David Robinson - Director PASTA Program/Assistant Systems Manager
|481 Nicks Hall
Brief Job Description
David works under the direct supervision of the Department of Computer and Information Science (CSCI) Chair to facilitate and manage East Tennessee State University's Providing Area Schools with Technical Assistance (PASTA) program. He directs the process that reconfigures the University's surplus computers so they can be donated to local school systems.
David also facilitates the information technology (IT) support work done by Computer Science senior capstone students in area schools. In addition to his duties as PASTA director, David works with the CSCI Systems Manager to maintain the computer and IT resources of the College of Business and Technology.
Born and raised in East Tennessee, David attended University School. Upon graduation, he enrolled in ETSU and received a bachelor of arts degree in Humanities. After working in the private sector for several years, David returned to school and earned a bachelor of science degree in Computer Science. After receiving his diploma he worked as an assistant systems manager for a local medical management company before starting his current job at ETSU in 2005.
David lives on the family farm just outside Jonesborough. He has two children: a daughter, Romilly, who works for FedX in Memphis and a son, Ryan, who is currently working on his PhD.