Davidson College is requiring new employees hired into jobs posted after August 1, 2021, and all employees with a start date on or later than September 1, 2021, to be vaccinated to help protect the health and safety of our community. New employees will be required to submit proof of at least the first dose of a vaccine on or before their start date and proof of full vaccination no later than 5 weeks after their start date. Please see the full new hire vaccination policy here.
Are you a technology generalist with an eye for what makes a great user experience? Want to help a leading liberal arts college elevate its academic tech tools to the next level?
Whether you’re a recent CS or IT graduate, a seasoned systems administrator, a help desk worker looking to take that next step, or a self-taught scripter, Davidson T&I’s Academic Technology team could be the right fit for you.
From Moodle, to virtual labs, to research computing, classroom audio/visual, and beyond - we’re looking for someone who can weave in and out of the tools and systems that support teaching and learning at Davidson College, solving problems, responding to incidents, fulfilling requests, and taking notes as they go. Over time, we’d like this person to become the go-to authoritative expert in these systems: writing documentation, building training programs, and staying on top of changes as each system evolves - all while keeping the user experience of our faculty, staff, and students as their #1 priority. In Davidson T&I, we call this mentality “product ownership,” and if we get the chance to interview you, we’ll tell you all about it.
Who are you? You’ve recently graduated with an Associate’s Degree or secured an equivalent industry certification, or maybe you just have a few years of relevant experience under your belt. In previous roles, you’ve demonstrated an ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. You’ve also proven yourself to be an empathetic and curious listener, which allows you to get to the root of things. You’re driven to understand why people and systems work the way they do. When confronted with a problem in a system you use, you’re comfortable experimenting and researching to troubleshoot it on your own. When confronted with a problem someone else may be having, you get curious and look at the big picture to make sure you understand what they’re trying to accomplish in addition to digging into the technology. You’re always on the lookout for ways to make things easier and more efficient.
We don’t expect you to have experience with all of our platforms, or possess all of the necessary skills on day 1. Rest assured that Davidson T&I is committed to investing the time and resources required to train and onboard product owners. Eventually, if selected for this role, you’ll grow into the expert product owner we need you to be.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The Davidson College T&I leadership team is committed to advancing the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In practice, that means doing our part to hire, grow, retain, and reward great employees from diverse cultures, ethnicities, races, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, national origins, socio-economic backgrounds, and abilities. This is really important to our team, and we hope it’s important to you as well.
Read more about Davidson College’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion here:
T&I is committed to salary transparency in the hiring process as a characteristic of an inclusive organization. Our salaries are benchmarked to national liberal arts colleges and regional colleges and universities. The position hiring manager is happy to discuss our salary benchmarks at any stage of the interview process. Davidson College also offers numerous other benefits as an employer, including:
4 weeks of vacation in your first year on the job, plus College holidays
A 403(b) retirement plan to which the College contributes at least 8.5% of your salary
Tuition assistance for employees and their dependents
The work/life balance that comes with working at a higher ed institution
And much, much more - see https://www.davidson.edu/offices-and-services/human-resources for details
Flexible Work Location
Davidson T&I has a flexible work location program in line with the College’s telecommuting policy. This position is eligible for partial flexibility in work location, as determined with the position’s manager and reviewed regularly through our performance management processes. Candidates should expect to maintain a residence within commuting distance of the Charlotte metro area. An initial campus orientation period (of several weeks to months) worked from the office may be required.
Interested? We’d love to hear from you and see if Davidson College T&I can be the next step in your technology career.
At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.