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Assistive and Instructional Technology (AIT) Lab Student Worker

  • Richmond Campus
  • Student Support Positions
  • Student
  • Closing at: Feb 19 2023 at 23:55 EST

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

FLSA: Non-Exempt

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.

Desired skills:

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 (

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled at EKU

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Either Undergraduate or Graduate Student status is acceptable

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

AA/EEO Statement

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.

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