Job Description: The Office of Assessment, Accreditation, and Data Management in the College of Education is looking to fill a part-time, temporary vacancy of Instructional Technology Consultant (also referred to as "Digital Puppeteer"). The Digital Puppeteer will perform a variety of roles in a new educational interactive learning experience while using the Mursion software. The part-time Puppeteer will be responsible for learning a number of scenarios in education, hospitality, business and medicine and will act as all of the avatars used during a simulation with a live person making connections and working through a specific scene and learning objectives. The Puppeteer will also work to help develop new scenarios for use in the simulator. Hours will vary to accommodate the needs of university faculty and K-12 schools, but will all fall within the time frame of Monday-Friday 8-7 and Saturday 8-12. The Digital Puppeteers duties will also include: --Matching the voices of the current avatars and adapting to new ones. --Speaking in front of audience for at least 5-15 minutes at a time --Improvisation with audience to include comedic timing --Performing various scenarios throughout a 3-8 hour shift --Utilizing specific 4-D equipment to animate puppets --Manipulating a digital puppet through repetitive use of the hands, wrists and forearms --Communicating a pleasant, friendly, and outgoing personality with users and co-workers.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma and one year of improv experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must submit an online profile, a letter of interest, and current resume to be considered. Candidates selected for interview will also be required to perform an audition remotely via video conferencing.

Date Initial Screening Begins: 07-10-2017

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

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