The Department of Information Technology at Saint Michael’s College invites applications for the Associate Director of Educational Technology position. The Associate Director of Educational Technology oversees the development, implementation, and maintenance of educational technology systems in support of teaching and learning initiatives. This role works collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students to identify and implement new technologies and tools that enhance the educational experience and ensure effective integration of technology into the curriculum.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Provides leadership and strategic direction in the development and implementation of educational technology initiatives
- Collaborates with faculty, staff, and students to assess and address educational technology needs and accessibility standards
- Develops course design team to recommend tools and strategies to address teaching goals and leaning needs across all modalities (in-person, online, and hybrid)
- Manages the selection, implementation, and maintenance of educational technology systems, including learning management systems (LMS), online learning platforms (OLP), classroom technology and the SMC Makerspace
- Develops and leads high-quality training on academic technology systems and design best practices, inclusive of live training and maintains a knowledgebase of self-service resources
- Partners with Academic Affairs to assist with building, supporting, and leading academic projects related to technological and pedagogical innovation
- Manages educational technology budgets and resources
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Benefits include health, dental, vision, employer-paid life and disability insurance, voluntary life, critical illness and accident insurance options, parental leave, flexible spending accounts (healthcare and dependent care), 401(k), generous paid time off, paid holidays, employee and dependent tuition benefits, employee and family assistance program, well-being programs and opportunities, discounted gym membership, paid volunteer time, use of the athletic facilities and the library, and countless opportunities to attend presentations, lectures, and other campus activities.
Applicants must have the following:
- Bachelor’s degree
- Two or more years of supervisory experience
- Teaching experience preferred
- Interest in emerging technology
- Experience providing training and support to faculty, staff, and students in the use of educational technology tools and systems
- Experience with learning management system (LMS), preferably Canvas
- Strong communication, collaboration, and project management skills
- Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and priorities
An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on Apply Now button:
- A cover letter that includes a statement articulating how your skills, knowledge, and experience will help contribute to fostering an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment within the IT department and broader college community
For full consideration, please submit application materials by July 28, 2023. The position remains open until filled.
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Saint Michael's College delivers a world-class education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our close community allows students to form strong and enduring relationships with one another and with accomplished faculty and staff, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. A fully residential college located minutes from Burlington, Saint Michael's offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service, and wilderness experiences.
Saint Michael's is among the elite ranks of only 286 colleges and universities nationwide allowed to host a Phi Beta Kappa national honor society chapter on campus and is ranked 3rd in Best Colleges in Vermont by Niche, a popular college ranking website. In 2022, Saint Michael’s was once again named by The Princeton Review as one of the Best 388 Colleges, one of the Best Green Colleges, and one of the Best Northeastern Colleges. Situated next to Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains, nearby Burlington, Vermont, consistently ranks as one of the best places in America to live. This includes America's 10 Great Places to Live (Kiplinger's), Top 10 Cities for Outdoor Recreation (Outside Magazine), Top 10 Small Cities for State of Well-Being (Gallup-Healthways), Top 10 Tech Hubs in the U.S. (Forbes), Top 5 Healthiest Places for Women in America (Self Magazine), Top 10 Greenest Cities in America, and Top Public Square in America (USA Today). It was also recently named a “climate haven” and ranked in the 10 Best Places in America to Live for Climate Resilience.
At the heart of our Edmundite Catholic mission is a belief that experiencing new perspectives, cultures, traditions, and ideas helps us become fuller, more compassionate people. As a Catholic higher education institution with a social justice mission, we are called to be even more intentionally inclusive, celebrating the complexity and individuality that each person brings to our community. Each of us at Saint Michael's carries an obligation to ensure all students, faculty, and staff encounter a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment.
Building a culture of inclusion is an ongoing and evolving journey. We are continually striving to ensure our processes, policies, and behaviors support and encourage diversity, meeting the needs of all individuals, especially those from historically underrepresented and marginalized groups. Saint Michael's College's vision of inclusion and diversity embraces not only racial and ethnic identities but also gender, age, religion, language, ability/disability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, military service, geographic origin, and first-generation/multi-generation college experiences.
Saint Michael's College is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity, in compliance with applicable provisions of state and federal law that prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or military service status, HIV-positive test result status, genetic information, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic, as such characteristics and prohibitions are defined by applicable law. The College will not rely inappropriately on such characteristics, or upon related stereotypes or biases, in making employment-related decisions. Also, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship or otherwise would not be required by applicable law, the College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, as well as any employee who is limited in their ability to perform the functions of their job because of pregnancy, childbirth or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth.