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Mac lab assistant needed at UC Davis

  • Deadline:
    Oct. 19, 2005, 9:19 p.m.


UC Davis Job Opportunity


VL# 4034 External
$3,191.00 - $4,415.00/Mo.
Final Filing Date 11-01-05

This position is located in: Dept. of Art and Art History/Program in
Technocultural Studies and is represented by a union. Working hours: Mon-
Fri, 8AM-5PM.

This External position is for UCD/UCDHS employees and the general public.
Applications from the general public and UCD/UCDHS employees will be
considered simultaneously.

The Department of Art and Art History is a complex group of departments and
programs: Art Studio, Art History, the Technocultural Studies program, the
Richard L. Nelson Art Gallery and Fine Arts Collection, and the Visual
Resources Facility. These units consist of more than 30 affiliated faculty,
lecturers and specialists. Purpose of the Department is teaching and
research. This position will lend support to the Digital (IDEA) and
Photography lab areas.

Responsibilities: The role of this position is to lend technical assistance
to the Instructor and TA, train and supervise students in proper and safe
use of equipment and lab procedures, supervise and train volunteer lab
monitors, manage and maintain the equipment, maintain the facilities, follow
Policy, and be responsible for health and safety.

Requirements: Managerial, communication and organizational skills, as well
as good judgment, and skills to effectively train, supervise and technically
instruct various staff, students, faculty, and volunteers in policies and
procedures, lab usage, and proper and safe use of equipment. Ability to
demonstrate processes to students. Writing and communication skills to set
up lab usage. Familiarity of photographic materials and techniques,
including camera and darkroom equipment and digital photographic systems.
Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in visual and graphic computing.
Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in current operating systems,
operating environments and communications protocols to include Macintosh, PC
Windows, and Silicon Graphic computers. Experience in computer engineering.
Knowledge and demonstrated experience in installation, configuration, and
maintenance of microcomputers, workstations and, networking hardware.
Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in hard drives, printers,
communication, memory expansion, audio and video playback units. Ability to
evaluate and make small repairs and adjustments on photography equipment.
Administrative and organizational experience for equipment management.
Technical writing and communication skills. Excellent interpersonal, oral
and written communication skills and effective listening skills to analyze
issues and present information and recommendations concisely, work with
people with diverse cultural background and education. Demonstrated
experience in design, creation and maintenance of web sites and web
technologies. Skills to create original designs using software. Excellent
computer skills. Experience in creating and managing databases, calendars,
archival systems, and interactive web systems Experience with network
technologies and ability to implement networking hardware and cabling.
Ability and initiative to work independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team. Excellent analytical skills
and troubleshooting ability. Ability to keep accurate and complete records,
with attention to detail. Supplemental Requirements: Supplemental
requirements that must be provided by the final filing date:
Programmer/Computer Supplemental Form Required. Special Conditions of
Employment: Work occasional varied lunch hours. Overtime may be necessary at
times and occasionally on weekends and holidays as needed, usually on short
notice to meet operational needs. May need to work a flexible schedule. In
photo lab, work in confined rooms with no windows but artificial light and
low level of fumes at times as students work with sulfur based chemistry and
acids. Physical Requirements: Position requires lifting equipment weighing
up to 70 lbs, maneuvering in and around equipment in confined spaces, and
standing for up to 2 hour increments.

Application Process: Apply online at
http://www.hr.ucdavis.edu/Emp/Careers/Application_Process or apply at UC
Davis Human Resources Administration Bldg., Orchard Park, Davis, Ca, 95616.
Applications must be received before 5:00 p.m. on the Final Filing Date for
consideration (postmarks are not acceptable). Required application materials
are available at the UCD Human Resources Administration Building, on the
Internet http://www.hr.ucdavis.edu/Emp or UCDMC Personnel Office, TICON III,
2nd Floor, 2730 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, Ca. For additional
information call (530) 752-7520 UCD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer TDD Line (530) 752-7140

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