Applications accepted through: 03/22/2019 Pay Type: Exempt (salaried) Department: Information Services Reports to: Assistant Director of Instructional Technology Appointment Type: Continuing Full-Time Hours Per Week: 37.5 Work Schedule: 52 weeks per year Benefits Eligible: Full Benefits Qualifies for relocation reimbursement: Yes
Job Summary: 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. 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 Instructional Technology Specialist will collaborate with faculty to assess course needs and incorporate appropriate and sustainable academic technologies using sound instructional design methodologies.
General Duties and Responsibilities: The Instructional Technology Specialist will 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; and participate on digital scholarship project teams, applying digital scholarship tools and methodology to student and faculty research projects.
Credentialing: Thorough applicant credentialing, including criminal records check, will be conducted on the selected candidate.
As a highly selective residential liberal arts college, Connecticut College is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EOE