Educational Technologist

  • Fanshawe College
  • 1001 Fanshawe College Blvd, London, ON, Canada
  • Feb 03, 2024
Education Information Technology

Job Description

Educational Technologist (LRS 40898)
Learning Systems Services
Information Technology Services

Location: London
Employment Group: Support
Hours:  35 hours per week. Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Pay Details:  $38.01 per hour
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled
Working at Fanshawe College
Fanshawe College is committed to the principles of hybrid work and may offer this option to employees whose work can be performed in an alternate location, without adverse impact to the operations of the College, inclusive of our Student and Staff experience. Confirmation of hybrid work options available to you will be clarified upon hire and may be subject to change based on the duties required of your position. Successful candidates will be required to perform work within Ontario and must be available to work on campus, as required.
Note: This is a full-time Support position (35 hours per week) starting March 4, 2024.
Duties: Under the direction of the Senior Manager, Learning Systems Services, the Educational Technologist is responsible for providing highly specialized technical support, technical design, development, implementation, and delivery of the College’s suite of Educational Technologies, which includes: an enterprise Learning Management System- FanshaweOnline, a Video Content Management System, multiple learning tool integrations (LTI), remote proctoring system(s), web conferencing systems, and system processes between other College systems (e.g., FOL Grade Transfer). Also provides technical support for the emerging area of Open Access Systems (e.g., Open Math) and Open Educational Resources (OER). Ensure all educational technologies supported by the department meet accessibility standards. Generate usage reports and maintain large data sets to report FOL activity accurately.
This position coordinates interdepartmental projects for enhancements and modifications to the existing learning systems and processes. Assist in developing business proposals, project plans, and project charters.
The incumbent serves as a change agent with other ITS departments and technical staff in the academic and student service departments to ensure the proper deployment of the learning management system and educational technologies. The position will continuously investigate new and emerging technologies and is responsible for planning and coordinating Educational Technology pilots for faculty and students. The position will design and deliver training on new and existing Educational Technologies for faculty, students, and staff.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Post-secondary 3-year diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Technology/Science, Programming, Educational Technology, or a related field
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience, with at least 3 years’ of system-level administration experience with Learning Management Systems (e.g., Brightspace) and other enterprise-level learning/information systems in a post-secondary environment
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered; preference will be given to applicants meeting the education requirements
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues
  • Project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience researching, planning, and conducting Educational Technology pilots or related learning/information systems pilots in a post-secondary environment
  • Experience designing and delivering training on educational technologies for faculty and students
  • Knowledge of accessibility guidelines
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills

While transcripts are not required for the interview, they are mandatory prior to any offer of employment.

How to Apply:
For more information and how to apply, please visit the Fanshawe College website at:  https://jobs.fanshawec.ca/
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.

Fanshawe College is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to equity, value diversity, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Fanshawe College provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, the hiring manager and the Recruitment Coordinator leading the recruitment will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant's accommodation needs.