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Instructional Technologist

Trinity College
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 11, 2024

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Instructional Technologist


Regular or Temporary

Hours Per Week

FLSA Determination

Weeks Per Year


Open Date

Full or Part Time
Full Time

Position Summary

Trinity College seeks a staff that reflects the changing demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S. students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than 90 percent of students live on campus. Trinity is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Hartford, Connecticut. With more than 2,100 full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the college maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. We consider our location in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be among Trinity’s most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions and organizations throughout Hartford and the region. As a preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.

The Digital Learning & Scholarship group is looking for two innovative individuals to complete our team. While we are looking for people that can support our current general academic technology services, there are various opportunities for us to expand our expertise in the areas of virtual/augmented reality, GIS, data analytics/visualization, maker technologies, high performance computing, generative AI and digital scholarship. We would like applicants to include details in their cover letter that specifically address their experience and/or interest in at least one of these areas, or another area of opportunity for our team, especially in regard to a small liberal arts college community. These positions will require candidates to be eager learners proficient in a wide range of technologies and digital scholarship processes. Extensive expertise is not expected, just the willingness and capacity to learn and grow. This position is primarily in–person. Trinity College offers flexible and remote work policies.

The Instructional Technologist:
  • Collaborates with faculty, programs, and departments on the use and implementation of instructional technology tools and platforms. This includes learning management systems, discipline-specific software, and other pedagogical and digital scholarship tools.
  • Partners with faculty to design, develop and execute technology-rich digital assignments, projects, and course materials.
  • Coordinates, develops, and conducts workshops and instruction sessions for faculty, staff and students on various educational and technology-related topics.
  • Creates training materials and documentation on the use of Trinity’s learning management system (Moodle), digital scholarship tools, classroom computing technology, and other relevant educational technology software.
  • Identifies, adopts, and implements relevant educational technology innovations.
  • Plans and markets training events for faculty and students.
  • May manage the Student Technology Assistant ( STA ) program based on experience and interest. The STA program employs students that provide support for faculty, students and staff with educational technology platforms and software. Hires, supervises, and coordinates all projects and support provided by the STAs.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Experience working with educational technology and digital scholarship platforms and tools.
  • Advanced degree and teaching experience a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, and access; knowledge of cultural competency with respect to issues such as racial, cultural, religious, sexual, and gender identity.
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applicants must apply online by submitting their resume, cover letter and 3 references.
Applicant cover letters must include details that specifically address their experience and/or interest in at least one of the areas mentioned above or another area of opportunity for our team, especially in regard to work at a small liberal arts college.

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Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement.

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.

For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.


Trinity College

Intellectually impressive. Fiercely determined. Unquestionably accomplished.


Since its foundation in 1823, Trinity College, located in the heart of Hartford, Connecticut, has been educating students in the liberal arts with the educational and experiential foundations they need to succeed as informed global citizens. Trinity is a member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) and the Consortium On Financing Higher Education (COFHE). Faculty and alumni include recipients of the Pulitzer Prize, the MacArthur award, Guggenheims, Rockefellers, and other national academic awards.

While Trinity has enjoyed a long, prestigious history, the college finds itself poised in transition as the landscape of higher education across the country undergoes a fundamental shift. Under the leadership of Joanne Berger-Sweeney, who was inaugurated on October 26, 2014 as Trinity’s 22nd President, Trinity is looking forward to a bold future that will require innovation borne out of long-term strategic planning that will make the college even more visible and competitive. Among the strategic plan’s broad goals is to design a distinctive, relevant liberal arts education that positions Trinity increasingly as a first-choice destination for students, faculty, and staff.

At Trinity College, we’re known for getting things done—and for doing them in a way that creates lasting meaning. Students come here to engage in a challenging liberal arts education, live as part of a tenacious community, explore what’s possible, and find answers to the challenges of tomorrow.

On our 100-acre campus in Connecticut's state capital, you can take advantage of all that our thriving city has to offer, including diverse perspectives, experiential learning, and an energetic culture. And with the knowledge, resources, and partnerships we’ve cultivated at Trinity, we’re an active part of driving Hartford forward as well.

We are committed to providing the best possible service to our employees and the college. We recognize the diverse composition and needs of our community of employees and strive to respond to those needs in a professional, caring and equitable manner by:

  • Recruiting and promoting the best-qualified people – while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the workplace.
  • Providing a competitive salary and benefits package for our employees.
  • Establishing, administering and effectively communicating sound policies and practices that treat employees with dignity and equality, while maintaining compliance with employment and labor laws and College directives.
  • Promoting a work atmosphere that is safe, healthy, secure and conscious of family and community relations.

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