Graduate Assistant Position-Technical and Media Assistant
Hindi Urdu Flagship Program
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Hindi Urdu Flagship is an undergraduate program at the University of Texas at Austin designed for students who wish to achieve advanced professional proficiency in Hindi and Urdu while majoring in a wide variety of programs, including Business, Communications, Engineering, and Liberal Arts.
The first and only Hindi Urdu program of its kind, HUF combines an intensive four-five year curriculum, which includes a study abroad component, with individual attention and mentoring by Flagship instructors and native-speaker teaching assistants.
POSITION DESCRIPTION The purpose of this position is to provide technical and media assistance to the HUF team under the guidance and direction of the Directors and Assistant Director.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Assist the Directors and Assistant Directors in the coordination and implementation of special technical and media projects Assist Directors in developing online language learning and pedagogical content Edit and upload video and other multimedia content to WordPress Other duties as assigned
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Must be an enrolled graduate student taking at least 9 hours during the semesters employed by the HUF program. Must have highly advanced technical and web skills including experience creating and managing web content with WordPressKnowledge of creating media content with Adobe InDesign
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of Hindi and/or Urdu- Excellent written and oral communication skills Self-directed, requiring minimal supervision
TERMS OF EMPLOMENT Fall 2013 appointment: August 28, 2013- December 31, 2013 Spring 2014 appointment: January 1, 2014- May 31, 2014 Part-time position (20 hours) at a salary of $17.56 per hour Hours to generally be scheduled between 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday.
BENEFITS OF EMPLOYMENT Flexibility around your courses and course-work schedule Insurance benefits package Experience working with a University program
SUBMIT RESUME AND LETTER OF INTEREST VIA EMAIL TO: Selina Keilani, Assistant Director, Hindi Urdu Flagship Program, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications received by August 15, 2013 will receive priority consideration. Competitive candidates will be contacted for an interview soon after.
For more information regarding the program, please visit http://hindiurduflagship.org/.