Working for DigiSpace

Do you like creating with digital tools? Do people sometimes say you are good at explaining things? If so, you may be a good match for DigiSpace! Our DigiSpace team typically consists of 5-7 consultants, stretching across the Biddeford and Portland campuses. You do not need to be a pro to join our team; you just need to be willing to learn! Read on if you want to learn more.

Description of Position: New Digital Literacy Consultant

DigiConsultants are digital tutors working for the Student Academic Success Center (SASC) where they provide one-to-one, small group, and classroom assistance to their peers while developing their own digital and leadership skills.


  • Assist students with digital projects, including editing ePortfolios, audio, and video projects
  • Communicate effectively with peers, professional staff, and faculty
  • Develop resources and skills as needed by the SASC DigiSpace
  • Regularly attend team and individual meetings to set goals and reflect on progress
  • Use TutorTrac for scheduling and appointments
  • Promote digital literacy at UNE


  • Willingness to learn digital tools and to be flexible in a dynamic environment
  • Willingness to engage and contribute in a team environment
  • Welcoming and professional attitude and conduct
  • Interest in assisting peers (tutoring experience a plus)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reliability and willingness to work independently
  • Willingness to complete training and professional projects
  • Familiarity with creating and posting Youtube videos (preferred but not required)
  • Experience with iMovie, Audacity, and/or WordPress (preferred but not required)
  • Work study accepted but not required

Potential Benefits

  • Become comfortable with challenges and problem-solving strategies while learning and coaching students to use digital tools 
  • Build leadership skills 
  • Create projects that highlight and develop your skills and knowledge 
  • Develop your ePortfolio each semester
  • Learn and apply professional digital practices, including digital ethics (source citation, open-source, royalty free, and Creative Commons), universal design, and high-impact ePortfolio practice

Expectation of Hours

  • Usually at least one morning shift (before noon) and one evening shift (before 8 pm) weekly, additional hours for classroom consultations and special projects
  • Weekend shifts available (not required)
  • 3-8 hours per week
  • Attendance at 2-3 monthly staff meetings each term
  • Start at an hourly wage $1 above work study rate

Application Process

Fill in the application form, or email Jen Gennaco ( with questions.