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Senior Learning Technologies System Administrator

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Instructional Technology and Design

Job ID: 273570

About Us

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are part of the University System of Georgia. Kennesaw State will exemplify the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university. Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, true to ourselves, elevational, open and impact-generating. In addition, we support the University System of Georgia core values of accountability, excellence, integrity and respect. We are searching for talented people to join Kennesaw State University. Come to KSU and find your passion.   


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. 

Job Summary

Responsible for the configuration, testing, maintenance, and delivery of learning technologies. Provides comprehensive, reliable, and relevant learning technologies to faculty, students and staff in support of the academic mission. Provides customer assistance to faculty, staff, and students in support of these learning technologies. Responsible for diagnosing and resolving technical issues and works closely with the internal team, vendors, USG, and KSU application administrators.


1. Manages daily operation, uses and configures learning systems 
2. Recognizes and resolves the issues that may appear with assigned systems 
3. Responsible for the configuration, testing, maintenance, and delivery of the USG and KSU adopted Learning Management Systems and the integrated technologies 
4. Responsible for the configuration, testing, and management of Online Learning platform(s) for Professional skills and Compliance Training courses
5. Coordinates SIS Student Information data needs and SIS extracts with institutional and USG resources 
6. Identifies, designs, implements, and communicates solutions, opportunities for processes and procedures on the use of learning systems 
7. Researches current technology as it applies to the responsible systems and plan for future initiatives 
8. Analyzes complex or previously unknown system issues 
9. Ensures the integrity of responsible systems 
10. Leads the version updates and testing of new service packs and security patches related to Learning Systems following established changes and management practice
11. Ensures system testing and user acceptance testing is complete, designs test plans, coordinates testing
12. Leads the communication of changes to learning systems to appropriate management and affected personnel 
13. Writes and maintains system documentation 
14. Leads and acts as an internal consultant by analyzing data and recommending solutions to utilize responsible systems 
15. Researches and recommends new technologies and strategies
16. Creates and updates end-user documentation and other resources for students, faculty, and staff 
17. Leads and manages responsible systems projects such as new system implementations  
18. Third-party integrations and  manage Student Information System (SIS) integration
19. Engages with internal and external partners and maintains communication with vendor  support channels to ensure continuity of service 
20. Leads the administrative support for responsible systems 
21. Responds in a timely and professional manner to requests for information 
22. Serves as point of escalation for support issues and leads the troubleshooting efforts for users 
23. Resolves issues relating to system functionality

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent

Required Experience
Three (3) years of related IT experience demonstrating a progression of dealing with increasingly complex systems

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
An undergraduate or advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to adapt quickly to rapid change and shifting project priorities; Able to work in a team setting
Able to learn new learning technology systems quickly
Able to support a positive experience for instructors and students using various learning technologies
Able to produce clearly written training materials
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines
Able to represent the department on committees and in relevant meetings, working groups, workshops, conferences, and communities

Knowledge of a variety of learning technologies with a focus on instructional and classroom technologies

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite, learning technology systems (LMS))
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at

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