In addition to a (1)resume or c.v., applicants must submit a (2)cover letter (3)detailing their qualifications with respect to all three areas of work as well as (4) your professional commitment to diversity, inclusion, justice, and equity. Candidates who fail to meet this requirement will not be considered for the position. In addition, applicants must include a (5)link to a sample of their video production work.
We seek a cross-domain professional able work independently and collaboratively to provide expertise in building, maintaining, and using extensive classroom-instruction datasets in support of mathematics-education research projects. The preferred start date is early summer. This professional would provide videography, data processing, and project management to a variety of projects and collaborate with staff and faculty members across projects in three general areas:
Data and systems management including the design and implemention of systems for processing, accessing and storing large multi-media data sets.
Technical media support including media collection, production, and editing.
General project management including oversight of day-to-day project operation.
Data and systems management including the design and implemention of systems for processing, accessing and storing large multi-media data sets. Responsibilities include:
Develop data safeguards, protection and security processes that allow for appropriate access and sharing with external parties aligned with consent and use agreements
Produce collections of managed assets, including appropriate storage, back-up, preservation, and archival with metadata
Advise faculty on options and trends in approaches to data management systems
Document data management systems in ways that facilitate their use by researchers
Technical media support including media collection, production, and editing. Responsibilities include:
Media collection: Collect high-quality records of K-12 classroom instruction and focus groups, including video with sound mixing that supports observation of instruction, photographs, and high-quality document scans
Media processing: Edit post-production video (using Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premier), de-identify data files (video, photographs, images), and create supporting documentation
Advise project staff regarding audiovisual equipment, software, and research tools for data analysis
General project management including oversight of day-to-day project operation. Responsibilities include:
Hire undergraduate workers and supervise technical staff
Plan and implement workflow
Track and communicate about workflow
Manage project member appointments, budgets, payment processing, and reporting
Manage Institutional Review Board applications, approvals, and reporting
Applicants must have a Bachelor degree with strong background in data management and audio/visual technology.
One to three years of experience designing, developing, and/or implementing data management systems is required.
Applicants must have the ability to work with multiple software platforms for data management and audio/visual editing.
Applicants should possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, personal initiative, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, energetic environment.
Excellent writing and other communications skills and a strong orientation toward collaborative work are also essential.
Applicants must also demonstrate an ability to attend to multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
Supervisory and budget administration experience is preferred.
Statement on diversity:
We respect and value individuals from all races, ethnic backgrounds, ages, genders, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, economic or veteran status, and other diverse perspectives and individual differences. Further, we are committed to tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect everywhere within our community and we affirm our promise to make the School of Education a welcoming place for all. In seeking new staff members, we are committed to hiring those who share in our reverence and expectation for diversity.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 169590
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