Director, Academic Technology Services
MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Information Systems
& Technology, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled
and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)
Director Academic Technology
Administrator II (MPP
Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled):
Thursday, October 5th @
Reporting to the Associate Vice President Academic Technology &
Campus Engagement, this position leads academic technology and
services for the Division of Information Resources &
Technology. Leadership includes supervision of staff as well as
planning, execution, documentation, communication, evaluation, and
continuous improvement of the resources and services offered by the
Academic Technology department, which includes both academic and
classroom technologies. Planning is done in consultation with IRT
senior leadership and campus stakeholders. The Academic Technology
department collaborates with faculty, staff, and students to
provide campus-wide support for IRT core services, software
platforms, and classroom design and infrastructure that support
strategic campus goals for teaching, learning, and student success.
This position aligns the priorities of the team with the
campus-wide strategic plan and divisional goals.
The position plays a leadership role in supporting academic
technologies used to deliver face to face classroom, online, and
hybrid courses at Sac State; this position also participates in
requirements gathering and evaluations for new or replacement
instructional and classroom tools. The position requires a strong
pedagogical background to partner with faculty and ensure alignment
between academic needs and technology. This position is responsible
for engaging faculty, staff, and students in the adoption of tools
that provide a good match for achieving their specific
This position has a significant role in professional development of
faculty, staff, and students; leading a team of developers and
consultants to create training modules and documentation on use of
technologies used to deliver instruction. This position stays
informed about emerging instructional software, classroom design,
and pedagogical applications of technology to facilitate active
learning. This position has technical expertise in areas such as
learning management systems, e-portfolios, lecture capture,
classroom design and standards, accessibility, etc.
This position is involved in a variety of strategic student success
initiatives to improve retention and time to degree at Sac State;
this position helps make strategic technologies sustainable by
offering support, documentation, and training to meet the needs of
faculty, staff, and students. This position is responsible for
evaluating the effectiveness of resources and services and engaging
in continuous improvement activities by gathering feedback from
faculty, staff, and students.
This position has a strategic focus on supporting academic
technology and ATI-related projects and services offered by IRT.
Additionally, this position participates in system-level meetings
and engages in collaboration with partners from across the CSU.
: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime
Anticipated Hiring Range
: $9,000 per month -
$12,000 per month, commensurate with candidate's education,
experience, skills, and training
CSU Classification Salary Range
: $4,583.00 per
month - $14,713.00 per month
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: Regular (At-Will)
: 12 months
: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm.
Other hours as required.
Hybrid work flexibility is available at up to 1-2 days a week
remote, on an opt-in basis.
Please visit the following webpage for more information on the CSU
Per our Out of State Employment Policy (see below), a successful
candidate must reside within the State of California upon time of
Who is IRT?
Information Resources & Technology (IRT) partners with faculty,
staff, and students to provide essential information technology
services that support mission critical activities and innovative
technology solutions that facilitate the accomplishment of
strategic campus goals at Sacramento State.
For more information, please visit: www.csus.edu/irt
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or
- Five years experience leading delivery of academic technologies
that support teaching, learning, and student success.
- Demonstrated experience managing a high-performing team of
staff and student workers; responsibilities include setting
performance standards and measures; providing appropriate levels of
training, mentoring, and professional development; and fostering a
strong sense of teamwork and cross-functional communication and
- Demonstrated experience collaborating with diverse faculty,
staff, and students and gathering feedback through surveys, focus
groups, or other means.
- Demonstrated experience delivering training and support
services to diverse audiences, such as faculty, staff, and/or
students, in a variety of modalities.
- Demonstrated experience with a Learning Management system and
with Learning Management modules and integrated applications such
as collaboration tools, lecture capture, etc.
- Experience developing, documenting, and improving processes to
improve quality, efficiency, and/or the end user experience.
- Experience with change management/change controls at the
organizational and institutional level.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging classroom and
instructional technologies and pedagogies that promote active
learning and engagement.
- Familiarity with a quality assurance model for online courses
such as Quality Matters or QOLT.
- Familiarity with Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
(FERPA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Copyright law
in a higher education context.
- Excellent communication (written and verbal) and presentation
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Familiarity with accessible technologies and universal design
Conditions of Employment: Ability to pass background check
Documents Needed to Apply*
- Demonstrated experience with classroom technologies, including
both pedagogical and technical expertise.
- Advanced Degree in education, instructional design, or related
- Experience teaching as a tenured faculty member at a
- Experience providing support and training for some of the
following: Office 365, PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, Degree
Planners, College Scheduler, Qualtrics, Portfolium, BlackBoard,
Canvas, Lecture capture software (Panopto), and Zoom.
- Familiarity with classroom design and technical standards for
providing consistent end-user experiences with campus spaces.
- Demonstrated experience applying agile project management
principles to multiple complex projects; demonstrated ability to
meet deadlines, achieve milestones, and complete projects
*Failure to upload the required documentation may lead to
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About Sac State
is located in the heart
of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The
lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close
to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento,
also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most
ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a
population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students
come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from
across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500
staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California's
capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for
leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a
recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.
As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to
equity and inclusion, https://www.csus.edu/experience/anchor-university/
As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code
Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment
where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and
valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus
is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to
celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and
perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and
To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please
visit the Why Sac State
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United States. California State University, Sacramento is not a
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Note to Applicants:
Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an
interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.
September 07, 2023 (10:15 AM)
Open Until Filled
To apply, visit https://careers.csus.edu/en-us/job/531306/director-academic-technology-services