Sr. Program Project Support Coordinator,77058 (AVR Coordinator)

Job Title: Sr. Program Project Support Coordinator,77058 (AVR Coordinator)
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34332
Hiring Department

Office of the Dean

Job Description The Office of the Dean department at the UMKC School of Computing and Engineering seeks qualified candidates for the position of AVR Coordinator. In this role, the successful candidate will coordinate day-to-day operations for Augmented and Virtual Reality (AVR) facilities within the SCE Free Enterprise and Research Center. The ideal candidate should have a record of demonstrated ability to collaborate successfully, manage multiple priorities, and positively engage with others.

Job duties will include, but are not limited to:

    Coordinate day-to-day operations, scheduling, and maintenance of the Augmented and Virtual Reality (AVR) facilities within the SCE Free Enterprise and Research Center (FEC). Coordinate in-house training, events, tours, and hands-on demos for faculty, students, and industry.Assist the academic departments and noncredit programs in creating, identifying and scheduling programming for students, community, and partners.Provide maintenance, support, assistance, and troubleshooting of AVR computing and visualization resources.Promote and facilitate involvement of faculty, students, and the greater Kansas City community to utilize and develop for AVRExecute teaching duties in AVR coursework, minimum of one class per semester plus summer (9 credit hours or equivalent per year).
Minimum Qualifications
    A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Preferred Qualifications
    Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology preferred.5+ years of experience in business or entrepreneurship preferred.University teaching experience preferred.
Full Time/Part Time Full time, Monday–Friday, 8 am – 5 pm or comparable. Culture of flexibility is supported.


$50,000 - $60,000 Annual, commensurate with education and experience.

Application Deadline

September 13, 2020

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