The Director of Digital Facilities is responsible for strategy, coordination, and management of technology infrastructure for the College of the Arts (COTA) including its four schools (Architecture, Art + Design, Film, Music & Theater). This includes management of labs, high-tech classrooms, A/V equipment checkout and other areas in need of specific technical support. This position assists areas in need of specific technical support on a project availability basis. The College’s growth and its specialized needs, curriculum, and facilities make coordination essential. Evolution in classroom technology make short- and long-term planning and budgeting necessary.
Bachelor's Degree in computer science, information systems, educational technology, communications, or related fields, or similar certified course work in applicable fields of study and at least one year of related work experience; or in place of a degree, 5 years of related work experience.
Minimum three to five years experience managing digital labs.
Knowledge of software and technology used in applied and performance art including graphic design, video, photography, animations, 3D rendering, and art and music production.
Experience with computer systems management, including operating system and application configuration, optimization, troubleshooting, and automation.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to listen, document, and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with both technical and non-technical users and management personnel.
Proven experience managing projects.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, with a minimum of supervision.
Experience operating, maintaining and troubleshooting wide format printers.
Experience operating, maintaining and troubleshooting 3D printers, laser cutters and 3D routers.
Experience with DSLR cameras and digital film making.
Experience with digital audio production techniques, software and tools.
Experience in an academic setting and its applications, processes and services.
Proven experience managing projects.
Extensive experience with Adobe CC, Rhino 5, AutoCAD, Logic.
Familiarity with Microsoft SCCM and/or Capser management tools.
Internal Number: 33265
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