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Instructional Technologies and Engagement Platforms Associate (Summer Experience) - Temporary

Princeton University
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Technology, Instructional Technology & Design
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Full Time
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Four-Year Institution

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As the Instructional Technologies and Engagement Platforms Associate, you will contribute to the planning and execution of key instructional technologies and campus engagement platform projects. You will work with the Package Adoption and Configuration (PAC) team to enable the digitization of processes across campus with the goal of improving academic, administrative, and research functions through technology innovation.


You will work closely with platform administrators for Canvas (the learning management system), Campus Groups (an event management platform), Terradotta GPS (a global engagement platform), and Oracle (a professional development platform). In this role, you will also address support tickets, participate in platform related assessments, interface with platform APIs, take part in relevant meetings, and assist with integrations and platform reporting.


This position is part of Princeton’s Office of Informational Technology (OIT) Summer Experience Program. OIT is excited to welcome a cohort of undergraduate students to learn, explore, and gain professional experience in a variety of technical and administrative roles. All positions are sponsored by one of the six major departments within OIT, each specializing in a different area of information technology.


This is a temporary position.


What you’ll be doing:  

  • Resolving support tickets in ServiceNow 
  • Participating in team, partner, and vendor meetings 
  • Developing proposals and presenting to stakeholders 
  • Platform administration tasks such as account creation, site creation, managing templates, and reporting 
  • Custom application development and maintenance, interfacing with platform APIs

Skills you bring to the table:  

  • Experience with programming languages such as Java or Python
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience working within a team
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills


Skills you will gain:  

  • Information processing 
  • Data analysis 
  • Planning, time-management, and prioritization skills
  • Decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Experience managing LMS integrations and platform accounts 
  • An understanding of Interfacing with APIs 
  • Experience programming 
  • The ability to navigate governance, security, and data strategy discussions


The OIT Summer Experience Program is a great opportunity for undergraduate students enrolled at any accredited university or college. For more information, see Explore Our OIT Summer Experiences. 


Application requirements: 

OIT is accepting applications for summer experience positions through March 29.  All applications should include a cover letter, resume (or CV), transcripts from previous academic programs, and two letters of recommendation.


Tips: When completing the application, enter (or paste) your cover letter into the text box. Upload your resume (or CV) and academic transcripts to the ‘Other Documents’ field during the submission process. 


Letters of recommendation are due by March 29, however, it is recommended you submit them as soon as possible following application. Letters should be sent via email directly from the letter writer to the summer experience program email account at Letters received after March 29 will not be considered.


The final candidate will be required to successfully pass a background check.




Be advised that you will be contacted only if there is further interest in your application. Your candidate dashboard may not display status updates for this requisition.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

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