The influx of students coming in for Orientation and Enrollment brought a lot of IT questions that needed answers. Here are some of the top inquiries from students. Continue reading “Top Questions: Orientation & Enrollment”
K-State’s Information Technology and Assistance Center is advertising two openings for a Microcomputer Support Technician. Qualifications:
- Associate degree or two years of related coursework or employment in information technology
- Required: Three years hands-on experience in configuration and administration of desktop operating systems for users in a multi-user LAN environment
- Preferred: B.S. degree or higher in Information Technology-related field
Millions of people depend on the Internet every day and cyber criminals are counting on that, according to a Kansas State University cybersecurity expert.
“Hackers are performing cyber espionage by gathering information on companies, seeking out national secrets or starting cyber warfare by disabling critical infrastructure,” said Xinming “Simon” Ou, associate professor of computing and information sciences.
To help counter the threat, the National Science Foundation has awarded $2.3 million to Kansas State University’s department of computing and information sciences to provide scholarships to qualified students interested in becoming cybersecurity and information assurance professionals. Continue reading “Cyber warriors wanted: Scholarship program to train students in cybersecurity”
K-State’s Office of Information Security and Compliance (formerly the IT Security team) is advertising two job openings:
Screening of applications begins Jan. 24 and will continue until the positions are filled. Continue reading “Two IT security job openings: Network analyst, compliance specialist”
The Information Technology Assistance Center at Kansas State University is seeking the best individual to fill the position of Computer Information Specialist. The individual in this position will work with a team of full-time staff and students on technology classroom design, installation, maintenance, and repair during the evening hours of 1-10 p.m.
Kenneth Stafford interviews this week for the position of Chief Information Officer and Vice Provost for Information Technology Services. The open forum is 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, in 501 Hale Library – Hemisphere Room. All K-Staters are invited to attend. The candidate’s application materials can be found at www.k-state.edu/provost/searches/cio/candidates.
The presentation will be streamed live and available from the link below.
Presentations and evaluation forms for all three CIO/VPITS candidates will be available at www.k-state.edu/provost/searches/cio/candidates.
Gardner Campbell interviews this week for the position of Chief Information Officer and Vice Provost for Information Technology Services. The open forum is 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15, in the Little Theatre of the K-State Student Union. All K-Staters are invited to attend. The candidate’s application materials can be found at www.k-state.edu/provost/searches/cio/candidates, and a K-State eID/password must be used to access the materials.
The presentation will be streamed live and available online after all of the candidates have interviewed. The presentation and evaluation form for the CIO/VPITS position will be available at www.k-state.edu/provost/searches/cio/candidates .
Dewitt Latimer from Notre Dame will interview this week for the position of Chief Information Officer and Vice Provost for Information Technology Services. The open forum is 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1, in Ballroom K of the K-State Student Union. The candidate’s background information and schedule can be found at www.k-state.edu/provost/searches/cio/interviews.html. All K-Staters are invited to attend.
To learn more about the CIO/VPITS position, see www.k-state.edu/provost/searches/cio/index.html.
Starting Nov. 10, K-State’s central IT security team will double in size when Josh McCune joins Harvard Townsend, chief information security officer, as a network security analyst to assist with all aspects of K-State’s information and technology security program. Continue reading “Network security analyst hired”