CONNECTICUT COLLEGE, a highly selective private liberal arts college, located in the historic seaport of New London, seeks a highly accomplished Instructional Designer/Developer to work directly with faculty to assess course needs and to incorporate appropriate academic technologies within the curriculum, particularly in foreign language departments and international studies. Oversee all aspects of the newly renovated Language and Culture Center. Provide technical support and instruction to faculty and students using academic technologies. Serve as backup course management system administrator. Develop and implement projects with faculty and staff that further the integration of technology into the curriculum.
The ideal candidate will research new academic resources, evaluate for acquisition, recommend, and introduce new technologies to the campus including multiregional hardware and software, develop, install and support hardware and software configurations for using language and culture-related resources in other facilities on campus, work with other members of the Instructional Technology Team and other staff within Information Services on projects, concentrating on the design and enhancement of the curriculum, provide expertise for digital and analog formats for text, audio, and video incorporation into the curriculum and actively participate in the profession including research publication and conference presentations.
A Master’s degree in instructional technology or in a related field required, preferably with experience in supporting technology use in foreign languages and culture programs, familiarity with current technologies in both Mac and PC to support teaching, ability to develop web-based materials, high level technical skills in working with digital audio and video media, ability to develop and deliver training programs, ability to build and sustain key relationships with students, faculty, peers at other institutions and outside vendors, well-organized, able to work under pressure and as a member of a team and ability to interact well with a variety of people from all aspects of the college and community.
Thorough applicant credentialing, including criminal records check, will be conducted on the selected applicant. Application deadline: May 27, 2011. Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references electronically to humanresources at conncoll dot edu (include your full name and “Instructional Designer/Developer” in the subject line of your e-mail).
Connecticut College is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EOE
Penniman, C. #9656 Instructional Technology position, Connecticut College. LLTI listserv (LLTI@LISTSERV.DARTMOUTH.EDU, 13 May 2011).