Coord, Microcomputer Lab II

San Marcos
Apr 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Coord, Microcomputer Lab II

Job Number: 2017258

Location: San Marcos

Department: Computer Science

Recruitment Type: Open to All

Job Type: Full-Time

Monthly Salary: 5487.78

Job Category: Non-Exempt

Required Qualifications:
1. Ability to hire, train, and supervise graduate and undergraduate student lab assistants.
2. Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems with ability to perform workstation and server system tasks and system administration to create a secure computing environments.
3. Experience in end-user support.
4. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written with students, faculty, staff, and other university personnel.
5. Strong knowledge of hardware and software systems.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Previous experience as manager/supervisor of a team.
2. Knowledge and experience with development and deployment of in-house programs and utilities involving high-performance computing, cloud-based infrastructure, and web-based technologies and coding languages (PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, jQuery, Perl, Python, Bootstrap, Django, etc.)
3. Experience working in an academic environment.
4. Knowledge of database design and best practices.
5. Previous experience in researching and providing purchasing recommendations for technical solutions.
6. Ability to manage priorities and work independently as well as participate effectively as a member of the Computer Science Department and the Texas State technical support community.
7. Degree in computer science or closely related field.

Job Description:
The Department of Computer Science at Texas State University is seeking a talented and dedicated individual to manage the computer lab personnel and provide support for the computing needs of our department. This will include the hiring, training, and supervision of student lab workers; assisting faculty with their technological needs; and installation, administration, and trouble shooting of both hardware and software. It will also include the physical oversight, security, and daily management of departmental computer labs and equipment. Linux and Windows are the primary computing platforms with some Macs.

Extended work hours may be required to maintain service to students, staff, and faculty members.

Job Duties:
1. Hire, train, and supervise both undergraduate and graduate student workers to assist in daily instructional and lab operations.
2. Oversee the daily lab operations; personnel management, equipment configuration and functionality of departmental computer labs at both the San Marcos and Round Rock campuses.
3. Specify and recommend hardware and software for student labs, faculty research, and faculty and staff offices.
4. Support the daily technical needs of faculty, staff, and students.
5. Perform administrative tasks such as grant-writing, inventory, and reports for accreditation team visits.
6. Work with other departmental and university technical support personnel to assess and plan for current and future computing needs of the department.
7. Other duties as assigned.

Additional Information to Applicants:
A cover letter and resume must be uploaded with your application. The cover letter should specifically address how your skills and experiences meet the required

A skills test will be required for those applicants selected for an interview.

At times, position may require extended work hours.

Projected start date is the end of the current Spring semester.

Job Open Date: 03/23/2017

Job Close Date: 4/14/2017

Open Until Filled:

Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM

Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM

Posting Notices:

Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff

Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.

Related links:
Apply Online at Texas State University
Texas State University main webpage
Summary of Benefits
Texas State University Human Resources
San Marcos, Texas Chamber of Commerce


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