Instructional Technology Specialist and Project Manager

Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Instructional Technology Specialist and Project Manager

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Join a creative, talented, and dynamic team that is working to shape the future of teaching and learning. As part of the GSB Digital Learning Solutions (DLS) group, the Instructional Technology Specialist and Project Manager will play a vital role in leading projects to incorporate technology into teaching and learning at the GSB.


Facilitate the integration of technology into teaching, learning and community building

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead projects to develop and implement innovative uses of technology for teaching, student learning and/or community building. Act as a project manager on select course development projects and teaching and learning initiatives.
  • Identify stakeholders and understand user requirements in order to evaluate, develop, and adapt learning technology software solutions.
  • Actively champion and support the use of computer-based teaching and learning tools by developing and implementing resources that assist with adoption and disseminate knowledge throughout the program or school.
  • Act as a partner for the Instructional Technology Lead by being a power user of all learning technologies used at the GSB, supporting technology administration, and staying abreast of platform developments and roadmaps.
  • Understand how learning technology choices fit within the broader GSB landscape, and assist with providing cross-functional collaboration for using technology to complement the student and teaching experiences.
  • Provide assistance to learning designers, faculty support, and program staff in selecting and implementing technology into course curricula or co-curricular learning.
  • Consult with and help instructors and/or departments to incorporate technologies into faculty research projects, in support of student learning goals at the course or (co)curricular level.
  • Stay abreast of educational technology research and practices.
  • Provide expertise and support in applying instructional design methodologies to the development, implementation, and evaluation of face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses.
  • Lead the development of resources, seminars, or workshops to disseminate information about uses of learning technology.

    * - Other duties may also be assigned


    Education & Experience:

    Bachelor's degree plus four years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience. Master's degree preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Expertise in utilizing technology to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Expert knowledge of learning management systems and various classroom and online learning technologies.
  • Ability to logically define and solve problems with technical applications.
  • Ability to manage projects to plan, design, develop and evaluate engaging multimedia learning/training objects.
  • Experience planning and implementing project activities such as gathering requirements, identifying and defining deliverables, and establishing timelines, priorities and milestones to ensure successful progression of the projects.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively and tactfully with members of the academic community; demonstrated experience working in an environment with colleagues of diverse backgrounds and customs.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with instructional design methodologies, pedagogical issues and best practices for classroom, online and hybrid learning.
  • Excellent time management and project management skills. Demonstrated ability to manage a complex workload, prioritize tasks and use good judgment in providing services based on goal.
  • Technical expertise including knowledge of Macintosh and Windows environments, html and CSS.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and delivering technical training to a non-technical audience.
  • Excellent customer service skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong working relationships with a diverse audience of faculty, staff and students.

    Certifications and Licenses:



  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.

  • Frequently sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.

  • Occasionally stand/walk, lift/carry/push/pull objects.

  • Rarely writing by hand, use a telephone.

    * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

    Job: Information Technology Services

    Location: Graduate School of Business
    Schedule: Full-time
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    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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