Contacts: Descriptions and Duties
MOREnet recommends that organizations take advantage of these positions by having them filled by different staff members. This practice allows members to have multiple individuals informed about the support and services available through MOREnet.
- Contact Change Form
Submit this form for additions and/or changes to MOREnet contacts.
- Serve as the main contact between the organization and MOREnet on program changes and issues.
- Serve as the recipient of mailed (U.S. Postal Service) information about MOREnet programs.
- Be responsive to surveys and inquiries about MOREnet programs.
- Be a leader for MOREnet programs within the organization.
- Distribute and administer program e-mail user IDs.
- Submit MOREnet contact changes.
- May also include the duties of other Contact roles.
The superintendent of a school district or the director of a library.
Individual to authorize release of member-specific records, material or information maintained on any MOREnet services to the member. Unless otherwise notified, MOREnet will assume the Institutional Representative also performs the role of the IRO.
- Provide MOREnet-based training to other members in the organization.
- Be responsible for the overall coordination of technology in the organization.
- Be responsible for daily technical operations.
- Is automatically subscribed to MOREnet’s discussion lists.
- Have a working knowledge of the workstation and network operating systems used in the organization.
- Have an understanding of TCP/IP protocols, IP addressing, sub-networking and Wide Area Networks (WANs).
- Provide support for use of online resources provided through MOREnet as well as use of related Internet software such as Web browsers.
- Should bear overall day-to-day responsibility for the network security of the organization.
- Should be empowered to act to safeguard the network and should have access to the expertise to make necessary changes without delay.
- Need not have the expertise personally, but should be able to bring appropriate expertise to bear on a problem quickly (i.e., by telephone or pager).
- Is subscribed to MOREnet's security discussion list. MOREnet addresses this list with relevant advisories of security vulnerabilities, software bugs affecting security, notices of available security-related training and quarterly summaries of security statistics.
- These contacts may call or send e-mail to MOREnet for E-rate assistance.
- Able to sign-up for MOREnet’s USF discussion list.
Designated as the appropriate accounts payable office or individual to receive bills for MOREnet services.
Site Contacts are the contact point for help with data connection issues. Generally, they serve as a one-way communication channel from MOREnet to members about data connection outages. In many cases, the Site Contact is also one of the other organizational contacts.
- The designated person to receive information from MOREnet about training opportunities and to serve as an information conduit back to MOREnet.
- Serves as the contact point for information about MOREnet training for his or her organization.
- Provides his or her organization with support for using online resources available through MOREnet.
- Shares information about access to library resources provided through MOREnet to faculty, students and staff.
- Subscribed to MOREnet's online resources distribution list.
- Receives information and changes regarding online resources.
- Should be available on-site to assist MOREnet in monitoring and troubleshooting your organization’s video equipment and events.
- Must be able to phone MOREnet from the site's video unit location and perform rudimentary troubleshooting of the site’s video equipment.
- Must be familiar with the organization’s local network.
- Must be accessible via phone any time the site is participating in a videoconference.