The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is seeking an experienced professional to assume the role of Digital Lounge Manager. Situated in the Annenberg Digital Lounge (DL), within the Annenberg Media Center, the Digital Lounge Manager is responsible for managing the Annenberg Digital Lounge (DL) and all corresponding media literacy programming and student support activities. Responsibilities include supervising DL students and staff, coordinating event and training programs, and generating administrative reports and marketing/promotional materials for departmental services and special programming. This position also serves as a creative media industry liaison, multimedia technology analyst, and instructional designer/trainer for DL technology service portfolio.
Job Responsibilities – Creative Media Team and Digital Lounge Supervision
- Cultivate the Annenberg Digital Lounge environment to meet strategic mission of the department and corresponding technology services
- Manage students and staff to support the Annenberg Digital Lounge, annenbergdl.org website, and DL help desk
- Work with faculty and staff stakeholders on aligning digital lounge programming with curriculum and strategic departmental objectives
- Coordinate and promote digital lounge events and programming
- Assist in developing the digital lounge’s technology support portfolio, workshop curriculum, and training modules
- Evaluate emerging technologies and applications
- Perform special programming projects as assigned
- Create and curate administrative reports and marketing/promotional materials for the department
- Design and teach live and asynchronous software workshops and media training activities
Job openings are posted for a minimum of (5) five business days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended, so please apply on the same business day if interested.
USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff and their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans with employer contributions after six months of employment; tuition benefits for staff and their family; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, transit subsidy program, buses and free tram pick up services; discounts to sporting and other campus events.
About the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Located in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California, the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is a national leader in education and scholarship in the fields of communication, journalism, public diplomacy and public relations. With an enrollment of more than 2,200 students, USC Annenberg offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degree programs, as well as continuing development programs for working professionals across a broad scope of academic inquiry. The school’s comprehensive curriculum emphasizes the core skills of leadership, innovation, service and entrepreneurship and draws upon the resources of a networked university located in the media capital of the world. For additional information, see our website: https://annenberg.usc.edu/.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at [email protected] Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.
USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.
Minimum Education: Related undergraduate study Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education Minimum Experience: 2 years Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree Preferred Experience: 5 years Minimum Field of Expertise: Working knowledge of desktop publishing software, computer hardware & peripherals, email, Unix, DOS & Macintosh systems & workstations, networks. Experience in technical writing & problem solving. Preferred Field of Expertise: Experience supervising computer facility with varied hardware and operating systems. Programming expertise in multiple computer languages.