Information Technology Specialist I

Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
May 23, 2017
Closes
Jul 01, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Computer Lab Technician

The George Mason University Computer Game Design Program, within the College of Visual and Performing Arts, seeks qualified candidates for a Computer Lab Technician that will serve the Computer Game Design Program, Virginia Serious Game Institute (VSGI), and the Mason Game and Technology Academy (MGTA). George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: The Computer Lab Technician will provide technical and administrative support to faculty, staff, and students. The incumbent will also manage, in coordination with faculty and staff, all computer labs and studios assigned to the Computer Game Design Program and the VSGI, coordinate all technical needs, and maintain all classrooms, labs, and equipment. Additional responsibilities include: * Serve as technology coordinator representative for Information Technology Services; * Maintain and support all equipment inventory in classrooms, labs, studios, faculty/staff offices, resident startups, visiting artists, and partners; * Supervise hourly wage and Federal Work-Study personnel for computing support; and * Research, request, and finalize purchase requirements for Computer Game Design, VSGI, and MGTA equipment.

Required Qualifications: * B.A./B.S. or equivalent experience in information technology, computer science, or game design; * Knowledge of current game-specific and general computer hardware and software technology and platforms, including current operating systems; * Knowledge and experience with, and of, networks, security, and server technology and protocols; and * Demonstrated experience in the field.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02746z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

MasonAd : Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Close Date : 2017-06-30