14.0795 jobs at Colorado College, Drury

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 795.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

       [1] From: Pamela Butler <Pbutler@ColoradoCollege.edu> (107)
             Subject: job at Colorado College

       [2] From: Charles Ess <cmess@lib.drury.edu> (29)
             Subject: Job opening in interdisciplinary studies

             Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 09:49:23 +0100
             From: Pamela Butler <Pbutler@ColoradoCollege.edu>
             Subject: job at Colorado College

    April 4, 2001


    Colorado College invites applications for the position of Humanities
    Academic Technology Specialist with the Academic Technology Services unit
    of Information Technology Services. The successful candidate will join the
    academic technology specialists for the Natural Sciences and Social
    Sciences, as well as the lab services coordinator, in delivering technology
    support to the faculty and students of CC. Founded in 1874, Colorado
    College is a private, four-year, independent coeducational liberal arts and
    sciences college of 1900 undergraduate students. It is located on a
    90-acre campus in downtown Colorado Springs, on the front range of the
    Rocky Mountains at the foot of Pikes Peak. The College operates an
    innovative, one-course-at-a-time format known as the Block Plan. The
    College is committed to increasing the diversity of the college
    community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly
    encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this

    The Humanities Academic Technology Specialist assists faculty in their
    teaching, scholarly, and professional activities by coordinating technical,
    network, and user support services related to information technology. This
    position involves considerable collaboration with faculty members to
    integrate technology into the curriculum. This position will: instruct
    faculty members in the use of desktop computers and applications; develop
    WWW pages; provide training in presentation software and hardware;
    supervise student workers or paraprofessionals; and actively seek and
    communicate technological information to faculty members relevant to their
    specific interests. Specific duties include but are not limited to:
    - Provide primary support and single point-of-contact for faculty and
    other users of information technology services within the departments and
    programs in the Division of Humanities (art; classics; comparative
    literature; drama and dance; German, Russian, and East Asian languages;
    English; music; philosophy; religion; Romance languages).
    - Provide assistance and information to centers and special purpose
    laboratories related to the Humanities.
    - Work as part of a team of divisional computing specialists and
    other members of ITS staff to develop a shared academic information
    technology environment. This environment draws upon the general technical
    as well as the specific academic area of expertise of each specialist,
    under the direct supervision of the Director of Academic Computing and User
    - Must be able to support the individual technological needs of
    faculty in connection with teaching and scholarship and find appropriate
    technological resources, applications, and/or solutions; occasional
    programming support for special projects.
    - Must be committed to achieving excellence in providing service to
    - Regular, timely communication with the Director of Academic
    Computing and User Services, as well as the Director of Information
    Technology Services, regarding ongoing services provided to faculty members
    is critical.
    - Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

    A Bachelor's degree is required. The degree, or substantial coursework or
    experience, should be in an appropriate field. A minimum of three years'
    experience in information technology services and previous experience in an
    academic setting are also required.

    Significant experience with multimedia (different peripherals and software
    packages for presentation and authoring) is required, as well as a detailed
    understanding of both Macintosh and Windows computing platforms as they
    interact with a networked environment, and programming skills as evidenced
    by previous experience with at least one computer language (e.g., C++ or
    Visual Basic).

    Additional requirements include strong cooperative work style and ability
    to work well within a team; dedication to excellence in service and
    delivery of academic technology support; excellent oral and written
    communication skills, time-management and problem-solving skills; and a
    strong willingness to acquire new knowledge and skills using initiative, as
    required by the technical challenges in this environment. The successful
    candidate will be committed to the mission of a liberal arts college, will
    support and contribute to the goal of achieving greater diversity at
    Colorado College, and will be able to work effectively with the many
    constituencies in a college environment.

    An advanced degree is preferred. Additional preferred qualifications
    include familiarity with client/server technology; Microsoft server
    experience; familiarity with database programs, spreadsheets, and
    presentation packages; HTML, Java, and web page design; a working knowledge
    of specialized applications, especially those tools used by faculty members
    in the Humanities.

    Salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the
    individual selected; Colorado College offers an excellent benefits package.

    Review of applications will begin April 25, 2001, and will continue until
    the position has been filled. Send a letter of application along with
    salary requirement, current resume, and the name, address and telephone
    number of three professional references to:

    Humanities Technology Specialist Search
    Human Resource Office
    14 East Cache la Poudre Street
    Colorado Springs, CO 80903

    The Colorado College welcomes members of all groups and reaffirms its
    commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion,
    sex, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation in its educational
    programs, activities, and employment practices.

    Pam Butler
    Employment Specialist
    The Colorado College
    Human Resource Office
    14 East Cache la Poudre Street
    Colorado Springs, CO 80903
    (719) 389-6222
    fax: (719) 389-6926

             Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 09:49:50 +0100
             From: Charles Ess <cmess@lib.drury.edu>
             Subject: Job opening in interdisciplinary studies

    Please distribute to interested colleagues and potential candidates. For
    more information on the Global Perspectives program, please see our website,
    <www.drury.edu> and the link to GP 21,

    Interdisciplinary Studies: One-year appointment as assistant professor
       to teach in an integrated, interdisciplinary core program. (Successful
    candidate may apply for tenure-track position to be filled next year.) Ph.D.
    or A.B.D., teaching experience, especially in interdisciplinary programs,
    desired. Discipline of Ph.D. open. Salary competitive. Program offers a
    global studies minor and is integrated by attention to writing and oral
    communication skills, values analysis, creativity, critical thinking and
    global awareness. Screening will beginApril 25, 2001, and will continue
    until position is filled. Send letter of interest and resume to Ted
    Vaggalis, director, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Drury University,
    900 North Benton Avenue, Springfield, MO 65802. 417-873-7379. E-mail
    applications accepted: <tvaggali@drury.edu>. Women and minorities are
    encouraged to apply. Drury University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Charles Ess
    Chair, Philosophy and Religion Department
    Drury University
    900 N. Benton Ave. Voice: 417-873-7230
    Springfield, MO 65802 USA FAX: 417-873-7435
    Home page: http://www.drury.edu/Departments/phil-relg/ess.html
    Co-chair, CATaC 2000: http://www.it.murdoch.edu.au/~sudweeks/catac00/
    "Egos appear by setting themselves apart from other egos. Persons appear by
    entering into relation to other persons." -- Martin Buber, _I and Thou_

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