Administrative and Technology Assistant

Location
Milton, Massachusetts
Posted
Apr 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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About Curry College:

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 24 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs. 

Curry College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations. The College values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace.  

Under the direction of the Senior Instructional Designer and Technologist, the Administrative and Technology Assistant is responsible for the management of instructional spaces in the Faculty Center, providing in-person and virtual support and training in the use of instructional technologies to individuals and groups; supporting the administrative needs of the Faculty Center, its learning spaces, and the collaborative initiatives in which the Faculty Center and the Dean of Faculty are engaged.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Technology support:

  • Train faculty in the use of instructional technology; includes assistance with software such as Blackboard, Digication, TurningPoint, Panopto, Zoom, and Qualtrics.  Responsible for learning applications as they are added.
  • Support innovative uses of technology in the curriculum, including but not limited to; researching software programs, piloting, and providing input/assistance with new software implementation. 
  • Create and edit guide sheets and forms of tutorials.
  • Manage various social media channels; provide updates, promote and market events and services offered, and disseminate relevant content using professional judgment.
  • Primary responsibility for troubleshooting and resolving instructional technology issues. 
  • Maintain and update Faculty Community portal pages.
  • Collaborates with colleagues across the College to support the effective use of technology by faculty, students, and staff.

Space and administrative responsibilities:

  • Act as the initial contact for Faculty, Staff and visitors of the Faculty Center.
  • Support the use of instructional technologies available in the Faculty Center and work to create an active learning environment.
  • Respond to questions and requests and, when appropriate, refer to appropriate resource or person.
  • Manage the instructional spaces and equipment in the Faculty Center; provide general oversight for the efficient operation of the Faculty Center.

Operations coordination:

  • Assist in the planning, implementation and execution of events; Responsibilities include but are not limited to; room reservations, invitation design / dissemination, coordinating catering etc.
  • Design and Coordinate dissemination of Faculty Center Newsletter.
  • Use appropriate technology to gather and share data on center utilization, including space, events, technologies, and time; take lead on survey design, dissemination, and data collection utilizing programs such as Qualtrics, and Access Database. 
  • Use internal technology systems (Banner, CWIS) to run reports to support programming, process expenditures, purchase order completion, etc.
  • Coordinate, complete or assist with all departmental communications and outreach efforts.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A degree in a field related to education technology is required.
  • A minimum of two to five years’ experience with ongoing willingness to learn new technologies, software packages, and processes, especially in the instructional technology area.
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Demonstrable computing and technology skills and efficiency utilizing complex computing applications on the systems and programs of College’s choice; currently by way of example, Blackboard, Microsoft Office Suite, MacOS.
  • Ability to follow-up, follow-through, multi-task, set priorities and adhere to deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
  • Multimedia skills, such as video production and editing, or equivalent.
  • Project management skills, including demonstrated competency in both guiding and contributing expertise to interdisciplinary teams.
  • Experience designing and delivering workshops & other faculty development events. 

At the College’s discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Please apply online at: http://www.curry.edu/about-curry/employment/job-opportunities.html for consideration. Interested Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles.