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Educational Technologist

Employer
Walla Walla Community College
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jan 29, 2024


Educational Technologist

Walla Walla Community College


Salary: $68,000.00 - $75,000.00 Annually

Job Type:

Job Number: 2023 - 001482

Location: Walla Walla, WA

Department: TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

Closing: Continuous

Join our team to help inspire all students to discover their potential and achieve their goals by providing relevant, equitable, and innovative learning opportunities and services.

Description

Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) is seeking applicants for an Education Technologist position at the Walla Walla campus.

At Walla Walla Community College, we inspire all students to discover their potential and achieve their goals by providing relevant, equitable, and innovative learning opportunities and services. We have identified three core themes that describe the fundamental aspects of the College's mission by translating it into practice: Student Success, Strong Communities, and Resource Stewardship. As an organization, we value learning opportunities, a sense of community, diversity, health and humor, excellence, integrity, teamwork, innovation, personal and professional growth, and sustainability.

General Description:

Working under the general supervision of the Executive Director of Technology Services and in collaboration with the Center for Integrated Learning team, the Educational Technologist (ET) provides training and customized support to faculty across all disciplines in the area of instructional technologies to promote student engagement, learning, and success. The successful candidate will assist faculty in the expansion and enhancement of their skills for teaching in technology-enhanced classrooms. The ET will plan, coordinate, and conduct workshops on the use of educational technologies and support faculty in developing best practices for teaching in multiple modes of instruction simultaneously. Duties include consulting, conducting individual and group workshops, providing feedback on teaching with multiple technologies, creating educational technology training courses in Canvas, as well as researching, troubleshooting, and problem-solving to meet specific course content and delivery needs.

The position requires a strong working knowledge of instructional technologies, learning management systems (currently Canvas) and other tools (document cameras, web cams, Zoom, Panopto, MS Office, tablets, smart boards, etc.).


Essential Functions:


  • Plan, develop, and deliver workshops on educational technology
  • Work with vendors, instructors, students, and support staff to help develop and implement technology effectively for student learning, including administration of the Learning Management System (LMS) and all integrated services and technology
  • Assists faculty with matching learning outcomes and teaching strategies with technology solutions
  • Analyze institutional needs and resources related to instructional delivery with technology and research and evaluate new technologies and their impact on instruction and student learning
  • Work on special projects (e.g., new student orientation, faculty onboarding, adoption of new technologies) as deemed relevant and be available as needed for technical and other support during critical periods and for new or inexperienced users
  • Work with a wide range of multimedia software (including, audio, video, web, animation, and photo) to develop materials for online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses
  • Assist faculty in differentiating delivery of instruction depending on modality
  • Recommend instructional options to meet course delivery needs
  • Provide support with accessibility software and tools to help faculty ensure equity and access for all enrolled students regardless of their chosen mode of receiving instruction
  • Analyze institutional needs and resources related to instructional delivery with technology and identify future professional development based on feedback from faculty, deans, and relevant data
  • Collaborate with the Center for Integrated Learning team to build training resources related to educational technology
  • Liaison between the Center for Integrated Learning and Technology Services.
  • May supervise work study students


  • Competencies


  • Ability to quickly establish a plan and continue supporting faculty in high tech classrooms
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Strong working knowledge of learning management systems, preferably Canvas
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High proficiency and comfort level with educational technology and presentation software
  • Ability to work independently, professionally, and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to convey information with enthusiasm and positivity
  • Ability to address the changing needs of adult learners and programs
  • Excellent customer service capabilities
  • Understanding of the ethical responsibilities when consulting with student and course data
  • Understanding of methods of providing equitable access to instruction, regardless of mode of delivery
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to identify solutions independently and report back with updates or other required follow-up
  • Knowledge of educational technologies for instruction
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion in a highly confidential professional setting
  • Act as an analytical thinker with the ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Proven ability to create project plans and successfully complete projects



  • Qualifications:
    Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered at the discretion of the college.

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in educational technology, instructional technology or closely related field; OR an associate's degree in educational technology, instructional technology or closely related field AND two years' experience, or equivalent education/experience.
  • Demonstrated successful teaching with technology (experience as an educational technology trainer may be substituted)
  • Experience with Canvas Learning Management System beyond that of a student (instructor, trainer, advisor, administrator, etc.)
  • Prior experience working in a higher education environment
  • Experience using web-based learning, authoring, or publication systems
  • Multimedia development experience including using the latest software products
  • Experience with video/audio production and development
  • Experience in the collection and support the analysis of learning analytics


  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bilingual - Spanish
  • Customer service/Helpdesk experience


  • Conditions/Terms of Employment


    This position is in a bargaining unit for which AFT is the exclusive representative.

    This is a full-time professional exempt position. Persons hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of lawful authorization to work in the United States within three (3) days of employment. WWCC participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. Official college transcripts required at time of hire. Candidates may be subject to a criminal history background check as a condition of employment. Information from the background check may not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. The college is a tobacco free institution.

    Work is performed throughout the campus in classrooms and offices. Exposure to hazards is limited to those commonly found in office environments. Duties require the use of standard office furniture and instructional equipment (e.g., computers, projectors, web cams, etc.).Sitting at a desk or computer station, standing and walking, and light lifting are required throughout the shift. Generally, no weekend or evening hours anticipated. This contract position work schedule will typically be Monday through Friday 8-hours each day. During the summer, work schedule is Monday through Thursday 10-hours each day. Minimal travel may be required.

    Compensation:

    Annual salary range: $68,000-75,000. The college has an excellent benefit program including paid sick leave; paid vacation leave; medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; retirement and two optional deferred compensation programs. All full-time employees will automatically have 3% of taxable income deferred into the State of Washington Deferred Compensation Program (DCP). All administrative exempt staff set aside 1% of their gross salary in a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) (VEBA). All exempt employees are required to participate in this program. Walla Walla Community College requires all employees to participate in direct deposit for payment of salary.

    Required Application Materials

    This position will remain open until filled. To be included in the initial screening, applications should be received by February 21st, 2024. To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required qualifications and competencies and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:

  • Online NEOGOV application
  • Cover letter
    • In the cover letter, communicate your approach to training faculty in educational technologies and methodologies and how you meet the qualifications of the position.
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three professional references
  • Unofficial transcripts for application purposes; official transcripts are required prior to an official start date.


  • Please ensure you have attached all required application materials as you will not be able to attach any documents after you have submitted your application. If you have difficulty logging into your account, attaching documents, submitting your application, etc., please call NEOGOV Applicant Support at 1-855-524-5627 or email them directly at support@governmentjobs.com.

    WWCC reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all applicants, or reopen the position. Applications received during this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the College's discretion.

    Walla Walla Community College is committed to provide equal opportunity and nondiscrimination for all educational and employment applicants as well as for its students and employed staff, without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, including gender expression/identity, marital status, age (over 40), the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, the use of trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, or status as a Vietnam and/or disabled veteran, National Guard member or reservist in accordance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Federal Rehabilitation of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and any other applicable Federal and Washington State laws against discrimination. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities. If you need accommodations in the application/employment process, please contact Brooke Marshall, JD/Vice President of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator/Section 504 Compliance (509) 527-4300 - TDD (509) 527-4412, email brooke.marshall@wwcc.edu, address: 500 Tausick Way, Walla Walla WA, 99362.



    To apply, please visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/wwcc/jobs/4359803/educational-technologist




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