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LMS Administrator / Instructional Technologist
IIT - Illinois Institute of Technology
IIT Online is looking for an LMS Administrator / Instructional Technologist to support faculty and staff use of Illinois Tech's Blackboard. The majority of duties are day-to-day oversight, configuration, and management of LMS operations. In addition, , the person selected for this position will use his or her expertise in instructional design and instructional technology to work with faculty and staff in furthering a high quality digital educational experience for all Illinois Tech students.
Masters in instructional design or technology very strongly preferred. 2-5 years progressively responsible experience with higher ed instructional design, including management and admin maintenance of learning management systems, especially Blackboard. Certification as a Blackboard administrator a plus. Apply online through our job posting.
Founded in 1890, IIT is a private, Ph.D.-granting university that awards degrees in engineering, the sciences, architecture, law, design, psychology, humanities, and business. The Main Campus is located minutes from downtown Chicago and its beautiful lakefront, and was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, one of the 20th century’s most influential architects. Visit http://www.iit.edu for more information.
Competitive benefits including tuition remission for employee/dependents. Free shuttle to and from Union/Ogilvie stations. Easy access to campus by CTA.
IIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to make all employment decisions without discriminating on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, physical disability, mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national or ethnic origin, and any other protected status.
Director of Academic & Scholarly Technology
POSITION SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
The Director of Academic and Scholarly Technology has the responsibility for leadership and management of the sub-department that provides Wheaton College’s academic technology which supports Faculty teaching and scholarship, as well as student learning. This includes partnering with the Provost, the faculty development committee and others within the academy to develop leadership content and support of learner-centric pedagogy.
Tasks related to this include: the design and installation of technology-enhanced teaching spaces; consulting and development of best practices in course design and delivery in a learner-centric model; design and delivery of a highly effective online program delivery model; identifying and supporting collaborative educational software/systems; proactively identifying and championing solutions that support continued advancement of new teaching methods at the College. This position acts as a faculty and student advocate for Academic and Scholarly Technology resources that support pedagogical best practices Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, this position is part of the Academic and Institutional Technology (AIT) department that is responsible for supporting Wheaton College in meeting its strategic, operational, and educational objectives through leadership and support of appropriate technology solutions and services.
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
POSITION SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
This position’s primary responsibility is to support the design and development of engaging and interactive degree program courses in face-to-face, blended and E-learning environments. Develop and/or revise course content to meet all learning objectives while applying instructional design principles and adult learning theories.
Under the direction of the Dean of Faculty and Degree Programs, the Instructional Technologist collaborates with faculty committees and Faculty / Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to develop learning objectives for all courses, modules, and curriculum. Conducts research through literature searches, internet, professional organizations, etc., to incorporate the most up-to-date and relevant practices to include in degree program courses. Makes recommendations on educational best practices, instructional resources, instructional technologies, and multimedia hardware/software to support teaching and learning. Identifies appropriate measurement tools for assessing course effectiveness and application after the course has been conducted. Cites reference materials and coordinates approval from publisher when copyrighted publication material is used and referenced.
The Instructional Technologist will also design, develop, and assist in delivering workshops and training to faculty and staff in the use of instructional technologies and educational best practices; maintain records and participate in curriculum development sessions; documents findings, and writes reports.