Digital Humanities Assistant San Diego State University – San Diego

https://cmshr.cms.sdsu.edu/psp/HSDPRDF/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=6725&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

$3,101 – $5,809 a month

San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on Thursday, September 20, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by Wednesday, September 19, 2018. The position will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.

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Position Information

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Under the general supervision of the Director of the Digital Humanities Center, the person in this position will provide assistance for the daily operations of the Digital Humanities Center. The person in this position will support the Digital Humanities Librarian in overseeing space usage and activities, compiling usage statistics, and maintaining an inventory of hardware/software. This person will also liaise with the Library’s IDT staff, coordinate access to rooms in the Digital Humanities Center, plan library sponsored events, maintain a master calendar of events, be the point person for Digital Humanities events, coordinate projects, experiment with new software and hardware, and deliver just-in-time consultation with faculty and staff.

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Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,194 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,101 – $5,809 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Incumbents at this level work independently to perform more complex technical tasks in a specified functional area within a library unit and may provide functional oversight for assigned area. Work requires them to be fully proficient in all aspects, methods, and procedures associated with their assigned functional area, including the ability to use judgment in interpreting policies and solving problems, and a general knowledge of overall library activities, policies, and procedures. Incumbents also may be responsible for coordinating work of student workers assigned to the area and may participate in hiring, training, evaluating and payroll processing of student workers.

These qualifications for entry to Position Skill Level II normally would be obtained through the completion of a high school education or equivalent certification plus two to three years of related library and/or clerical experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Experience in a media center or digital humanities center and/or experience with digital humanities scholarship and teaching
  • Experience in equipment maintenance, troubleshooting, and minor repairs
  • Experience with PC and Mac systems
  • Experience at a public service desk
  • Experience with common Digital Humanities online tools and/or methods
Application Procedures

To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply Now” button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the “Submit” button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person’s identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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