The Classroom Technologist is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Learning Technology at Stevens. This is an on-site position with an established work schedule, however the position may also require the ability to work off hours and weekends as necessary to meet the needs of the position. The successful candidate will work with faculty and staff members on the implementation of audio visual and multimedia learning technolgies and the development of instructional content that will be used to support all aspects of Stevens’ teaching, learning, and collaboration spaces. This individual will also plan, coordinate and conduct workshops on the use of new and existing classroom technologies (AV) in support of teaching and learning, conduct research on emerging technologies, survey users on existing classrooms and collaboration spaces, and provide instruction and support in the development and/or improvement of technology skills as well as the technological enhancement of learning spaces.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Management and oversite of learning and collaboration AV technology across campus
Standardizing and implementing AV technology to support various modes of instruction (lecture, active learning, collaboration, etc)
Working with a wide range of multimedia software including digital audio, video, web, and animation
Developing instructional materials on the use of AV technology
Developing recommended plans concerning physical space technology for coordination with other divisions including Academics, Facilities, and others
Being the faculty liason regarding all AV classroom technology usage and implementations
Selecting, ordering, receiving, and coordinating the installation of AV hardware into instructional spaces
Working with various audio visual integrators to select and install best-in-class audio visual technology for learning spaces
Conducting research to identify potential new and software and hardware emerging technologies and applications to enhance classrooms and instructional spaces
Assisting in the administration of various enterprise classroom technologies for video collaboration and lecture streaming
Conducting workshops on AV classroom technology (projection systems, controllers, Smart boards etc) in coordination with other members of the Division of Information Technology.
Collaborating with colleagues on departmental and institution-wide projects
Designing and developing print and web-based user documentation and materials
Being an active representitve of Stevens at conferences and external communities
Supervising and mentoring student employees
Supporting the general operations of the Division of Information Technology
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree, with at least 3 years of experience working in AV, instructional technology, teaching and learning with technology, or a directly related field; an equivalent combination of training and experience may also be considered
Intermediate to advanced skills in the use of Windows-based and Mac-based resolutions digital video signal processing including presentation
Proficiency with audiovisual technologies including projection systems, audio systems, interactive displays, and audiovisual design and development tools and systems
Commitment to learning and adapting emerging technologies for support of teaching, learning, and collaboration
Experience with classroom response systems, such as Turning Point, Poll Everywhere, iClicker etc.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong service ethic and customer service skills
The ability to lift between 30-50 pounds.
Ability to work in a highly dynamic environment and to handle multiple priorities simultaneously with a sense of urgency concerning project completion.
Previous training experience
Experience using learning management systems (e.g. Canvas), web conferencing services (e.g. WebEx), media hosting services, unified communications, and similar technologies
Experience standardizing and categhorizing AV technology for classrooms with various technology packages per room
Knowledge of active learning space design and technology integration
Knoweldge and experience with room control systems
Experience deploying wireless collaboration and projection in learning and collaboration spaces
Fimiliarity with construction and experience installing A/V hardware into instructional spaces
Active participation in professional organizations and professional development programs relevant to the position.
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