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Date: Fri Jul 04 2003 - 01:50:21 EDT

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 130.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                         Submit to: humanist@princeton.edu

             Date: Fri, 04 Jul 2003 06:25:47 +0100
             From: berna ignatius <ign_5berna@yahoo.co.uk>
             Subject: more jobs at Stanford

    Position: Academic Technology Specialists: Department
    of Political Science & Department of Communication and
    Department of Sociology
    Institution: Stanford University
    Location: California
    Date posted: 6/13/2003

    Academic Technology Specialists

    Several centers, schools, and departments within
    Stanford University have been selected to participate
    in the Academic Technology Specialists (ATS) Program.
    ATSs assist faculty in basic tutorial and advanced
    development activities in the use of technology
    resources. Two new ATS positions are focused in the
    social sciences:

    Department of Political Science
    (Req # CHE-003169)

    Department of Communication and Department of
    Sociology (Req # CHE-003114)

    In these positions you will devise and develop
    technological solutions for academic needs, including
    researching and implementing data collection and
    qualitative and quantitative analysis tools to support
    research, developing web-based programs and databases
    for teaching, and teaching faculty how to best employ
    multimedia tools.

    To qualify for the Political Science Dept. position
    you must hold a BA in Political Science or other
    social science. You must have a proven record of
    success in leading and implementing technology
    projects. Expert knowledge of statistical
    applications, S-Plus, R, and SPSS are required.
    Experience programming in C, C++, Java, and Fortran,
    and expert knowledge of Photoshop, PowerPoint, iMovie,
    Flash and Director is desired.

    For the Dept. of Communication and Dept. of Sociology
    position, you must hold a BA in Communication,
    Sociology, or other related field. You must have some
    programming knowledge and experience in the
    development of academic technologies, be resourceful
    and creative in using current technologies, and
    demonstrate excellent organizational, instructional,
    and communication skills. Experience with digital
    video editing tools such as iMovie, Final Cut Pro, or
    Discreet Cleaner is required. Experience with
    programming languages such as Perl, Java, and C++ is
    highly desired.

    Both positions require at least 5 years experience in
    academic computing and technology project management.
    Excellent teaching, communication, and time management
    skills, as well as demonstrated success applying
    statistical applications and qualitative analysis
    software for data analysis are essential. Experience
    providing computing resources in a networked
    environment, and experience developing websites are
    also necessary.

    We offer excellent salaries, comprehensive benefits,
    and a wonderful environment for our employees. For
    consideration, please email your resume, indicating
    the Req # via our website http://jobs.stanford.edu.

    Dear Sir ,

    This is in response to the above advert .
    I wish to apply for this post in your organization . I
    will assure you to meet all challenges and work with
    a high degree of commitment if given an opportunity .

    I am interested in working in your country . I have
    skills in teaching developing educational materials
    and conducting research in education and health field
    I will be very grateful if you will give me an
    opportunity to work for you .

         Thanking you
    yours sincerely

    Berna Mary victor .


    To work for a progressive company / institution or
    non-government organization in the field of education
    or health education that will utilize my skills and
    experience and allow me to advance into even more
    challenging management roles.

    Employment summary:

    12 years experience in the field of education and
    health mostly in non-governmental organizations and
    teaching institutions combined with field visits to
    around 5 states in south India for staff training,
    direction and management.

    Industry: Health & Education
    Discipline: Health and Hygiene Promotion
    Company: Water Aid India International

                                              Branch of Water Aid London
    Organization that
                                              Works in 12 Countries.
                                              No.22 A, New Colony, 1st street,
                                              Mannarpuram, Trichy District,
                                              Tamil Nadu, India.

    Present Position: Senior Hygiene Educator
    Nationality / Passport # India / B 1891473 Date of
    expiry 04/05/2010
    Age / Date of Birth: 37 Years, August 24, 1965
                                              State of Health Excellent
    Religion Catholic
    Marital status Married
    Contact Address No.2, E.B.Colony, Khajanagar Post,
                                              Trichy 620023, Tamil Nadu, India.

    Work Telephone 91+431+422276

    Home Number 91+431+352213

    Email Address ign_5berna@yahoo.com


    Education 7 Years 1985/1990 at Tamil Nadu,
    Bharathidasan University.
    Majored in: Rehabilitation Science
    Specialization: In Education of Blind for 2


                      MRSc. (Masters of Rehabilitation Science) 1990
                      BRSc, (Bachelor of Rehabilitation Science) 1988
                      B.Ed ( Bachelor of Education) 1994


    Able to plan, organize, frame strategies methods and
    approaches, documentation methods, plan field
    training workshop and conduct teaching learning
    sessions where an organisation can be helped to grow
    with creative thinking given the freedom for
    development. Can plan and conduct research studies.
    Dependable, committed, as demonstrated by my
    continuous progress within the company.


    English: speak, read and write fluently
    Tamil: speak, read and write
    Malayalam: Speak fluently
    Telugu: Can understand, speaking rusty

    Computer Literacy:

    Proficient in: Ms Word, Excel and Power Point.


        01. High School Tamilnadu Govt. Exam 65% 1st
        02. Higher Secondary Tamilnadu Board 68% 1st
        03. B.R.Sc.[Bachelor in
    Rehabilitation Science] Bharathidasan University
    78% 1st
        04. M. R .Sc [Master in
    Rehabilitation Science Bharathidasan University 78%
    05. B. Ed. [Correspondence]
    English, & Social Studies Annamalai University 48% 2nd

    Educational Background

    Schooling done in English medium. Studied Science
    group for intermediate and did Rehabilitation for
    graduation and Masters course. Also done one year Bed.
    as correspondence

    The Rehabilitation course was a unique course in
    Rehabilitation which is the only kind in the whole of
    Asia. It was designed by Dr.Jeanne Kenmore of U.S.A.,
    and was Funded by Christofel Blinden Mission of West
    Germany. The Rehabilitation department started by her
    in Holy Cross College also won the Job Memorial
    award in 1990 for the best teaching Institution.

    The graduation course though basically meant to know
    and understand handicapped persons and how to provide
    services to them .

    Some of the subjects dealt were

            Human Development
            Health And Health Care
            Sanitation & Hygiene
            Language for communication skills.
            Human Development
            Health and Health Care
            Fine Arts. Significance in education
            Applied mathematics
            Structure and function of eye, ear and the
    loco-motor system
            Psychological and Sociological implications of
            History Modern India, 1526 to present. Political
    cultural, sociological influences
            Theories of learning
            Physical fitness and training
            Practical vision screening, diagnosis of diseases,

            testing of hearing and preparation of teaching aids
            Specialized services to the Handicapped
            Cost effectiveness of specialized programs
            Rural Development
            Personality development
            Abnormal behaviours
            Research methodology
            Counseling & Guidance
            Government laws
            Special subject teaching for Blind
            Public relations, Audio visual equipments/computer
            Financial & Personal management
            Project and Field placement.


    Employment History

    1. June 1996 To Date (6 years) International NGO -
    Water Aid,

    WaterAid is an international NGO working with 70
    NGOs, in the southern states of India. The
    organization not only supports projects financially
    but also through all types of support services to the
    Partners both technical and software services to see
    that the project is caried out successfully.

    Position : Senior Hygiene Educator
    Responsible to : Mr. Shunmugha Paramasivan ,
    WaterAid Country Representative

    Duties :

    1. Helped in planning and design and strategy of
    Hygiene promotion work of the organization among the
    Partners NGO`s.

    2. Imparted training to the health and hygiene workers
    and other PIO Project implementing officers and their
    staff on hygiene education and its methodologies
    periodically .

    3. Developed and implemented standard working
    procedures for the agencies working in partnership.

    4. Assisted in methodologies of PRA participatory
    exercises and Carrying out BLS baseline surveys and
    fixing success indicators and directions for
    consolidation and analysis for applying to the work .

    5. Monitor the impact of projects with a comparative
    analysis of events after every visit made with
    specific case studies and incidences .

    6. Documented and updated project files to reflect
    progress on project activities and problems
    encountered on projects.

    7. Promoted the take up amongst communities safe
    disposal of excreta by construction and use of toilets

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