The Department of Technology at the State University of New York at Oswego announces an opening for a part-time Instructional Support Specialist (ISS). The candidate will work with Department of Technology faculty to assist with maintaining and operating twelve different cutting edge laboratory facilities for CAD and Engineering Graphics, Design, Materials Processing, Communications, Electronics, Construction, Manufacturing, Transportation and Energy, and Instructional Methods.
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: Commensurate with experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits, visit: http://www.suny.edu/benefits/
Date of Appointment: August 2014
Description of Responsibilities:
• Set up, configure, test, and optimize laboratory equipment including materials processing equipment, CNC equipment, 3D printers, plotters, cameras, scanners, robots, trainers, and other specialized instructional equipment in multiple technology laboratories.
• Coordinate with department faculty for computer and equipment upgrades, repairs, and configurations.
• Coordinate with Campus Technology Services for support with advanced software and network support.
• Maintain records for computer system configurations, licensing, versions, and software inventories.
• Maintain a library of specialized software titles, equipment drivers, and documentation.
• Interface with equipment vendors for technical support and upgrades.
• Schedule, perform, and document periodic equipment and computer maintenance operations and software patches.
• Coordinate with department faculty for equipment upgrades and replacement, budgeting, specification development, and planning.
• Coordinate with offices on campus for Safety, Hazardous Materials, Procurement, Inventory Control, and Maintenance.
• Maintain inventories of consumable materials in labs.
• Supervise and assist with student laboratory use. Evening hours may be required during the academic year.
• Train students and/or faculty on using specialized software and equipment.
• Bachelor’s degree in Technology Education, Technology Management, Engineering Technologies or a closely related technical field.
• Strong technical skills with computer hardware, computer software, CNC equipment, instructional technologies, and materials processing equipment.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate and work collaboratively with faculty, students, campus support services, equipment vendors, and software vendors.
• Demonstrated organizational and planning skills.
• Masters’s degree in Technology Education, Technology Management, Engineering Technologies or a closely related technical field. Candidates possessing a Master’s degree may be considered for laboratory course instruction as an adjunct instructor.
• Proficiency with software including Autodesk CAD software, Microsoft Office, Master CAM, and Adobe products.
• Proficiency with both Apple and Microsoft computer and mobile device operating systems.
• Experience with technical instruction.
To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, resume, and three current letters of reference and/or contact information for three professional references (one from a current supervisor), and college transcripts electronically to
If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail Mr. Dan Tryon, Search Committee Chair, 315-312-2832 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Official transcripts are required prior to appointment. Files must be complete to be considered.
Description of Department: The Department of Technology, within the School of Education, offers programs in Technology Education and Technology Management. Ten full time faculty deliver dynamic professional and technical course offerings to nearly 200 undergraduate and graduate students. Department laboratory facilities include materials processing for woods, metals, and polymers, communications, design, CAD and engineering graphics, construction, electronics, transportation, computing resources, and instructional methods. Candidates are encouraged to visit www.oswego.edu/tech for more information on the department and our program offerings.
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News America’s Best Colleges in 2010 and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8300 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in business, teacher education, and the arts and sciences. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to liberal arts and sciences foundations, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects are evidenced by Quest, a College-wide day spotlighting original student research, a Summer Scholars Program, which awards stipends to students engaged in independent research and creative work at the highest levels, and the Global Laboratory, a STEM based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.
SUNY Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from professionals of color, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In accordance with INS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States, per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing email@example.com.
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