Senior Academic Technologist

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Position Details

Position Title Senior Academic Technologist
Position Status Full-Time

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

Reporting to the Assistant Provost, Faculty Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, the Senior Academic Technologist is responsible for developing and implementing specialized support, service, and professional development for faculty and adjunct instructors in the area of technology for teaching and learning.

Responsibilities

Responsible to model the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service excellence to constituencies, respectful collaboration, and active support of the University’s Mission in Catholic and Lasallian higher education.

-Advise and assist faculty in the development and delivery of emergent educational technology, including face-to-face, online, and blended course development using sound pedagogical principles and current technologies
-Provide expertise and guidance for instructional techniques for maximizing the University’s LMS (Learning Management System РBlackboard)
-Serve as primary contact for vendor relationships for academic technology
-Participate in and manage projects related to the development of distance learning applications
-Collaborate in the creation of faculty development opportunities related to instructional design and the technical aspects of teaching and learning
-Develop faculty support materials, both in print format and on the Blackboard portal
-Investigate, evaluate and recommend technological learning tools
-Work collaboratively with Academic Technology Solutions personnel to provide service for teaching and learning technologies
-Provide leadership in identifying current and emerging technologies that will enhance teaching and service delivery at the University
-Serve on University committees as appropriate.
-Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Masters degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Curriculum and Instruction or a related field with experience in distance learning is required. College teaching experience is highly desirable. Must possess a strong working knowledge of instructional design methodologies. Knowledge and experience in adult education is highly desirable. Prior experience with faculty professional development is required. Experience with LMS (Learning Management System), preferably Blackboard. Must possess excellent communication skills, written and verbal. Ability to work well as a member of a team is essential. Must have flexibility in working schedules and be able to work occasional evening or weekend hours.

Preferred Qualifications
Essential Duties
Work hours

Full time

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00182
Posting Date 06/01/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Masters degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Curriculum and Instruction or a related field with experience in distance learning?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Other Documents