Job Summary: Connecticut College is conducting a national search for a creative, committed, and energetic Academic Technology Specialist to join an outstanding team of instructional technology, library, and information technology staff in the merged Information Services organization at Connecticut College. 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. The recently remodeled Charles E. Shain Library is a beautiful space and was named a 2016 New Landmark Library by the Library Journal.
General Duties & Responsibilities: The Academic Technology Specialist will collaborate with faculty to assess course needs and incorporate appropriate, sustainable academic technologies using sound instructional design methodologies. The incumbent will provide advice, guidance, technical support and multimodal instruction to faculty and students on the use of academic technologies. The incumbent will serve as an administrator to LMS (Moodle), ePortfolio (Digication), and other platforms managed by Instructional Technology and develop or configure plugins and themes to support the curriculum with innovative customizations. He or she will participate on digital scholarship project teams to apply digital scholarship methodology and tools to student and faculty research projects.
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume
Applicant Credentialing: Thorough applicant credentialing, including criminal records check, will be conducted on the selected applicant.