Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action
In keeping with Haverford College's long-standing policy of non-discrimination, the Board of Managers of Haverford College has established a program of affirmative action. The goal of this program is to attract and retain staff of high quality and diverse backgrounds and to do so without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, veteran status, or other protected characteristic. In accordance with the Affirmative Action Policy, the College recruits persons in these protected categories as candidates for positions that become available at Haverford. The results of the hiring process are reviewed regularly by the Affirmative Action Officer to make certain these goals are being met.
Job Openings: Instructional Technology Specialist, IITS,
The Instructional Technology Specialist will assist faculty in identifying, developing, and implementing instructional strategies, instructional software, and technology devices that support the advancement of teaching and learning in traditional and blended classroom environments at Haverford College. The position is a full-time, 12-month staff position and reports to the Director of the Instructional Technology Services.
Originally posted on: 11/11/13
· Consult with faculty about teaching and learning goals for courses and help faculty choose and implement the instructional and classroom technologies best suited to meet the identified needs and goals.
· Develop project plans for implementing a range of instructional technologies in a course.
· Evaluate new and emerging technologies and their ability to meet both teaching and learning needs, and collaborate with faculty and IITS staff to expand educational technology initiatives such as flipped classrooms/blended learning, iPads for teaching and learning, and active learning classrooms.
· Plan, organize, and lead workshops for faculty in the use of specific instructional technologies.
· Plan, organize, and lead workshops for students on various technologies.
· Collaborate with faculty to develop course assessments to evaluate pedagogical effectiveness and student learning outcomes of instructional technologies.
· Design and develop multimedia materials and simulations that align with learning goals.
· Combine learning theory, design practices, and technologies to assist in the creation of effective teaching and learning spaces, both physical and virtual, for the college.
· Work as a team member supporting the group, department, and college and provide the services needed.
· Occasional evening and weekend work required.
· Other duties assigned by the supervisor.
· Bachelor's degree required. Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, or related field preferred.
· At least 3 years' experience in higher education supporting faculty to integrate various instructional and classroom technologies; including but not limited to
LMS (e.g. Moodle), tablets, Microsoft Office, Google Apps for Education, student response systems, lecture capture systems, smart boards, A/V systems, web conference tools, authorizing tools (e.g. Camtasia and Captivate), Adobe Creative Suite, web technologies, social media tools.
· Experience creating innovative learning solutions for face-to-face and blended teaching and learning environments.
· Face-to-face or online teaching/training experience.
· Knowledge of instructional design theory and assessment techniques.
· Experience connecting instructional technology to student learning goals.
· Knowledge of accessibility technologies and understanding of ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).
· Experience with learning analytics, game design, simulation and other virtual platforms.
· Ongoing engagement with current and emerging instructional technologies.
· Excellent oral and written communication skills.
· Highly organized with the ability to work both independently and as a team member.
· Strong customer service skills. Can-Do attitude. Attention to detail.
Please submit your 1) cover letter 2) resume, and 3) salary requirements
in three separate Microsoft Word files by email to Marian Carroll (firstname.lastname@example.org), Executive Assistant to the CIO, Instructional Technology Services, IITS.
The subject of the email should be “Instructional Technology Specialist Application.”
Please include your last name in each filename, such as ‘lastname_letter,” “lastname_resume,” and “lastname_salary.”
In your cover letter, please describe how you meet the requirements for the position described above.
If you have an online portfolio, please include a link for it.
About Haverford College
Located on a wooded suburban campus less than ten miles from the center of Philadelphia, Haverford College is a highly selective liberal arts institution of approximately 1200 students, 500 staff and more than 100 faculty. Founded in 1833, Haverford was the first college established by members of the Society of Friends (Quakers). While the college is not formally affiliated with any religious body today, the values of individual dignity, academic strength, and tolerance upon which it was founded remain central to its character.
In addition to providing a great work environment, Haverford offers generous benefits programs for professional employees, including outstanding medical/dental, vacation, and retirement benefits.