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Educational Technology Specialist

Posted: November 4, 2020
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Company Description

The Educational Technology Specialist, as a member of the Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology (TLT) team, provides exceptional support and training to faculty who teach on campus and online courses across all areas of the College. A key responsibility of this role is to provide faculty with training on the use of all teaching technologies used on campus. This individual also serves as the College’s primary LMS administrator and assists in the building, review, and maintenance of online courses.

• Provide pedagogical and technology support to faculty during the delivery of online and face-to-face courses.
• Support online developer and faculty training programs including the updating and facilitation of college online faculty workshops and other materials to assist faculty with online teaching and learning tools.
• Curate and create engaging web resources to support faculty and students participating in online, blended and face-to-face courses.
• Conduct course quality reviews and provide recommendations for course improvement which promotes good practices of teaching and learning with technology. A major part of these reviews will be ensuring ADA/WCAG accessibility compliance for all course resources.
• Collaborate with faculty, subject matter experts and other academic staff members to plan, design, develop, deploy and support online and hybrid courses, including assisting with the transition from face-to-face to online or hybrid modality.
• Serve as Canvas administrator. Tasks include assigning user roles, assisting with LTI integrations of third-party applications, and assisting with other Instructure products such as Studio and Portfolium.
• Serve as administrator for Starfish. Responsibilities include working with stakeholders to develop student “flags” and retention tools, setting up user roles, and conducting student surveys each semester.
• Assist with the creation of Canvas courses for staff and departmental use, including the creation of course shells, assistance with content, and coordinating student enrollment.
• Assist with maintaining, updating, and copying of online master courses within the College’s LMS.
• Other duties as assigned

• Experience training others in the use of technology tools. • Experience serving as a learning management system administrator; experience with Canvas preferred. • Experience with video conferencing software. Microsoft Teams experience is preferred. • Ability to manage multiple priorities and successfully complete tasks according to established deadlines. 
 • Knowledge of copyright law, universal design, and accessibility standards a plus. • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and teamwork skills; and strong written and oral communication and presentation skills desired. • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. • Experience with both Windows and Mac operating systems. • Extensive technology skills including screencast recording, web-based collaboration tools, and Microsoft Office 365.

• Bachelor’s degree in education, instructional design, instructional technology, information technology, or a related field required.

Becker College is an undergraduate and graduate, career-focused private college. We offer a supportive and inclusive learning community that prepares graduates for their first to last careers. Becker’s undergraduate, graduate, and online and evening programs provide students with skills, knowledge, hand’s-on experience, and the ability and agility to adapt to an ever-changing global society.

Description

The Educational Technology Specialist, as a member of the Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology (TLT) team, provides exceptional support and training to faculty who teach on campus and online courses across all areas of the College. A key responsibility of this role is to provide faculty with training on the use of all teaching technologies used on campus. This individual also serves as the College’s primary LMS administrator and assists in the building, review, and maintenance of online courses.

• Provide pedagogical and technology support to faculty during the delivery of online and face-to-face courses.
• Support online developer and faculty training programs including the updating and facilitation of college online faculty workshops and other materials to assist faculty with online teaching and learning tools.
• Curate and create engaging web resources to support faculty and students participating in online, blended and face-to-face courses.
• Conduct course quality reviews and provide recommendations for course improvement which promotes good practices of teaching and learning with technology. A major part of these reviews will be ensuring ADA/WCAG accessibility compliance for all course resources.
• Collaborate with faculty, subject matter experts and other academic staff members to plan, design, develop, deploy and support online and hybrid courses, including assisting with the transition from face-to-face to online or hybrid modality.
• Serve as Canvas administrator. Tasks include assigning user roles, assisting with LTI integrations of third-party applications, and assisting with other Instructure products such as Studio and Portfolium.
• Serve as administrator for Starfish. Responsibilities include working with stakeholders to develop student “flags” and retention tools, setting up user roles, and conducting student surveys each semester.
• Assist with the creation of Canvas courses for staff and departmental use, including the creation of course shells, assistance with content, and coordinating student enrollment.
• Assist with maintaining, updating, and copying of online master courses within the College’s LMS.
• Other duties as assigned

Skills

• Experience training others in the use of technology tools. • Experience serving as a learning management system administrator; experience with Canvas preferred. • Experience with video conferencing software. Microsoft Teams experience is preferred. • Ability to manage multiple priorities and successfully complete tasks according to established deadlines. 
 • Knowledge of copyright law, universal design, and accessibility standards a plus. • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and teamwork skills; and strong written and oral communication and presentation skills desired. • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. • Experience with both Windows and Mac operating systems. • Extensive technology skills including screencast recording, web-based collaboration tools, and Microsoft Office 365.

Education

• Bachelor’s degree in education, instructional design, instructional technology, information technology, or a related field required.

Company Description

Becker College is an undergraduate and graduate, career-focused private college. We offer a supportive and inclusive learning community that prepares graduates for their first to last careers. Becker’s undergraduate, graduate, and online and evening programs provide students with skills, knowledge, hand’s-on experience, and the ability and agility to adapt to an ever-changing global society.

Position Overview

Company

Becker College

Location

Worcester, MA

Job Type

Full time

Salary

45,000-50,000

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Listing Contact

Ana Maria Young

anamaria.young@becker.edu

Position Details

Description

The Educational Technology Specialist, as a member of the Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology (TLT) team, provides exceptional support and training to faculty who teach on campus and online courses across all areas of the College. A key responsibility of this role is to provide faculty with training on the use of all teaching technologies used on campus. This individual also serves as the College’s primary LMS administrator and assists in the building, review, and maintenance of online courses.

• Provide pedagogical and technology support to faculty during the delivery of online and face-to-face courses.
• Support online developer and faculty training programs including the updating and facilitation of college online faculty workshops and other materials to assist faculty with online teaching and learning tools.
• Curate and create engaging web resources to support faculty and students participating in online, blended and face-to-face courses.
• Conduct course quality reviews and provide recommendations for course improvement which promotes good practices of teaching and learning with technology. A major part of these reviews will be ensuring ADA/WCAG accessibility compliance for all course resources.
• Collaborate with faculty, subject matter experts and other academic staff members to plan, design, develop, deploy and support online and hybrid courses, including assisting with the transition from face-to-face to online or hybrid modality.
• Serve as Canvas administrator. Tasks include assigning user roles, assisting with LTI integrations of third-party applications, and assisting with other Instructure products such as Studio and Portfolium.
• Serve as administrator for Starfish. Responsibilities include working with stakeholders to develop student “flags” and retention tools, setting up user roles, and conducting student surveys each semester.
• Assist with the creation of Canvas courses for staff and departmental use, including the creation of course shells, assistance with content, and coordinating student enrollment.
• Assist with maintaining, updating, and copying of online master courses within the College’s LMS.
• Other duties as assigned

Skills and Experience

• Experience training others in the use of technology tools. • Experience serving as a learning management system administrator; experience with Canvas preferred. • Experience with video conferencing software. Microsoft Teams experience is preferred. • Ability to manage multiple priorities and successfully complete tasks according to established deadlines. 
 • Knowledge of copyright law, universal design, and accessibility standards a plus. • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and teamwork skills; and strong written and oral communication and presentation skills desired. • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. • Experience with both Windows and Mac operating systems. • Extensive technology skills including screencast recording, web-based collaboration tools, and Microsoft Office 365.

Education

• Bachelor’s degree in education, instructional design, instructional technology, information technology, or a related field required.

Company Description

Becker College is an undergraduate and graduate, career-focused private college. We offer a supportive and inclusive learning community that prepares graduates for their first to last careers. Becker’s undergraduate, graduate, and online and evening programs provide students with skills, knowledge, hand’s-on experience, and the ability and agility to adapt to an ever-changing global society.

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