Academic Technology Specialist - Department of History

Information Technology Services
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Education & Experience:

• Bachelor's degree plus four years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

Other Relevant Education & Experience May Include:
  • Bachelor's degree in a historical discipline and four years of relevant experience in the Digital Humanities.
  • Strongly Preferred:  an Advanced Degree in History.
  • Preferred:  Expertise in GIS, mapping, or other geo-humanities methods; awareness of data sources and formats; familiarity or facility with network and/or textual analysis; including skills such as R, Python, or similar languages.  Ideally, candidates should be conversant in more than of these methods and languages.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Expertise in utilizing technology to enhance teaching and research.
• Ability to define and solve logical problems for technical applications.
• Ability to plan, design, develop and evaluate engaging multimedia learning/training objects.
• Experience with delivering applications in a networked environment.
• Excellent teaching, communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to interact effectively and tactfully with members of the academic community; demonstrated experience working in an environment with colleagues of diverse backgrounds and customs.
• Demonstrated expertise with instructional design methodologies, pedagogical issues and best practices for classroom, online and hybrid learning.
• Excellent time management and project management skills. Demonstrated ability to manage a complex workload, prioritize tasks and use good judgment in providing services based on goal.
• Expert knowledge of Macintosh and Windows environments, and facility with Unix.
• Demonstrated experience developing and delivering technical training to a non-technical audience.
• Excellent customer service skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong working relationships with a diverse community of faculty, staff and students.

Physical Requirements*:

• Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
• Frequently sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
• Occasionally stand/walk, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
• Rarely writing by hand, use a telephone.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Working Conditions:

• Extended hours and weekends.
• Occasional overnight travel.

Work Standards:

• Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
• Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
• Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Code:  4722
Pay Grade: I

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