Digital Knowledge Center Consultant applications are always open. Once submitted, applications will be reviewed by a Hiring Committee of Digital Knowledge Center consultants and the Digital Knowledge Center Director. The Digital Knowledge Center hires only twice a year, once in the Fall and once in the Spring. Applicants for the Digital Knowledge Center should be:
- University of Mary Washington students with a GPA of 2.00 or above and have completed 75% of their attempted classes (determined by the UMW Office of Student Employment),
- Interested in digital technology,
- Devoted to tutoring a diverse group of peers digital tools,
- and excellent at customer service.
Applicants do not have to be experts in digital technologies to apply to the Digital Knowledge Center as the DKC will train new hires at the two mandatory training sessions a year. While in the employment of the Digital Knowledge Center, consultants are also expected to self-direct their learning of the other digital tools the Digital Knowledge Center offers appointments in. Consultants will:
- Teach their classmates digital technologies one-on-one or in small groups,
- Virtually visit classrooms at the request of instructors to teach relevant digital tools and topics,
- Work independently and collaboratively on digital projects assigned to them by the Digital Knowledge Center Director.
Consultants must follow the requirements listed in the Honor Code, the Student Employment Handbook, the Student Code of Conduct, the Network and Computer Use Policy, and all other UMW policies.