Instructional Technologist

Chicago, Cook County / Cicero, Cook County
Feb 18, 2014
Job Summary: The Instructional Technologist will support faculty in the effective use of technology in teaching and learning. Duties include conducting training workshops for faculty and students and providing small group and one-on-one consultations with faculty seeking to incorporate educational technology into the curriculum. The Instructional Technologist will assist faculty in detecting and eliminating electronic plagiarism as well as incorporating online information literacy resources into instruction. Additionally, the Instructional Technologist will manage the Faculty Resource Room and assist faculty in selecting appropriate hardware and software. The Instructional Technologist will work collaboratively with all academic areas and serve as a liaison between academic areas and the Management Information Service area of the College. The Instructional Technologist must stay abreast of ongoing developments, trends, and issues in educational technology. The responsibilities and duties of the Instructional Technologist may change as academic technology and the needs of the College evolve. Required Qualifications: The candidate must be a skilled educator with two years experience in an academic environment and have a Master’s degree in an academic discipline or technology-related field. The candidate must have experience in designing and developing Web-based courses and in creating materials that effectively use technology in the classroom. The candidate must have strong leadership and communication skills. The candidate must be able to accommodate a flexible work schedule to adapt to faculty and student class schedules. Desirable Qualifications: Desired at least two years teaching experience in a college/university environment, a Master’s degree in instructional design and working knowledge of the current trends in distance learning. Be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of truth, compassion, fairness, responsibility and respect.