Instructional Communications Systems
Summer Intern Position Description –
Brief Summary of Duties:
The Media Specialist Intern will work under the supervision of a full-time Instructional technologist to ensure that each of the assigned instructional events, either in the building or electronically, are successfully implemented throughout the instructional life-cycle; including pre-event design and setup, event support, and post-event production and follow-up.
This position will acquire skills in:
- Essential duties of a media specialist in a Distance Education (DE) and Collegiate Conferencing (CC) facility.
- Using software associated with DE and CC operations, such as Event Business management System.
- Learn the entire life-cycle of an educational event, including providing first-line instructional technology-support, and first-line maintenance of instructional equipment.
- Experience or aptitude in operating and monitoring audio, video, and web-based conference collaboration systems.
- Experience in media production involving cameras, switchers, and other classroom related technology.
- Be a strong customer advocate with exemplary customer service and personal interaction skills
- Able to multi-tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- This position requires evening and weekend hours.
- Analytical mind, able to troubleshoot, and provide technical solutions.
- Knowledge of helpdesks and experience in incident reports and resolution process.
- Currently Studying Instructional Technology, Media Studies, or related fields
Eligibility: To be eligible for the Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program (SAAIP), you must be:
- A full-time Wisconsin student or out of state student enrolled in a college/university, or vocational technical program in the state of Wisconsin, AND
- A current student who will be a junior in the fall following the internship, or has completed at least one year of a 2 year technical college program.
Work will be performed 20-30 hours per week for 12 weeks, in the Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St. (on Madison Metro bus lines). Pay is $10 per hour.
To apply, send resume and a personal essay outlining your interest in and suitability for this internship to: Alex Behnke, 821 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For best consideration, please submit your materials by March 2, 2018.