Title: Assistive and Instructional Technology (AIT) Lab Student Worker
Position Type: Student
Search Type: External - minimum 7 days
Department: 23R000 - College of Ed & Appl Human Sciences
Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs
Position Location: Richmond Campus
Driver Classification: Non-Driver
Posted Salary Grade: $12/hour
Schedule Type: Part Time, No Benefits (less than 20 hrs per week)
Hours Per Week: 15
Additional Schedule Details: To Be Determined
Contact Person: Megan Wethington
Job Summary/Basic Functions
The Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership is seeking two student workers to support the “Enhancing Student Accessibility: Assistive Technology” project. The project has been awarded a grant to allow for 15 hours per week of two student workers. The period of employment is Spring 2023 (January through May 2023).
The selected individuals will work closely with Dr. Jiyeon Park. The successful student worker will work on the development of the AIT Lab (which is a strategically designed space for teaching assistive and instructional technology curriculum).
The responsibilities include, and are not limited to, the following:
• Label, organize, and manage AIT devices;
• Create an AIT inventory list;
• Deliver an AIT introductory training to undergraduate students;
• Involve in AIT research project;
• Collect survey data;
• Assist with a professional presentation;
• Post announcements and flyers around campus;
• Coordinate activities with the Center for Student Accessibility
• Coordinate activities with prospective students or their families
• Collaborate as appropriate with Special Education faculty
• Other tasks as assigned.
1. Understanding of disability
2. Knowledge of educational technology
3. Attention to details
4. Organizational skills
5. Independent worker
Applications will be accepted immediately. Apply through the EKU Careers website with a brief cover letter describing your background, experiences, and skills and how they relate to the desired skills and responsibilities. Please include two references, including name, relationship, phone number, and email.
Questions may be directed to Dr. Jiyeon Park (Jiyeon.firstname.lastname@example.org).
Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.
Funding Source: Grant
Open Until Filled: No
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.
Background Check Statement
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.