Academic Technology Specialist
Academic Technology Specialist
The Academic Technology Specialist is primarily responsible for oversight and coordination of the Starfish Early Alert Retention system, and Form Stack coordination. The Technology Specialist works with faculty and staff to ensure the proper functioning of all desired course content in the learning management system and all related systems. The Technology Specialist assists faculty in the utilization of synchronous courseware and related technology. Also works with college staff to integrate the learning management system and related systems college-wide. The Technology Specialist maintains and supports any other academic software as needed including course evaluation software, course cancellation software, and Starfish student retention software.
FLCC is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and strives to provide an environment that embodies these principles. We strive to attract talented personnel from diverse backgrounds and traditions, particularly of race and ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, culture, religion, worldview and physical and mental abilities. As such, applicants from historically under-represented groups are highly encouraged to apply.
A. Educational Background: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Technology, Educational Technology, or related field.
B. Experience: Minimum of one year experience with learning management systems. Experience with maintaining and supporting educational software (for example Blackboard, Starfish, Canvas, D2L, Collaborate, Voice thread, Captivate, Camtasia, Chalk & Wire, Blackboard Connect, course evaluation software.) Experience with student information systems (especially Datatel) desired. Experience with the Adobe suite of products desired. Experience working with faculty on innovative solutions for pedagogy and course delivery preferred.
C. Special Skills: Ability to work with heterogeneous student population to provide a variety of support services designed to ensure students completion and retention efforts. Excellent listening, communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills. The Technical Specialist will work primarily at the Canandaigua campus, and may travel to the campus centers. The work schedule varies daily and includes both daytime and evening hours at 37.5 hours a week.
2. Essential Functions:
The starting salary is $42,758 and commensurate with experience.
Applicants interested in applying MUST submit the following documents via online:
- Cover letter
For full consideration apply by 11/9/19
Applications will only be accepted online.
Finger Lakes Community College does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission based on an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education.