Emerging Technologies Advocate/Developer University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 30995 Salary: 5234-10358
Position Description: The purpose of this position is to introduce university faculty to new technologies that might be relevant to their instructional and research activities and assist them with the use and development of related digital tools to help them accomplish their goals. The occupant of this position should have a love of new media technologies especially in the VR/AR space, as well as an ongoing interest in learning about and experimenting with emerging technologies including AI, mobile computing, video, graphics, streaming techniques, social media, and internet based platforms and tools. The position will also be responsible for establishing a new digital experimentation facility and providing presentations and assistance to interested faculty and researchers. The new position will require existing programming skills (such as C++, Graphics, Unity, etc.) and a strong desire to improve and expand their current skill-set while benefiting from working within a highly collaborative team of technologists and IT experts with a very wide range of skills and experience. An infectious level of enthusiasm for new technologies is essential. The new employee will be required to apply considerable individual initiative and judgement to achieve unit goals. They will report to the Associate Director of the unit and collaborate closely with our heads of Educational Technology and Internet Services.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.