Graduate Assistant (Technology)

University of Hawaii System Honolulu, Hi, HI
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Title: Graduate Research Assistant - Technology
Hiring Unit: Office of Assistant Vice Provost for Student Academic Success
Location: UH Manoa
Closing Date: Continuous recruitment till filled
Monthly type: 11-month
Full/time/part-time Part time – Full Time Equivalency 50%
Temporary/Permanent Temporary
Funding: Title III Federal Grant: Mai O A O

Other conditions:
To begin on or shortly after August 1, 2022. Contract renewal is dependent upon satisfactory performance, program needs, and availability of funds.
Mai O A O is a federally-funded, 5-year program seeking a technology graduate research assistant to work directly with the program’s Technology Manager, Principal Investigator, and Executive Director. This person will be responsible to assist and maintain a technology space (library) for interested faculty to utilize, among other duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordinating the production of a minimum of ten Zoom presentations each year to support technology education in the form of distance learning.

Creating digital fliers and newsletters to market Zoom presentations.

Researching and recommending digital equipment and software programs to purchase for remote learning.

Effectively incorporate technology plans, tools, and programs into the school's learning environment

Assist in maintaining all computer and digital equipment and software programs purchased.
Oversee checking in/out protocol for computer hardware and software to faculty and staff.
Assist in providing faculty and staff with training on the use of computer equipment and software programs.

Ensuring that all grant participants complete the appropriate evaluations and/or surveys.

Attend regular meetings with the program’s technology manager and Principal Investigator and other grant personnel.

Other duties, responsibilities, and tasks as deemed necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

Full-time graduate student in good academic standing (3.0 GPA) in a masters or doctorate degree program.

BA in computer science, information technology management, network systems administration, software applications development, or compatible computer technology field.

Two years of work experience in the field of computer science or information technologies within an education setting.

Ability to clearly communicate in English, including reading, writing and speaking.

Entry level proficiency in Hawaiian language

Skills in the areas of: Graphic design, digital technologies, educational applications, etc.

Ability to maintain and monitor equipment borrowing and write equipment usage instructions.

Ability to troubleshoot and maintain computer hardware and software.

Ability to anticipate office needs.

Ability to work independently, with other campus departments and as part of a team.

Possess strong organizational and communication skills.

Desirable Qualifications:

Knowledge and experience working with Native Hawaiian communities, Hawaiian language, and culture.

Ability to conduct independent research regarding distance learning and useful applications for online instruction at multiple grade levels.

Ability to help faculty and staff use technology to make classroom learning exciting, without compromising the integrity of the learning environment.

General knowledge of curriculum, curriculum development and instructional best practices.

5 years of work experience in the field of computer science, video production or information technologies.

To Apply:
Click on the "Apply" button on the top right of the screen to complete an application and attach required documents. Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and official transcripts (copies accepted, however, official transcripts will be required prior to hiring). Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Should you have any questions please contact Leah Santos at [email protected] or Dr. Katrina-Ann Kapa Oliveira at [email protected].

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Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

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