Zimmerman PitureEd Zimmerman
203C Stapleton Library
Indiana University of PA
(724) 357-7928
edzimmer@iup.edu

Assistant Dean for Systems and Technologies at Indiana University of PA

Summary

A dynamic leader who lives the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, follows faith and servant leadership, and believes in personal growth.

Experience

Assistant Dean for Systems and Technologies at Indiana University of PA August 2013 - Present

1. Provides strategic direction capitalizing on technological developments to enhance and grow the IUP Libraries service offerings.

2. Ensures the technology infrastructure is appropriate, supportable, and has business continuity models / disaster recovery solutions in place.

3. Senior project manager Technology and Security Manager at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Library Technology Manager and Director of Library Technology Services.

Lead role in the development and implementation of the Technology Plan for the Library.
Provided leadership in advancing the academic information and communications technology applications of the Library.
Fiscal responsibilities for preparing, implementing, and monitoring the technology budget of the Library Technology Services department.
Responsible for evaluating new technology and establishing linkages between business and technology solutions.
Design, specify and implement the IT infrastructure of the IUP Libraries.
Developed the Information Commons Help-desk Service
Manages the Media Production facility
Designed instructional materials, video production and active web content.
Developed the digital repository architecture supporting streaming media.
Created Production Service area to bridge gap of A/V support and available service.
Supervises 6 talented full time staff members and 50+ student workers.
Web Master and Digital Signage Content Producer

Education

Clarion University, Master of Library and Information Sciences (MLIS), 2016 - 2018 QPA: 4.0

Argosy University Pennsylvania Master of Science (M.S.), Organizational Leadership, 2012 - 2013 QPA: 4.0

Indiana University of PA BS, Communications Media and Computer Science QPA: 3.85

Penn Technical Institute Associates, Electronic Technology, 1979 - 1981 QPA: 3.5

Certifications

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer Microsoft 2000 to 2005

Alma Systems Administration 2017

Skills & Expertise

Computer Security
Public Speaking
Microsoft Office
Leadership
Research
Network Security
Teaching Policy
Instructor-led Training
Instructional Design
Coaching
Proposal Writing
Social Media
Outlook
Windows System Administration
Adult Education
Staff Development
Security
Critical Thinking
Higher Education
Strategic Planning
Student Development
Grant Writing

Interests

Guitarist, Wood Working, Home Remodeling, Camping, Motorcycles