Financial Aid

Graduate Assistant – Educational Technology

Start Date:  Immediately

Part-Time - Year Round - 20 Hours Per Week

The student must be enrolled full-time during the Fall and Spring Semesters.

(please review the enrollment requirements found on the Graduate Assistantship web page)

Summary of Duties:

    • The incumbent in this position works under the supervision of the Educational Technology Operations Coordinator by assisting with the following:
    • Responsible for assisting in developing, producing and distributing audio/video/graphic content for faculty and students.
    • Responsible for overseeing Media Suite technologies including inventory management, reservations, troubleshooting and maintenance.
    • Responsible for assisting in developing and distributing instructional materials in support of online and on campus programs
    • Responsible for assisting in training of Blackboard, Camtasia, Respondus, Panopto, Turnitin, Zoom and other online technologies
    • Researching and data collecting of online learning resources.
    • Assist in overseeing Student Workers and preparing daily workflows
    • Assist with daily office responsibilities including database maintenance, filing, copying, phones, guest and vendor reception, etc.
    • Assist with answering phones and help desk support tickets
    • Provide professional representation of Educational Technology department
    • Pitch in whenever a crisis strikes
    • Perform other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree and current enrollment in an Alvernia graduate program
    • Be familiar with Blackboard and Microsoft Office and be open to learning new media skills and programs
    • Excellent communication and project management skills
    • Ability to think creatively and innovatively
    • Ability to prioritize work, manage time, and multitask appropriately
    • Ability to function autonomously and as a member of a team
    • Ability to role model appropriate behavior
    • Proven PC and MAC skills
    • Lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Flexible schedule, to allow for frequent evening/weekend work
    • Collaborative working style

Recommended Skills:

    • Experience with Media Suite operations such as editing images, creating and editing audio/video podcasts and using Adobe software
    • Experience with video and digital camera operations
    • Familiarity with posting digital content online using social media
    • Experience in overseeing and managing multiple projects at once

Send application and resume to:

Lisa Venkler
Office of Student Financial Planning
Alvernia University
400 Saint Bernardine St.
Reading, PA 19607

Alvernia is a growing co-educational Catholic Franciscan institution dedicated to academic and professional leadership based in the liberal arts tradition. Its suburban 85-acre campus outside Reading is within a ninety-minute drive to New York, Princeton, and Philadelphia. Alvernia University is committed to equal opportunity. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of our campus are encouraged to apply.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Posting Date: October 13, 2017

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