Job: Student Technology Liaison

Open Positions: Student Technology Liaisons 

DigLibArts seeks to hire two Student Technology Liaisons to join our team. Last semester, Technology Liaisons worked as peer mentors, led workshops, and helped research and experiment with digital media tools. You’ll gain valuable professional skills and learn to work collaboratively in the fast-paced emerging field of digital education and scholarship.

Candidates will be asked to work 8-10 hours per week during Fall Semester 2016 with a possible extension through spring of 2017.

Principle responsibilities include:

    • Work with Instructional Media Designer and Digital Scholar to support media and digital projects with new Digital Liberal Arts Center in Wardman Library
    • Serve as liaison to faculty who want to learn or experiment with educational technology and digital pedagogies
    • Research, experiment, and learn new technologies associated with digital humanities
    • Learn technical skills such as recording audio, editing videos, coding, social media competencies, and more
    • Organize and help with events and activities associated with Whittier College’s Diglibarts
    • Prioritize projects and tutor peers on digital editing as part of course projects like digital storytelling
    • Organize,  suggest, and author content for social media sites: Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Libguides, and the project blog
    • Serve as research assistant on digital humanities and digital pedagogy projects
    • Learning critical digital skills in bi-weekly meetings with the Digital Scholar

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, Tumblr, etc.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills

To apply, send the following materials to diglibarts@whittier.edu by September 10, 2016.

  1. A short 250 word statement expressing your interest in the position and relative experience in the above fields. Explain why you’d make a great Student Technology Liaison and why you want to work with DigLibArts.
  2. A resume that includes applicable skills and training, and a professional or academic reference.
  3. Availability for fall semester.