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By Dr. Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner, Student Computing Services Manager


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Job Opening - Academic Computing Services / Adaptive Technology Lab [ISB 110]

Checkin Developer/ Lead Technical Support Manager

The UNT Academic Computer Services/Adaptive Lab has an opening for a Checkin Developer. Read below to see qualifications. We are open to applications from all interested AND qualified students regardless of major or class status (undergrad or grad).

General Duties

General duties for this position include the following:

A. Assist the student computing services manager in the maintenance of the General Access Lab Checkin system and its general access lab website components. [requires knowledge of Linux administration and security, application programming - specifically Perl, database processing - specifically mySQL] For more information about the Checkin 4 application and its components see:
B. Assist the student computing services manager in the maintenance of the General Access Lab Checkin servers. [requires knowledge of Linux administration; Debian Linux knowledge especially useful]
C. Attend meetings as called upon by the Checkin development team.
D. Attend a job review and assessment interview with the lab manager each semester.

General Qualifications

Candidates for this position must have the following general qualifications:

A. Good oral and written English language skills.
B. Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and university holidays.
C. Ability to work on team computing projects with a variety of university-wide computing staff at various skill levels.

Specific Qualifications

Candidates for this position must have demonstrated qualifications in the following technical areas:

A. Installation and use of the Linux operating system
B. Linux server security and maintenance
C. Application programming languages Perl, C, C++, Java, JavaScript
D. Web development tools: HTML, DreamWeaver, FrontPage

Please also indicate if you are familiar with:

A. Batch file programming and basic DOS functions
B. Adaptive technologies
C. Knowledge of student computing services and their use in the General Access Labs including UNT Student Storage and WebCT
D. Knowledge of Novell Netware Server and Zenworks Management

Application Procedures, Start Date, Wages and more:

To be considered for this position, persons will interview with the ACS/Adaptive Lab Manager (Dr. Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner) and also successfully complete the ACS/Adaptive Lab Consultant Exam.

Start date for this position is July 5, 2004.

Starting wage is $9.00 per hour. Position holder will train in specific aspects of the job (as needed) during a Summer II semester probationary period at this wage. Upon successful completion of the job training ( by August 9, 2004 ) - she/he will receive full status and a raise to $11.00 per hour.

This position is for UNT students only.


Interested applicants should contact Dr. Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner in her office (ISB 129 - behind the Computing Center Helpdesk area), via phone (940-565-4808) or by email: .