Associate Director of Open Source Systems and Web Programming
Youngstown State University - Youngstown, OH

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Foster and supports growth in the use of the university Open Source Systems and other web-based content delivery tools (such as Drupal and WordPress) used by YSU faculty and staff. Supervise the Open Source Systems support team, coordinate and facilitate one-on-one and group workshop training sessions, and ensure timely response to phone and on-line support requests. Assist in the development and implementation of related policies and procedures. Compile evaluative data regarding use and support of Open Source technologies.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 3 years experience in open source and or web programming design and development. Excellent interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications
Master’s Degree in a related field.

Demonstrated experience in the use of an eLearning Management System such as Sakai, BlackBoard, Web CT, Desire to Learn, Moodle, or Angel.

Demonstrated experience in the use of an Open Source ERP systems such as Kuali.

Demonstrated experience in the use of an Open Source systems for document asset management such as DSpace, photo and video management systems such as ResourceSpace and or Kaltura. Etc..

Demonstrated experience required in the following: Preparing, and delivering instruction for traditional and web-based course content delivery environments, preferably in higher education with an emphasis on quality content and delivery.

Demonstrated experience in the administration and support of an eLearning Management System such as Sakai, BlackBoard, Web CT, Desire to Learn, Moodle, or Angel.

Demonstrated systems analysis skills, project management, and experience implementing and supporting on-line systems.

Experience in supervision of professional and clerical staff.

Demonstrated experience with ERP systems in higher education.

Preparation of written and on-line documentation

Strong teaching and presentation skills

Good organization skills, self-directed learner, and customer-service oriented

Ability to work collaboratively in teams and work on simultaneous projects

Ability to work under pressure to meet hourly, daily, weekly, and monthly deadlines without direction and make good judgment decisions

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Job Duties

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JOB SUMMARY :

Foster and supports growth in the use of the university Open Source Systems and other web-based content delivery tools (such as Drupal and WordPress) used by YSU faculty and staff. Supervise the Open Source Systems support team, coordinate and facilitate one-on-one and group workshop training sessions, and ensure timely response to phone and on-line support requests. Assist in the development and implementation of related policies and procedures. Compile evaluative data regarding use and support of Open Source technologies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES :

Provide ITS leadership for the implementation and support of Open Source & web-based systems. This includes all phases of planning, budgeting, development, training, piloting, and implementation.

In collaboration with the Office of Distance Education, other academic entities, ITS support teams, and administrative offices work with and support faculty and staff as they design, develop, and implement instructional projects for web-based delivery and academic process improvement.

Design, develop, and deliver training content on web-based instruction technology for faculty & staff. Topics on a range of topics from basic techniques to advanced techniques delivered via a variety of methods including face-to-face, on-line, or in hybrid style.

Provide technical administer the online learning management system by providing a variety of technical support for faculty and staff, proper installation and upgrade maintenance, ensuring minimum downtime, and consulting with the Office of Distance Education in creation and design of Internet courses and resources.

Consult with departments or colleges during planning to use Open Source solutions.

Serves as project manager and developer for specific web-based projects that benefit a department, a college, or the university.

Provide training, coaching, and day-to-day direction for permanent and student staff.

Manage troubleshooting of Open Source & Web systems.

OTHER FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES :

Performs other related duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED : Supervises on Professional/Administrative employee.

REPORTS TO: Chief Technology Officer

TITLE : Associate Director of Open Source Systems & Web Programming

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : None

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS AND /OR LICENSURES : None

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 3 years experience in open source and or web programming design and development. Excellent interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS :

Master’s Degree in a related field.

Demonstrated experience in the use of an eLearning Management System such as Sakai, BlackBoard, Web CT, Desire to Learn, Moodle, or Angel.

Demonstrated experience in the use of an Open Source ERP systems such as Kuali.

Demonstrated experience in the use of an Open Source systems for document asset management such as DSpace, photo and video management systems such as ResourceSpace and or Kaltura. Etc..

Demonstrated experience required in the following: Preparing, and delivering instruction for traditional and web-based course content delivery environments, preferably in higher education with an emphasis on quality content and delivery.

Demonstrated experience in the administration and support of an eLearning Management System such as Sakai, BlackBoard, Web CT, Desire to Learn, Moodle, or Angel.

Demonstrated systems analysis skills, project management, and experience implementing and supporting on-line systems.

Experience in supervision of professional and clerical staff.

Demonstrated experience with ERP systems in higher education.

Preparation of written and on-line documentation

Strong teaching and presentation skills

Good organization skills, self-directed learner, and customer-service oriented

Ability to work collaboratively in teams and work on simultaneous projects

Ability to work under pressure to meet hourly, daily, weekly, and monthly deadlines without direction and make good judgment decisions

TITLE : Associate Director of Open Source Systems & Web Programming

Ability to identify needed action without direction

Must be motivated and have strong interest in contributing to the success of the University

Experience preferred in the following: Evaluating instructional materials, including technology-driven courseware. Using Web development tools, including HTML . Designing and delivering course materials using a learning management system. Digitizing content for instructional uses. Using multiple desktop operating environments, such as: Windows, Macintosh, and UNIX

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
PA00012

Number of Vacancies
1

Open Date
03/13/2014

Close Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

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Youngstown State University (YSU) offers about 100 undergraduate majors, more than 30 graduate programs, and doctorate programs in education...