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Digital Liberal Arts Specialist

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Posting Details

Position Information

Date New Hire Needed
Job Title Digital Liberal Arts Specialist
Department Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

Grinnell College seeks a digital academic specialist to work with faculty and students to integrate digital technologies with liberal arts teaching and scholarship in a highly selective undergraduate residential college. Key responsibilities include promoting digital pedagogies in an innovative, inquiry-led curriculum, providing technical expertise and support in the implementation of digital applications and resources in faculty and student projects, and encouraging the imaginative use of technologies in teaching, learning, and research. The specialist will work as part of the Digital Liberal Arts Collaborative (DLAC) within the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment, and will partner with other DLAC team members, library faculty and staff, instructional technologists, and information technology services.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a liberal arts field. Demonstrated experience with technologies, applications, and standards commonly used in higher education and the digital liberal arts/humanities, such as digital media production and editing, digital mapping and geospatial applications, text mining and analysis, the development and maintenance of websites, and common scripting languages. Skills in project management and documentation.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher in a liberal arts field. Teaching experience in higher education, preferably in a liberal art context. Master’s degree or equivalent background in digital studies, instructional technology, or related field. Participation in professional communities of inquiry and practice in digital studies, academic technology, or digital pedagogy and design.

Link to Job Description Digital Liberal Arts Specialist
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FLSA Category Exempt
Staff/Faculty Staff
Employment Status Full-Time
Employment Category Regular
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Selected candidate will need to successfully pass a background check prior to first day of employment.

Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Number S00463
Diversity Statement

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, creed, or any other protected class.

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