Jack Garmer

System Administrator & Developer

Jack Garmer headshot engine background

garmercj@jmu.edu

540-568-4235

Building: Carrier Library
Office: 9C
MSC: 1704

Department: Technology

About me

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Discipline: Computer Science, James Madison University
Other Education:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Admin, level I & II
  • Red Hat Satellite Admin
  • Financial Accounting Level I
  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License
  • Misc Coursework, School of Hard Knocks

Having worked and trained in the areas of  computer science, information technology, retail, management, transportation, and automotive technology, I have an unusual variety of experiences that grant me a unique perspective. My background allows me the tools to view problems at a system level, where I can approach a solution using lessons learned from each field. I consider myself a multipotentialite and a lifelong learner, always in the pursuit of new projects, ideas, and skills.

About Technology

Library Technology consists of four departments:

  • Desktop Support: Supporting library staff with hardware and software needs and managing computing, printing, and scanning in public and classroom spaces.
  • Learning Technology Services: Supporting the university’s learning management system (LMS), LMS integrated technologies, classroom interaction, proctoring, and course evaluation software.
  • Systems & Operations: Supporting library data center infrastructure, physical and virtual server administration, and installation and maintenance of library systems.
  • Web & Application Services: Managing our web presences and web applications in addition to administering video services, collaboration platforms, and library services platforms.