The Instructional Technologist provides primary support to faculty members in the use of technology in teaching, learning, and research. The Instructional Technologist evaluates and prepares recommendations on curricula, instructional methods, and materials. The incumbent prepares one-on-one consultations, workshops, training sessions, manuals, and guidelines on the improvement of teaching/learning environments through the use of E-learning technologies. The Instructional Technologist will assist in the assessment of teaching/learning challenges and provide tools, resources, and training to the faculty that will help address these challenges. Such solutions could include: introduction of new teaching techniques, an exploration of best teaching practices, implementation of technology enhanced learning technologies, offering of general technology or software training, and the application of adult learning theory.
Typically a Masters Degree in Curriculum and/or Instructional Design, Educational Technology or related field or equivalent experience. The incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
Minimum 3+ years experience with university-level learning environments and/or training, curriculum /instructional design.
Strong skills in building and maintaining stable working relationships with faculty and staff. Exemplary communication skills.
Strong skills in facilitation, training, teaching, negotiation, and consulting within an academic environment.
Ability to work and communicate effectively with ITS staff and develop and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to multi-task and work as an effective member of a team.
Highly developed organizational skills.
Demonstrated computer competency especially with Learning/Course Management software (D2L Brightspace).
General knowledge of hardware, network, computer lab configuration, and other basic information technology services.
Experience in College of Business and working with Business faculty a plus.
Extensive online and hybrid course work also a plus.
Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state and local law. We welcome and invite all persons of diverse and intersectional identities, life experiences, and beliefs to apply.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.