4.1218 Jobs: Director of Academic Computing (1/42)
Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Tue, 9 Apr 91 22:56:55 EDT
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 4, No. 1218. Tuesday, 9 Apr 1991.
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 91 12:46 EDT
Subject: Director of Academic Computing Position
*DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC COMPUTING, FRANKLIN AND MARSHALL COLLEGE*
Franklin and Marshall College invites nominations and applications for
the position of Director of Academic Computing, beginning July 1, 1991,
or as soon thereafter as possible.
The Director is responsible for all aspects of academic computing,
including the continued development and provision of facilities and user
support for both faculty and students, and for encouraging
computer-based innovation in teaching and research. He or she will
supervise a staff of four professionals and oversee approximately 30
student consultants. The Director reports to the Vice President and
Dean of the College, and works closely with the Associate Vice President
for Academic Resources.
Franklin and Marshall, as a member of the Apple University Consortium,
maintains a sophisticated computing environment, centered in the new
Martin Library of the Sciences. All faculty have networked Macintosh
computers in their offices, and roughly 70% of the students have
followed the College's recommendation to purchase their own Macintosh.
The shared central computer is a VAX, running VMS.
Candidates for this position should have a Ph.D., preferably in a field
appropriate to the mission of a liberal arts college, and at least three
years experience in academic computing. In cases of exceptional
experience the degree requirement may be waived. Salary will be
commensurate with background and experience.
Franklin and Marshall College, founded in 1787, is a coeducational
liberal arts institution located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 65 miles
west of Philadelphia and 70 miles north of Baltimore. It has
approximately 1800 students who major in over 30 disciplines, and 150
faculty who pursue active research programs. The College has a
continuing commitment to campus-wide computer use, and an active
interest in developments in academic computing. It maintains membership
in Bitnet and CAUSE, and has recently installed an automated library
system with on-line catalog.
Send applications and nominations by MAY 15 to Dean Susanne Woods,
Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA 17604-3003. Franklin and
Marshall is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications
from women and minorities.