2022-2023 AY Ebert Digital Lab Assistant

Job Description:

The Ebert Digital Lab Assistant will have an opportunity to learn, expand, and share their art-related digital technology skills. Strong communication and organizational skills, computer knowledge, conscientious work habits, and careful attention to detail are important in this position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Technology Specialist with the organization, maintenance, and general functions of the Ebert Digital Lab.
  • Greets Lab patrons (students, faculty, staff) and assists as needed with the use of the Lab technology.
  • Creates a welcome environment in the lab where students feel free to ask questions and work together to learn the technology.
  • Assists with flatbed scanning, slide scanning, and inkjet printing with associated paper choices
  • Documents artwork: photography, editing and preparing images for digital presentations using Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Researches digital tools, technology, software, and best practices as needed.
  • Maintains loanable equipment (check out and check in) to students and faculty as needed.
  • Upholds the Ebert Digital Lab Rules as posted while maintaining a reasonably quiet zone so that students can work and study.
  • Keeps Lab physically clean and organized.

Supervisors:

Jodi Robison, Visual Resources and Technology Specialist, Dept. of Art and Art History
Tracy Mathys, Administrative Coordinator, Dept. of Art and Art History

Requirements:

  • Must be a current College of Wooster, Art or Art History major
  • Have working knowledge of art-related lab technology or strong desire to learn it
  • Careful attention to detail and patience with technology
  • Ability to work independently at times and reliably keep the scheduled/posted open lab hours throughout the semester.
  • Experience with scanning, printing, Adobe software, and photography with DSLR camera are helpful but not required.

Additional Information:

Once skills are acquired, there will be moderate supervision. Must be able to work independently opening and closing lab for evening and/or weekend hours as needed. Typically 2-3 hours one day per week in the evenings and 2-3 hours on Saturdays. 2 students each work 5 hours per week.

Non-Discrimination Policy:

The College of Wooster does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, political affiliation, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, disability, age, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy, or by state, local, or federal law. All offers of employment are subject to verification of the legal right to work in the United States as required by federal law. The College of Wooster is committed by policy and practice to diversity, equity and inclusion. For more information see our nondiscrimination policy.

Application Instructions:

For highest consideration please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 professional references which includes name, telephone number and email address.