The Auburn University Libraries is seeking candidates for the position of Instructional Technology Specialist in the Adobe Creative Space and the Innovation & Research Commons. The Adobe Creative Space is an open-access learning area located in the Innovation & Research Commons dedicated to empowering students with creativity skills. The Innovation & Research Commons is located on the first floor of the RBD Library, offering high-end computing, multimedia assistance, 3D printing, virtual reality, printing and scanning, audio recording, and media equipment. The Innovation & Research Commons’ mission is to support Auburn University students and faculty in all disciplines with the technology and expertise needed to fulfill class assignments, create media, and complete research projects. The Innovation & Research Commons offers on-site helpdesk and consultation provided by full-time employees and student employees. Full-time staff provide classroom instruction on software upon request.
Reporting to the Adobe Program Manager / Instructional Technology Specialist IV, this position is responsible for ongoing technical support to faculty, staff, and students using the Adobe Creative Cloud and other multimedia software, hardware, the Adobe Creative Space and the Innovation & Research Commons audiovisual equipment, and other Innovation & Research Commons equipment including large format printing and scanning, 3D printing, and equipment for checkout.
The position supervises student employees and may include training them to provide service and assistance to patrons working with multimedia software, hardware, and other digital technologies.
The responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to support and instruction on graphic design software, photography, 2D and 3D printing, virtual reality, and video and audio editing software. This position provides consulting and instruction to individuals and groups and point-of-use assistance and offering guidance by recommending equipment and software and being familiar with policies and procedures.
This position involves supporting the Adobe Creative Space of the Innovation & Research Commons (50% time) and other areas (Innovation & Research Commons Equipment Checkout, Makerspace, Data area) within the Innovation & Research Commons (50% time).