Assistant Director of Instructional Technology
The Assistant Director of Instructional Technology will be the primary leader in leveraging business processes through the use of technology and assist in the use of technology in the classroom. The primary role will be to investigate and maintain a familiarity with cutting edge software and technology solutions that enhance the classroom experience, promote collaboration, and increase overall efficiency in administrative functions. These tasks will be accomplished through the use of one on one training sessions, classroom instruction, and online material and assessment.
Typical Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide and perform assessment methodologies to determine technology skill level.
- Maintain up to date documentation on application and classroom equipment usage – in both manual-format and online format (Wiki, FAQ).
- Deliver routine training classes involving standard software packages such as Microsoft Office, Internet skills, and general network topics.
- Routinely investigate cutting edge technologies through the purchase of new software, attending conferences, and open source solutions.
- Work closely with the Help Desk, Network Services, AIS, and the Application Development Team to continually gain an understanding of user expectations and training needs.
- Supervise the student training assistant and assist with the management of student help desk workers.
- Perform related duties as assigned.
This full-time position is supervised by the Director of the Technology Solutions Center under general guidelines and direction and must be able to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others. The Assistant Director of Instructional Technology will also be a member of the technology leadership team to guide the technology decisions of the campus and department overall.
- Knowledge and abilities normally acquired through a Bachelor’s Degree in an instructional systems related discipline or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
- At least 2 years experience in education with an exposure to training, technology integration, or pedagogical analysis.
- Experience working with Administration, Faculty, and Staff on the integration of technology into the workplace and classroom, as well as out of class collaboration tools.
- Understanding of course or content management systems, such as Moodle, Angel, or Blackboard.
- Very strong interpersonal communication skills. Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel. Must also demonstrate experience working in a team-oriented environment.
- Experience with both PC’s and Mac’s a plus as well as a wide variety of software applications.
- Background check required.