UM Crookston Academic Technologist 2

Crookston, Minnesota
competitive wages
Aug 17, 2017

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in related field plus two years of related academic technology experience, or Bachelor’s degree in non-related field plus four years of related academic technology experience, or Master's degree in a technology related field; and ability to read, write, and understand English.  Final job offer contingent upon receipt of transcripts and complete background check.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in technology or related field; excellent verbal, written, time management, interpersonal, team-building, and customer service skills; ability to handle stressful situations in a positive manner, and evidence of experience in a team environment; and experience working in a University environment.

About the Job

POSITION: Full-time, 12-month, annual renewable position starting August 7, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. An excellent benefits package is offered.

JOB SUMMARY: Second-­level professional Academic Technologist working closely with instructors and end users to assess and implement technology in an educational setting.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Collaborate with instructors and end users to identify, develop, and implement appropriate technology solutions for teaching, learning, and other end user needs; consult with instructors to design, develop, and implement specific course-­related instructional strategies with accessible technology; repurpose existing content, courses, or programs for accessible online delivery and/or distance learning; discuss technology options and assist faculty with evaluation and selection of course management tools; provide a broad range of end user support; collaborate with other IT support service areas including, help/service desk, application development, network and computing services, and media services; troubleshoot technology issues and follow through until issues and problems are resolved or escalated; and plan and deliver individual or group development workshops to meet evolving campus needs. May occasionally lead a small-scale or sub­‐functional project, committee, or team.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online.  To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions.  You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Activities" page and uploading documents there.  

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


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Background Check Information

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.


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