Education Technology Services has an opening for a half-time graduate assistant for the 2008-2009 academic year, beginning with the Fall 2008 semester. This graduate assistant will need to be able to work 20 hours per week between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, in our offices at 210 Rider Building (formerly Rider II). Telecommuting is not an option for this position.
The primary responsibility of the graduate student selected to fill this position will be to help faculty members use Turnitin. This includes providing information about creating accounts, answering questions both over the phone and through email, making office calls at University Park when necessary, and giving presentations to faculty groups at University Park when asked.
This position also includes working with Adobe Connect, Adobe Connect documentation, and the Penn State Adobe Connect online community as well as with the iStudy for Success! Modules in ANGEL.
Ideal candidates will read, write, and speak English well, have exceptional technology skills, enjoy learning new technologies, have some experience with Instructional Design, be reliable and dependable, and be able to work independently.
Technology skills should include Microsoft Word, DreamWeaver, ANGEL, PowerPoint, uploading and downloading Web pages, and HTML. Experience with Adobe Connect, Adobe Presenter, QuickTime Pro, video editing, and Adobe Captivate is preferred but not required.
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Yvonne Clark (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than Tuesday, April 8, 2008.