Acad Technology & Digital Media Spec

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Created: May 7, 2014


The Specialist Academic Technology and Digital Media assists the Director with traditional and innovative instructional technologies at Chapman University. The Specialist provides end-user and back-end support for the Blackboard server and associated tools and for the multi-user, multi-site WordPress. The Specialist supports classroom instructional technology, assists faculty in creating instructional resources, incorporating digital and new media assignments into the curriculum, supports creating innovative websites highlighting faculty research and assists faculty using webinar technology to support virtual guest lectures.

Bachelor’s degree in instructional technology, computer information systems or a related area. Master’s degree desired. Three years of experience administering a learning management system. Detailed knowledge of Blackboard and associated tools. Expertise in administering and supporting WordPress in a multi-user, multi-site environment. Demonstrated experience using social media in academic contexts. Extensive experience leveraging open source and open API software in academic contexts. Knowledge of instructional technology best-practices. Web design skills (HTML, javascript and general knowledge of back-end scripting). Knowledge of academic technology concepts, emerging trends and software. Understanding of academic culture. Ability to work with a wide range of faculty. Ability to collaborate with staff in IS&T and Library on projects. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Notice to Applicants:

This is a full time, temporary and non-benefits eligible position from May 22, 2014-August 28, 2014.

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