Detailed Job Description
The IT Technical Specialist II performs a broad scope of professional IT activities requiring experienced, professional knowledge and application of IT principles, practices and procedures. Usually requires evaluation, originality or ingenuity.
Additional Department Summary:
This position reports to an Associate Dean in the Libraries and works collaboratively with all personnel working in the Alabama Digital Humanities Center to provide technical guidance, development, and support for digital humanities projects undertaken at the University of Alabama. The person in this position will work collaboratively with others in various technology positions in the Libraries and elsewhere on campus being actively engaged with web development, software design and development, and various aspects of technology development and support. Work will frequently be team based and deadline driven.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or higher and 1 year of experience in a relevant IT field (Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered), OR any equivalent combination of experience, training, education and/or certification from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been obtained. To be considered student experience, it must be detailed in the employment section on the application. Knowledge of intermediate programming, networking, system, multimedia or instructional technology skills. May require intermediate level training or certification.
Skills and Knowledge:
Experience working with faculty and students in an academic setting. Demonstrated proficiency in one or more of the following digital humanities areas: natural language processing, data-mining, machine learning, spatial analysis, data modeling, network analysis, information visualization, text analysis, audio/video analysis, tagging and annotation, or online exhibits. Experience with open-source web-mapping tools and platforms. Background in usability/user experience design.Graphic design experience. 57 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 31969.56 Midpoint - $ 46342.44
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.