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Academic Technology Specialist

Posted: September 16, 2020
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Amherst College invites applications for the Academic Technology Specialist position. The Academic Technology Specialist is a full-time, one-year position with the possibility for renewal, job group and level PT-2. Given Amherst’s distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

Reporting to the Director of Technology for Curriculum and Research, the Academic Technology Specialist will support the educational mission of the College primarily by providing expertise in Learning Management Systems (LMS) and academic technology applications. In addition, they will contribute to the ongoing IT accessibility compliance work and provide support for assistive technologies. The Academic Technology Specialist will work independently as well as collaboratively to research, evaluate, select, plan, and implement academic technologies, track trends and new technologies in the field, and recommend solutions to the College to employ new tools and methods for meeting the College’s teaching, learning, and research objectives.

Due to the nature of the position, work outside normal hours of operation may be required. There will be an opportunity to work remotely. Working hours will coincide with campus operating hours during Eastern Standard Time (Daylight Savings).

Please see job ad at https://apply.interfolio.com/78766.

Please see job ad at https://apply.interfolio.com/78766.

ABOUT AMHERST COLLEGE Amherst College, one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, is located in Amherst, Massachusetts, a town of approximately 35,000 residents in the western part of the state. The college’s community is composed of about 1,800 students from 48 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and 54 countries around the world, and about 1,000 staff and faculty. The college’s scenic 1,000-acre campus includes a 500-acre wildlife sanctuary and the Book & Plow Farm; three museums: Emily Dickinson Museum, Beneski Museum of Natural History and Mead Art Museum; and multiple educational and cultural venues and resources through the Five College Consortium. The town of Amherst offers an amazing variety of coffee shops, restaurants and entertainment, and a very active outdoor life. Our vibrant campus, diverse community and beautiful surroundings make Amherst College and the Town of Amherst the perfect place to work, learn, and live!

Description

Amherst College invites applications for the Academic Technology Specialist position. The Academic Technology Specialist is a full-time, one-year position with the possibility for renewal, job group and level PT-2. Given Amherst’s distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

Reporting to the Director of Technology for Curriculum and Research, the Academic Technology Specialist will support the educational mission of the College primarily by providing expertise in Learning Management Systems (LMS) and academic technology applications. In addition, they will contribute to the ongoing IT accessibility compliance work and provide support for assistive technologies. The Academic Technology Specialist will work independently as well as collaboratively to research, evaluate, select, plan, and implement academic technologies, track trends and new technologies in the field, and recommend solutions to the College to employ new tools and methods for meeting the College’s teaching, learning, and research objectives.

Due to the nature of the position, work outside normal hours of operation may be required. There will be an opportunity to work remotely. Working hours will coincide with campus operating hours during Eastern Standard Time (Daylight Savings).

Skills

Please see job ad at https://apply.interfolio.com/78766.

Education

Please see job ad at https://apply.interfolio.com/78766.

Company Description

ABOUT AMHERST COLLEGE Amherst College, one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, is located in Amherst, Massachusetts, a town of approximately 35,000 residents in the western part of the state. The college’s community is composed of about 1,800 students from 48 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and 54 countries around the world, and about 1,000 staff and faculty. The college’s scenic 1,000-acre campus includes a 500-acre wildlife sanctuary and the Book & Plow Farm; three museums: Emily Dickinson Museum, Beneski Museum of Natural History and Mead Art Museum; and multiple educational and cultural venues and resources through the Five College Consortium. The town of Amherst offers an amazing variety of coffee shops, restaurants and entertainment, and a very active outdoor life. Our vibrant campus, diverse community and beautiful surroundings make Amherst College and the Town of Amherst the perfect place to work, learn, and live!

Position Overview

Company

Amherst College

Location

Amherst, MA

Job Type

Full time

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Listing Contact

Amherst College Human Resources

hr@amherst.edu 413-542-2372

Position Details

Description

Amherst College invites applications for the Academic Technology Specialist position. The Academic Technology Specialist is a full-time, one-year position with the possibility for renewal, job group and level PT-2. Given Amherst’s distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

Reporting to the Director of Technology for Curriculum and Research, the Academic Technology Specialist will support the educational mission of the College primarily by providing expertise in Learning Management Systems (LMS) and academic technology applications. In addition, they will contribute to the ongoing IT accessibility compliance work and provide support for assistive technologies. The Academic Technology Specialist will work independently as well as collaboratively to research, evaluate, select, plan, and implement academic technologies, track trends and new technologies in the field, and recommend solutions to the College to employ new tools and methods for meeting the College’s teaching, learning, and research objectives.

Due to the nature of the position, work outside normal hours of operation may be required. There will be an opportunity to work remotely. Working hours will coincide with campus operating hours during Eastern Standard Time (Daylight Savings).

Skills and Experience

Please see job ad at https://apply.interfolio.com/78766.

Education

Please see job ad at https://apply.interfolio.com/78766.

Company Description

ABOUT AMHERST COLLEGE Amherst College, one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, is located in Amherst, Massachusetts, a town of approximately 35,000 residents in the western part of the state. The college’s community is composed of about 1,800 students from 48 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and 54 countries around the world, and about 1,000 staff and faculty. The college’s scenic 1,000-acre campus includes a 500-acre wildlife sanctuary and the Book & Plow Farm; three museums: Emily Dickinson Museum, Beneski Museum of Natural History and Mead Art Museum; and multiple educational and cultural venues and resources through the Five College Consortium. The town of Amherst offers an amazing variety of coffee shops, restaurants and entertainment, and a very active outdoor life. Our vibrant campus, diverse community and beautiful surroundings make Amherst College and the Town of Amherst the perfect place to work, learn, and live!

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