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Ai Product Education Specialist

Company:
Penn State
Job Location:
University Park, 16802
Category:
Instructional Technology and Design
Type:
Full-Time

Job Number: REQ_0000052426

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

  • CURRENT PENN STATE STUDENT (not employed previously at the university) and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process. Please do not apply here, apply internally through Workday.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Pennsylvania State University's Nittany AI Alliance is seeking an Artificial Intelligence Product Education Specialist (AiPES) focused on educating and coaching Advance Project Teams in regard to the technology infrastructure of Ai for Good projects.  The AiPES will interact with team members, project stakeholders, sponsors, and be an integral part of the Nittany Ai Alliance staff.   

AiPES meets regularly with project teams, ensuring design decisions are considered with a strategic lens towards technology portability using a strong working knowledge in Ai technology infrastructure and industry best practices.  Direct support to all technical team leaders and positive mentoring is expected.  The AiES is also expected to manage multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously through proper identification, resource assessment, delegation (where appropriate), proactive communication, and deadline management. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:  

  • Identify, design, develop and deliver appropriate technology onboarding learning pathways for various Ai Infrastructure 

  • Develop Advance Program educational programs and materials related to project technology design and delivery with consultation of key stakeholder groups such as Nittany Ai Alliance, Penn State IT, Faculty, and industry experts. 

  • Research and maintain working knowledge of Ai innovations in support of raising awareness across Advance Teams of potential innovative approaches and project pivot points 

  • Educate and mentor program team members in foundational infrastructure decision points and potential pathways to deliver flexible, robust proofs of concepts 

  • Educate and encourage team members regarding Advance Program best practices such as proper documentation, GitHub project management, code development, branching, and deployment 

  • Manage Advance Program Infrastructure Administration related to cloud and on-premises development spaces including personnel onboarding, account administration, usage monitoring, and hardware provisioning 

  • Assist Advance team members in approach and configuration of Ai related technology 

  • Assist the Advance Program Manager in future project proposals including readiness evaluations and scoping 

  • Monitor Advance Teams performance, coach/mentor members, and escalate issues as needed 

  • Evaluate and continuously improve Advance Program Ai technology educational programming 

  • Plan and manage budgets for educational programming and technology services 

  • Develop and maintain relationships with academic, industry, and Nittany Ai stakeholders 

  • Other duties related to the Nittany Ai Alliance initiatives 

Education and/or Experience 

  • Bachelor's Degree is required; Master's degree preferred 

  • 4+ years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience 

  • Proven ability to function in a small team environment and work with part-time student interns 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with technology and business communities 

  • Experience working on agile development projects and manage duties across multiple projects 

  • Highly desirable traits include leadership, disciplined, self-organized, team-focused, accountable, and adaptable.   

We value candidates who are forward-thinking, open-minded, and flexible; who have the dedication to learn a variety of new programs, procedures, and systems. This position requires a flexible schedule during Nittany Ai Alliance events and will include occasional weekend and evening work. 

The following background checks must be successfully completed for this position: 

This position will require successful completion of standard background checks.  

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. 

University Park, PA

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