The Virtualization Specialist will be responsible for implementation of virtualization products and systems including networking, servers, operating systems, and purchasing of technology for the classroom. They will also provide training support, technical support and operational leadership for the integration and use of technology within instructional and administrative processes for programs and individuals. They will help develop websites, social media, and information on MyDc3 website about the Title V grant. This position is funded 100% though a Title V grant. Job Responsibilities -
- To understand and commit to the Mission of the College ~ To provide challenging and diverse opportunities for the pursuit of learning and to enhance personal and community development in a responsible, accessible and learner-centered environment;
- Provide (monthly, weekly, as necessary) records of project progress and/or concerns with Director, faculty and staff;
- Assume responsibility for timely completion of tasks and activity objectives;
- Remain current regarding Title V and U.S. Department of Education policies, grant terms, and conditions to assure program compliance throughout grant period;
- Lead, design, and provide virtualization of equipment in conjunction with other Title V staff and faculty;
- Provide advanced troubleshooting and problem resolution of the entire Virtualization Infrastructure;
- Must be able to provide project management that includes planning, documentation, meetings, conference calls, and reporting;
- Ability to conduct training sessions to share knowledge with peers and other support teams is necessary;
- Provide daily maintenance, troubleshooting, and support;
- Conduct scripting and automation of tasks involving third party software;
- Coordinate with DCCC IT staff to integrate new technology with existing systems;
- Coordinate with Activity Director/ Connections Center Director and other Title V staff to maximize project initiatives using new virtual systems;
- Perform software product installation, configuration management, maintenance, testing and documentation of related products;
- Install upgrades and patches for products;
- Coordinate with instructional technology personnel to customize software tools supporting advising systems and strategies;
- Assist with ongoing activity and project evaluation;
- Serve on committees as assigned by the Activity Director;
- Maintains confidentiality of information exposed to in the course of business regarding students, supervisors or other employees; and
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.
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Preferred - .
- Master’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering Science or related field;
- Minimum of 2 years’ scripting and automation experience;
- Experience in technology training, strongly preferred;
- Expertise in virtualization, required, experience with VMWare;
- Excellent organizational, written/oral communication skills;
- Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team
- Experience with federal grants and related grant expenditures;
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team;
- Must maintain a valid Kansas driver’s license.
- Three (3) years’ experience working with minority, “high-risk,” and underprepared students.
- Bilingual skills (English/Spanish).
For more information, contact:
Dodge City Community College
2501 N. 14th Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399