#18-06 -  Technical Production Manager and Systems Administrator 

This is a part time (10-15% time) position.

The Educational Gaming Environments group (EdGE) at TERC designs free-choice STEM learning games—games that are grounded in authentic STEM content and that people choose to play in their free time—and conducts research, using novel methods such as educational data  mining, to measure implicit learning in these games. We also work with educators to understand how that implicit learning can be leveraged to support classroom learning of the related STEMcontent. Currently, EdGE’s work is focused around a learning game called Zoombinis that focuses on Computational Thinking.

EdGE is looking to grow its team with a Technical Production Manager/Systems Administrator to perform a range of work related to architecture design and implementation, testing and evaluation, cost/requirements analysis, and technical support:

Systems configuration and maintenance

Architectural design

Technical production management

Support and inform the design process for project technical work:

Support and inform the progress of ongoing project technical work:

Ensure appropriate testing for ongoing project technical work: 

Research, evaluate, recommend, and perform the acquisition, or development and maintenance of, tools outside the scope of standard TERC tools and software that are required for project technical work: 

Required Skills:

Hands-on experience of Linux server administration, AWS administration, database and web server tuning, developing scripts, designing test scenarios, test execution, monitoring, analyzing results and reporting performance bottlenecks. Experience with Apache, MySQL, version control, load balancing, configuration management.

Participating in a team, identifying and anticipating technical needs from project planning, communication of those needs, and flexible thinking about when and how to meet those needs, working with others to figure out solutions.

This role may be on- or off-site. The time may fluctuate based on the needs of the EdGE projects.

Salary commensurate with experience and training. Competitive benefits package. Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume to by e-mail to:  Kelly_Paulson@TERC.edu.  No phone calls and no recruiter or agency inquiries please.  (Job Ref. #18-06)

#18-07 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Officer

TERC’s principal goals include diversifying our staff, engaging staff in professional development, broadening our outreach into the communities we serve, and enriching our own workplace culture and understanding. With the creation of the DEIO position, we commit to equity, inclusion, and diversity in its many facets, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, national origin and religion. Presently, we are focusing our efforts on expanding our outreach into historically underserved racial/ethnic populations: African American, Latinx, Native American, and Asian/Pacific Islander communities.

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer will play a critical role in achieving our immediate and long-term goals. The individual in the DEIO position will: (1) assist the organization in attracting, retaining and fostering a diverse, inclusive workforce, (2) develop training and initiatives to strengthen and foster an open and inclusive work environment, and (3) connect TERC with new external partners that represent and/or support underserved and historically underrepresented communities.

The DEIO will be responsible for developing and crafting the overall vision and strategy for diversity based upon TERC’s stated mission and history of accomplishments to date. Priorities include working with staff to:

Education, Experience, and Skill Requirements:

We will consider applicants seeking an 80-100% position.  The salary range is $90,000 - $105,000, commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package. Please submit the following via email to hr_apply@terc.edu:

Applications are due by 5:00 on Friday May 18th.  No phone calls and no recruiter or agency inquiries please. (Job Ref. #18-07)

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