The UTC Library seeks a motivated, creative, and user-focused professional for a newly created position of Technology Trainer and Graduate Writing Coordinator. This one-year position is a great opportunity for a professional interested in working in a busy mid-sized academic library focused on providing user-centered services in a dynamic, transparent, and flexible environment.
The UTC Library’s Technology Trainer and Graduate Writing Coordinator is responsible for helping UTC students, faculty, and staff with general productivity software training and UTC students with thesis and dissertation writing and formatting. At the campus level, the position is responsible for developing and leading a new training initiative to include, but not be limited to, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and O365/Outlook mail and calendar functions. At the college level, the position will assist students completing honors papers, theses, and dissertations with formatting standards, template utilization, bibliographic software usage, and more. Both technology training and writing assistance will take the form of individual and group consultations as well as the development of related print and online training resources and internal training of UTC Library staff members.
This position will report to the Writing & Communication Center (WCC) and serve as an on-demand writing consultant, as well as participate in library-wide activities. Reporting to the Director of the Writing & Communication Center, this position has two main functions, approximately split as follows: 50% Software Training, 40% Graduate Writing Support. An additional 10% is devoted to general Library and University duties. The schedule for this position is Sundays 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. The schedule may fluctuate, as well as the percentage of time spent on responsibilities, in order to accommodate seasonal position demands and occasional special programming, meetings, or workshops.