The Educational Technologist consults with faculty regarding effective use of educational technologies in online, hybrid, and classroom environments with an emphasis on promoting a learner-centered education. In addition, this position creates comprehensive documentation and training resources and designs, develops, and delivers face-to-face and online training opportunities for faculty. The position also creates/programs custom interactive simulations and computer-based learning activities and provides ongoing support for the technologies supported by UT Online.Qualifications:
- Master’s degree related to Educational Technology, Instructional Systems Technology, Computer Science Experience in end-user technology support and consulting with faculty about teaching with technology in online, blended, and face-to-face environments is strongly desired.Knowledge of learning theories, instructional theories, instructional design theory and practice, and best practices in teaching and learning is strongly desired.Experience using online and classroom technologies to advance the development of a digital learning environment is strongly desired.Previous experience with using and/or supporting Blackboard Learn or other learning management systems (LMSs) to advance the development of a digital learning environment is strongly desired.Experience with web browsers, word processing programs, email programs, and Windows operating systems is required; Experience with Mac and mobile operating systems is beneficial.One to two years of previous teaching experience, preferably in higher education is beneficial.Experience using and mentoring others in the use of classroom technologies such as Audience Response Systems, SMART Boards, lecture capture systems, etc., is beneficial.
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal/written communication, presentation, and organizational skills.Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a support team.Ability to communicate technical problems to others with varying levels of computer competency.Ability to handle assistance requests with multiple priorities and deadlines.Must have strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.Ability to work effectively with people at all levels within the organization.Willingness to explore the use of technology to advance learner-centeredness in online, hybrid, and web-assisted courses.
The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo, or at the satellite HR Office located at the Facilities Services Building, Suite 1000 on the Health Science Campus.