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Subject: Tenzer Technology Center Director: DePauw University (Greencastle, IN)

1.  Tenzer Technology Center Director: DePauw University (Greencastle, IN)

Posted 02-09-2017 13:16


The Director will provide leadership as the University designs, equips and opens the Tenzer Technology Center and will launch programming and skills workshops that will enhance the technology and computing capabilities of students who are interested in academic disciplines in STEM fields, the social sciences, the arts, the humanities, and in interdisciplinary areas. The Tenzer Technology Center will provide state of the art facilities for collaborative research and activities related to technology, computation and visualization, such as an immersion room, analytics tools and software, and equipment for 3D modeling. The Director will work at the intersection of technology, visualization and the liberal arts, while actively supporting the University's commitment to inclusive excellence across a diverse student body.

 Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Provide guidance and training for students in all disciplines who want to integrate visualization techniques, data analysis and other computational approaches into their academic coursework and co-curricular activities in ways that enhance their technology and critical thinking skills.
  • Manage and be directly involved in all Center initiatives such as developing and running workshops, organizing presentations, facilitating guest speakers, collaborating with faculty members and departments, and offering programming to the local community.
  • Foster an inclusive environment for faculty, staff, and all DePauw students, developing strategies; for example, for engaging first-generation students and members of under-represented populations.
  • Teach courses in which students will learn how to apply visualization and other technology or computational topics to a broad set of problems and areas of study.
  • Develop and employ formative and summative assessment mechanisms that measure the effectiveness of Center and its programming.
  • Partner with the directors of the Prindle Institute for Ethics, the Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media, the McDermond Center for Management and Entrepreneurship, and the Hartman House for Community Service, and the Hubbard Center for Student Engagement to implement dynamic collaborations. The Director will work closely with Faculty Instructional Technology Support (FITS), the Roy O. West Library, and the Information Technology Associates Program.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in a related field required from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Experience in a field such as visualization, data analytics, data science, big data, digital art, computer science or another field that uses computational techniques preferred. Master's (M.S. or M.A.) or PhD degree in other fields, with significant academic or industry experience in visualization, data analytics or other computational areas seriously considered.
  • At least 4 years of current progressive experience in a related field, with experience in a higher education environment preferred.
  • Undergraduate level teaching experience preferred. Other types of experience directly mentoring undergraduates considered.
  • Demonstrated experience with and sensitivity to individuals of diverse ethnic, cultural, and historically underrepresented backgrounds. A demonstrated commitment to a diverse community, intersectionality and cross-cultural learning.
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team.

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