Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 791.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
 From: Terry Butler <Terry.Butler@ualberta.ca> (50)
Subject: Job in Humanities Computing at Alberta
 From: Lorna Hughes <firstname.lastname@example.org> (44)
Subject: Instructional Technology positions at New York
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 08:41:00 +0100
From: Terry Butler <Terry.Butler@ualberta.ca>
Subject: Job in Humanities Computing at Alberta
Senior Technical Analyst (Humanities Computing)
Full-Time (40 hrs/wk)
Initial appointment will be for a one-year term, with the strong
possibility of renewal
Salary Range $3361 - $4262 per month
The Office of the Dean of Arts is recruiting a Senior Technical Analyst, to
provide front-line technical support for faculty and staff throughout the
Faculty and especially for the Humanities Computing program. The Master of
Arts in Humanities Computing is a new program in the Faculty of Arts and
its instructors and students will make extensive use of high-end computing
facilities. The successful candidate will take the lead in developing
computing facilities and supporting the teachers and students in this program.
H/she will provide front-line computing support for faculty and staff in
the Faculty of Arts, installing software, troubleshooting hardware
problems, and maintaining and upgrading the network infrastructure,
servers, desktop and portable computers, and related equipment for the
Humanities Computing program and also throughout the Faculty.
We are looking for a energetic and well-organized person who can work
effectively without constant supervision and who likes the challenge of
dealing with many different kinds of computing tasks and problems. The
technical environment includes high-speed switched Ethernet
networks. Staff and students in the Faculty use Windows and Macintosh
desktop and laptop computers. Support will also be required for Windows and
The successful candidate will have experience with trouble-shooting
problems on desktop computers, installing software, and performing hardware
repairs. Formal training in PC computers from a community college or other
technical training program is preferred. The candidate must have very good
communication ability and be able to explain technical matters to end-users
in a clear manner. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, able to
work with minimal supervision, and have good inter-personal skills.
Familiarity with web development, and programming skills, will also be welcome.
A background or familiarity with Arts disciplines (especially the
Humanities) will also be of value.
Letters of application, a CV and any other supporting materials should be
Mr. Alex Schwarzer
Team Lead, Arts TLC Technical Support
c/o 5-21 Humanities Centre
University of Alberta
Edmonton AB Canada T6G 2E5
Fax: (780) 492-7441
Application Deadline: 2001 April 27
Terry Butler, Humanities Computing Coordinator
Director, Technologies for Learning Centre
Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 08:46:02 +0100
From: Lorna Hughes <email@example.com>
Subject: Instructional Technology positions at New York University
2 Instructional Technology positions at New York University
The Instructional Technology Group at NYU is part of Academic Computing
at NYU, and serves all departments and programs at the University as
part of the central Information Technology Services division. This group
works with faculty, staff and graduate students to support the use of
new technologies in teaching and learning. The instructional technology
Group is based in NYU's brand new Faculty Technology Center, located in
the heart of Greenwich Village in New York City.
The Instructional Technology Group is small, energetic group actively
involved in a number of exciting new initiatives supporting the use of
advanced technology to support instruction. These include including the
development of a large-scale distance learning program for NYU, and
piloting several Internet 2 projects, as well as experimentation with
new technologies and software.
The group will also be actively involved in supporting ACH/ALLC 2001 -
the international conference of the Association for Computing in the
Humanities and the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing,
taking place at NYU this June.
We are pleased to announce that we have 2 positions available in this
group. . These posts are for Instructional Technology Specialists, with
responsibility for supporting and developing existing Instructional
Technology facilities at NYU, as well as developing new projects which
will exercise both content and technology skills.
Candidates should be graduates (an advanced degree is preferred) who
enjoy working on challenging projects with a motivated team of
individuals in a collegial atmosphere, and should be interested in
investigating applications of new technology in all academic divisions.
You will need sound technological knowledge, particularly knowledge of
digital multimedia and instructional technology tools. You should have
excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to
train and work with a variety of academic clients. You should also be
interested in an opportunity to learn about the creation of academic
resources using advanced technologies.
These are professional staff positions with permanent funding,
competitive wages, and a very generous vacation and benefits package
including tuition waiver for part-time study. A detailed job description
is available at http://www.nyu.edu/its/jobs/instruc.nyu
For more information, or to apply for this post, please contact
Information Technology Services
Fairchild Building, Room 520B
7 E 12 St New York, NY 10012-8929
Fax: +1 212 995 4106
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