[artinfo] Full-Time Instructional Support Technician Position

Daniel Goodwin dgoodwin at albany.edu
Tue Sep 26 06:08:39 CEST 2006

The Art Department at the University at Albany is seeking an  
Instructional Support technician, full-time with benefits.  Knowledge  
of Apple Macintosh platform required.  Knowledge of Unix, graphics,  
sound, and video applications, network administration and knowledge  
of PC platform preferred.  The successful candidate will have the  
ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with diverse  
constituencies.  Building and maintaining relationships with faculty,  
IT professionals in other units (CAS Computing and ITS specifically),  
staff, and students will be an important part of this position.   
Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work  
with a culturally diverse population.

Bachelor’s degree and two years experience in digital imaging or a  
closely related field required.  Master’s degree preferred. All  
degrees must be from a college or university accredited by a U.S.  
Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting  

Responsibilities include daily supervision and maintenance of all  
digital imaging hardware and software in the department of Art,  
instructional support during classes and open-lab hours, training and  
supervision of staff of work-study students in daily lab management  
and open-hours lab proctoring, supervision of digital media,  
photography and video inventory and equipment loan to students, and  
design, implementation and maintenance duties relating to the Art  
Department’s website.

The University at Albany is one of the four comprehensive research  
and graduate centers of the SUNY system. The Art Department has an  
excellent full time faculty of seventeen, all accomplished artists  
and scholars. There are 185 undergraduate majors combined in Studio  
and Art History, and approximately 40 graduate students in the MA and  
MFA programs. In addition to our curriculum offerings, the Art  
Department sponsors a lively lecture series of visiting artists,  
critics and art historians.

The Fine Arts Building is the main facility for photography,  
printmaking, painting and drawing areas, with classroom spaces for  
undergraduates and private studios for graduates. The Visual Resource  
Library and the University Art Museum are also housed in the Fine  
Arts Building. The Boor Sculpture Studio is a newly constructed  
building with state-of-the-art sculpture and digital imaging  
equipment with classrooms for both traditional and emerging media,  
and private studios for graduate students.
Located in Albany, NY — New York State's capital — the University is  
convenient to Boston, New York City and other Metropolitan areas of  
the Northeast.

Send letter of interest, resume and the names of 3 references to:
Daniel Goodwin, Instructional Support Technician Search Chair
Art Department, University at Albany, SUNY
1400 Washington Ave.
Fine Arts 216
Albany, NY 12222
Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work  
with and instruct a culturally diverse population.


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