LMS/Instructional Technology Specialist

Contact Information
Nina Fox
1299 University of Oregon
Thursday, January 18, 2018 (All day)
Open Until Filled: 
Open until filled, review begins on: 
Saturday, January 19, 2019 (All day)
  • Winter
  • Spring
Academic Year: 
  • Assisting in the development of new course Canvas sites within the LMS
  • Developing and conducting LMS training workshops
  • Exploring third-party plug-ins to facilitate the effective use of the LMS
  • Providing technical support for LMS and related instructional technology
  • Developing strategies for utilizing migrated content within the Canvas LMS
  • Providing clear written documentation for the effective use of the LMS and integrated tools.

Graduate students pursuing any master’s or doctoral degree may apply.

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Excellent customer service skills and experience
  • Experience working with technology and/or dedication and aptitude to learn how to integrate technology into instruction.
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to commit to a work schedule of at least 16 hours per week
  • Demonstrated experience supporting Canvas
  • Demonstrated experience teaching, migrating courses and/or designing courses in Canvas
  • Demonstrated experience teaching or administering a Learning Management System
  • Experience with Windows and/or Macintosh platforms
  • Experience with emerging technologies
  • Good written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Eagerness and aptitude to learn new technologies with little or no guidance
  • Experience with word processing, image manipulation software such as EndNote, MS Word and Photoshop, video production or post-production
  • Experience teaching
  • Experience developing or teaching workshops
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot technical issues
  • Ability to spread hours over intersession periods
  • Experience using standard bibliographic, word processing and image manipulation software such as EndNote, MS Word and Photoshop
  • Preference will be given to graduate students representing the College of Arts & Sciences; College of Education; Lundquist College of Business; School of Architecture & Allied Arts; School of Law; and/or School of Music & Dance
Application Procedure: 

Please submit the following electronically as one single PDF or Word document to Karen Matson (kmatson@uoregon.edu (link sends e-mail)), Center for Media & Educational Technology, in the order listed: 1) cover letter explaining interest and skills related to this position; 2) résumé or CV; 3) names and contact information for three references (one of whom should be a current, former supervisor who can speak to your work experience).

Our General Duties and Responsibilities Statement (GDRS), which includes our general appointment/reappointment process and criteria, is available online.

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