Moravian College — Instructional Technologist (entry-level)

TITLE: Instructional Technologist (entry-level)
CLASSIFICATION: Administrative
DEPARTMENT: Information Technology
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
SYSTEM JOB TITLE: Instructional Technologist

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Works under the direction of Instructional Technologist 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Support staff as appropriate and students.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Instructional Technologist delivers professional development to faculty, students, administration, and staff on how to use the College’s Learning Management System (Canvas) and other related software. A major part of his/her responsibilities will be to work with faculty to incorporate technology into traditional, hybrid, and online courses. The Instructional Technologist will work in close collaboration with the Instructional Designers to provide a coherent program of instruction for online courses.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cultivate and nurture a culture of collaboration and collegiality among the staff in the Information Technology and the Online Education and Innovation Departments. 
  • Provide one-on-one professional development to faculty on the usability, functionality and best practices of Canvas and related software to improve teaching and learning.
  • Develop and deliver workshops to faculty on the different functions of Canvas and related software to improve teaching and learning.
  • Develop a strong knowledge base on the use of Canvas and related software.
  • Remain current on ongoing advances in Canvas and evaluate prototypes of new educational technology.
  • Stay abreast of the newest and related software affecting teaching and learning.
  • Develop and sustain a strong collaborative partnership with Student Support Services and Accessibility, ensuring a student-centered oriented use of technology with emphasis on Universal Design.
  • Develop and sustain a strong collaborative partnership with Instructional Designers, ensuring a cohesive professional development experience for faculty.
  • Develop and sustain a strong collaborative partnership with faculty, providing them with continued support on their face-to-face, hybrid and online teaching. 
  • Perform additional job-related duties as assigned by the CIO of IT and the Associate Provost of OEI. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in information systems or instructional technology is preferred. Two years’ experience in instructional technology or distance learning is preferred. Basic knowledge of online course design. Basic knowledge on applying the Quality Matters Rubric. Ability to identify appropriate technologies to enhance teaching, improve learning, and achieve learning objectives. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills needed; customer service orientation is essential, as a major part of the duties requires being able to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students. Proficiency in managing the Canvas Learning Management system is highly desirable.

TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach their cover letter and resume to the online application by clicking here. Please attach documents as a PDF file.

Deep respect for others is fundamental to the Moravian College community. Moravian College does not discriminate against any person based on actual or perceived race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, genetic information, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, marital status, age, veteran status, disability, use of guide or support animals and/or mechanical aids, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. In compliance with the requirements of Title IX, Moravian College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational program and activity, including employment. 

Concerns regarding all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment and/or sex discrimination in employment:

Leah M. Naso
Title IX Coordinator/Compliance Officer
210 Colonial Hall
Moravian College
1200 Main St.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018
(610) 861-1529
TitleIX@moravian.edu

Concerns regarding gender and equity in athletics: 

Renee Hellert
Associate Athletic Director (Deputy Title IX Coordinator)
109 Johnston Hall
Moravian College
1200 Main St.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018
(610) 861-1531
hellertr@moravian.edu 

Concerns regarding the application of Title IX: 

U.S. Department of Education
Office of Civil Rights
100 Penn Square East, Suite 515
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323
(215) 656-8541
ocr.philadelphia@ed.gov

Report sexual harassment/sex discrimination online anytime (can be anonymous) at www.moravian.edu/titleix. Grievance procedures can be found in the institutional Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Non-Discrimination Policy at www.moravian.edu/policy.

Please visit moravian.edu/benefits to review benefits offered at Moravian College.*

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Occasionally required to remain seated in a normal position for long periods of time
  • Regularly required to walk about
  • Regularly required to maintain balance while walking, standing, crouching, or running
  • Routinely required to reach up and out with hands and arms
  • Regularly required to talk and hear; verbally express information or instructions
  • Regularly required to use hands to grasp objects, type, pick up objects, move objects, or hold objects
  • Routinely required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl
  • Regularly required to climb stairs and/or ladders
  • Occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds and carry a distance of 10 feet
  • Occasionally required to push and/or pull up to 25 pounds a distance of 10 feet
  • Routinely required to stand for long periods of time
  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
  • Depth perception and the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships
  • Adjustable focus

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.  

The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions, minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.

Pursuant to the ADA, Moravian College will provide reasonable accommodation(s) to all qualified employees with known disabilities when their disability affects the performance of their essential job functions, except when doing so would be unduly disruptive or would result in undue hardship to the College. If you anticipate needing an accommodation, please contact the Office of Human Resources at hr@moravian.edu or 610-861-1527.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

*Please visit this link to review the benefit eligibility status associated with this position.

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