Grinnell College seeks a digital academic specialist to work with faculty and students to integrate digital technologies with liberal arts teaching and scholarship in a highly selective undergraduate residential college. Key responsibilities include promoting digital pedagogies in an innovative, inquiry-led curriculum, providing technical expertise and support in the implementation of digital applications and resources in faculty and student projects, and encouraging the imaginative use of technologies in teaching, learning, and research. The specialist will work as part of the Digital Liberal Arts Collaborative (DLAC) within the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment, and will partner with other DLAC team members, library faculty and staff, instructional technologists, and information technology services.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a liberal arts field. Demonstrated experience with technologies, applications, and standards commonly used in higher education and the digital liberal arts/humanities, such as digital media production and editing, digital mapping and geospatial applications, text mining and analysis, the development and maintenance of websites, and common scripting languages. Skills in project management and documentation.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree or higher in a liberal arts field. Teaching experience in higher education, preferably in a liberal art context. Master's degree or equivalent background in digital studies, instructional technology, or related field. Participation in professional communities of inquiry and practice in digital studies, academic technology, or digital pedagogy and design.
Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check prior to first day of employment.
Application Process: Please submit applications online by visiting our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu. Candidates must upload a cover letter, resume and three employment-related references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at (641) 269-4818 with questions.