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Digital and Social Media Manager – State University of NY 

Digital and Social Media Manager

SUNY Delhi seeks a dynamic, forward thinking and engaging Digital and Social Media Manager to the join the Office of College Relations and Advancement. SUNY Delhi prides itself on being a welcoming college community for all. Diversity, equity and inclusiveness are integral components of the highest quality academic programs and the strongest campus climate. The college seeks a wide range of applicants for its positions so that inclusive excellence will be affirmed.

For full consideration, please apply by May 4, 2018.

Offering competitive salary & excellent NYS benefits.

View position details & apply online at www.delhi.edu/jobs

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Museum Curator, History of Computers & Information Sciences – Smithsonian


This position is located in the Division of Medicine and Science within the National Museum of American History (NMAH).

The employee is responsible for carrying out research and publications, developing and managing collections, developing exhibitions, furthering education and outreach and providing public service by responding to inquiries about the history of computing, computer gaming, and information sciences.

Learn more about this agency


  1. Researches the history of computers, computer gaming, and information sciences and technology through objects and collections as well as traditional sources of documentation in areas that stretch from the mid twentieth century to the present.
  2. Assists the Division to collect, manage, and interpret large and diverse collections that provide the basis for interpreting the history of computers, computer gaming, and information sciences and technology in the context of the American experience.
  3. Plays a role in helping to curate the Museum’s exhibitions on the history of computers, computer gaming, and information sciences and technology from an American perspective.
  4. Assists with the development of public programs on the history of computers, computer gaming, and information sciences and technology.


Conditions of Employment

  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
  • May need to complete a Probationary Period
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.

Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.

For information on qualification requirements, see Qualification Standards Handbook for General Schedule Positions viewable on the web at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.


Museum Curator Educational Requirements (GS-1015 Series):

All applicants must meet these Basic Educational Requirements: (You must submit unofficial school transcripts):
1. Degree: history of science, history, American Studies; museum work in an applicable subject-matter field; or
2. Combination of education and experience — courses equivalent to a major, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education; or
3. Four years of experience that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study.

Required Documentation Information:
You must submit unofficial school transcripts in order to receive further consideration. If selected for the position, you must provide an official transcripts before appointment.

In addition to the Basic Educational Requirements listed above, you may qualify for this position if you possess the Selective Factor and Specialized Experience below:

Selective FactorExperience as a scholar of the History of computers, computer gaming and information sciences from an American perspective. This is demonstrated through a wide variety of public and scholarly research products including exhibitions, collections, books, articles, blogs, catalogs or monographs as well as programs and other media.

Specialized Experience: In addition to meeting the Selective Factor above, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience. You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position specialized experience is defined asexperience is defined as having scholarly knowledge of the history of computers, computer gaming and information sciences from an American perspective.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.

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Director, Arts & Humanities Research Computing – Harvard

Harvard University Information Technology

Duties & Responsibilities

Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is a community of Information Technology professionals committed to understanding our users and devoted to making it easier for faculty, students, and staff to teach, research, learn, and work through the effective use of information technology.  We are recruiting an IT workforce that has both breadth in their ability to collaborate and innovate across disciplines – and depth in specific areas of expertise. HUIT offers opportunities for IT professionals to learn and work in a unique technology landscape and service-focused environment. If you are a technically proficient, nimble, user-focused and accountable IT professional who also connects with the importance of collaborating well in a team environment we are looking for you!

HUIT Arts and Humanities Research Computing serves the Faculty of Arts & Sciences by facilitating effective use of technology in support of faculty research in the Division of Arts & Humanities, and Humanists at Harvard more generally.

The Director of Arts and Humanities Research Computing:

  •    Consults with faculty to understand their research needs and aspirations, and facilitate use of available and emerging technologies
  •    Leads an engaged team whose understanding of research technologies and trends can inform and respond to those needs and aspirations
  •    Leads outreach and awareness activities for faculty, graduate students, and partners
  •    Provides training to faculty, graduate students, and partners as needed
  •    Partners effectively with the Library, other Research Computing units, and other HUIT service providers to advocate for and strengthen research support services
  •    Establishes a shared community vision for balancing innovation with sustainable, supportable services
  •    Partners effectively with Academic Technology for the FAS to ensure smooth transitions of methods and technologies across research and teaching
  •    Partners with faculty and external foundations in support of grant writing and engagement with the broader Arts and Humanities research community at the national and international level

As a member of the HUIT Academic Technology leadership team, the Director:

  •    Is responsible for effective staff management, including hiring and orientation, training and development, workflow and performance management, and the promotion of an inclusive and innovative work environment  
  •    Evaluates and recommends new processes and technologies as appropriate
  •    Fosters change by building key partnerships and cultivating the role of a trusted advisor across the Division
  •    Communicates knowledgably on a broad range of technical topics relevant to Humanities research, while advising and interacting with technology specialists in administrative and research areas
  •    Oversees a budget for staffing, events, and technologies in support of research in the Humanities
  •    Functions as a subject matter expert or project lead for technology projects related to Humanities research
  •    Abides by and follows the Harvard University IT Code of Conduct  

Basic Qualifications

  •    A Bachelors degree in the Humanities or computer science with 10+ years experience in higher education
  •    At least 7 years of significant relevant experience in supporting digital humanities is required.

Additional Qualifications

The ideal candidate will also have:

  •    Superior communication and diplomatic skills are essential.
  •    Demonstrated leadership and personnel management skills required.
  •    An ability to work collaboratively with individuals at all levels of an organization is essential.
  •    Strong technical IT skills and prior academic research experience that will facilitate interactions with the faculty.  
  •    An advanced degree in any field of the humanities with demonstrable computational skills and experience or an advanced degree in computer science with prior experience in the digital humanities is strongly preferred.  
  •    Experience with the management and preservation of digital scholarship which balances the expectation to innovate with the requirement to sustain scholarly work.
  •    Broad knowledge of methods, technologies, and trends in scholarship in the Arts & Humanities.
  •    Expertise in the preparation of grant proposals with evidence of success.
  •    Demonstrated ability to manage projects in an environment of distributed authority.

Leadership competencies:  

  •    Contributes to the HUIT Academic Technology senior team and Research Computing Council.  
  •    Collaborates actively with other members of senior team and the RCC.
  •    Understands other leaders’ perspectives and leverages other member’s expertise in decision making

Leads Team:

  •    Establishes clear direction and communicates strategy to get there
  •    Leads team working toward common goals

Fosters HUIT management competencies:

  •    Lives the HUIT mission and values
  •    Allocates resources effectively
  •    Manages change
  •    Builds a high performing team

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Manager, Broadcast Center and Video Production Broadcast Engineer – University of Rhode Island

The Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a full-time professional staff position. This is a calendar year, full-time,  fall 2018.

The Harrington School of Communication and Media is a global leader in communication and media research and education. Administratively housed within the College of Arts and Sciences, the largest College at the University of Rhode Island, the Harrington School is home to programs in communication studies, film/media, journalism, library and information studies, public relations, and writing and rhetoric. The ideal candidate for this position will be an integral part of a community of 62 full-time faculty and will have the opportunity to teach and work with faculty and students in our new $6.8 million communication and media hub.

Participate in a leading role in the renovation and transformation of the TV studio in the Harrington School of Communication and Media into a state-of-the-art video/sound recording, production, and broadcast center. Utilize extensive experience in video and audio production and engineering, as well as entrepreneurial thinking, to then lead and manage the new broadcast center. Collaborate with faculty and teach students in this new communication and media hub. Articulate and implement the vision and agenda for developing the broadcast center into a critical resource on campus and an asset for representing the Harrington School and the University of Rhode Island to the world.

Duties and Responsibilities

Manage day-to-day operations of the video/sound recording, production, and broadcast center and create policies for usage.  Install, maintain, and facilitate repair of specialized equipment; select and recommend equipment purchases; develop relationships and collaborate with equipment vendors and distributors.  Hire, schedule, and mentor students who will work in the center as interns and paid employees. Collaborate with faculty, student groups, and offices across campus who will use the center for courses, clubs, activities, organizations, and production projects.

Teach one course in-load each semester in the center on studio production, broadcasting, journalism, or related subjects, preferably and primarily with sports-themed content. Produce proprietary, branded content in collaboration with students, faculty, and community groups.  Expand internship and job placement opportunities for our students by increasing partnerships with industry. Offer regular workshops for students and faculty. Develop and nurture opportunities to engage students in using the center for production purposes. Advocate for resources and manage operational budget. Be available some weekends and evenings.

Required Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience overseeing various aspects and daily operations of a television, production, and/or broadcast studio.
  3. Demonstrated technical experience to operate a video/sound recording, production, and broadcast center.
  4. Demonstrated ability to install and maintain video, audio, and broadcasting equipment.
  5. Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver introductory and upper-level courses in studio production and broadcasting.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast, video, and audio equipment.
  7. Demonstrated experience producing high-quality video content for multiple platforms (including live-streaming).
  8. Demonstrated leadership and management skills.
  9. Demonstrated experience in program building and/or global initiatives.
  10. Demonstrated collaborative work style.
  11. Demonstrated experience in budgeting.
  12. Demonstrated strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  13. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.
  14. Demonstrated digital communication skills.
  15. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree in sports journalism or broadcasting, media studies, media production, or related area (M.A., M.S., or M.F.A).
    1. Demonstrated teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level in sports communication and media.
    2. Demonstrated professional experience in sports journalism, sports broadcasting, creative production, or commercial/business production.
    3. Demonstrated experience employing project- and experienced-based assignments in the classroom.
    4. Demonstrated ability to advocate for resources.
    5. Demonstrated ability to apply for and/or receive grants and/or donations.



    Required Documents: Please attach the following 2 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:
    (#1) Cover letter.
    (#2) Resume, which should include the names and contact information of three professional references.


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    Lecturer/Assistant Professor level – History/Philosophy in Computing

    The Department of Philosophy and Department of History at Dalhousie University invite applications for a 3 year 100% full time limited term position at the Lecturer/Assistant Professor level, effective July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021. This position is subject to budgetary approval. The successful candidate will teach in one of these two departments. In addition to other teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will teach two required, introductory, half-year Writing Courses in the undergraduate Computer Science program on social, historical and philosophical perspectives on computers. A record of, or demonstrated potential for, excellence in teaching and research is required.

    Applicants must have in hand, by the start date of the appointment, a Ph.D. in Philosophy OR History OR History and Philosophy of Science OR related discipline. Salary will depend upon qualifications and experience. The home department will be determined based on academic fit with the successful applicant’s background. Course load is expected to be the equivalent of 3 and 3 with one half course teaching release in each term of the first year. Candidates from a History background should be a North Americanist with an open specialization, but be prepared to teach a survey in United States or Canadian history and some half-year specialized courses. Candidates from a Philosophy background may have an open specialization, but be prepared to teach some of the following half-year courses: computer ethics, introduction to cognitive science, introduction to logic, and introduction to philosophy. The successful applicant will teach courses at introductory, intermediate and advanced undergraduate/graduate levels, with some limited graduate student supervision and committee work.

    Applications should include: a complete curriculum vitae, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), writing sample, teaching dossier (including evidence of teaching effectiveness), a statement of research and teaching interests and philosophies, the names and contact information for three referees, and a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid . A record of publication will be an asset. Applications should be sent to Darren Abramson, Hiring Committee Co-Chair, Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University, 6135 University Avenue, PO Box 15000, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4R2. (Please use dalphil@dal.ca for correspondence). The closing date for applications is May 22, 2018.

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