Madison, WI
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 90381-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Instructional Design, Training, Employee Development

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90381-AS

Working Title: WisCEL Academic Technologist



FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary: Minimum $48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization: Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred, with an emphasis on higher education, educational technology, learning sciences, human factors engineering, or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Experience with instructional technologies, with an emphasis on the use of instructional software and tools in teaching and learning required. Experience with using LMS (i.e., Canvas, Moodle, etc.)

Experience in teaching, professional development, and/or training.

Knowledge of current best practices in higher education teaching and learning, with an understanding of learning sciences research, active learning and blended learning.

Background in IT technical support, helpdesk service, troubleshooting, data management, programming, and/or web design.

Position Summary: The UW-Madison Wisconsin Collaboratory for Enhanced Learning (WisCEL) is a UW Educational Innovation teaching and learning program spanning multiple units on campus - College of Engineering, College of Letters and Science, College of Agriculture and Life Science, General Library System, and the Division of Information Technology. WisCEL is a member of the UW-Madison Collaborative for Advancing Teaching and Learning in the Office of the Provost.

WisCEL combines student-centered active-learning pedagogy and course design, faculty support, and program evaluation with technology-enhanced, collaboration-friendly learning spaces that lead to student learning success. WisCEL annually supports more than 50 active learning courses, which serve over 5000 students at the College Library WisCEL Center and Wendt Commons WisCEL Center.

The Wisconsin Collaboratory for Enhanced Learning (WisCEL) is seeking an "Academic Technologist" to contribute to our team in facilitating innovative approaches to teaching and learning in WisCEL active learning and technology-enhanced courses on the UW-Madison campus.

This position will play a key role in WisCEL's efforts to align with university strategic goals for improving student learning, facilitating professional development, and cultivating innovative approaches to active learning and technology-enhanced instruction.

This position will work in collaboration with the WisCEL staff to:
1) Develop and deploy WisCEL instructional technologies (software, hardware, AV);
2) Provide training and consultation to instructors on integrating technology-enhanced pedagogies in active learning instruction;
3) Support WisCEL courses, faculty, and students in using WisCEL resources; and
4) Collaborate with campus T&L and technology entities to seek out and implement innovative technology solutions for effective teaching and learning in WisCEL and other active learning classrooms on campus.

Contact: Kory Deavers
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants: To apply for this positon, please upload the following:
- Cover letter
- Resume
- Writing or multi-media sample (relevant to teaching and learning, instructional technology training, or instructional software documentation)

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 17 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 15 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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