,200; deadline: September 15, 2007. Position to be filled by October 1, 2007

Purchase College/State University of New York seeks to hire an experienced computer technician to serve primarily the New Media Program. Duties expected of the successful applicant include: Maintain, administer, backup and supervise: a 24-seat PC computer lab including: Adobe Design Premium CS3, Macromedia Flash and Dreamweaver, Java, and MIDI; a-12 seat PC video editing/3D computer lab; cross platform-research lab of 4 workstations running appropriate software for student and faculty projects; web servers used for class and program support; consult with faculty and participate in the planning, designing and equipping of the new digital media facilities as well as develop long range resource upgrade strategies; work collaboratively with faculty and staff to devise and support the successful implementation of technology in the classroom, including managing the allocation of server space; identify, train, and supervise lab assistants appointed to facilities that utilize computers and digital technology systems; help plan and manage anticipated new technologies; future capabilities could include running streaming audio and video and supporting peer-to-peer applications; help students with video post-production and senior projects as well as mentor student technical workers; work with the Natural Sciences Computer Engineer on joint networking and computing efforts. As the facilities evolve, there is a requirement of, as well as opportunity for, continual learning and professional growth.

Requirements: The successful applicant will have a bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience to perform successfully in the post, solid computer skills, including experience in video post-production and server administration, and the ability to communicate and work with faculty, student and technical staff.

Send a letter describing qualifications and experience with a current resume and names of three references to:

Aaron B. Sanders
c/o New Media Tech Support
Affirmative Action Office
Purchase College
Purchase, NY 10577