Video Production and Non-Linear Editing Assistant needed. WVU Academic Innovation’s iDesign unit is looking for a creative and hard-working student to assist on a variety of multimedia projects for the spring semester. The student will work 10-20 hours per week. This is a paid position. This experience offers the student many opportunities to learn from a talented team of communication professionals. The applicant should be familiar with editing footage shot with consumer and professional cameras as well as have a basic understanding of exporting video into other media formats. The student should be proficient in using industry standard software and tools such as the Adobe Creative Suite, DSLR cameras, and portable audio recorders to specialize in creating videos that represent WVU. Experience with audio syncing and multicam editing using Adobe Premiere or other video editing software a plus.
Specific duties related to this position include (but are not limited to):
This job requires an organized, responsible individual who can work independently and is interested in building a professional portfolio.
To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Angela.Douglas@mail.wvu.edu. First consideration will be given to those applications received by December 23, 2013.
Academic Innovation, iDesign, is searching for an Electronic Classroom Specialist to provide on-demand technical consulting to faculty utilizing classroom technology instruction. The primary responsibilities of this position include: customer service, the ability to conduct time-critical analysis to identify and solve complex operational problems and maintain detail records of repair, maintenance, training and performance standards. The individual will oversee a variety of complex systems, including, but not limited to multimedia and instructional technology to provide reliable, effective and efficient operation of WVU’s 100+ classroom technology systems and equipment.
Requirements: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of university personnel. Demonstrated ability to evaluate and quickly resolve technical issues across hardware, software, networking, multimedia and audiovisual systems. In depth knowledge of various types of software installed within WVU’s classrooms, ranging from general office software and web browsers to educational specific software utilized within various disciplines.
Education/experience requirements include a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of job related experience and/or education. A minimum of one year work experience in technology support is required. Since this position may respond to electronic classroom needs across both the downtown and Evansdale campuses a driver’s license is required.
Application materials must include a letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin November 12, 2013 and remain open until filled.
This position requires both a Background Check and Driver’s License. West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution
Academic Innovation is seeking a Grants Administrator who will be responsible for procuring grants in support of the Teaching and Learning Commons, K12 digital content initiatives and WVU Online programming. The Grants Administrator will monitor and identify public and private sources of potential funding to support Academic Innovation activities. The position will maintain a critical knowledge of funding agencies and policies for completion of successful grant applications. This includes preparing, editing and reviewing proposals for submission. The Grants Administrator will ensure that all agency and WVU guidelines and requirements are met such as coordinating the flow of information between internal units and funding agencies.
Qualifications/Experience: The successful candidate will possess a Master’s degree in Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences or related field. Two years of experience is needed in professional or technical writing, grants management and working as part of an administrative team. Preference will be given for knowledge of instructional technologies. A complete job description can be found here.
Interested applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, resume, salary expectations and the names and addresses of at least three references by e-mail to Angela.Douglas@mail.wvu.edu. Priority date for receipt of applications is September 27; however applications can be sent after this date until the position if filled. West Virginia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and recipient of an NSF ADVANCE grant to support gender equity. The University strongly encourages applications from women, minorities and members of underrepresented groups.
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