Reporting to the Liaison to the CTO, this position is responsible for the design, and implementation of new forms of web-based pedagogy and educational technologies. With the input of the Senior Technologist, this position will design new forms of multimedia, for example, video, 3D animations and 2D graphics. The Technologist in Production will analyze media technologies and troubleshoot any problems that arise. Other responsibilities include shooting and assisting with video/tech capture and acquisition, editing and other post-production for high-end classes and supporting course material. This position will also involve opportunities to work closely with faculty, undergraduates, and graduate students, along with fellow developers in DCE and across campus. Position will hold significant technical responsibilities and will be expected to work independently and deliver on goals by which the success of the department itself will be measured.
The individual in this position will have significant technological responsibilities, collaborating with others, managing projects, and ultimately responsible for the success or failure of departmental projects. Position requires superior organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills, excellent performance under tight deadlines and the ability to collaborate on a team.
This is a 1-year term position with the possibility of extension after the first year.
When applying for this position please submit your resume, portfolio, and cover letter in our preferred format as one combined document (resume followed by cover letter).
The Division of Continuing Education (DCE) comprises several entities including the Harvard Extension School, the Harvard Summer School, the Harvard Professional Development Programs and the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement. For more than a century, Harvard Extension School has made Harvard faculty and teaching accessible to a diverse community of local, national, and international students. Harvard Extension School enrolls approximately 13,000 students per year in approximately 65 liberal arts and professional fields. More than 650 open enrollment online and classroom courses are offered at affordable prices to our communities across the world. Harvard Summer School offers approximately 300 courses on the Harvard Campus to 6,000 secondary school, college and adult learners and more than 30 international study abroad programs for up to 600 students each summer. The Division also includes the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement with approximately 550 active members and Harvard Professional Development Programs offering about 60 two-day, noncredit courses annually.
All formal offers will be made by FAS HR.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary