UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH
ONLINE TECHNOLOGIES ADMINISTRATOR / INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIST
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Online Technologies Administrator / Instructional Technologist works as a member of the CITS Instructional Development team to provide administrative and technical support for instructional technologies such as blogs, wikis, clickers, lecture capture, exam tools, and the campus online learning management system in support of face-to-face, blended and fully online courses at UMass Dartmouth. Serves as service leader for the learning management system; coordinating administration, usage guidelines, and data integrations, to maintain and ensure academic continuity. Works collaboratively with faculty and instructional designers in the development of video, audio, and other interactive technologies that support face-to-face, blended, and online courses. This position evaluates emerging and evolving technologies that will improve or enhance web-based communications and online instructional effectiveness.
Follows the University’s best practices to build and/or support student academic success and retention, and assist in meeting strategic objectives for persistence and timely graduation of all the student population.
EXAMPLES OF PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrated (over three years) experience administering learning management systems (such as Blackboard, Canvas, or Moodle).
Experience working with and supporting instructional technologies such as classroom polling systems, blogs, wikis, web-conferencing, lecture capture, and digital audio and video production.
Experience evaluating, selecting, and/or using emerging instructional technologies.
Must be available to respond to situations that arise during the evenings and weekends. Position requires travel to off campus meetings and conferences.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
· Applied knowledge of fair use and copyright guidelines as related to education.
· Applied knowledge of ADA regulations and TEACH act guidelines.
· Knowledge of HTML 5/mobile content delivery.
· Effective oral and written communication and organizational skills to work with University community to promote online learning.
· Excellent customer service skills.
· Evidence of creativity, attention to detail, and collaborative approaches to work.
· Ability to work independently and as a team member.
· Significant (5+ years’) working with learning management systems.
· Higher education experience working with instructional technologies.
· Bachelor’s degree in information systems technology or instructional design.
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT: CITS – Instructional Development
BARGAINING UNIT: ESU Cat. 11
EEO STATUS: 3.7
JOB CODE: 100
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Director of Instructional Technology
MINIMUM STARTING SALARY: http://www.umassd.edu/hr/policiesandlaws/unioncontracts/
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
To apply please submit online a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for professional references.
The deadline for INTERNAL to apply is January 8, 2018.
The review of applications will begin January 12, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.
UMass Dartmouth is an AA/EEO employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from members of these and other protected groups.
The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.