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Immersive Environments Student Advisor

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Position Details

Position Information

Vacancy Type Temporary
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Immersive Environments Student Advisor
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range $11.00/hour
Position Number 25nym96
Work Schedule Varies and may include nights, weekends, and University holidays.
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) .1-.5
Department 250101 - NCSU Libraries
Department
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties

The Immersive Environments (IE) Student Advisor helps support the growing Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) offerings at the NCSU Libraries. IE Student Advisors provide excellent customer service and assist patrons with specialized technology needs in the D.H. Hill Library VR Studio.

Students will staff the Studio, helping users with technologies such as VR/AR headsets and games/experiences, development software, 360° video, 3D modeling, and more. They will also be responsible for installing and maintaining equipment, answering questions and providing introductions to the VR Studio. Students will also work on projects to support the space, including demonstration projects with 360° video & virtual content, developing and teaching workshops, and exploring new technologies.

IE Student Advisors must be capable of committing VR Studio policies and procedures to memory, and be comfortable working without continuous supervision. Students should be comfortable interacting with a variety of patrons coming from all academic disciplines, backgrounds, and experience levels.

Consideration and work schedule will be based on availability; may include nights, weekends, and University holidays. Some moderate lifting, up to 30lbs, may be required.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Experience/Education

Must be a currently enrolled NCSU student or recent graduate.

Departmental Required Skills

Must be a currently enrolled NCSU student or recent graduate. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Flexibility and willingness to learn new skills/information and take on new tasks.

Students need not be from a technical major, but should have interest or skills in one or more of these areas: VR gaming, game design, 3D design, 360 video, or other related areas.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Experience in many or all of the areas listed above. Software and hardware skills may include some combination of: Windows computing environment, Adobe Creative Suite; 3D modeling/creation tools, Unity or Unreal game engines.

Teaching or facilitation experience in a formal or informal setting. Optionally, we welcome a project portfolio included with your resume, or linked to on the Web.

Required License or Certification

n/a

Special Instructions

Please attached a resume.

Job Open Date 05/04/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
05/11/2017
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date
AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Monster.com
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you a currently enrolled NCSU student or recent graduate?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter