University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

ID: 7126090
Posted: February 22, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The School of Nursing Academic Technology has an open vacancy for a newly created position of Academic Technology (AT) Support Specialist. AT Support Specialist will join our small academic technology team and provide key operational and administrative support for team's projects that focus on using instructional technology to enhance courses of the School of Nursing across all its degree and certificate programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists with or supports the design, development, and enhancement of instructional activities, programs, and curricula. Utilizes effective educational methodologies and technologies to meet organizational and learner needs.
15% Assists with the design and development of engaging, effective learning experiences which may be face-to-face, blended, and/or online
5% Completes initial edits, reviews, and updates of existing instructional materials
5% Contributes to researching, designing, and/or acquiring learning resources, technologies, materials, and/or processes to support learning
10% Assists with providing basic training and technical support to learners in settings such as classrooms, labs, clinics, and distance learning mediums
20% Provides consultation, training, and/or support for learning technology tools and platforms
10% Provides support for collecting, organizing, interpreting, and disseminating data to identify instructional program needs and enhance effectiveness
15% Assists with the design and development of multimedia learning materials
10% Provides support for faculty development and engagement programs and activities
10% Provides administrative support for academic technology team meetings (scheduling, room reservations, meeting minutes, and translation of actionable items into project timelines)
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Bachelor's Degree

* 1+ years of experience working in education or related field
* Excellent written communication skills (step-by-step instructions, email, chat) that support collegial, inclusive work environment
* Familiarity with Canvas or other LMS
* Ability to function well and to participate actively and effectively in the work of a small, collaborative team and a range of diverse stakeholders
* Capacity to work independently and exercise good judgement in deciding what needs to be discussed with the team
* Reliability and trustworthiness appropriate for work with firm deadlines (start of the term) and instructional FERPA-protected educational records.

* 3 or more years of experience working in Higher Education, preferably in the areas of academic technology or academic programs
* Creative mindset and ability to contribute actively to ongoing improvement of tools and processes
* Familiarity with basic project management software (for example, SmartSheet)
* Ability to learn new software and develop new work processes or improve existing ones and to adapt to changing technologies and customer needs

Full Time: 100%

This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.