Harvey Mudd College
  • 301 Platt Blvd., Claremont, CA 91711, United States
  • www.hmc.edu

Mission and Strategic Vision

Our Mission

Harvey Mudd College seeks to educate engineers, scientists, and mathematicians well versed in all of these areas and in the humanities and the social sciences so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.

Strategic Vision

When Maria Klawe was installed as the fifth president of Harvey Mudd College in 2006, she shared with the Harvey Mudd community the results of a year of planning and discussion on campus and across the country. “HMC 2020: Envisioning the Future” is an ambitious outline of the college’s aspirations for the next decade, and beyond.

Oct 16, 2018
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL GIVING OFFICE OF COLLEGE ADVANCEMENT POSITION SUMMARY Harvey Mudd College is on a mission to educate the next generation of thoughtful, responsible scientists, engineers and mathematicians. We are looking for a dynamic, experienced professional to fill the position of Assistant Director of Annual Giving (Assistant Director) who is ready to support the College’s mission by working in conjunction with the Annual Giving team to assist in a comprehensive approach to all Annual Giving programming. This is a regular full-time, benefits-eligible, position that reports to the Director of Annual Giving. Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications. Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/human-resources/benefits/ ABOUT HARVEY MUDD COLLEGE Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 850 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which is comprised of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission “to educate engineers, scientists and mathematicians well versed in all of these areas and in the humanities and the social sciences so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES As a member of the College Advancement team at Harvey Mudd College, the Assistant Director works in a highly collaborative environment to increase annual giving dollars and participation from alumni, parents, and friends by managing the day-to-day operations and ongoing needs that involve data management, solicitation implementation, and customer service. Under the direction of the Director of Annual Giving, the Assistant Director will ensure that necessary approvals are obtained for mail, email, and social media solicitations and data is appropriately segmented for each appeal. In partnership with Communications and Marketing and the Director of Annual Giving, the Assistant Director will serve as the point person for the execution of email appeals, including the input of approved language in Marketing Cloud, the College’s mass marketing email tool, and the creation of data extensions (email lists). The Assistant Director will serve as liaison to Advancement Services for data needs by requesting, coordinating, and verifying all data needed for annual giving solicitations, volunteer reports, and Annual Mudd Fundd (AMF) data for internal and external reporting and analysis. The Assistant Director will also assess appeal results through ongoing reporting and provide updates that may be used both internally and for fundraising volunteers. Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, the Assistant Director focuses on quality control both with managing data integrity and providing relevant customer service. In partnership with the Associate Director of Annual Giving, the Assistant Director helps identify and contact potential matching gift donors to secure additional dollars from eligible alumni, parents, and friends. The Assistant Director will manage and appropriately reply to emails from the Annual Giving account, including follow-up in a timely fashion on recurring gift or other technical issues such as email unsubscribe requests. This attention to detail and quality customer service combined with the ongoing data reporting will help the College achieve its annual fundraising goals, specifically those focused on fundraising toward general College operations, via the Annual Mudd Fundd, and other college programs supported through annual gifts. The Assistant Director is expected to have an appreciation for and commitment to a clearly articulated set of core departmental values that has been established by all members of the Office of College Advancement (OCA) and which aligns closely with the College’s Student Honor Code. Specifically, OCA’s core values include a commitment to act—personally and professionally— in a manner that demonstrates Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence (ICARE). SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Education: Bachelor’s degree Experience: One to three years in a fundraising environment and/or in a marketing or data management role. Experience with annual giving programs is preferred. Licenses/Certificates: Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and driving record acceptable to the College’s automobile insurance carrier. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Strong communicator of ideas, opinions and thoughts both written and verbal. Self-regulates time and successfully manages several projects at once. Ability to meet deadlines. Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to ICARE standards. Ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment and interact successfully with individuals with varying abilities, backgrounds, interests and beliefs. Mastery of standard office productivity software (e.g. Microsoft Office programs): Word (including mail merges), Excel (including macros, charts and other advanced functions), PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat and Outlook. A willingness, ability, and desire to learn the latest web technologies. Familiarity with web content management systems and broadcast email marketing tools helpful. Outstanding ability to provide data and respond to program requests from colleagues, donors, and volunteers. Fundraising database experience preferred; experience with Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge a plus. High attention to detail. Knowledge of social networking, web applications, and related strategies. Ability to work both independently and as a collaborative member of the diverse Advancement team in support of office goals and values, and the College’s strategic vision. Respect for high standards and the maintenance of confidential information. Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends. Perform other duties and tasks as assigned. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience in higher education, particularly at a small, residential liberal arts college. Application Procedures : Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled. Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.  
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time
Oct 16, 2018
CUSTODIAL SERVICES SUPERVISOR Position Summary The Custodial Services Supervisor provides management assistance to the Custodial Services Manager in all aspects of custodial work throughout campus academic, administrative and residential areas. This position directly supervises Building Attendants and temporary/on-call Building Attendants on the night shift (11:00 p.m. – 7:30 a.m.) in performance of daily, periodic, annual and special custodial assignments; evaluates staff performance and recommends personnel actions such as recognition, disciplinary action, pay changes, etc.; plans and implements staff development and training programs; and ensures compliance with all institutional policies, government regulations and safety guidelines. About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities Budget/Financial Management Under the supervision of the Custodial Services Manager assist with the monitoring of the Custodial Services budget. Monitor payroll and other financial records; maintain confidentiality of records. Carefully monitor staff time and temporary staffing services to maintain budget. Inventory and Ordering Supervise and maintain inventory control. Evaluate needs and recommend purchase supplies and equipment within the supply budget. Periodically inspect storage areas to ensure a clean and organized space and that products are being consumed properly. Coordinate work with outside vendors and/or contractors. Schedule and provide access to college facilities as necessary. Supervision Provide direct supervision and leadership to Building Attendant staff, including input for initial, periodic and/or annual performance evaluations. Identify improvement plans and follow-up to ensure implementation and outcome. In accordance with all policies & procedures, recommend personnel actions, assist in resolving performance issues, and implement disciplinary actions as necessary. Partner with the Custodial Services Manager to serve as the liaison between Custodial Services and other departments. Review, reconcile discrepancies and approve staff time and attendance records; process biweekly staff payroll. Maintain confidential records. Assist the Custodial Services Manager in addressing and resolving workplace concerns and problems. Participate in the development of policies, guidelines and procedures specific to Facilities and Maintenance and ensure they are consistent with College policy. Participate in the recruitment and selection of new staff; orient new staff to working in Facilities and Maintenance; screen applications, interview candidates, and recommend candidates for hire. Scheduling Coordinate and maintain the master work schedule and assignments; communicate changes and revisions as needed. Ensure adequate staffing to accommodate leave requests and absentees. Receive and resolve staff requests for schedule changes including coordination of temporary staff. Training Plan staff training activities and conduct training sessions. Maintain accurate and precise records of staff training activities. Develop related written and oral staff training performance evaluations. Assist with implementing weekly minder cleaning training. Assist with incorporating a weekly Safety Minder into the Safety Program. Assist with Team Building and motivational exercises. Maintaining Custodial Services Standards Partner with the Custodial Services Manager to ensure the highest quality of cleanliness, most efficient work assignments, and to ensure a safe work environment. Provide feedback to the Custodial Services Manager regarding the safety, sanitation and cleanliness of all HMC buildings. Address concerns of students, faculty, staff and visitors regarding quality and timeliness of services. Inspect areas assigned to Building Attendant staff and provide assistance/guidance, as required. Initiate, maintain and implement improvement in campus recycling activities as it pertains to systems maintenance supplies and equipment. Periodically conduct waste surveys and staff training as necessary. Participate in utility conservation efforts. Make recommendations for improvements. May participate in selection of interior finishes (wall, window, floor coverings and furniture). Conduct facilities surveys/inspections to develop and assign daily, rotating, periodic and annual custodial schedules for Building Attendant staff. Adjust schedules as needed. Research new and improved custodial methods, procedures and equipment. Prepare detailed proposals for recommendations and implement as approved. Summary of Qualifications Education and Experience Education: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school plus additional coursework at the college level or technical school; or a combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities for the position. Experience: Minimum of three years experience in a position of similar responsibility. A minimum of three years’ experience supervising a team of at least 5 employees, preferably 10+ employees Licenses: Requires a California Driver’s License and a driving record, as maintained by the DMV that is acceptable to the College’s insurance carrier. Grooming and Appearance: The Claremont College’s seek to maintain a neat and professional image all times. A uniform is optional. Physical Capacity Test: Must be able to satisfactorily complete a post-offer physical exam.  Physical Requirements Ability to safely lift 50 pounds, unassisted to waist level. Ability to stand, walk, bend, climb, push, pull, stoop, twist, grasp hand tools, climb ladders up to 20 feet with assistance and ten feet unassisted; ability to work on feet for prolonged periods of time. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ability to work productively with minimal supervision or consultation, make sound decisions and effectively prioritize multiple tasks in a cost effective, logical progression. Ability to train and orient new employees and provide ongoing training for incumbent staff. Knowledge of employment laws and regulations. Ability to compose written correspondence to develop reports, agendas and other materials; spell accurately and have excellent knowledge of business writing procedures. Knowledge of planning, conducting and evaluating employee training, recognition and performance evaluation programs. Knowledge of methods, materials, chemicals and equipment used in maintaining and cleaning various types of surfaces and furniture; including windows, floors, carpeting, hard-floor surfaces, upholstery, restrooms, showers, lavatories, laboratories, locker areas and food service facilities. Knowledge of safe work principles and practices. Ability to work with diverse and exacting constituencies in providing services and addressing a wide array of concerns. Strong aptitude for leadership, outstanding organizational skills, and effective written and oral communication skills. Ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment with a positive attitude. Ability to perform duties and responsibilities in a fast-paced environment and often within compressed timeframes. Ability to read, speak, write and follow oral and written instructions in English. Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and other software (MS Word, Excel). Ability to maintain confidentiality. Knowledge of business mathematics and bookkeeping procedures. Ability to maintain, manage and prepare professional reports and records. Ability to interpret financial reports and utilize them as management tools. Ability to properly use fire extinguishers. Must be willing and able to work occasional weekends, evenings, daytime or holidays as needed. Other The Custodial Services Supervisor supervises Building Attendants and temporary/on-call Building Attendants on the night shift; most work is done indoors but some activities occur outdoors. Not all facilities are air-conditioned or have elevators. Assignments may include day, evening and weekend shifts. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, exempt position reporting to the Custodial Services Manager of Facilities and Maintenance. The regular schedule 11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Other duties as assigned. Application Procedures : Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled. Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.  
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time
Oct 10, 2018
Position Summary The Assistant/Associate Director of Financial Aid works collaboratively with the Director of Financial Aid and other staff members with the administration of all aspects of the student financial aid function, which involves the development, administration and interpretation of financial aid policies and procedures in accordance with established federal, state and institutional guidelines. The Assistant/Associate Director works independently and is expected to exercise discretion and independent judgment in carrying out responsibilities. About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” Summary of Job Responsibilities: Develop financial aid strategies for all college funds. Supervise staff in absence of the Director of Financial Aid. Direct the daily workflow and office projects. Conduct the annual NASFAA self-evaluation report. Prepare, analyze and develop statistical reports. Manage Federal Direct, institutional and private loans and Federal Work Study, Pell and Cal Grants, which includes evaluating and managing relationships with private loan lenders as well as Federal Direct loan and private loan servicers and making recommendations on Federal Direct Loan and private loans processing. Conduct file audit for compliance with federal, state and institutional policies. Ensure proper compliance and administration of all student aid programs. Review financial aid applications to determine applicant’s eligibility for federal, state and institutional aid using federal and institutional methodologies. Package financial aid for qualified students. Counsel aid applicants. Advise prospective students and parents regarding financial aid opportunities, alternative funding sources and the financial aid application process. Maintain knowledge of regulations, laws and trends in student financial aid and federal and state legislation to interpret applicability to Harvey Mudd College. Monitor Satisfactory Academic Progress. Originate loan applications. Ensure College website is up-to-date and meets all financial aid compliance requirements. Assist with on-going training with staff as needed. Download on a daily basis electronic versions of the CSS/Profile and FAFSA applications. Download IDOC data files on a daily basis. Coordinate periodic software upgrades to PowerFAIDS and EDE. Responsible for Return of Title IV (R2T4) funds withdrawal calculations. Coordinate, run and upload daily data feed from Slate. Coordinate and update financial aid forms and publications. Ensures accurate and timely communications to students and potential students regarding financial aid awards, application deadlines, etc. Coordinates accurate and timely preparation and filing of required state, federal, institutional and other external reports. Run and upload weekly data feed from PowerFAIDS to Jenzabar CX. Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Financial Aid. Summary of Qualifications: Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree. Minimum of five years of progressive administrative responsibility in student financial aid, including at least two years of experience in a leadership role; experience in packaging and need analysis procedures, extensive experience utilizing automated financial aid software, including PowerFAIDS, Slate, EDE and experience in analysis and research using financial aid data; extensive knowledge of Title IV regulations governing federal student aid including verification, need analysis, conflicting information, federal reporting requirements, and return of Title IV aid (R2T4). Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated competency in EDE, COD, NSLDS, FAA Access, ELM, FISAP, Microsoft Office Suite, Excel/Lotus software, WebGrants, etc. Thorough knowledge of state and federal financial aid programs and regulations and the ability to interpret and apply complex federal and state regulations in awarding student aid in a selective school environment. Thorough knowledge of PowerFAIDS, Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) records, and laws affecting the awarding and disbursement of Federal Direct Loan funds. Demonstrated success in regulatory compliance and a strong understanding of tax law as it relates to the awarding of all financial aid programs. Must be detail oriented with excellent time management, strong customer service, and technical skills required. High level of proficiency in MS Excel and Word. Excellent presentation skills in disseminating financial aid information cohesively to large and small audiences. Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational, analytical/problem-solving, public speaking and writing skills. Ability to: Conduct research, analyze and interpret data Reconcile program expenditures such as Federal Direct, Pell Grants, SEOG, Cal Grants, Federal Work Study and private loan programs Work independently and exercise sound judgment in confidential or sensitive situations Supervise others and resources, and supervise staff in the absence of the Director of Financial Aid Package student financial aid ensuring compliance with all sources and types of aid Understand Federal, State and institutional need analysis policies and philosophy and apply institutional, state and federal financial aid analysis methodologies to financial aid applications Understand federal loan programs, including the roles of federal loan servicers and private loan lenders Communicate effectively and discuss sensitive, confidential financial information and complex processes with diverse on- and off-campus constituencies, including students, families and groups of diverse ethnic, socioeconomic, cultural and philosophical beliefs Use and understand loan processing software systems, including familiarity with common financial aid software management systems (i.e. PowerFAIDS and Jenzabar) Develop budget forecasts for areas of responsibility Evaluate effectiveness of programs and make recommendations for improvement Be flexible and work as team member Resolve complex financial aid cases Physical Experience: Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment and include reaching, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. May occasionally lift/push/pull items up to 15 lbs. Application Procedures: Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled. Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.    
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time
Sep 10, 2018
The Student Information Systems Specialist position is a full-time, benefit-eligible, long-term temporary position (funded for two-years) created to support the Computing and Information Services (CIS) Department during the transition to a new Claremont Colleges Student Information System (Workday Student/SIS). Participating in the SIS team within CIS, the position will perform a variety of technical service duties centered on current and future student information data. The duties include technical support for reporting and data requests, maintenance of SIS servers and databases systems, and support of end-users desktop, laptop and software.  During the transition from a legacy system to Workday student, new duties may emerge.  About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” Summary of Job Responsibilities: Workday Student Information System Participate in the SIS implementation project and support the CIS team by assisting with information exchange between the Functional Implementation Groups (FIGs) and issue tracking specific to our campus. Support CIS efforts by tracking current and future SIS related practices and plan for changes.  Reporting Provide support and systems administration for Cognos. Represent CIS team with technical support for existing and new reports. Manage and maintain account access and permissions granted to tools like Cognos. Coordinate resources for training and support for users as reporting tools are updated or new tools are considered. Review scheduled reports and common campus operation reports to confirm user access to data is correct and confirm that Personal Identifiable Information (PII) or sensitive data is handled appropriately. Coordinate with department chairs and Registrar team for proactive checks-in about reporting needs, access and permissions to data. Provide and track support for student data support requests. Existing SIS Software Servers and Databases Maintain reporting and portal servers for software upgrades and configuring web services or updating security patches such as IIS, certificates, and TLS. In collaboration with the Systems and Network Services (SNS) Team, develop server monitoring and management strategies such as backups, alerts or automated notices. In partnership with SNS develop methods for rotating and repurposing servers for development, test and migration to production. Coordinate and track testing, implementation, and documentation for software and systems updates. In close consultation with CIS managers, develop plans and support practices to manage application and system integrations. Organize information and support plans for Harvey Mudd College databases (Microsoft SQL, MySQL). Ensure that clear, complete and accurate documentation is produced and maintained as projects are completed and transitioned to an operational status, including both technical documentation and end user documentation. Consult with faculty and staff members who are planning student information and data exchange projects. Assist in writing specifications for projects and developing functional requirements and/or assessment that would ideally advise on the best solutions to procure off-the-shelf solutions or development of new code. Assist in the development and maintenance of adequate quality of data processes and/or solutions for standardization and integration projects in which CIS participates. Other Duties Conduct training sessions for Harvey Mudd College faculty, students, and staff as appropriate. Consult with User Services and Support (USS) and propose solutions to problems that come up in the day-to-day work of end-users desktop, laptop and software where reporting tools, legacy processes and student data maintenance is part of daily campus operations. Provide backup to USS in their responsibilities at Help Desk or for AV events. Regularly participate on discussion teams within CIS, working with staff from different areas, with the goal of making recommendations to the management team. Attend and actively participate in CIS staff and team or project meetings as necessary. Work with vendors and other Claremont IT contacts to learn, develop, implement and maintain user services with an eye toward self service solutions. Assist with the HMC Student Portal and other Web applications. Stay up to date with the latest trends in secure methods for sharing or making data available. Provide training and documentation as required. Other related duties as requested, delegated or assigned.  Required Knowledge and Skills Service delivery to technical teams Reporting tool and data analysis, design and programming Basic networking and network protocols Experience administering Windows servers Knowledge of Unix servers would be nice Other Experience and Abilities Must be flexible and able to play varying roles in projects and learn new skills as needed. Excellent problem solving and technical troubleshooting skills. Self-starter, motivated to work with limited supervision. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Communicate and work effectively with individuals at all levels in the college and throughout The Claremont Colleges. Identify problems and recommend and implement solutions. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Use tact, patience and courtesy in all interactions. Education : Bachelors Degree in Science or related field; or any combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and ability for the position. Experience : 2-4 years experience in fact pace, high demand technical service delivery organization. Application Procedures: Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled.  Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.    
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time
Jul 06, 2018
The Research Computing Specialist will primarily work in close relationship with faculty, students and instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College, providing professional support in the use and integration of discipline-specific information technologies and tools into their teaching and research, with particular attention to engineering, mathematical, statistical, modeling, graphing and high performance computing tools; in the design, development, and implementation of course materials, learning modules, and course management software. About Harvey Mudd College: Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” Summary of Job Responsibilities: Collaborate with faculty to provide expert support for mathematical, statistical, analytical and graphing software used by faculty in the seven HMC academic departments Proactively research, analyze and evaluate software tools and toolkits. Recommend new software and other tools to faculty. Train student, faculty and staff in the use of discipline specific software to ensure basic levels of literacy are achieved. Provide support for students in the use of mathematical, statistical and design software. Lead and contribute to the College's faculty development programs, by offering workshops for faculty and consulting with faculty one-on-one. Write documentation in the form of tutorials, web pages, FAQs, etc. Consult with faculty on high performance computing needs, asses and analyze needs and make recommendations to CIS management regarding high performance computing resources. Collaborate with faculty to produce instructional materials and make them widely available. Work with User Support team to install, analyze, test and maintain software on departmental lab and research systems. Collaborate with colleagues within The Claremont Colleges Services to develop joint projects in support of instructional technology initiatives. As appropriate or necessary, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff. Keep abreast of developments in higher education technology with an emphasis on scientific and engineering disciplines; report back to the HMC community about developments as appropriate. Participate in cross-functional teams what work on educational technology projects. Coordinate team work when assigned to the position of team leader. Summary of Qualifications: Education and Experience: Education:   Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering Experience:   Three year's experience with: Using mathematical and statistical packages such as Mathlab, Mathematica, LeTeX, SPSS, and R, as well as modeling, simulation and data visualization software such a Gaussian, Materials Studio, COMSOL, and Tableau, in order to train others in their use, troubleshoot issues and evaluate other applications within the genre High performance and parallel processing in cluster environments as well as multi-core, multi=CPU, and GPU systems in order to provide advise and make recommendations to faculty Programming languages such as Python, Java, C/C++, and/or Fortrain in order to assist faculty in the creation of research and instructional software Cloud computing and visual machine environments in order to evaluate different resources, set up the environments, and provide support Using and supporting operating systems including Linux, Apple OS X, and Microsoft Windows Application software including word processing, spreadsheets and database management, web authoring tools, multimedia software development tools, course management software, digital asset management software, and working in a team environment such as a research group or academic/administrative department REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Detailed knowledge of mathematical and statistical packages such as Mathlab, Mathematica, LeTeX, SPSS, and R, as well as modeling, simulation and data visualization software such a Gaussian, Materials Studio, COMSOL, and Tableau, in order to train others in their use, troubleshoot issues and evaluate other applications within the genre Detailed knowledge of parallel processing in cluster environments as well as multi-core, multi=CPU, and GPU systems in order to provide advise and make recommendations to faculty Detailed knowledge of programming languages such as Python, Java, C/C++, and/or Fortran in order to assist faculty in the creation of research and instructional software Working knowledge of cloud computing and visual machine environments in order to evaluate different resources, set up the environments, and provide support Detailed knowledge of the theory and exemplary practices for integrating technology into the instructional enthronement of a liberal arts college. General knowledge of operating systems including Linux, Apple OS X, and Microsoft Windows. Ability to advise users on appropriate selection of operating systems to achieve identified goals. General knowledge of application software including word processing, spreadsheets and database management, web authoring tools, multimedia software development tools, course management software, digital asset management software Ability to: Research, analyze and recommend new software and hardware Communicate technical issues to uses in a clear and effective manner Communicate effecitvley both orally and in writing with a diver poiulation Learn new software applications quickly. Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others, using tact, patience and courtesy Operate a computer and assigned office equipment Analyze situations accurately and adapt an effective course of action Meet schedules and timelines Work with people in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitments to goals and objectives Define realistic, specific goals and objectives and to prioritize them Work with staff to provide high quality customer services. Identify problems and work with staff to recommend and implement solutions Work independently with little direction in a dynamic and goal-oriented work environment Plan and organize work Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff Work at a high level of independence and exercise good judgment in making decisions Application Procedures: Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application.   Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits . Deadline to apply: Position will remain open until filled. Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.    
Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA, USA Full-Time