The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences is seeking a Director of Research Computing. This is a full-time 1.00 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean.
The Director of Research Computing (DRC) position is responsible for the technical, fiscal and administrative leadership for the College's IT services. As a part of the CEOAS leadership team, the DRC takes an active role in advancing the College's strategic and operational initiatives. The DRC collaborates with researchers, with teaching faculty, and with College and University decision makers to identify, recommend, prototype, develop, implement and maintain operational capabilities for all aspects of computing in support of faculty, staff and students. The DRC supervises a small team of technical support staff to carry out this mission. To be effective, the DRC must build strong collaborations with persons across a diverse range of identity and experiential backgrounds.
The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences is an internationally recognized leader in the study of the Earth as an integrated system that includes the human dimension. It operates numerous state‐of‐the art laboratories, two oceanographic research vessels, the 177‐foot ocean‐going Oceanus, and the 54‐foot coastal research vessel Elakha; operates the Endurance Array of the Oceans Observing Initiative and is overseeing the construction of three new Regional Class Research Vessels for the Academic Research Fleet. The College has an annual budget of more than $50 million, with support coming from the National Science Foundation, the Office of Naval Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration and other federal agencies. It has more than 100 faculty, 200 graduate students and 600 undergraduate students. Graduate programs include MS and PhD degrees in Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences; Geology; and Geography; and an MS degree in Marine Resource Management. The College has undergraduate programs in Earth Sciences and Environmental Sciences, with several minors and certificate programs.
Typically requires Bachelor's degree in Information Services, Science, Engineering or related field. 8 years experience in management responsibilities within higher education IT.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Information Services, Engineering, Science, or related field.
Five years of experience in the IT field.
Three years management experience.
Experience in tracking, coordinating and overseeing a wide range of ongoing projects.
Demonstrated experience supporting computational needs for a scientific research center or large research group.
Experience working with hardware and software vendors to gain insight in technological directions, and to direct purchasing decisions.
Leadership and team building skills.
Commitment to advancing and promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
Position may be required to occasionally work on weekends or evenings to troubleshoot/repair computing systems.
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