Digital Pedagogy Fellow

Job description

Hyde Park Campus

44453 IT Services Instructional Tech

About the Unit
Academic Technology Solutions (ATS) is a division within Information Technology Services specializing in technical solutions for the learning environment.

Job Information

Job Summary:

Information Technology Services, department of Academic Technology Solutions is seeking to recruit a candidate to assist faculty, TAs, students, and staff in the transition to Canvas and to promote the pedagogically-sound use of other educational technology in our . This position is ideal for those who are preparing to teach blended courses or fully online courses, interested in incorporating a range of digital educational tools for traditional face-to-face classroom, or exploring the field of instructional design. You will consult, guide, and support instructors in the pedagogically-sound use of technology for teaching and learning.


  • Provide online and in-person faculty consulting (one-on-one or group sessions) and support in the use of Canvas LMS or other educational technology.
  • Assist, develop, and/or lead workshops for faculty, instructors, students, and staff.
  • Develop online resources (e.g. documentation, tipsheets, etc.) for Canvas, digital educational tools and digital pedagogy.
  • Research and test new education technology.
  • Complete administrative tasks as required.


  • Must be detail-oriented, hardworking, and dependable, with a can-do attitude.
  • Must have good oral and written communication, presentation, and problem solving skills.

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience, or Certifications:

  • Bachelors Degree required.

  • One year of teaching experience required.
  • Teaching consultation experience and knowledge of basic pedagogy (e.g. through workshops offered by Chicago Center for Teaching) is preferred.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, and/or other web development programming language preferred.
  • Knowledge of LaTex, and/or statistical software's (R Statistics, STATA), and/or GIS is preferred.

Technical Knowledge or Skills:
  • Basic digital literacy and computer skills required.
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Google Docs, Sheets and Drive, with ability to learn other programs (Adobe Creative Suite, etc.) required.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
  • Standard office environment.

Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV/Resume

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

Health Screen Required?

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Job No:
Posted: 9/9/2018
Application Due: 9/21/2018
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