Instructional Technologist

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About Hofstra:

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.


Hofstra University's Information Technology division has an opening for an Instructional Technologist within its educational and research technology (EdTech) unit. This position reports to the Assistant Director for Faculty Computing Services and provides technical support for teaching, learning and research. 

The instructional technologist will work in close collaboration with Hofstra University faculty, students and all members of Hofstra’s Information Technology team to provide leadership and direction for the adoption and effective use of educational and instructional technologies. 

This position will focus partially on providing technical support for the nationally recognized Zarb School of Business. Technologies supported in the School of Business include but are not limited to the Martin B. Greenberg Trading Room, Behavioral Lab, Lecture Capture, VDI, laptops/desktops, Blackboard LMS, online and hybrid course development and associated media production, Crestron systems and podiums.

This position also supports faculty with classroom technologies and the integration and development of various technologies for online, hybrid and face-to-face class courses. 

He/she will also develop and conduct in-person and online training workshops in the use of educational and instructional technologies for faculty and will provide one-to-one support and consultation to faculty. He/she will collaborate with the Faculty Center on workshops, events and exploratory technologies. Additional responsibilities include supporting faculty in their use of the Blackboard LMS and supporting various cutting-edge technologies, such as AR/VR, Hololens, adaptive learning and artificial intelligence for use in teaching and research.

This position may require some evening, nighttime and weekend work. In addition, he/she will be responsible for all work as assigned. 

Application Instructions:

To apply, please send a resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter and a list of three references to: [email protected]


Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.







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Posted: 6/8/2018
Application Due: 8/7/2018
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