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POSTED: September 27, 2018

Instructional Technology Specialist

Connecticut College
New London, CT
Full time

Connecticut College is conducting a national search for a creative, committed, and energetic Instructional Technology Specialist to join an outstanding team of instructional technology, library, and information technology staff in the merged Information Services organization at Connecticut College.

General Duties & Responsibilities:
The Instructional Technology Specialist will collaborate with faculty to assess course needs and incorporate appropriate and sustainable academic technologies using sound instructional design methodologies

Responsibilities will include:
● Provide guidance, technical support and multimodal instruction to faculty and students on the use of academic technologies and software.
● Serve as an administrator to the campus Learning Management System (Moodle), ePortfolio (Digication), and other campus-wide systems managed by Instructional Technology. Develop and configure system plugins to support the curriculum with innovative customizations.
● Collaborate with Information Services colleagues to deliver and develop workshops on teaching with technology throughout the year, and as part of an annual summer immersion workshop for faculty.
● Research new instructional technologies and academic software and recommend and introduce to the campus.
● Participate on digital scholarship project teams, applying digital scholarship tools and methodology to student and faculty research projects.

Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends, issues, and best practices related to academic technologies to support teaching. Ability to build and sustain key relationships with, and provide excellent service to, students, faculty, staff, and other constituencies. Experience with web development preferred; technologies may include PHP, JavaScript, Python, HTML, and/or CSS. Experience with the application and use of digital scholarship tools and methods is preferred. Well-organized, able to work under pressure and as a member of a team. Ability to interact well with a variety of people from all areas of the college and community.
A Master’s degree in instructional technology, education, library and information science, or a related field, plus work experience in a higher education setting is required.
Connecticut College, located midway between New York City and Boston in the historic whaling city of New London, is a progressive and highly selective liberal arts college of some 1800 students and is currently implementing its new and innovative Connections curriculum.