DigLibArts seeks to hire two self-motivated, creative, and ambitious Student Technology Liaisons to join our team. In past semesters, 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 6-10 hours per week for the 2016-2017 academic year. Priority will be given to work study students, but work study is not mandatory.
Principle responsibilities include:
- Work with Instructional Media Designer and Digital Scholar to support media and digital projects
- Serve as peer mentor to students working on digital projects
- Interview and engage with visiting scholars
- Publish original content (interviews, tutorials, blog posts, etc.) to the DigLibArts blog and StuTech social media accounts
- 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, web design, social media competencies, and more
- Organize and help with events and activities associated with Whittier College’s Diglibarts, including spearheading the Greenleaf Slam
- Pitch tools, develop projects, and distribute work load with co-StuTechs
- Serve as research assistant on digital humanities and digital pedagogy projects
- Represent student interests in the DigLibArts Steering Committee
- Experience or interest in working with digital editing software: FinalCut, iMovie, Windows Movie Maker, WeVideo
- Experience or interest in graphic design using Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite
- Experience or interest inworking with blogging applications and CMS such as WordPress, Tumblr, etc.
- Excellent communication and organization skills
To apply, send the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 9, 2016.
- 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.
- A resume that includes applicable skills and training, and a professional or academic reference.
- Availability for Fall semester.