The Digital Creation Specialist is responsible for instruction, user experience, and operations in lab spaces at the Hillman Library which specialize in digital creation technologies.
Current lab spaces include the Hillman Library Digital Stewardship Lab, a library lab containing high-quality digitization equipment for research and instruction, and a space for virtual reality experiences and creation.
Primary responsibilities include instruction on digitization and digital creation methods, outreach, consultation, and management of student workers in lab settings. This position will work independently with members of the university community (including faculty, students, and staff) to promote digital creation activities through co-curricular and extra-curricular instruction. The Digital Creation Specialist will contribute to the vision for new services related to digital creation technologies within Digital Scholarship Services, including planning for new equipment and new spaces.
Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree (in relevant field) preferred. Previous instructional and/or outreach experience or education is required, as is significant experience or education in image and/or text-based digital creation technologies. Previous library experience is not required, but is desirable.
Minimum Experience Level Required: Less than 1 year experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Hiring Range: $35,100.00 - $56,784.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19002922
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.