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Student Technology Liaisons (Filled)

Wardman Library seeks to hire 2 Student Technology Liaisons to support the use of digital technologies as part of Diglibarts, Whittier College’s digital liberal arts initiative. Candidates will be asked to work 8-10 hours per week during spring semester 2014 in the library.

Principle responsibilities include:

  • Work with Instructional Media Designer and Digital Scholar to support media and digital projects within Wardman Library’s new digital liberal arts center/digital commons
  • Serve as liaison to faculty who want to learn or experiment with educational technology and digital pedagogies
  • Assist in leading focus groups centered on space design that follow technology trends and emerging digital pedagogies as they relate to our campus community
  • Research, experiment and learn new technologies: LEAP motion control, LAYAR, digitizing multimedia sources, create graphics and information pieces for digital displays
  • Prioritize projects and create schedules for media student assistants who tutor on digital editing as part of course projects like digital storytelling
  • Organize content for social media sites: Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Libguides, Media Services newsletter and the project blog
  • Serve as research assistant on digital humanities and digital pedagogy projects
  • Organize and help with events and activities associated with Whittier College’s Diglibarts

Requirements:

  • Experience working with digital editing software: FinalCut, iMovie, Windows Movie Maker, WeVideo
  • Experience in graphic design using Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience working with blogging applications such as WordPress
  • Excellent communication and organization skills

Please send resumes to Sonia Chaidez at schaidez@whittier.edu.  Resumes must include a professional reference as well as available working hours for spring semester.