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Job Description

Would you like to be a part of team dedicated to promoting open education strategies across the University System of New Hampshire? USNH is the largest provider of postsecondary education in the Granite State. With approximately 34,000 enrolled students annually and more than 90,000 alumni living in state, the institutions of the University System – the University of New Hampshire, Plymouth State University, Keene State College, and Granite State College – have a direct impact on hundreds of thousands of New Hampshire citizens every year.

The Open Education Support Assistant will work with members of the USNH Academic Technology Steering Committee (ATSC) to support the development of a system wide open education initiative (Open Educational Resources, Open Pedagogy and Open Access).

This part-time term position requires a highly organized, nimble individual with excellent written and oral communication skills, project management experience, initiative and ability to support multiple groups including academic technology, assessment, and library staff dispersed across the state.

This part-time hourly position will report to the ATSC Chair in Concord, NH. Much of this work will be conducted remotely and on campuses as-needed. Hours of work will be project-based and will typically be between 5-20 hours per week. A computer and internet access is required.

Location Granite State College
Required Qualifications

HS or equivalent and 2 years experience. Ability to organize and prioritize work, meet deadlines. Event coordination. Good listening, writing and interpersonal skills. Diplomatic, and able to gather and document different points of view of ATSC members. High school degree and 2 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Familiar with website maintenance or content management system (CMS) experience such as Drupal or Wordpress. Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Blogs). Understanding of OER or open education.

Preference will be given to applicants who have experience working in a higher education institution and have some advanced studies beyond high school.

Physical Demands
FTE .50
Salary Information

Salary Commensurate with experience.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ASP0103FY18
Open Date 08/18/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Have you ever been employed by any University System of New Hampshire campus?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. If yes, which location(s):

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Have you ever been employed by a USNH institution as a work study or other student position?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Have you ever worked in an academic department? If so, please briefly indicate where you worked, and in what capacity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Why are you interested in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (3) Professional References Contact Info
Optional Documents