Job: IT Specialist, Center for Language & Technology (U. of Hawai’i)

Deadline for Applications: October 10, 2016

-Title: Information Technology (IT Specialist)
-Position Number: 0080731
-Hiring Unit: College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature, Center for Language & Technology
-Location: Manoa Date
-Monthly Salary: salary schedules and placement information
-Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
-Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
-Temporary/Permanent: Permanent

Other Conditions:

The Center for Language and Technology (CLT) is a vibrant, fast-paced technology environment that supports a wide array of instructional and research projects. The CLT supports the informed integration of technology into instruction and research and is home to two national centers: the Flagship Technology Innovation Center and the National Foreign Language Resource Center.

Duties and Responsibilities

-Works under the direction of the CLT Director and serves as the lead IT Specialist in CLT to support the College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature.
-Consults with the CLT Director and staff in the evaluation of new technologies for long-range and strategic planning for the college IT needs.
-Conducts needs assessments and creates a comprehensive information technology plan for the College, including recommendations for support service strategies for LLL departments and labs.
-Evaluates hardware and software for program administration, instruction and research.
-Evaluates user needs in light of available technologies to develop technical requirements for instructional applications.
-Manages the computer replacement program for LLL.
-Reconciles diverse viewpoints and needs of units in the College to determine policies for maintaining networks, servers, user labs, and technologies.
-Participates in the conceptualization of technology projects in requests for sponsored funding and in the support of sponsored projects.
-Recommends, develops and maintains custom applications in support of language learning, teaching, and research, including Web-based applications with database driven dynamic content.
-Integrates research-based instructional technology in the development of such applications and in recommendations for new development.
-Provides expert consultation on technical aspects of technology-based language learning, teaching & research, and on computer hardware and software for language research.
-Oversees projects to develop specialized software or multimedia products.
-Develops and maintains College-wide database systems, including CLT lab scheduling and courseware databases.
-Oversees the timely database and server backup and establishes restore procedures.
-Provides training and technical support for LLL faculty and staff in Web and multimedia related technologies.
-Designs and develops technical documentation and training programs for non-technical administrators, faculty, and staff in the College of LLL in software and hardware use.
-Assists in the maintenance of hardware and software for the College of LLL.
-Revises applications or procedures to accommodate contemporary agendas in computer-supported language learning.
-Develops training programs on applications used for research or instruction.
-Advises faculty and staff committees on IT-intensive hires, technical specs for research labs and online research and development projects.
-In collaboration with a peer IT Specialist, oversees and manages the multiple network and server systems supported by the College, CLT, NFLRC, and the Flagship Technology Innovation Center.
-Adapts and applies evolving networking, hardware, and software technologies to the CLT and College of LLL.
-Assists in the monitoring of network performance with appropriate hardware and software tools and diagnoses and resolves network problems as necessary.
-Customizes CLT networks, servers, and systems to meet the needs of LLL users for language learning, teaching and research.
-Supervises a team of graduate students responsible for supporting the IT initiatives of the College of LLL.
-Other duties as assigned

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