Part Time Innovation Consultant

Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA 16802
Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA 16802
Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA 16802
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The Krause Studios for Innovation is hiring Innovation Consultants for the Spring 2022 semester. The job of an Innovation Consultant offers undergraduate students the opportunity to gain valuable experience supporting students, faculty, and staff around innovative technology-supported pedagogy.

The Innovation Consultant is responsible for assisting others in using the equipment in the Krause Innovation Studio and Krause Learning Space. The equipment includes iPads, projectors, interactive whiteboards, room reservation devices, and other technology resources.

To be considered for this position evidence of excellent problem-solving skills and strong attention to detail and consistency, verbal communication skills, and organizational and interpersonal skills are essential.

Education or a related discipline and/or a demonstrated ability to work with educational technology is preferred.

Flexible scheduling around classes is included with a starting salary of $9.75 per hour. Innovation Consultants will be scheduled to work between 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. Friday, or 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. on Sunday. Hours will vary depending on availability. Consultants will have the opportunity to join the intellectual work of the Krause Studios, including various research projects pursued by the Krause Studios.

Candidates should submit the following items: (1) a cover letter (documenting qualifications, current student status, other job obligations, and reasons for wanting to work at the Studio); (2) a current resume; and (3) a list of three professional references with emails, phone numbers, and relationship to the applicant. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until all positions are filled. Questions about the position should be sent to Samantha Koon (, Chief of Operations at the Krause Studios for Innovation.

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