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Student Assistant in Instructional Support and Training (Visual Design)



The Student Assistant for OIT Instructional Support is an hourly-paid position open for a student who is available to work 10-20 hours per week, for a full semester or longer.

The student will assist in graphic design, visual design, or multimedia design/development projects. Experience or coursework in graphic design is desirable. Students will additionally perform general office duties and other responsibilities as assigned.

NOTE: While this position is currently virtual, all OIT student assistants are expected to return to in-person work (in Greve Hall) once UT offices and departments can safely return to campus.

Typical Tasks Assigned:

  • Development of instructional materials for faculty, such as graphics, multimedia-based learning materials, and presentations
  • Design of OIT promotional materials and graphics
  • Creation/maintenance of content in WordPress sites
  • Web development and HTML/CSS coding (Beginner level)

Required Skills:

  • Visual Design
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Typography

Preferred Skills:

  • WordPress or other web content management and development system
  • HTML and CSS
  • Web design
  • Illustration
  • Photography

The ideal candidate must possess good communication, writing, and organizational skills; ability to work efficiently within tight deadlines; and aptitude to quickly learn and apply new technology skills.

How to Apply:

Email Susannah Finley (sfinley@utk.edu) a one-paragraph cover letter in the text of your email. Include a link to your online resume, and a link to your portfolio (if available). In the email subject line, type “OIT Job Inquiry – Student Assistant, Visual Design.”