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Instructional Technology Professional III

Company:
The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Category:
Instructional Technology and Design

Posting Number: req10012

Department: Digital Learning

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Offices of Instruction and Assessment and Digital Learning is seeking an Instructional Technologist to join their diverse team in the support of instructional technologies for the University of Arizona. This position is responsible for troubleshooting issues with instructional technology, developing communication and training materials, and building effective relationships with instructors, instructional support teams, and vendors. This position will collaborate closely with diverse groups of stakeholders, including instructors, staff, instructional designers and technologists, and other university groups across campus. The Offices of Instruction and Assessment and Digital Learning supports the UA's diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all instructors, staff, and students. The candidate chosen for this position will be expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts across the unit.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support instructors, staff, and instructional designers to develop approaches with instructional technologies that promote accessibility, scalability, and student success
  • Develop materials and strategies for the adoption, distribution, implementation, and training on instructional technologies
  • Create and deliver orientations related to incorporating instructional technologies into academic settings
  • Create and implement user onboarding and help documents for instructional technologies
  • Serve as the point person for one of the instructional technology tools within the group's tool kit (Zoom, Panopto, TurningPoint (Clickers), PlayPosit, VoiceThread, Badgr, Examity)
  • Troubleshoot issues with instructional technologies for users across the University of Arizona community
  • Form collaborative relationships with vendors, instructors, staff, and instructional support teams to implement instructional technologies with new and/or existing systems on campus
  • Provide instructional technology expertise to inform policy and adoption decision-making
  • Create support networks to learn about and share instructional technologies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of current digital instructional technologies and instructional design
  • Knowledge of technology integration and implementation within an LMS
  • Ability to work with staff and instructors to incorporate instructional technologies into courses and/or programs to enhance the learner experience
  • Ability to articulate and communicate difficult concepts clearly and concisely, with a critical attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively and interact within a diverse, multicultural community
  • Ability to prioritize multiple, competing tasks and to meet deadlines in a fast paced team environment
  • An eagerness and agility in learning new skills, technologies, and practices related to education
  • Excellent project management skills; problem solving and decision making skills; and ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent customer service skills and etiquette
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional-level experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with Course/Learning Management Systems
  • Experience with providing customer service

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in a related field
  • 3 years or more working within a team environment
  • Experience with Desire2Learn Brightspace LMS
  • Experience using academic technologies used in the University of Arizona toolkit: VoiceThread, PlayPosit, Badgr, Zoom, Panopto, TurningPoint (Clickers), Google Apps for Education, Adobe Creative Cloud, Examity
  • Experience working with ADA compliance, accessibility issues, and universal design principles
  • Experience with multimedia and interactive learning
  • Experience with creating and conducting training for staff, instructors, and students

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Information Technology

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $50,500 - $55,500

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Grade

8

Career Stream and Level

PC3

Job Family

Instructional Technology

Job Function

Information Technology

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Valerie Mourelatos / valerie4@arizona.edu

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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