The Academic Technology Specialist (ATS) is a key contributor within the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning. A core member of the Academic Technology Innovation team, the ATS is responsible for researching innovative technologies, collaborating with faculty to identify use-cases, and integrating technology into appropriate instructional activities. The ATS will also facilitate technology workshops, identify technologies to improve the student learning experience, and collaborate with colleagues on technology-based pilot projects. Candidates should be knowledgeable on both established and developing academic technologies and be fully versed on the best practices to implement and cultivate identified solutions. From a technology standpoint, the candidate should have applicable experience with web conferencing, robotic telepresence, the AR/VR/MR tech space, audience response systems and mobile device management.
Assist with providing departmental leadership for using technology in teaching, learning, community building and/or research. Oversee or provide assistance in the direct integration of technology into course curricula, extra-curricular or co-curricular learning, and/or research projects.
Lead the development of resources, seminars, courses, or workshops to disseminate information about uses of technology.
Actively encourage and support the use of computer-based tools by developing and implementing new tools and resources for instructors or students, assisting them with the tools, disseminating knowledge of these tools throughout the program or university, and creating and supporting an infrastructure that allows use of the tools in research, teaching and/or learning.
Assist with coordination of academic learning technology policies, procedures, and support.
Lead projects to develop innovative uses of technology for research, student learning and/or community building. Consult on development of software applications, or work with on- or off-campus resources to develop or adapt software solutions.
Consult with and help instructors and/or departments to incorporate technologies into faculty research projects, course design and curricula and/or co-curricula in support of student learning goals.
Stay abreast of educational technology research and participate in academic conferences.
Provide expertise and support in applying instructional design methodologies to the development, implementation, and evaluation of face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses.
Provide outreach and advocacy within and across departments for effective uses of educational technology.
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