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Job Title: Multimedia Student Assistant

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The provides the campus of Case Western Reserve University a unique, technology-rich space featuring multimedia software and hardware to scan, digitize analog materials, edit audio and video, print, and much more.

Job Description
Multimedia Student Assistants (MSAs) in the Freedman Center are responsible for providing a range of multimedia support including general customer assistance, photo & poster printing, and scanning for digitization projects.  Employees frequently use multimedia-related tools including video and audio editing software, scanners, large format printers, and Adobe products such as Acrobat and Photoshop.  During scheduled shifts, MSAs will provide assistance to patrons who need help using the technology within the Freedman Center, conduct intake of poster drop offs, as well as print posters using large format printers.  These employees will also work on departmental projects and tasks including digitization of materials for Digital Case and Premium Services as assigned. Prompt reporting of issues with software and hardware to managers is expected. 

Required Qualifications

  • Willingness and ability to continually learn new skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of Windows and PowerPoint
  • Comfortable quickly learning to use new software and hardware
  • Strong degree of professionalism when assisting a diverse customer population
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior work or volunteer experience
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using A/V and/or digital image editing software (i.e. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier Elements, SoundForge, Camtasia, etc.)
  • Background in digital media creation
  • Experience teaching others new skills
  • Experience working in a customer support environment

Hourly Rate: $11.50
Hours Needed: 8-10 hours per week; availability of day, evening, and weekends

Interested applicants should e-mail a résumé and statement of interest or cover letter to freedmancenter@case.edu.  Please include expected graduation date when applying.  Applicants that cannot commit to a minimum of two semesters will not be considered.  Be sure to list any software competencies on résumé.   Only applications that contain these two documents will be considered for an interview.  No phone calls please.

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