Agnes Scott College
  • Academic Affairs
  • Decatur, GA, USA
  • Full Time

Office: Center for Digital and Visual Literacy

Reports to: Associate Vice President for Global Learning and Leadership

Work Period: 10-month

Hours: Full-Time

Overtime: Exempt

Job Grade: 7

GENERAL SUMMARY: Works closely with the director of the Center for Digital and Visual Literacy (D-Center) to develop and integrate best practices for digital teaching and learning within the guidelines of federal, state and local laws and office, division and college processes and procedures. Works with students, faculty, staff and others to support the services provided in the center for Digital and Visual Literacy.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. Provides support, training and guidance to students working on their SUMMIT portfolios and support students as they develop their SUMMIT portfolios.
  2. Works collaboratively with associate director of the Center for Digital and Visual Literacy to provide vibrant D-Center programming and promote digital and visual literacy to all campus constituencies with a particular focus on student support.
  3. Manages and trains digital literacy tutors (D-Center peer tutors).
  4. Develops and coordinates educational workshops to promote digital and visual literacy.
  5. Leads the development of assessment goals and annual reports.
  6. Conducts research on and makes recommendations regarding: computer hardware and software for instructional use and support; trends and directions in the use of technology in education; and best practices/policies in instructional technology.
  7. Designs and maintains the D-Center website.
  8. Develops and updates online and print documentation resources.
  9. Designs and maintains an active blog on the activity of the center and points of digital/visual interest pertaining to the campus community.
  10. Coordinates with Summit advisors on issues related to the SUMMIT portfolio.

REQUIREMENTS

Education: Bachelor's Degree required, with specialization, interest or advanced coursework related to educational technology or digital communication preferred. Experience: Demonstrated knowledge and experience in a similar position or sufficient experience in liberal arts or digital studies in a higher education environment. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent written, visual and oral communication skills.
  • Strong intercultural competence and a desire to work with students from diverse backgrounds at various levels of experience.
  • Proficiency in WordPress. Additional knowledge of web collaboration tools and blogging platforms preferred.
  • Technical skills in multimedia devices, media applications, and visual/video editing software preferred.
  • Strong understanding of the communicative power of visual information in a digital world.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment to meet established goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with all segments of an academic community.
  • Willingness to maintain confidentiality and abide by the Agnes Scott Honor Code.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Intermittent sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, walking, moving of light objects. Work is performed in an office.


DISCLAIMER
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.


APPLICATION PROCESS
Please apply online. Cover letter is required. Priority consideration given to applications received by June 5, 2017. Position is posted until filled. Due to the overwhelming response to the college's staff openings we are unable to respond personally to individual telephone inquiries. No faxed submissions please.


EEO
Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity and gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.

 

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