The primary purpose of this position is to support the instructional mission of the College through direct engagement with instructors to implement technology solutions that enhance pedagogy. A component of this involves the use and application of data visualization tools such as Tableau, Prospect, and others.
Duties will include, consultative engagement with instructors to help develop pedagogical strategies, to advocate for best practices in pedagogy, to promote a thoughtful use of data analytics. The position will also develop documentation and materials for use by internal and external users.
The position requires excellent communication and technology skills in order to seek out and understand faculty, staff, and student academic technology needs, develop appropriate responses, communicate next steps, and marshal resources to implement thoughtful, sustainable and innovative solutions.
The instructional technologist will work closely with faculty, staff and students to explore the effective use of information technologies to enhance teaching and learning at the University.
The position will develop and deliver information technology training and resources in thoughtful, innovative and sustainable ways. He/she will contribute to the community of instructional technologists in the College and at the University.
This position will also perform other duties as assigned and may work occasional nights, weekends and overtime
Education and Experience:
- Associate’s degree in Computer Information Technology, Computer Technology Integration; Networking Technology, or related areas and two years of experience in the Information Technology field related to the position’s role; or a - Bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience in the Information Technology Field related to the position’s role, or a - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math or Engineering from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of experience in the Information Technology Field related to the position’s role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. - Journey level requires an additional one year of experience. - Advanced level requires an additional two years of experience.
Strong communication skills and customer service skills are essential, as this position must be able to interact effectively with other team members, faculty, and staff within the college. As this is a fast paced environment, flexibility and the ability to manage multiple priorities are vital.
Familiarity with UNC academic and administrative software is highly desirable. A Bachelor's degree is preferred, but relevant experience may be used as a substitute on a year for year basis. Academic experience and customer service or retail experience are highly desirable as well.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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