Student Technology Support - Faculty of Education

Competition Number: 
33S16
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Date of Posting: 
March 15, 2016
Department: 
Faculty of Education
Position: 
Student Technology Support
Hours of Work: 

5-10 hours per week

Salary: 
$11.27 per hour (vacation pay included)
Term: 

As soon as possible and will extend from April 1, 2016 – April 30, 2017

The Faculty of Education BEd, MEd and PhD programs include a wide variety of action-based, digital, multi-media, and arts-based projects, e-learning assignments, e-portfolios, web design, digital performance, and more. Students need support for these projects from a technical resource person with high-level technical, digital and media skills.
The student will be pro-active and collaborative with the Graduate and BEd Administrative Assistants to provide technical and digital support for BEd, MEd, and PhD students. The student will be responsible to the BEd and Graduate Coordinators for setting priorities, and responsible administratively to the Dean.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Student Assistant for Technology Support will be recording, uploading, editing and coordinating technical and digital work by engaging with students.

QUALIFICATIONS:

•  Extensive knowledge & experience in the area of multimedia design
•  Strong organizational skills
•  Strong oral communication skills
•  Strong digital literacy skills
•  Strong visual design skills
•  Strong storyboarding skills
•  Ability to work independently
•  Experience with Wordpress, Drupal, Moodle, Google Apps, Pressbooks, and social    media
•  Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Audacity, and/or Screenflow would be assets

Priority will be given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures manual.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date, via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (www.upei.ca/hr/).

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, or fax it to (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified student candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and full-time international students with a valid study permit will be given priority.

The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment. Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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