Education Technology Specialist
University of Illinois

Urbana, Illinois

Education Technology Specialist

School of Art & Design

Job Summary
Assists in the supervision of student laboratories and in the coordination of resources used to create artwork and design prototypes. Provide specialized expertise to students, faculty, and staff in the creation and presentation of work generated in the School of Art & Design. Help to implement and maintain technological resources supporting the educational activities of students and faculty of Art & Design.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Instruct and assist students and faculty in the use of specialized art and design equipment and technology. Supervise student 3D fabrication laboratories (workshops), supporting students in their creative artmaking and design endeavors.
  • Help to administer and maintain woodworking, metalworking, casting, fabrication, and computer controlled machining devices, in conjunction with other facilities staff, including the maintenance of equipment, servicing user requests, and performing basic repairs.
  • Help to maintain digital art and design presentation output devices, including basic repairs, and resolving user requests.
  • Staff the School's photography, video, and design equipment distribution center and assist in the operation and maintenance of the associated database.
  • Provide backup to laboratory staff. Help supervise a group of part-time graduate and undergraduate student employees. Assist the facilities staff in maintenance of the ceramics and ink printing labs.
  • Utilize the laboratory facilities account database system, working with facilities staff to coordinate the database of user billing and faculty-student resource-access privileges. Help to create informational resources for the use of facilities.
  • Perform other relevant duties as required.
Additional Physical Demands
This position works Sunday through Thursday 2pm - 10pm.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a visual art related field.
  • One year experience with the use of equipment or technology in a creative or educational environment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Appointment Information
This is a 100% full-time Civil Service 5001 - Program Assistant position, appointed on a 12-month basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after 10/10/2022. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Application Procedures & Deadline Information
Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (CST) on October 5th, 2022. Apply for this position using the Apply Now button at the top or bottom of this posting. In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for this position. Applications not submitted through will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, please contact Shanitera Walker at For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify .

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal , or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing .

Requisition ID: 1011540
Job Category: Administrative Support
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