Academic Technologist

Mount Vernon, Iowa
Sep 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Applications are being accepted for a full-time academic technologist. This position will assist faculty to envision and implement ways to teach with technology; provide assistance in combining pedagogical (and/or instructional design) theory with knowledge of standard and emerging technological applications that can enhance teaching and learning; recommend learner-centered pedagogies to support faculty in the effective use of technology in teaching and learning; teach students, in the classroom and in individual consultations, the skills and concepts necessary for completing their assignments; collaborate with librarians and consultants in the Center for Teaching and Learning on teaching with technology; develop supporting resources for faculty and students, and recommend hardware and software purchases; and in collaboration with the audiovisual specialist, manage the Academic Technology Studio by hiring, training, and supervising student peer consultants.

About Cornell College

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, which allows students to learn at the speed of life with more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 18 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly renovated Thomas Commons. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of Iowa's Creative Corridor.


Masters degree in relevant field (e.g. instructional design, education, instructional technology, computer science, library/information science) is required. Successful classroom teaching, proven ability to collaborate with others, and experience in technology implementation in an academic setting is preferred.

Additionally, successful candidates should demonstrate an understanding of the effective integration of technology into the processes of scholarship, teaching, and learning, expertise in web authoring software, image editing software, presentation software, digital video, and audio, knowledge of web design principles, possess strong teaching skills and commitment to service, and demonstrated ability working in a team-based environment along with excellent interpersonal communications skills.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references through Cornell's online application system.

Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smokefree Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.