Technology in Motion Instructional Specialist
Athens State University
The Alabama Technology in Motion(ATiM) Specialist will provide
training/modeling for (K-12) teachers on integrating technology
into the curriculum for all subjects including digital literacy and
computer science. They provide professional development that
enables educators to become and remain proficient in the use of
technology so they can better facilitate learning.The ATiM Program
is conducted onsite and online and is planned with participating
schools/LEAs to meet their needs and goals. The overriding
principle is to ensure that the skills are not just learned but
implemented as a routine part of each teacher or administrator's
job. The ATiM Specialist is a technology consultant who is familiar
with Alabama K-12 curriculum and has expertise in using technology
in the classroom. That expertise is strengthened by working as a
member of the statewide team.
This position description
in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be
performed by the employee in this position.
Technology Professional Development for Educators, Alabama
Technology in Motion Instructional Technology Specialist (ATiM)
- Plan and conduct professional learning with an emphasis on
digital literacy, cyber-safety, digital citizenship, and computer
- Maintain and submit an up-to-date calendar/schedule to ATiM
Project Director and RIC Director.
- Collaborate with the District Curriculum, Technology, and other
Administrators to plan meaningful professional learning and support
to schools within the service center region.
- Recruit participants and schedule workshops within the
in-service center region.
- Support statewide technology initiatives and conferences as
directed by the ATiM Project Director.
- Maintain an inventory of software and hardware.
- Contribute to the development of project reports, procedures,
- Prepare and disseminate project information as
- Prepare and submit monthly reports, and an interim and final
report representing activity for the school year and following
- Keep current on emerging technology practices in education
through professional learning groups and by attending
- Perform other duties as assigned by the ATiM Project Director,
the Regional Inservice Center Director, or the Educational
The weekly schedule will vary depending
on training commitments, travel requirements, state meetings and
school district calendars.
The use of the Instructional Technology
Specialist's personal vehicle may be required for transporting
equipment to and from training sessions. Extensive travel is
required within the Inservice Center region along with some
statewide travel and overnight stays. A valid driver's license is
required. Travel expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with
- Valid Alabama Teaching Certificate with a minimum of five years
of experience in K-12 teaching or administration is required.
- Master’s Degree in Education required.
- Experience with:
- Integrating digital literacy in K-12 and computer science
- Creating and delivering professional learning programs for
adults (teachers and administrators) at the local, state, or
- Creating content for online learning.
- Using PowerSchool Professional Learning and Schoology is
preferred but not required.
- Awareness and knowledge of principles and methods for
curriculum training and design.
- Current on new instructional technologies and their use in the
classroom and a willingness to continue to learn additional
- Proficient in a variety of software applications, including
website design, social media, PowerSchool, Google, and
- Familiar with the Alabama Education system and local education
- Ability to set up and troubleshoot hardware, and software, and
model the appropriate use of technology.
- Team oriented, flexible, and works well with others.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Valid driver’s license required
- FBI/ABI fingerprinting background clear status required
Salary matrix is based on the FY 23 Teacher Salary Matrix adjusted
to 240 days plus 5%. The range is $$67,189.67- $102,937.28.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Unofficial transcripts should be from the college or university
which verifies minimum qualifications for the position. Upon an
offer of employment, official transcripts from all colleges and
universities attended must be submitted. Continued employment is
contingent upon receipt of transcripts from all colleges and
Please provide contact information for three professional
references on your application.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and
apply on line at the following link: https://jobs.athens.edu/postings/search
About Athens State University
Located in historic Athens, Alabama, Athens State University offers
junior and senior-level coursework to community college graduates
and transfer students holding sufficient credits from other
institutions. Presently, over 3,100 students have selected Athens
State because of its neighborly environment where 50 majors and
degree programs are offered, with courses taught by a supportive
and exceptional faculty. Approximately 80% of the students are
enrolled in at least one online course. The typical student is a
working adult who commutes. Recently, the University was featured
in the 2015 Best Value Online College Rankings by OnlineU.org for
four online programs including computer science, accounting,
education and human resources. The University offers undergraduate
degree programs in Liberal Arts, Teacher Preparation, and Business.
The University employs more than 350 full and part-time employees
with approximately 90 full-time faculty members in three colleges:
College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, and College of
Education. Seventy-five percent of the full-time faculty members
hold a terminal degree. The University is accredited by the
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on
Athens, Alabama is located in north Alabama equidistant between
Nashville, TN and Birmingham, AL. Athens is home to several events
and festivals that have been featured as the Southeast Tourism
Society’s “Top 20 Events in the Southeast” including the Athens
Storytelling Festival and the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers
In accordance with Athens State University Policy and guidelines,
the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a
consent form for a criminal background check. Employment will be
contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from that
criminal background check.
Non-Discrimination Policy Statement Athens State University, as
an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, complies with
all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination
and affirmative action. Athens State University does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age,
marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression,
pregnancy, sexual orientation, disability, religion, genetic
information, or veteran status in employment, or admissions to or
participation in educational programs and activities. Inquiries or
concerns may be addressed to the Office of the Vice President of
Enrollment and Student Support Services, 300 N. Beaty St., Athens,
AL 35611, 256- 233-8175.