The Instructional Technologist is responsible for overseeing the development and integration of digital learning and corresponding technologies in support of teaching and learning. The position supports digital learning and education by actively researching educational technology trends and developments, providing ongoing professional learning opportunities for faculty members, and making recommendations consistent with the school’s mission and overall academic goals.
Essential job functions include but are not limited to:
Complete multiple simultaneous customer requests related to digital education while providing user support and excellent customer service to streamline business processes and realize efficiencies.
Respond to support requests through email, phone, and ticket system
Support faculty in the delivery of online and blended courses consistent using current technology tools
Attend and participate in meetings and team activities
Provides technical development and delivery of curriculum and services using the learning management system (LMS)
Assists with support, documentation, and training for educational technologies
Support other related events at the college
Researching and recommending new and emerging educational technologies
Work directly with faculty of all disciplines on technology enhanced course design and supported educational technologies
Support faculty and Digital Education team in the design and delivery of technology-enhanced educational content
Run web-based or in person orientations/training sessions
Consult with faculty and staff about educational technology or video production needs
identify innovative pedagogy and technology solutions during faculty consultations, helping determine which technology tool is most appropriate for faculty needs
Set-up and break down production camera, lighting, and audio equipment.
Assist with setup, operation, and editing of multimedia production tools including the small-scale video pre-production planning, on-site production, and post-production activities for video.
Ability to work weekend and evening hours as may be required
Other duties as assigned.
Information Technology at Marist College
Get ready to make a reverberating impact as part of a team that is heavily involved in:
Research and Education
As a leader in educational applications of technology, Information Technology (IT) offers students, faculty, and staff access to advanced technologies to help promote a strong sense of community, which is a central part of the Marist mission. IT provides critical strategic, technical, and entrepreneurial support to emphasize Marist’s mission of helping students develop the skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community for the 21st century. A distinguishing feature of the Marist education is the manner in which information technology is used in support of teaching, learning, and scholarship. This environment creates a strong applied research culture and includes Marist students as young paraprofessionals which makes Marist unique within higher education.
Marist IT staff come from diverse career and educational backgrounds. Our community of technologists collaborate to support a commitment to excellence with 80 staff members within 15 departments, more than 200 student paraprofessionals, and a 24/7/365 operation. Effort, talent, and commitment are rewarded and recognized within the division both internally by leadership, and externally through numerous industry accolades and awards. No two days are ever the same while working in IT. With our focus on open-source technology and innovation, we are committed to finding more effective and practical ways to use technology to meet institutional goals.
Bachelor’s degree in instructional technology, educational technology, information technology or similar discipline and a minimum of 1-3 years of experience with educational/instructional technology software, multimedia development software, website maintenance, and typical office applications.
Marist College is located on the banks of the historic Hudson River midway between New York City and Albany and at its Florence, Italy campus. A comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts, its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 384 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (8th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees.
Marist employees also enjoy a highly competitive benefits and compensation package. We provide comprehensive benefits to eligible employees, their family members, and retirees. Benefits may include tuition, reimbursement, rich health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision), life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, and generous retirement savings plans. Other benefits include discount programs, highly competitive paid time off, ample opportunity for community involvement, and local volunteer opportunities with foundations and non-profit organizations.
Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.