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Working Title Director of Technology
Department Carson Ctr for Emerging Media Arts-9626
Requisition Number S_190121
Posting Open Date 02/18/2019
Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 03/15/2019
Posting Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

Serves as Director of Technology and plays a mission critical role in supporting the Founding Director’s work to create a Center and program of international distinction and excellence. This position supports the Center’s state-of-the-art facilities, curriculum requirements, and creative research agenda through providing high-level technical and technological expertise, advice and leadership. The Director of Technology’s role is to design and maintain technology resources for the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, and to facilitate the sound, video and other technological needs of students, faculty and guests. The Director of Technology will also have some teaching and mentoring responsibilities.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in media and/or technology or related field plus 3 years of related experience required; equivalent education/experience considered. Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Proficiency in Mac and PC environment necessary and skilled with Microsoft Office. Knowledge of story-driven media production required. Must have minimum 3 years of experience in at least one of the following areas: emerging media, audiovisual systems, live action production, virtual production, technical support or audio technology. Must demonstrate credibility, emotional maturity, positivity and confidence. Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated and be able to demonstrate initiative.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional certification in specific technical areas related to the position preferred. Experience working in a professional media production environment desirable. Prefer experience in any of the following: virtual and mixed reality technologies; physical computing; IoT; post production; audio production; technology for immersive media; audiovisual technology planning and procurement; project management; or 3D projection mapping. Experience in academic environments helpful. Experience in interdisciplinary collaborations desirable.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances.  No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary Negotiable
How to Apply

Click on the words “Apply to this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Megan McMasters
megan.mcmasters@unl.edu

Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)  
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
If Temporary, indicate end date  
Planned Hire Date: ASAP
Appointment End Date
 

SUMMARY

Location:
Nebraska
Job Category:
Director
Areas of Responsibility:
All Technology
Job Level:
Senior position
Job Sector:
All Technology