Carleton College is accepting applications for an Academic Technologist of Learning Innovations and Universal Design for Learning as a member of Academic Technology in Carleton's central Information Technology Services Department. This position focuses on supporting teaching and learning innovation strategically at Carleton College. The person in this position will use universal design for learning (UDL) principles to support faculty and ensure equitable learning opportunities for all students. In conjunction, this position will support faculty innovations, implement and assess pilot projects in academic technology at Carleton and review new developments in the instructional and information technology landscape. This position is part of a team of 7, supporting teaching, learning, and research technologies for 270 Carleton faculty. While work is designed for regular business hours, some flexibility in hours is possible, and the occasional off-hour work may be required.
Master’s degree in a relevant (e.g., Education, Equity and Diversity, Disability Studies) field and two years of full-time. equivalent experience in higher education and/or teaching experience. Must have experience in learning and teaching theory and research (SoTL). OR Bachelor’s degree in a relevant (e.g., Education, Equity and Diversity, Disability Studies) field and four years of full-time equivalent experience in higher education and/or teaching experience. Must have experience in learning and teaching theory and research (SoTL).
In addition to meeting the above required education, the following are highly desired:
PhD in a relevant field (e.g., Education, Equity and Diversity, Disability Studies) with teaching experience at the collegiate level
Experience with the liberal arts college experience
Experience with grant and project management and assessment
Strong communication and customer service skills appropriate for Carleton's diverse student body, faculty, and staff
Self-direction in a small, lightly supervised, flat team environment
Curiosity and enthusiasm for learning
Commitment to equity, specifically UDL principles
Familiarity with coding
Experience with a wide range of current instructional technologies
Familiarity with gamification and game-based learning
Carleton is a private liberal arts predominantly residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Founded in 1866, Carleton College is an independent and highly selective liberal arts college with a diverse and exceptionally able student body, a talented faculty whose first priority is teaching, and a continued commitment to the liberal arts. A four-year college, Carleton offers the Bachelor of Arts degree. Its students can choose from 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.Carleton College occupies more than 1,000 scenic acres of campus, arboretum, over 100 campus buildings, and athletic fields. Located in Northfield, Minnesota, 40 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Carleton offers access to the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan area.