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Calvin Information Technology Teams

The purpose of Calvin Information Technology (CIT) is to promote and support information technologies which are appropriate to the academic and administrative needs of the college and which support all members of the Calvin community. CIT is divided in to functional teams that perform specifc functions throughout the college.
CIT OVERVIEW

Business Services
Information Services
Infrastructure
Instructional Resource & Service Logistics
Service Desk
Teaching & Learning
 

Business Services

Team Members
Richard DeVries
Michael Haan
Laura Van Wyk

Description
The Business Services team provides budgeting, purchasing, licensing, asset management, and project management for Calvin Information Technology.

Responsibilities
Budgeting
Purchasing
Software licensing
Asset management

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Information Systems

Team Members
Sarah Greenfield
Chuck Hekman
Matt Jeltema
Dan Pilarski
Virginia Van Andel
Kevin VanSchepen
Mark Wilk

Description
The Information Systems Team partners with administrative departments throughout the college to streamline and maintain business and administrative operations. CIT strives to balance operational requirements with appropriate and secure access across a broad set of technologies.

Responsibilities
Administrative information systems
Systems analysis
Database administration
Systems administration/operations
Consultation and user education

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Infrastructure Services

Team Members
Earl Fife
Jeff Greenfield
Jeremy Hunt
Dave Miller
Lucas Moore
Gary Ossewaarde
Adam Vedra

Description
The Infrastructure Services Team installs, operates and maintains the hardware and software that comprise the three core technology service networks – data, voice and cable TV – throughout the campus. 

Responsibilities
Network management
System administration/operations
Telecommunications
Image and patch/update management

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Instructional Resource & Service Logistics

Team Members
John Alberts
Ellen Alderink
Tanya Bulthuis
Carl Hordyk
Doug Huizenga
Mary Kroondyk
Kemp Lyons
Randal Nieuwsma
Victoria Seaburg
Adam Tozer
Bob Van Wyk

Description
The Instructional Resource & Service Logistics team provides audio/visual, digital media, video production, graphics, mail, printing and technical event services to Calvin College.

Responsibilities
Equipment rental
Audio/Visual equipment and services
Professional videography services
Instructional graphics, design and illustration
Mail services
Printing services
Event technical services

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Service Desk

Team Members
Cal Keen
Michael J Mandeville
Lies Rosema
Zac Schutte
Jeremy Spindler
Bill Vriesema

Description
The Service Desk is the primary point of contact for all Information Technology services and provides communication, troubleshooting and support for IT services, hardware and software through the HelpDesk.

Responsibilities
First line point of contact
Troubleshooting and assistance
Maintenance & repair services
Hardware and software deployment
CIT communication

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Teaching & Learning Support

Team Members
Rob Bobeldyk
Daniel Christian
Krista Spahr

Description
The Teaching & Learning team collaborates with Calvin's faculty to incorporate new ways of using technology in teaching, research and learning. T&L supports faculty incorporation of technology into their classroom pedagogy via the Digital Studio, the instructional technology sandbox and also supports the moodle learning management system.

Responsibilities
Faculty development and support
Instructional design
moodle support and integration

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