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Academic Technology Coordinator

Department Academic Affairs
Salary D.O.E.
City, State Talladega, AL
Education: Bachelor’s Degree required
Type Full-time
Experience: See Qualifications Below
Contact Email brhoden@talladega.edu
Contact Name Talladega College Office of Human Resources

Summary

The Academic Technology Coordinator is a full-time position that assists faculty with instructional technology use and provides day-to-day support to faculty and staff in the operation and use of instructional technology systems. The position reports to the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs. This position also provides technical support for students in the same areas. Examples of routine duties include, but are not limited to:

Responsibilities
  • Provide technical support to faculty in their use of the LMS (Learning Management System) classroom- based educational technology including mobile device integration.
  • Work with students on questions related to the use of the LMS, assisting with creation and updating of training materials and handouts.
  • Data collection, and reporting for the LMS and other related systems.
  • Provide technical assistance necessary for technology supported learning and academic operations.
  • Primarily responsible for maintaining high quality
  • Efficient delivery of instructional courses and materials using a variety of technology systems, including distance and online systems.
  • Work with outside vendors to solve educational technology related issues.
  • Develop and maintain materials in the Learning Management System for all class offerings.
  • Develop external resources in the areas of training and implementation for the LMS course enhancements.
  • Maintain and test the LMS environment, including testing the LMS functionality and compatibility with other technology and course materials.
  • Serve as the Chair of the Technology Committee.
  • Access policies, laws, and issues affecting Academic Technology.
  • Assist in negotiating contracts with book and digital publishers, including coordinating technology assets for course materials.
  • Assist with Student Course Evaluations, including developing links to each course for each evaluation period and disseminating results and reports as requested.
  • Assess overall course curriculum technology needs and facilitate assistance to faculty in applying new, innovative technologies in the classroom.
  • Provide training and support for faculty, staff and students in utilization and training for the integration of CANVAS, remote teaching technologies, and the LMS.
  • Provide support to faculty and staff on iPad usage, educational apps, and technology tools.
  • Provide LMS course development support for faculty (e.g. basic tool usage, document upload, identifying appropriate settings) and educational technology tools support.
  • Escalate appropriate instructional questions or unsolved questions to the appropriate technology contact.
  • Monitor and assist with incoming help tickets from the Blackbelt help desks.
  • Communicate with Information Technology in a timely manner as to any LMS changes affecting faculty and student computers and software.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required. Degree must be from an accredited college or university in education, technology, or closely related field.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and with teams.
  • Strong organizational, planning, time management skills and ability to attend to details.
  • Ability to learn new software, mobile apps, and web platforms quickly and efficiently.
  • Experience in the operation and troubleshooting of instructional technology tools.
  • Capability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and to prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of instructional design theory and best eLearning practices.
  • Enthusiasm for innovation and teaching and a desire to continuously learn new and emerging technologies.
Experience and Skills Required
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems.
  • 2+ years of experience preferably in an Academic or Administrative IT Department.
  • Strong Computer and technology troubleshooting skills, including Microsoft Windows and use of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong presentation, communication, and writing skills.
  • Have a solid working knowledge using and configuring LAN, WLAN, VPN, CAT5/6, DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP and other currently utilized system protocols.
  • Experience in developing and delivering training for online learning.
Application Process:

All qualified candidates should submit a cover letter specifically addressing qualifications and committing to expectations, complete résumé, TC Application, college transcripts from an accredited college or university (unofficial copies acceptable during application process), and at least three professional references to brhoden@talladega.edu. If hired in the position, official copies of transcripts will be required.

You may also mail credentials to: Human Resources, Talladega College, 627 W. Battle Street, Talladega, AL 35160.

 

  

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The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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