The Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner (OPC) invites
applications for the full-time position of Senior Information
The Rhode Island Nursing Education Center (RINEC) is a facility
shared between the Rhode Island College (RIC) and the University of
Rhode Island (URI) nursing programs. The Center features 133,000
square feet of shared simulation labs, clinical teaching labs, mock
hospital and exam rooms, classrooms, and offices, all representing
state-of-the-art technology and learning environments.
The Senior Information Technologist, under the direction of the
Manager of Simulations and Technology, will plan, implement, and
provide services that support the use of information technology
within the Nursing Education Center. Provide authoritative
technical consultation and assistance to faculty and staff located
at RINEC and provide associated administrative and logistic support
as required. Serve as a senior technologist responsible for complex
instructional technology systems. Assist with the operation and
maintenance of simulation equipment. Work with the information
technology support at OPC, RIC, and URI to fulfill the mission of
Provide technology support for administrative, research, and
teaching use of information technology at RINEC. Provide desktop
support services for faculty and staff located at RINEC. Ensure
functioning of all RINEC IT equipment, including simulators, skills
labs, video- capture, AV classroom equipment, simulation software,
hardware and manikins, and access to web-based programs. Assist
faculty in the integration of technology into the curriculum.
Conduct demonstrations and training sessions in the use of
instructional hardware and software. Create and publish user
documentation, including web resources and user manuals, for
supported instructional technology tools and software within RINEC.
Participate in projects to integrate new technologies including
installing, configuring, and testing new hardware and software.
Develop technical proficiency with all aspects of the operation,
maintenance, support, troubleshooting, and repair of RINEC
simulation equipment. Provide authoritative technical consultation
to faculty and staff located at RINEC. Evaluate, specify, and
procure related components. Develop and manage bids, contracts,
request for proposals and vendor relationships in support of
information technology initiatives. Function independently or as a
member of an information technology team. Supervise technical,
professional, clerical, and student support staff as assigned.
Maintain an active commitment to professional development and
mentor junior staff. Work with staff to produce tools to capture
and report data from various activities at RINEC. Perform other
duties as assigned.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Experience with personal computers, printers, Microsoft Office
Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Demonstrated knowledge of desktop computer hardware and software
(Windows and Macintosh platforms), and the ability to provide end
user support and troubleshoot user problems with computer hardware
and software. Ability to understand institutional policies, plans,
objectives, rules, and regulations and communicate the
interpretation to subordinates and others. Ability to communicate
effectively (verbally and in writing) and possess strong
interpersonal skills. Ability to document procedures and practices.
Demonstrated project management skills. Ability to organize,
coordinate, and direct support staff.
Education: Bachelors degree. Experience: A minimum of four years
of relevant experience in information technology.
Bachelors degree in computer/information technology. Experience
in healthcare or a simulated learning environment. Experience in
higher education environment.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS :
This position requires significant lifting, moving, installation
of heavy equipment and wiring, and other related information
This is a fulltime position. Please submit applications via the
employment posting at
https://www.riopc.edu/page/employment/. Applications will be
accepted until the position is filled with priority given to
applications received by June 6, 2021.
The Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner is dedicated to the
goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic team
committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly
encourages applications from minorities and women.
Reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities can
be arranged in order to perform the essential functions of the
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER