UW Information Technology

Digital Video Instructor


The Digital Video Instructor will be in charge of teaching, maintaining, and updating workshops on video editing and video production in order to meet the diverse needs of students, faculty, and staff in the UW community.  These workshops cover a variety of topics including digital video capture, technical aspects of digital video, and how to use different software solutions for editing. In addition, the instructor will answer client emails and schedule individual consultations as needed.

The position is located on the Seattle campus and offers a highly flexible schedule, a great team of co-instructors, and an opportunity to gain experience speaking in public while teaching a wide variety of people. We strongly encourage anyone who is interested in teaching, training, video editing, or making movies to apply.

Training is available on all essential position duties.

Current workshop schedule and more information here: http://www.washington.edu/itconnect/learn/workshops/

Pay: $15.45/hour

Duties include:

  • Schedule 15-20 2 hour workshops each academic quarter
  • Respond to client inquiries about any technologies under the umbrella of digital video editing and production using our online support ticketing system
  • Schedule one-on-one consultations with clients
  • Attend and evaluate other instructors’ workshops
  • Collaborate with other instructors
  • Participate in outreach efforts across campus
  • Assist the Learning Technologies team with other digital video needs as necessary

Required Qualifications:

  • UW student enrolled in 6 or more credits
  • Solid background experience working with digital video production and editing
  • Ability to quickly and effectively troubleshoot software and hardware problems regarding digital video
  • A basic understanding of a variety of video editing programs, particularly those available on the UW campus
    • Adobe Premiere
    • Adobe After Effects
    • Final Cut Pro
    • iMovie

Desired Qualifications:

  • Teaching or tutoring experience, adaptability to different levels of student learning, and major adaptability to different learning styles, especially when working with individuals
  • Customer support or any form of other general service experience

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.  Including links to video material you have worked on before is suggested, but not required. Please submit via this Dropbox.

A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to hire.