Art History Opportunities for Winter 2022

December 13, 2021 by Art History Undergraduate Director

Undergraduate Outreach Coordinator and Pedagogical Consultant positions

The Art History undergraduate office is seeking Ph.D. students to join its ongoing initiatives to promote innovative teaching in undergraduate courses and to engage with Art History majors outside the classroom. We are recruiting students skilled in supporting students in the classroom, working with social media, or video production. Participants would be employed for ca. 5–10 hours each week over the duration of the Winter term. For inquiries or to express interest in one of these positions, please contact Phil Sapirstein at no later than December 20th.

Responsibilities for an Outreach Coordinator or Pedagogical Consultant will include:

  • Working with the Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies to implement innovative learning strategies and technologies in Art History courses;
  • Maintaining the teaching resources for Art History instructors currently hosted on a departmental Quercus site;
  • Assisting Art History instructors with the design and implementation of innovative teaching in their courses;
  • Preparing materials promoting the Art History department for prospective and current undergraduate students;
  • Interviewing current and former students of the Art History department and local museum professionals, for short videos released on the department's YouTube account;
  • Supervising work-study students who are editing and captioning such video content;
  • Managing the department's social media channels.