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VR Specialist, Cabot Science Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Position Description

The position of Virtual Reality Specialist plays an important role in the deployment, maintenance, and promotion of Cabot’s collection of over 100 VR headsets. Supervisor is Susan Berstler, Emerging Technology Specialist, Creative Technologies.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will reset and clean VR headsets used for classroom projects as well as student assignments.
  • Will maintain an inventory of working headsets and peripherals.
  • May be requested to provide in class support for specific assignments and/or labs.
  • May be requested to provide open house demos highlighting the technology either at the Cabot Discovery Bar or in the Hive (Cabot’s VR studio).


Basic Qualifications

  • Experience with VR headsets a must.
  • Ability to troubleshoot technology is a requirement.
  • Good communications skills are mandatory.
  • Ability to work independently is desired.

Additional Requirements:

  • Describe any additional attributes, either objective or subjective, that are desirable but not mandatory.


5-10 hours per week 

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Salary Range

$20.00 – $22.00  /  hour

How to Apply

To apply, send cover letter and resume to [email protected].