We’re Hiring Tech Liaisons for Spring 2015!

Open Positions: Student Technology Liaisons 

DigLibArts seeks to hire two Student Technology Liaisons to join our current team. This past semester, Technology Liaisons helped to produce tutorials for students, worked with peers on digital stories, and promoted events. We’re looking for self-motivated individuals who can contribute to our social media outlets and build our community. 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 Spring 2015 with a possible extension.

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
  • Organize and help with events and activities associated with Whittier College’s Diglibarts
  • Prioritize projects and create schedules for media student assistants who tutor 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

Requirements:

  • Experience working with digital video 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 December  19, 2014. Review of applications will begin the last week of August.

  1. A short 250 word statement expressing your interest in the position and relative experience in the above fields. Explain why you’d made 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 reference.
  3. Course schedule or Availability for fall spring.