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Coordinator, Departmental Computing Systems, OU School of Meteorology - College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences, U

The School of Meteorology of the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences at the University of Oklahoma seeks a Coordinator of Departmental Computing Systems and Services. Through their own expertise, working with the National Weather Centerâs Research Computing Services and/or supervising staff and student assistants, the successful applicant will be responsible for: i) maintaining the Schoolâs Linux and Apple-based student computer laboratories; ii) system administration of several Linux servers; iii) administering the Schoolâs meteorological data bases and archives; and iv) assisting the faculty, staff, and students of the School in the administration of their computers and work stations. Duties include recommending and purchasing computing equipment, managing software licenses, administering the Schoolâs meteorological data feeds (IDD), and being a resource for solving software, data base and hardware problems for students, staff and faculty.
Required Education and Skills:

· A Bachelorâs Degree in the Atmospheric Sciences, Computer Science or related disciplines.
· At least 2 years of experience with Unix system administration and networking including intra- and internet security.
· At least 2 years of experience with hardware and software for Apple and PC systems.
· Experience with meteorological data processing such as UNIDATA-supported software applications, Matlab and
· Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work in a team environment with faculty, staff and students.
Desirable Education and Skills:
· A Masterâs or PhD Degree in Meteorology or in Computer Science or a related discipline with extensive experience
in supporting meteorological computing.
· Experience in parallel computing, Fortran, C, C++, and shell scripting.
· Experience with web page development (e.g., HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript, SQL) and supporting web servers.
· Experience working with students and faculty including supporting the introduction of meteorological data and IT
skills into the classroom.
· Strong interest in becoming personally involved in undergraduate education through participating in courses/training
sessions in IT skills for Meteorology majors, the development of on-line materials, and the design and maintenance
of exercises utilized in meteorology laboratories in order to reinforce theoretical concepts and enhance student IT skills.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, current résumé, and the names of three references to the University job website, , using job number 18177. Screening of applications will begin on November 1, 2013 and will continue until the position has been filled.

Degree required: B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

This job posted: 2013-10-28 08:53:20

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