Job description

JOB NO.: 95584-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Instructional Design

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 95584-AS

Working Title: Learning Technologies Systems Administrator


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 24, 2018

Term: This position will end on SEPTEMBER 30, 2019.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree in education, training, or related field is preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required Qualifications
* Minimum of one year hands-on experience of administration of an application with a small to moderate number of end users.
* Minimum of one year working directly with a learning management system, other learning technologies, or related software.
* Minimum of one year experience related to application support, either in a technical support area, academic department, computer lab, help desk, library, or training environment.
* Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service.
* Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
* Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team player.

Preferred Qualifications
* Experience working with content authoring tools such as Storyline, Captivate, Pressbooks, and Wordpress.
* Hands-on experience with Learning Locker, Grassblade, and/or Unizin Engage or related products.
* Familiarity with Experience API (xAPI) and/or Caliper Analytics specifications.
* Experience with software testing and understanding of quality assurance practices.
* Project management experience or familiarity with project management methodologies.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Division of information Technology (DoIT) provides information technology services to UW-Madison, all UW campuses, and the UW System and other agencies, employing approximately 600 people and operating with a budget of approximately $100 million. DoIT team members are part of an exciting and dynamic work environment that builds on organizational principles such as family and personal life/work balance; an inclusive, respectful and supportive work environment; alignment with the University of Wisconsin System's (UWS) teaching, learning, and research mission; collaboration; and innovation. For more information, please see our website: https://it.wisc.edu/about/division-of-information-technology.

The Learning Technologies Systems Administrator serves the teaching and learning mission of the University of Wisconsin-Madison from within the [email protected] service, a group located within DoIT's Academic Technology (AT) department (for more about AT and [email protected], see https://at.doit.wisc.edu/learn-uw/). The individual in this position supports the use of UW-Madison's centrally supported electronic content authoring (Pressbooks), learning data collection (Learning Locker), and eText reader (Unizin Engage and other publisher integrated learning systems) tools by providing application administration for the tools including configuration, user provisioning, quality assurance, user support, integration management, and internal process improvement. In addition, the Learning Technologies Systems Administrator provides ancillary administration and user support for the Canvas learning management system (LMS) as well as other learning technologies supported by [email protected] Madison, such as Kaltura MediaSpace, BlackBoard Collaborate web conferencing software and the AEFIS course evaluation and assessment tool.

Additional Information:

Please note that DoIT is not able to provide sponsorship for this position.

This position is expected to last only one year, there may be the possibility of extending the position another year.


Bradley Molzahn
[email protected]
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:

Please click on the "Apply Online" button to start the application process. To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter and resume. Your cover letter should specifically address the Required Qualifications listed in the Minimum Years and Relevant Work Experience listed above.

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.

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Advertised: Aug 9 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Aug 26 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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