You must be a registered Antioch College student to be eligible for this position.
Essential Responsibilities of the Position:
Oral History in the Liberal Arts is a program of the Great Lakes Colleges Association and the Global Liberal Arts Alliance that supports oral history projects as a mode of community-based learning. Founded and operating off Antioch College’s campus under the leadership of Brooke Bryan, OHLA stewards funding to collaborative projects, offers training workshops and institutes, and provides technological support and pedagogical resources to projects seeking to develop digital exhibits. OHLA has curated a great number of essays, case studies, and reflective writings on the pedagogical merits of using oral history in teaching and learning, as well as tutorials that help faculty and students use digital tools in new ways in their scholarship. This position will become familiar with these writings, work to recategorize and better feature them on the OHLA WordPress website, and will make recommendations that will lead to top quality essays being compiled into an OHLA toolkit that will serve as a downloadable toolkit. See OHLA.info for more. The OHLA Research Assistant will work virtually in close communication with Brooke Bryan to (1) curate the publications on ohla.info into a downloadable toolkit pdf, to (2) help communicate with project teams with outstanding benchmarks for their funded projects, and to (3) identify and help to plan the next series of OHLA training events.
Possible interviewing, possible web development, possible tutorial creation and public-facing writing, possible public speaking. Student should be interested in graphic design and the layout of pages with an eye towards detail and typography. Organized, self-motivated, interested in higher education programming and experiential pedagogy. Preferred skills include proficiency with Adobe and Google products (pdf maker, google sheets, etc.)
Required Physical Abilities:
Able to sit for prolonged periods of time
Able to focus on computer tasks for prolonged periods of time
Movement within and across a historic residential campus
This position involves remote work at a computer
Number of Positions Available (per term):
Hours per Week: 10
Term Position is Available:
Fall, ND Block, Winter, Spring, JA Block
Applied Liberal Arts/Writing/Humanities
Immediate Supervisor Name:
Brooke Bryan, Dean of Innovation & Applied Liberal Arts & Asst Professor of Writing & the Applied Liberal Arts
To apply, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following Application Material.
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What is your Class Schedule?
What hours are you available to work?
What year are you?
Have you worked on campus before?
Submit your resume detailing your work history and relevant experience as an attachment in Word or PDF format.
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