Sam joined the Information Technology Department in March of this year and has been working with the College in other departments for the past 10 years. She hopes to provide technical support for faculty and staff as she continues to grow and learn within the technology service field.
Student Technology Assistant (STA) Program
Work for Information Technology!
STA Program Benefits include: increased opportunities for students to connect theory and practice through “real world” projects and experiences that strengthen the quality of student learning; Great resume builder! – interested students will receive a promotion after passing technical exam to test their skills and a supervisor evaluation; Training and responsibility – each position tier will receive more responsibility and more training, in addition to higher rates of pay; Summer work – students will also be eligible to continue their work during the summer and receive additional training and experience working on technology projects.
Areas of Specialization: The Help Desk, Educational Technology, Event Support.
Our Ideal Students: Are dependable and trustworthy, creative, independent, great problem solvers, come from a variety of majors and academic disciplines.
Megan returns to Wooster after completing a Master’s in History with a concentration in Public History at Kent State University. Megan will work with faculty, students, and staff to facilitate the development of skills and critical applications of technology specifically in the humanities and arts.
As an Educational Technologist Emily is responsible for advancing the use of technology for faculty, students, and staff. She assists faculty in identifying, selecting, and using educational and instructional technologies that complement their pedagogical approaches. Through workshops, classroom visits, and a team of Student Technology Assistants, Emily helps our students to develop abilities to critically assess, choose, and use technologies for developing and communicating knowledge and insight. Emily assesses technology education needs of staff and provides technology education and professional development opportunities for them.
As Field Service Coordinator, Joel takes a lead role for new system installs for faculty and staff, manages a group of onsite Student Technology Assistants, and leads our effort to respond quickly to break/fix issues related to computers and printers. Joel can be reached by calling the Service Desk at 330-287-4357
As Technical Associate John has responsibility for supporting College-standard computing equipment and software for the College community. This support includes maintenance, repair and recommendation of notebook and desktop computers, peripherals, public access computer labs, printing stations, and loaner equipment and access to software and licenses as necessary.
Jon works with faculty to incorporate technology and/or innovative projects into their courses. His specialties include WordPress (including Voices, Spaces, and Discover), iMovie, Garageband, social media and course management technologies. Faculty thinking about redesigning a course or adding new projects to a course (including IS) are encouraged to schedule a meeting with Jon through his Doodle calendar.