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LMS Applications Administrator

Posted: February 11, 2020
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Provide application expertise to support the LMS and the community's needs. Provides the day-to-day operational support of the Brandeis's Learning Management System. Triage, assess, and provide solutions for tickets submitted by the user community. Work with the LMS team on various projects. This role provides application administration for the LMS and acts as the release manager ensuring the LMS environment is stable during the release of any updates. Coordinates with various IT staff ensuring successful deployments/upgrades to the LMS. Estimated time 50%

Work as part of the team to document test cases and testing scenarios for all enhancements, customizations or upgrades projects and to provide testing/validation of these test scenarios in the various LMS environments. Estimated time 20%

Responsible for the creation and maintenance of documentation. Provides training and resources for individuals and groups such as Center for Teaching & Learning staff and Help Desk Specialists on effective strategies and the use of technology tools and media to meet specific teaching and learning goals. Estimated time 20%

Provide recommendations, and project recommendations to the associate director for enhancements, customizations, or upgrades to the LMS. Research and/or experimentation of innovative or new technologies that will compliment/enhance the LMS. Estimated time 10%

Three to five (3-5) years experience supporting Learning Management Systems in an academic setting required. Good analytical skills for addressing complex technical problems, and critical thinking skills to provide recommended solutions. Experiences LMS Admin skills with a strong preference for Moodle Admin experience. Good written and verbal communication skills and experience interacting with faculty, staff and students.

Bachelor’s degree required.

Learn, engage, lead There is no other place like Brandeis. As a medium-sized private research university with global reach, we are dedicated to first-rate undergraduate education while making groundbreaking discoveries. Our 235-acre campus is located in the suburbs of Boston, a global hub for higher education and innovation. Our faculty are leaders in their fields, as passionate about teaching and mentorship as they are about pushing the boundaries of knowledge. Our students are motivated, compassionate, curious and open to exploring new and challenging experiences. At Brandeis, you will discover a community rooted in purpose, guided by our founding values, poised to lead in education and research in the 21st century. Brandeis University is a great employer for all the same reasons it is an outstanding university. Its commitment to inclusion, dedication to lifelong learning and commitment to excellence are just a few of the reasons our workplace culture shines bright. We take pride not only in maintaining this culture, but expanding it — by recruiting and retaining outstanding employees who share our values and enrich Brandeis University overall.

Description

Provide application expertise to support the LMS and the community's needs. Provides the day-to-day operational support of the Brandeis's Learning Management System. Triage, assess, and provide solutions for tickets submitted by the user community. Work with the LMS team on various projects. This role provides application administration for the LMS and acts as the release manager ensuring the LMS environment is stable during the release of any updates. Coordinates with various IT staff ensuring successful deployments/upgrades to the LMS. Estimated time 50%

Work as part of the team to document test cases and testing scenarios for all enhancements, customizations or upgrades projects and to provide testing/validation of these test scenarios in the various LMS environments. Estimated time 20%

Responsible for the creation and maintenance of documentation. Provides training and resources for individuals and groups such as Center for Teaching & Learning staff and Help Desk Specialists on effective strategies and the use of technology tools and media to meet specific teaching and learning goals. Estimated time 20%

Provide recommendations, and project recommendations to the associate director for enhancements, customizations, or upgrades to the LMS. Research and/or experimentation of innovative or new technologies that will compliment/enhance the LMS. Estimated time 10%

Skills

Three to five (3-5) years experience supporting Learning Management Systems in an academic setting required. Good analytical skills for addressing complex technical problems, and critical thinking skills to provide recommended solutions. Experiences LMS Admin skills with a strong preference for Moodle Admin experience. Good written and verbal communication skills and experience interacting with faculty, staff and students.

Education

Bachelor’s degree required.

Company Description

Learn, engage, lead There is no other place like Brandeis. As a medium-sized private research university with global reach, we are dedicated to first-rate undergraduate education while making groundbreaking discoveries. Our 235-acre campus is located in the suburbs of Boston, a global hub for higher education and innovation. Our faculty are leaders in their fields, as passionate about teaching and mentorship as they are about pushing the boundaries of knowledge. Our students are motivated, compassionate, curious and open to exploring new and challenging experiences. At Brandeis, you will discover a community rooted in purpose, guided by our founding values, poised to lead in education and research in the 21st century. Brandeis University is a great employer for all the same reasons it is an outstanding university. Its commitment to inclusion, dedication to lifelong learning and commitment to excellence are just a few of the reasons our workplace culture shines bright. We take pride not only in maintaining this culture, but expanding it — by recruiting and retaining outstanding employees who share our values and enrich Brandeis University overall.

Position Overview

Company

Brandeis University

Location

Waltham, MA

Job Type

Full time

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Listing Contact

Sherri Drisdelle

sdris@brandeis.edu

Position Details

Description

Provide application expertise to support the LMS and the community's needs. Provides the day-to-day operational support of the Brandeis's Learning Management System. Triage, assess, and provide solutions for tickets submitted by the user community. Work with the LMS team on various projects. This role provides application administration for the LMS and acts as the release manager ensuring the LMS environment is stable during the release of any updates. Coordinates with various IT staff ensuring successful deployments/upgrades to the LMS. Estimated time 50%

Work as part of the team to document test cases and testing scenarios for all enhancements, customizations or upgrades projects and to provide testing/validation of these test scenarios in the various LMS environments. Estimated time 20%

Responsible for the creation and maintenance of documentation. Provides training and resources for individuals and groups such as Center for Teaching & Learning staff and Help Desk Specialists on effective strategies and the use of technology tools and media to meet specific teaching and learning goals. Estimated time 20%

Provide recommendations, and project recommendations to the associate director for enhancements, customizations, or upgrades to the LMS. Research and/or experimentation of innovative or new technologies that will compliment/enhance the LMS. Estimated time 10%

Skills and Experience

Three to five (3-5) years experience supporting Learning Management Systems in an academic setting required. Good analytical skills for addressing complex technical problems, and critical thinking skills to provide recommended solutions. Experiences LMS Admin skills with a strong preference for Moodle Admin experience. Good written and verbal communication skills and experience interacting with faculty, staff and students.

Education

Bachelor’s degree required.

Company Description

Learn, engage, lead There is no other place like Brandeis. As a medium-sized private research university with global reach, we are dedicated to first-rate undergraduate education while making groundbreaking discoveries. Our 235-acre campus is located in the suburbs of Boston, a global hub for higher education and innovation. Our faculty are leaders in their fields, as passionate about teaching and mentorship as they are about pushing the boundaries of knowledge. Our students are motivated, compassionate, curious and open to exploring new and challenging experiences. At Brandeis, you will discover a community rooted in purpose, guided by our founding values, poised to lead in education and research in the 21st century. Brandeis University is a great employer for all the same reasons it is an outstanding university. Its commitment to inclusion, dedication to lifelong learning and commitment to excellence are just a few of the reasons our workplace culture shines bright. We take pride not only in maintaining this culture, but expanding it — by recruiting and retaining outstanding employees who share our values and enrich Brandeis University overall.

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