Computer and Media Specialist


Carlow University invites applications for the position of Computer and Media Specialist to support the division of Information Technology.  This position reports to the Technology Director and will provide technology support and create solutions for computers, audio-visual and media support. 

 Nature of Position:

 In conjunction with other team members, this position is critical to the strategic success in providing optimal operations and security of the campus technology environment. The incumbent provides computer and media support for students, faculty, staff, Sisters of Mercy, and guests of the various sites of Carlow.

Essential Job Functions:

•     Build and install software images, prepare, deploy and repair computers, tablets, network devices and phones.

•     Support printing, digital imaging and telecomm services

•     Maintain inventory of equipment through check-in/check-out procedures

•     Support connectivity of network peripherals, including assistance in implementation of new instrumentation or curricular electronics

•     Support audio and visual media requests through set-up and recording events and course activities

•     Support media technology in classrooms, learning spaces, resident halls and other campus spaces

•     Provide technical support for campus customers via telephone, web, e-mail and in-person contact methods

•     Participate in research, analysis, proposals and implementations of solutions to improve business processes and functions

•     Demonstrate and reflect an understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of Mercy.

The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.

Required Experience:

 •     Working knowledge and experience of network cabling connections (termination and metering)

•     Experience installing software for a fleet of computers while maintaining licensing and consistency measures

•     Strong technical experience in computer, printer and peripheral support

•     Strong technical experience in audio-visual delivery, from installation to support

•     Proven timely response and successful completion of requests, to the satisfaction of the customer

•     Experience trouble-shooting and showing creative solutions to technology challenges


•     Required: An Associate's Degree in a technology-related field such as Computer Science or Information Science, or comparative work experience.

•     Required: efficiency and creativity with a problem-solving attitude to fully completing tasks while ensuring customer satisfaction

•     Required: Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

•     Required: Ability to relate and communicate in a positive way to the many constituencies of the University.

Performance Metrics, per fiscal year:

1.    Implementation of one creative technological tool or service that aligns with the core strategic goals of the University.

2.    Key engagement in development of one process or protocol to improve business efficiency

Work Schedule:

This position is a full-time responsibility at the Oakland campus. Coverage will be generally Monday through Friday with two days each month on-site for Saturday courses and two days each month supporting satellite center(s). Night/weekend work will be required during critical periods such as installations and peak periods.

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

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Carlow University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  We strive for a campus that reflects our urban setting and is inclusive of underrepresented groups to enhance our University community.


Full/Part/FT&PT: Full-time - exempt
Department: Information Technology
Contact Name/Title: Search Committee
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