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ACM@UIUC Weekly Job Postings
Week of 12/09/12

With postings from:
* University of Illinois
* facebook


Title: Media Commons Technology Support Specialist
Company: University of Illinois
Contact: David Ward <dh-ward@xxxxxxxxxxxx> 217-244-2856
Hiring for: Full time
Media Commons Technology Support Specialist
Academic Professional
University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign

Position Available:
Position available immediately. This is a 100%-time, twelve-month
appointment Academic Professional position.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks an innovative,
collaborative, and service-oriented professional for the position of
Media Commons Technology Manager. Creativity, risk-taking, and a desire
to explore the intersection of new technologies and classroom learning
are essential for this position.  This position is a key contributor to
the Media Commonsâ mission of teaching students content creation and
digital literacy skills that are critical for academic success. The
Media Commons Technology Support Specialist investigates the development
of web design, applications, training, and related technology support
that focus on the creation, storage, and use of media in teaching and
course-related activities. Reporting to the Media Commons Coordinator
the Media Commons Technology Support Specialist:
         Identifies and evaluates technology solutions to meet
curricular and Library programming needs of the Media Commons;
         Consults with library faculty and key campus IT personnel on
the implementation and execution of the Media Commonsâ technology
programs, facilities, and teaching programs;
         Designs web-based access systems and storage to support
undergraduate studentsâ curricular requirements in the creation,
dissemination, use, and curation of digital media;
         Pursues professional development activities to expand
knowledge and to maintain current with best practices for implementing
new technology in support of digital literacy;

         Teaches workshops for staff and students related to use of
Media Commons technology;
         Investigates methodologies and best practices for creating,
promoting, and disseminating student-authored content;
         Analyzes data and findings related to Media Commonsâ
programming to assist in formulating policy and determining strategic

The University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign is one of the
preeminent research libraries in the world. With more than 13 million
volumes and significant digital resources, it ranks second in size among
academic research libraries in the United States and first among public
university libraries in the world. As the intellectual heart of the
campus, the Library is committed to maintaining the strongest possible
collections and services and engaging in research and development
activities in pursuit of the University's mission of teaching,
scholarship, and public service. The Library currently employs
approximately 90 faculty and 300 academic professionals, staff, and
graduate assistants.

The Undergraduate Library is one of the centers of the undergraduate
student experience on campus, with an educational mission to utilize
innovation and experimentation as key tools in engaging students in the
academic research process.  The Media Commons is a new service unit
created within the Undergraduate Library that is a Library and Campus
Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES) initiative to
focus on digital media content creation, and collaboration with students
on integrating technology into their research and curricular work. The
unit serves as a digital test bed to aid students in the creation of
innovative multimedia content and to teach key concepts related to media
and digital literacy.  Through showcasing student projects and involving
students in all steps of the multimedia content creation process, the
Media Commons also informs students about the digital life cycle of
their work and expands their understanding of the role digital content
plays in the research process.  Example educational opportunities within
the Media Commons include gaming research, mobile application
development, and digital media creation and editing.

Bachelorâs degree; experience developing, producing and editing video,
and other media and digital applications or similar products; experience
developing websites, including use of scripting languages; experience
providing group or one-on-one training; excellent oral and written
communication skills with demonstrated ability to work and communicate
effectively with a variety of staff and user groups; successful
experience working in a collaborative environment.

Academic degree in one of the following fields: digital media, computer
graphics, animation, library and information science, or computer
science; practical work experience using or implementing new and
emerging technologies (such as gaming, mobile technologies, etc.);
experience in program assessment; experience communicating technology
use and best practices with a non-technical audience; experience
developing training documentation; demonstrated skill in multimedia
authoring software, such as the Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Premier,
Camtasia, Final Cut Pro, etc.; experience evaluating, selecting and
deploying media and technology software and hardware.

Salary and Rank:
Salary commensurate with credentials and experience.

Terms of Appointment:
Twelve-month appointment; 24 work days' vacation per year; 11 paid
holidays; 12 days annual sick leave (cumulative up to a maximum of 240
days) plus an additional 13 days (non-cumulative) per year if necessary;
health insurance, requiring a small co-payment, is provided to employees
(coverage for dependents may be purchased); participation in the State
Universities Retirement System is required upon appointment (8% of
member's salary is withheld and is tax exempt until retirement); newly
hired university employees are covered by the Medicare portion of Social
Security, and are subject to its deduction.

Campus and Community:
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a comprehensive and
major public land-grant university (Doctoral/Research University-
Extensive) that is ranked among the best in the world. Chartered in
1867, it provides undergraduate and graduate education in more than 150
fields of study, conducts theoretical and applied research, and provides
public service to the state and the nation. It employs 3,000 faculty
members who serve 31,000 undergraduates and 12,000 graduate and
professional students; approximately 25% of faculty receives campus-wide
recognition each year for excellence in teaching. More information about
the campus is available at www.illinois.edu. The University is located
in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana, which have a combined
population of 100,000 and are situated about 140 miles south of Chicago,
120 miles west of Indianapolis, and 170 northeast of St. Louis. The
University and its surrounding communities offer a cultural and
recreational environment ideally suited to the work of a major research
institution. For more information about the community, visit:
http://illinois.edu/about/community/community.html or

To Apply:
To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at
https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, and
contact information including email addresses for three professional
references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be
considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.

In order to ensure full consideration, applications and nominations must
be received by November 26, 2012. Interviews may occur before the
closing date; however, no decisions will be made prior to the closing

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and
welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas
who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.


Donna Hoffman
Administrative Assistant
Library Human Resources
University of Illinois Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr. â Suite 127
Urbana, IL  61801

Office (217) 333-8168
Cell (217) 621-9149


Title: Software Engineer, Internship / Co-op
Company: facebook
Contact: Rebecca Roa <illinois-careers@xxxxxx> 415.796.0856
Hiring for: Intern/Co-op
Want to build new features and products that touch more than 1 billion
people around the world? Want to build new features that improve
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Our development cycle is extremely fast, and we've built tools to keep
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This internship/co-op has a minimum twelve (12) week duration.

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