Posted on October 11, 2012
Computer Clubhouse Technology Administrator
Museum of Science
Museum of Science - Computer Clubhouse Technology Administrator
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COMPUTER CLUBHOUSE OVERVIEW:
Based at the Museum of Science, the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network -- a global program founded in collaboration with the MIT Media Lab -- provides a creative and safe after-school learning environment where young people (ages 10-18) from under-served communities work with adult mentors to explore their own ideas, develop skills, and build confidence in themselves through the use of technology. Using the "flagship" Clubhouse at the Museum as a model, the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network supports 100+ community-based Clubhouses around the world, providing thousands of youth with access to resources, skills, and experiences to help them succeed in their careers, contribute to their communities, and lead outstanding lives.
To learn more about the Computer Clubhouse, please visit http://www.computerclubhouse.org
The Computer Clubhouse Technology Administrator is responsible for fostering innovation and identifying new technology consistent with the Clubhouse mission to support new projects, activities, and programs. S/he is also responsible for end-to-end management of a heterogeneous IT environment for the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network, as well as routine maintenance and troubleshooting of all technology systems. The Technology Administrator will also provide installation and support services for software, hardware, and other technology at the "flagship" Computer Clubhouse at The Museum of Science, setting the standard for Computer Clubhouses around the world and providing an educational, dynamic, and exciting technology experience for Clubhouse participants.
Grant-funded, full-time, 40 hrs/wk, Monday-Friday.
Director, Intel Computer Clubhouse Network
Bachelor's Degree (or demonstrated experience in related field or position), plus additional specialized, formal training preferred.
Three (3) to five (5) years of systems administration experience.
Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server administration, TCP/IP WAN/LAN networking, Ubuntu Linux systems administration, Apache.
Experience managing web application sites a plus (e.g., sites using MySQL, Ruby on Rails, Drupal, Django, Java/JSP, or PHP).
Knowledge of creative software applications and tools (e.g., Adobe CS, LEGO Mindstorms) a plus.
Exempt (Salaried). Commensurate with experience.
Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical and dental insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!
TO APPLY FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY IN OUR DIVERSE AND DYNAMIC WORK ENVIRONMENT, SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
Human Resources Department
Museum of Science
Boston, MA 02114
Fax: (617) 589-0362
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