The College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI) at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) encourages applicants for a Director of Media Technology! The Director provides strategic leadership, staff supervision and technical expertise across CMCI in technology areas spanning instruction, media production, office and research equipment, and software.
This role provides strategic leadership for technological needs through collaboration with college leaders, and is responsible for collaborating with departments and centers to identify technology needs, as well as planning for technological innovation in media production, classroom instruction, and research and equipment software. The Director consults with faculty whose positions address technology-influenced pedagogy and whose pedagogy is technology-reliant to understand their needs and to develop solutions to support those needs. The position also works closely with finance staff to manage budget and expenditures around technology and with the Dean's Office to manage facilities planning and use of CMCI’s physical spaces as related to technical equipment and technology to support pedagogy and production.
The Director serves as liaison to campus for IT and participates in conversations about technology and teaching platforms. The position is expected to track the national trends around technology use in higher education, especially in colleges with fields of media, communication and information. This position leads the staff team involved in media production and technology, which includes equipment distribution, purchasing, laboratory management, video and documentary media, and equipment use within specific departments.
Success in this position demands results related to identified needs and solutions, innovation, thoughtful contribution and critical thinking, including topics that fall on the IT and facilities periphery and speak to broader business needs and requirements.
Who We Are
The College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI) was founded in 2015 to address ground-breaking change in the way people communicate, the tools they use and the impact that change has on society. The college has six departments that offer undergraduate and graduate degrees: the Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design; the Department of Communication; the Department of Critical Media Practices; the Department of Information Science; the Department of Journalism and the Department of Media Studies. In addition, there is a graduate program in Intermedia Art, Writing and Performance. The college’s interdisciplinary approach unites students and faculty from these seven academic specialties to solve emerging problems in the constantly evolving world of communication and technology.
As one of 34 U.S. public research institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)—and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region—our goal at CU Boulder is to directly affect Colorado communities through collaborative research, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Our faculty, staff, and students work with the broader community to establish unique connections that have lasting outcomes—both across Colorado and around the world.
What We Can Offer
Salary Range is $75,000- $89,000.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits
, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment.
What We Require
- Bachelor’s Degree in media, technology, or related field;
- Five or more years of experience with progressively increasing responsibilities in the areas of technology use and development for media, communication, and/or information applications;
- Experience supervising professional staff;
- Equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
To view our job ad in its entirety, and apply, please go to: https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/Director-of-Media-Technology/28497
Location/Region: Boulder, Colorado