The Director of Project-Based Labs supports the students and faculty of the College of Engineering by specifying, developing, calibrating, and maintaining “ClassLab” environments and equipment which enable project-based learning.
Define, implement, and maintain programs for safety, maintenance, inventory, and training
Specify, assemble and install, operate, and maintain a broad range of equipment and instrumentation including:
traditional shop tools
electronic bench instruments (e.g., waveform generators, power supplies, oscilloscopes)
computer lab equipment (including networking, and cyber range)
Directly supervise and train students in the use of equipment, instrumentation and software applications
Cost, order, receive, organize and maintain a broad range of supplies (hardware, electronic components, etc.)
BS in engineering, computer science, or related information technology area (M.S. preferred)
At least three years of experience in a similar role in an academic environment (preferred)
Ability to define technical requirements; identify implementation options (including cost); identify, execute, and maintain computer hardware, software, and systems.
Direct experience with computer virtualization
Ability to develop and deliver training materials to supplement both professor classroom instruction and workforce training activities
Familiar with cyber ranges and cybersecurity procedures
Ability to represent college in professional and community activities (industry engagement)
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Submission of the application indicates the candidate’s acceptance and affirmation of the Preamble to the By-Laws of the University, which each faculty member is expected to support and personify in his or her daily life. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should complete the online application and send a vita to Dr. Stan Napper, Founding Dean of the College of Engineering (email@example.com).