The Centre for Transformative Learning (CTL) at the University of Limerick is recruiting a Student Intern to work on its LevUL Up Student Digital Skills and Competence Development Programme.
This is a fixed-term internship for the Autumn 2022 term. This is a part-time position, 15 hours per week, at a rate of €13.00 per hour.
CTL will aim to be as flexible as possible in relation to working arrangements. The role will initially involve working remotely. Actual hours per week may vary, depending on project activity, but it should balance out at no more than 60 hours per month.
LevUL Up is coordinated by the programme lead in the Centre for Transformative Learning (CTL) and offered in collaboration with the Glucksman Library, the Information Technology Division (ITD), and the Educational Assistive Technology Centre (EATC) at UL.
The goal of the programme is to empower UL students by providing a meaningful, structured, informal, non-accredited digital skills and competencies development programme that caters to all levels of academic study.
This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to expand their understanding of digital skills and capability building in an Irish university context and the direct impact that its future development will have on students and the student experience. Working alongside the rest of the LevUL Up partner team in UL, the successful candidate will play a key role in bringing the student voice to the project activities and communications.
The student intern will report directly to the programme lead, and indirectly to the Head of the Centre for Transformative Learning.
The activities of the student intern will include:
- Working with the programme lead and LevUL Up partner team
- Developing graphics and posts for social media and for print, and generally managing
associated social media accounts for the programme, in collaboration with other
- Supporting and leading the development of workshops, resources and activities
aimed at enhancing students’ digital skills, and presenting on same
- Liaising with the LevUL Up partner team, UL Student Life representatives, and other
groups who contribute to student digital skills development on campus as
- Contributing to communications, including podcast/video recording, presenting at
events or discussions, etc.
- Attending and contributing to meetings and activities as required
- Supporting the activities of the programme lead and LevUL Up team
The candidate should satisfy a number of essential criteria:
- Be based in Ireland and enrolled as a student in the University of Limerick for the Autumn 2022 period of internship.
- Be able to commit to working 15 hours per week on the project.
- Good digital skills, including graphic design (e.g. Canva) and social media marketing and management.
- Have a strong interest in the use of digital tools and technologies in teaching and learning in Irish universities.
The candidate should also aim to satisfy the following desirable criteria:
- Demonstrable leadership skills.
- Good organisational skills.
- Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with both students and staff in higher education.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
UL values the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seeks to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual. UL is an Athena Swan Bronze Award Institute and is committed to advancing gender equality across the university. We aim to reflect the diversity of the community we serve and welcome applications from all individuals. Learn more about Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at UL by visiting https://www.ul.ie/equality-diversity-inclusion/.
This is a part-time position, 15 hours per week, at a rate of €13.00 per hour. The Centre for Transformative Learning (CTL) at UL will aim to be as flexible as possible in relation to working arrangements.
The position of UL student intern is a fixed term internship for the Autumn 2022 term subject to meeting on-going performance requirements. The role may require some travel within Ireland, subject to public health guidelines. All reasonable and pre-approved travel
costs associated with the internship will be covered by the CTL at UL.
How to apply
Please Email the following:
- An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae
- A brief personal statement (not more than 250 words) clearly outlining what you feel you can contribute to the LevUL Up programme and how this internship would support your own development.
Email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:30pm on Friday 16 September 2022