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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: July 24, 2019
Departmental Overview The Academic Innovation Studio (AIS)part of Research Teaching and Learning Services (RTL), under the Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Educationbrings together instructors, researchers, graduate students, and academic partners to support and advance teaching and research. The AIS hosts workshops, dialogues, trainings, and communities of practice; offers consultations and drop-in services; and fosters cross-campus connections and exchange.
The American Cultures (AC) Center is a crucible for faculty development and cross-campus activities in support of the core undergraduate curriculum. Faculty work with the AC Center to develop new course content, create assignments, partner with community organizations, and engage in conversation with colleagues around the complicated teaching and learning of critical diversity issues. The AC Center hosts a substantial volume of faculty engagement, directly working with over 150 faculty each year in its curriculum development efforts. Through its long and well-respected history, the AC Center has become the connective tissue for campus faculty.
The Adobe Fellows program is a collaboration between the Academic Innovation Studio and the American Cultures Center, with strong support from Digital Learning Services, Educational Technology Services, and the Library. Adobe Fellows supports faculty and students to incorporate digital design tools into the Berkeley academic experience in meaningful, intentional ways that enhance teaching and learning and strengthen the university's public mission. For more information, visit ais.berkeley.edu/adobe-fellows.
Responsibilities The Incumbent provides critical support for the Adobe Fellows program by managing a student consultant workforce; coordinating and scheduling activities; supervising the development of key resources; assisting with planning, data collection, and project management; and contributing to program evaluation and improvement.
Specific duties include:
Train and supervise student consultants, including recruitment, hiring, scheduling, timecard approval, evaluation and assigning of work.
Coordinate with faculty, Digital Learning Services staff and other collaborators, including scheduling consultations, office hours, and meetings, providing assistance, and tracking progress
Document program activities.
Supervise the creation and curation of resources, examples, tutorials, and guides to support the aims of the program and the needs of participants.
Maintain and update the Adobe Support Hub (bCourses site)
Oversee Adobe Certifications.
Obtain permissions for public dissemination of student work.
Assist with administrative tasks as well as event planning and logistics.
Support program evaluation and research.
Perform other related tasks as needed.
Working knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs
Familiarity with graphic design and media production tools, particularly Adobe Creative Cloud.
Solid communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, both verbally and in writing.
Solid ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Ability to analyze information and synthesize large amounts of data with strong attention to detail.
Experience and interest in social issues and community engaged scholarship.
Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
1-3 years experience working in academic technology, educational development and content creation, communications, journalism, or a not-for-profit program role.
Familiarity with UC Berkeley's American Cultures curriculum / graduation requirement.
Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite.
Experience with project management, faculty development, and educational technology.
Salary & Benefits The hourly salary range of the position is $32.57 - $37.36, commensurate with experience.
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