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Academic Technologist 
Lewis University

POSITION SUMMARY

The Faculty Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning at Lewis Universityinvites applications for an Academic Technologist to be responsible for implementing services that support faculty in the creation and utilization of new multimedia and emerging technologies in the curriculum. We are looking for individuals with a commitment to Catholic higher education and to the University’s Lasallian Mission. This is an outstanding opportunity for someone who wants to be on the forefront at an exciting time in our history. Lewis University serves a diverse student population and community and we invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity.

The Academic Technologist will consult with and advise faculty in effective use of instructional media and technology. Deliver training on instructional multimedia hardware and editing software. Assist in the planning and publishing of instructional materials and user guides. Create tutorials to assist faculty and students in acquiring proficiency in academic technologies. Develop and support multimedia production including composing, videotaping, and editing. Facilitate implementation of instructional media innovations. As well as, integrate technologies such as social networking, mobile technologies, and other applications.
Lewis University

Located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University has been nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including generous health care benefits, tuition reimbursement for self, spouse and qualifying dependents, as well as 403(b) retirement plan options. For additional information on Lewis as an institution, please see our website at http://www.lewisu.edu.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in a digital media related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and work experience in academic technology. Proficiency in a variety of academic technologies, including learning management systems and audiovisual editing hardware and software used in higher education. Strong communication and interaction skills to assess user needs and provide appropriate support. Effective presentation skills in communicating technical information to non-technical personnel. Excellent writing and proofreading skills. Experience with PC’s and Mac’s as well as a wide variety of multimedia software applications such as Adobe Premier, After Effects, and similar applications. Familiarity with legal and copyright issues in digital publishing in an educational environment. An understanding of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements and knowledge of technologies to produce ADAcompliant multi-media materials. Able to organize, categorize, and prioritize workload effectively and efficiently under minimal supervision. Able to foster cooperative relationships with a diverse academic community.


APPLICATION PROCESS

For full consideration, interested applicants can view a full description of this position and apply online at http://jobs.lewisu.edu/postings/4170


Technical Support Specialist 
Prairie State College

POSITION SUMMARY

The Technical Support Specialist is responsible for developing and teaching software classes in common desktop, learning management, and administrative software applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet Explorer (IE), Firefox, Access Desire 2 Learn, and Datatel Colleague. The Technical Support Specialist will develop, write and maintain documentation for technical training on the learning management system, Desire 2 Learn.