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Instructional Technologist

William James College
Newton, Massachusetts (US)
Salary is commensurate with experience

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Technology, Instructional Technology & Design
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Position Summary


William James College is currently seeking an Instructional Technologist to join our Office of Educational Development and Innovation. The Instructional Technologist will work directly with students, staff, and faculty to provide support, training, and evaluation of education technology tools in academic courses and Continuing Education (CE) activities. This position will temporarily work remotely three days a week and onsite two days a week, until otherwise notified.


Essential Functions: 


  • Provide instructional technology support and training to faculty, staff, and students in academic departments and participants registered for Continuing Education (CE) programs, while maintaining a high level of customer service Serve as primary support for CE live events in all modalities (in person, online, hybrid)  Manage student enrollment in our learning management system for academic courses and provide LMS support for Continuing Education online courses Contribute to the creation, organization and use of our document library and training material Serve as primary support for video-centric e-learning and web conferencing tool Manage quality assurance of the functionality of course offerings through the LMS Document and analyze the operations, effectiveness, and feedback of Educational Technology (ET) programs  Understand and maintain accreditation and authorization materials for ET online programs Experience with basic HTML, SQL, CSS, and/or XML coding skills is desired. Assist Director in management of work study students  Handle support tickets regarding ET Be an administrator to all educational technology tools and apply experience and training to maintaining the operation of assigned systems Assist in the implementation and transition to new ET vendors Edit videos for ET and CE courses as assigned   Keep up to date with emerging technologies  Research and evaluate new educational technology tools that might be useful for WJC  Other duties as instructed or assigned

Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree required​​​​​​ 2+ years of experience in Educational/Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, or related field, preferred High level of professionalism, energy, and enthusiasm Passion about technology in education and how it impacts the future of higher education Patient and effective in 1 on 1 and small group consultations/trainings with faculty, students, and staff. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Ability to complete projects with minimal supervision Ability to work independently and on a team Ability to work well under time pressure and meet deadlines Ability to adapt to changing priorities Strong computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, web-based collaboration tools, video creation tools, and web conferencing tools Experience with Learning Management Systems (Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas) preferred Some familiarity with project management methods preferred Applicant must be able to assume employment in the U.S. without College sponsorship Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required.


Our benefits package includes generous health, vision and dental insurance, eligibility for both College funded 401(a) retirement plan and College sponsored 403(b) plan, company paid life and long term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, generous PTO,  and professional development opportunities.

William James College is not-for-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Employment at William James College may qualify towards The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.


Application Procedures


Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Interested candidates should submit:


  1. A Cover Letter responding to the stated qualifications. A Résumé/Curriculum Vitae. A list of three professional references with complete contact information. (References will not be contacted without the candidate’s prior permission.)

Materials should be submitted electronically via the WJC Career Center:


Inclusive Excellence at William James College


William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.



From our new campus in Greater Boston, William James College educates students for careers that meet the growing demand for access to quality, culturally competent psychological services for individuals, families, communities & organizations both locally & around the globe. We offer graduate programs attentive to the needs of vulnerable populations including children of adversity and the needs of specific populations such as Latinos and veterans, as well as organizations and leaders on the forefront of creating social change. 

William James College is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, working and bringing psychological knowledge to the multi-cultural world community. We strongly encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

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