Digital Media Specialist - Tisch Library-18001305

Medford, MA
Jun 15, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

Digital Media Specialist - Tisch Library-18001305

Tisch Library supports Tufts’ School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering, providing services and resources to assist members of the Tufts community in their teaching, learning, and research. Tisch Library provides collections, expertise, and technology-rich environments to support the creation and dissemination of scholarship. The Digital Design Studio (DDS) provides facilities and support to students, faculty, and staff working with digital media and multimedia, including large-format and 3D printing.

Reporting to the Team Lead for Digital Scholarship, the Digital Media Specialist develops and promotes the work of the Digital Design Studio (DDS) by providing consultation and expertise to students and faculty on the design and creation of digital media and its integration into educational contexts; offering one-on-one advice in the lab, developing and delivering open workshops for the Tufts community as well as course specific workshops for assigned class projects. This position will share responsibility for hiring, training and supervising DDS student lab assistants. S/he will be responsible for monitoring developments in technology and its potential educational applications; planning for future uses of the studio space; and developing and promoting new services that align with the mission of the DDS.

Basic Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree.
• At least 2 years’ experience in the use of various digital media technology in an educational setting.
• Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, with particular strength in at least one specific area, e.g. video editing, audio editing, graphic design, etc.
• Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff in a diverse environment.
• Experience planning and executing workshops or evidence of instruction/teaching.
• A commitment to imaginative and creative user services.
• Demonstrated project management experience.
• Proficiency with both Mac and Windows operating systems.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s degree or certification in media production or graphic arts.
• Familiarity with assessment in an educational context.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Library
Organization: Tisch Library
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 4, 2018, 12:44:14 PM


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