Instructional Technology Specialist

University of Connecticut Health Center - UCONN in Connecticut

Date Posted May 21, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Department: Office of the CIO


This position is accountable for supporting, managing and developing educational materials for Faculty Instructional Technology Services (FITS).




In-depth knowledge of and experience in online instructional development; proficiency with Microsoft office products; standard web technologies, languages and authoring tools, graphic/multimedia development tools; knowledge and experience with distributive course management systems; excellent knowledge and ability to apply project management skills and techniques; strong interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate faculty and students; ability to communicate effectively (oral and written); ability to problem solve while assisting a variety of users; knowledge of laws, regulations or guidelines applicable to information technology/education technology.



Seven (7) years experience in programming/development with special emphasis on educational technology, web development, authoring programs and systems troubleshooting.



Any combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skill and abilities have been achieved.


Special Requirements:

  • Experience in the operation of a Blackboard Learning Management System.
  • Substantial experience with web development tools in support of educational technology including: HTML, CSS, and Scripting Languages
  • Microsoft SQL query/reporting experience
  • Experience with various educational technology platforms including various assessment toolsets.
  • Ability to support laptops and mobile devices, including the use of standard desktop imaging tools


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Science or a related field
  • Ability to research and implement new technologies in support of the curriculum
  • Some experience implementing active learning concepts in support of the flipped classroom and online learning
  • Familiarity and experience in developing mobile applications using .NET toolkit
  • Development experience using Adobe ColdFusion
  • Willingness to serve on advisory committees as needed
  • Experience with Questionmark Perception and related assessment toolsets, the Aperio ePathology system, and the BodyViz  and Anatomage anatomy visualization tools, among others.
  • Proven ability to manage complex projects, work independently as well as collaboratively and complete tasks on time with minimal supervision
  • Working knowledge of AAMC and ADA guidelines in support  of the schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine



Coordinates daily functions for the department including troubleshooting and maintaining hardware, software, networking and user assistance; assists in coordinating activities relative to effective use of hardware/software in education; monitors usage of hardware/software; uses a variety of multimedia and learning technology tools to assist faculty and students in developing and implementing instructionally sound courses; tutorials and presentations; develops and leads workshops for faculty and students relating to the use of development software tools; serves as expert resources for complex educational applications and track trends in technology; project manager/team leader as needed; continues to introduce and implement emerging educational technologies, assisting faculty with its development; works collaboratively with other UCHC departments to provide appropriate curricular support; maintains technological knowledge by keeping current with changing technologies; performs all duties of Academic Computing Specialists and other related duties as required.


Schedule: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm with a 30 minute unpaid mealbreak


Full Time Equivalent Minimum Salary: To be determined


Application Instructions: Interested and qualified candidates who meet the above requirements please apply to: and reference search code 2014-1041. Cover letter, resume and references may be uploaded at the time you apply on-line.


University of Connecticut Health Center

16 Munson Road

Farmington, CT 06032



The University of Connecticut Health Center is an affirmative action employer in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PwD employer.





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