Workshop Instructor - Digital Audio
UW Information Technology is recruiting tech-savvy UW students to teach Digital Audio computing workshops. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
The University of Washington Information Technology (UW-IT) Computing Workshop Program offers five series of computing workshops. These workshops provide a chance to learn valuable computing skills in a fun, casual atmosphere. Series are designed and taught by our student instructors. These workshop instructors belong to a team of student instructors known as the Instructor Team (“The iTeam”).
The iTeam develops, coordinates, and instructs computing workshops, customized workshops, and UW-IT student-staff training. These positions provide a rich and rewarding employment experience, especially for (but not limited to) individuals interested in careers in teaching or technology.
Additional information on the Workshop program including individual Workshop descriptions and Workshop curricula is available at http://www.washington.edu/lst/workshops/.
This position offers opportunities for substantial self-direction, chances to work alone or in groups, and excellent time flexibility. We encourage and support creativity, and are actively seeking to make this instructor team and the online curriculum an award-winning computing help solution. Instructors have opportunities to develop work experience directly applicable to a broad set of fields, and to help produce a portfolio of materials that will be available online for an extended time.
We look for individuals who possess intermediate-to-advanced knowledge on the technologies listed below. Qualified candidates do not need to be proficient in all the listed technologies but must be willing and able to learn new technologies. Non-technology skills such as teaching, writing, and public-speaking will also be evaluated, as they are invaluable to this position.
Required Technical Skills:
- A firm foundation in routing digital audio.
- A basic understanding of both digital and analog mixing techniques.
- Basic Digital Audio troubleshooting knowledge, both in hardware and software.
- An ability to teach and communicate these to others skills.
Preferred Technical Skillsets:
- Ableton Live
- Avid Protools
- Propellerhead Reason
- Apple Logic Pro
- Excellent time management skills
- Excellent communication and leadership skills
- The desire to learn and teach the best in digital audio
- A willingness to develop excellent teaching and technical writing skills
- The ability to teach to diverse audiences with varying degrees of technical aptitude
UW-IT Student Instructors are expected to work 12-19.5 hours per week throughout the quarter (very flexible), including summer. Positions start at $10.50 per hour. Additional opportunities to make higher wages do exist on a periodic basis. More details about these higher wages will be provided during the interview.
How to Apply
If you are interested, please upload your resume and a brief letter explaining your interests and how your background qualifies you for an instructor position. Please submit via this Catalyst Dropbox.
A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to hire.
If listed on the LST Jobs page, then we are currently accepting applications for this position.