Instructional Technology Manager

Chicago, IL
Dec 29, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Instructional Technology Manager Category Administrative Position Number A99852 Posting Number S0000590 Location Chicago Open Date 09/16/2018 Close Date Open Until Filled? No Job Type Full-Time Working Hours Position Summary

The Instructional Technology Manager will support Roosevelt University faculty in the identification and use of best in class instructional technologies; including multimedia and web technologies. The Instructional Technology Manager will be the support contact for the faculty use of the Learning Management System (LMS). The Instructional Technology Manager will be the Blackboard Administrator and be responsible for LMS upgrades, maintenance and troubleshooting. The Instructional Technology Manager will develop a standardized technical toolbox to support the needs of faculty teaching in online, blended, and face-to-face learning environments.

This is a full-time exempt position located on the Chicago Campus. This position reports to the AVP for Academic Technology Solutions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

A bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology or related field.

A minimum of 2 years experience working in academic technology.

Understanding of curricular development, learning theories, and academic assessment.

Attention to detail.

Knowledge of both MAC and PC environments helpful.

Excellent project management, consulting and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple relationships and competing priorities concurrently.

Ability to maintain a high level of communication and collaboration with all technology support departments and ITS teams to ensure prompt, effective resolution of problems.

Excellent organizational, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal skills and attention to detail.

Ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining good working relationships.

Ability to demonstrate a commitment to service excellence by embodying Roosevelt’s core values, mission, and vision in every aspect of the role working with students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

A positive and professional demeanor is a must.

Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Years of Experience Required 2 Required Education Bachelor's Degree Certification/Licensure Required Minimum Qualifications

Please refer to knowledge, skills, and abilities required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s in instructional design, educational technology or related field preferred.

Equipment Operated

PC and MAC computer, projector, video equipment

Working Conditions

Normal climate-controlled office environment is provided. Regular use of desktop computer is required, calling for frequent hand/wrist movement and repetition. Moderate level of stress. Occasional travel within the local or regional setting may be required.

Priority Application Instructions Departmental Contact Information Essential Job Functions

Duty and Responsibility

Under the direction of the AVP, Academic Technology Solutions, and in collaboration with IT, implements a standardized technology “toolbox” which offers a range of pre-approved software and technologies that support a variety of learning environments.

Plays an important role in efforts to create, promote, and facilitate the use of technology rich learning environments.
Provides creative problem solving for day to day issues.

Percentage Of Time 20 Essential Job Functions

Duty and Responsibility

Blackboard Administrator:

Advises and trains faculty on the use of the institution’s learning management system (LMS),

Schedules, implements the annual Blackboard upgrade and monitors the Blackboard performance.

Provide troubleshooting for day to day issues within the LMS.

Percentage Of Time 40 Essential Job Functions

Duty and Responsibility

Technology tools:

Provides service management for educational technologies such as student response systems, Ensemble streaming media server, TK20 assessment software, digital media solutions, etc.

Percentage Of Time 25 Essential Job Functions

Duty and Responsibility

Monitors educational technology developments, assesses their functionality, and submits proposals for technology changes to enhance the Roosevelt University learning platforms.

Other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time 5 Essential Job Functions

Duty and Responsibility

Instructional Design

Provides support to faculty designing online course material by working in partner with the Instructional Designers.

Percentage Of Time 10 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Educational Technology or Instructional Design?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have experience with the administration of Blackboard?
    • None
    • 1-3 years
    • 3-6 years
    • More than 6 years
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents