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Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse
workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to
apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a
qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status,
such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.
The Educational Technology Specialist for the Graduate School of
Education & Counseling provides consultation services,
training, and support to faculty, staff and students in the
effective use of technology to meet teaching, research, learning
and administrative goals and objectives. Oversees daily operation
of educational technology and A/V equipment used in physical and
virtual classrooms at the Graduate School of Education &
Counseling Campus and provides technical advice and expertise in
the evaluation, purchase, upgrade and maintenance of technology and
equipment to meet individual, departmental or divisional needs.
Serves as the point person for resolving issues as they arise, both
independently and collaboratively. Manages and directs teams of
student workers to assist in daily operations of classroom
technology. Through this work, the Educational Technologist assists
in providing services in support of the vision and mission of the
Graduate School of Education & Counseling.
This position is represented by the Lewis & Clark College
Support Staff Association Local 4912 of the American Federation of
Teachers. The current LCCSSA Collective Bargaining Agreement can be
accessed here: http://www.lclark.edu/unions/lccssa/
What You'll Do
Operational Support & System Administration (40%):
Consult and Design (25%):
- Oversees daily operation of educational technology and A/V
equipment used in physical and virtual classrooms at the Graduate
School of Education & Counseling. This includes providing
direct end-user support.
- Organize and coordinate resources necessary to provide this
support including programming equipment, monitoring equipment,
identifying, troubleshooting and analyzing operational problems,
and performing repairs and preventive maintenance on a regular and
- Serves as the highest level of problem escalation for teaching
and learning tools. Works with end-users, technical support staff
and vendors to resolve unique and complex issues.
- Performs admin-level support on educational technology
platforms such as the Learning Management System (LMS) and
classroom recording systems including researching and testing new
features and functionality, assisting with updates/upgrades,
tracking data analytics and compiling reports.
- Authors and maintains technical documentation and educational
- Organizes and coordinates A/V support for on-campus Graduate
School events with the Conference and Events office.
Leadership and Supervision (15%):
- Performs needs analysis, designs, develops, reviews, and tests
complex A/V systems for the Graduate School of Education &
- Assists, advises, and trains faculty and staff in the theory
and practice of designing, developing, delivering, and learning in
courses using technology.
- Collaborates with program administrators to identify, analyze,
deploy, and evaluate specialized technology students must use to
meet program or certification requirements.
- Collaborates with faculty and students to identify, analyze,
explore and meet technology needs necessary to accomplish specific
teaching and learning objectives.
- Collaborates with faculty, staff, and students to evaluate and
implement emerging educational technologies.
Subject Matter Expertise (10%):
- Hire, supervise, train, and evaluate student workers in
performing operational tasks as well as specific projects.
- Serve on committees and task forces, as required. Participate
in regional and national associations.
- Participate in the planning, development, and evaluation of
team mission, vision, and strategic work plan.
Community Outreach & Training (10% of the time):
- Researches and evaluates emerging technologies in classroom
technology and other areas of expertise. Is aware of the uses of
and their impact on student learning outcomes. Makes
recommendations on new technology purchases.
- Maintains deep knowledge of current and emerging educational
technology trends, best practices, and issues. Is aware of current
use of available educational technologies by students, faculty, and
staff. Makes recommendations on improvements.
- Continually acquires new knowledge and skills to enhance
professional performance in areas of technical responsibility
- Provide leadership, training, and support to other
technologists in operation of AV and classroom technology and other
educational technology platforms exclusively used at the Graduate
School of Education & Counseling.
- Devise and provide training opportunities appropriate to
faculty and students with a range of technological competencies
through individual consultation, coaching, workshops, web
resources, videos, short guest teaching modules, and other means
deemed appropriate. Authors documentation in support of such
- Assists Graduate School program administrators with the
development and implementation of program-specific
- Assists with IT communications, reports, and formal
- Coordinates outreach and training events and programs.
- Develops and maintains relationships necessary to increase
acceptance and use of educational technologies by new or
inexperienced faculty and students.
- Assists with the development and implementation of outreach and
training strategies to meet department and team strategic
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
- 4 years of relevant experience supporting various digital
platforms and operating systems.
- Experience in providing end user support and troubleshooting
A/V hardware in an academic setting.
- Experience creating digital media and using visual presentation
software and hardware.
- Demonstrated experience working in a service-oriented
environment with the ability to assess competing priorities
- Experience in using, supporting, and managing video conference
software such as Zoom.
- Experience using, supporting, and teaching others to use Google
- Experience with both Windows and Macintosh hardware, OS, and
- Ability to carry out responsibilities in alignment with the
social justice mission of the Graduate School.
- Master's degree
- Experience in successfully integrating technology in teaching
at the college level.
- Experience supervising student employees in delivering tech
support in a fast-paced environment.
- Experience in supporting and teaching faculty and students to
use Moodle or other LMS.
- Experience in supporting faculty and students with Zoom or
other Video Conferencing tools.
- Experience using, supporting, and teaching others to use Google
- Experience with publication production and or/graphic design,
including contributing content directly to a website.
- 37.5 hours per week
- Benefits Eligible: Yes
- LCCSSA Grade 17, Step F
- $30.36 per hour
Directions for Cover Letter
- Danger of injury or probability of physical harm associated
with the job is minimal.
- Moderate amount of lifting of light weight (up to 15 lbs.) to
medium weight (15 to 35 lbs.), climbing or physically tiring
Please upload your cover letter
on the My Experience
screen in the resume section.
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with respect to educational programs, activities, employment, and
admission. We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or
perceived race, color, sex, religion, age, marital status, national
origin, the presence of any physical or sensory disability, veteran
status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or
any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and local
laws. The Associate Vice President of Human Resources has been
designated to handle inquiries regarding employment- and
disability-related non-discrimination policies. Title IX inquiries
may be directed to the Title IX coordinator or deputy Title IX
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation
to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you
require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform
your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a
change to the application process or work procedures, providing
documents in an alternate format, using a sign language
interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the
finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a
conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the
conviction is related to the position for which the individual is
applying or would present safety or security risks before an
employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not
necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.
Eligibility to Work
In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department
regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday
prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals
(no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human
Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure
to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result
in immediate termination of employment.