The Instructional Media Specialist is a technical position that supports teaching and learning through the delivery and operation of instructional technologies for the University Center for Teaching and Learning.
The Instructional Media Specialist provides supervision but primary duties include lecture capture and web/video conferencing activities. Secondary duties include but are not limited to configuring and operating notebook computers, mobile devices, media source equipment, and data/video display equipment. This position also shares responsibility for training faculty, staff, and students to use technologies in classroom and office locations.
Additional activities include supporting clients at the office will-call counter, monitoring the daily schedule of instructional technology events, providing supplemental support for the Academic Digital Media Services unit within the Teaching Center, and consulting with clients and colleagues to determine appropriate technology solutions to meet the needs of faculty and students. Occasionally the Specialist coordinates student workers during site setup. Working hours are generally from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday although early morning, evening, and weekend hours will frequently be required.
Internal Number: 166062
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.
Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military..., conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.