Steven K. Tajiri serves as the Computer and Information Technology Officer for the Student Life & Leadership (SLL) family of departments. In addition to his primary responsibilities of providing guidance, direction, and consultation services for everything pertaining to the use of technology, Steve serves as the lead web project manager and developer, and also provides techncial training and resources for SLL staff and students.
Steve is a UCI alum and graduated with a B.S. in Biological Sciences with a minor in Psychology. He began working at UCI as a student intern and lauched his Student Affairs career in1990. Since then, his technological responsibilities have grown steadily with advancements in technology. Over the years, his actions, advising, and wisdom have contributed to the successes of our departments and programs.
As a student, he was actively involved in community service and volunteer efforts on campus, including being a California-Nevada-Hawaii district officer and serving as club president for 2 years. Today, he enjoys both indoor and outdoor activities, including snorkeling, body surfing, day hikes, computer games, and anything related to science fiction and fantasy.
Systems Administrator & Web Developer, Student Life & Leadership IT
Shawn joined the Student Life & Leadership family in 2008. His primary duties are server administration, web development, and CO Web Services Accounts web and email hosting. Projects he has worked on include Summer Orientation/SPOP reservations, Campus Organizations registration, and Disability Services. Shawn works closely with Steve Tajiri, the Disability Services Center, Student Affairs IT, and the Office of Information Technology (OIT).
Shawn received his Masters Degree in Accounting and Information Systems from Virginia Tech. He earned his bachelors degree in Computer Information Systems from Colorado Mesa University.