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Job No. 143456

  • Job Title:
  • Learning Technology Specialist/AV Coordinator
  • Employer:
  • Athens State University
  • Location:
  • Athens , AL
  • Posting Date:
  • 15-Oct-2020
  • Description:
  • Duties
    The Learning Technology Specialist/AV Services Coordinator serves as the primary contact for the design, installation, and delivery of classroom learning technologies and audiovisual support services. This person is also a consultant to faculty in the selection and use of physical and virtual technologies to accomplish learning outcomes. Finally, this person oversees the
    delivery of audiovisual technologies and support services for university meetings and events.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    ● Develop technology services and solutions to address classroom learning needs
    ○ Analyze, plan, implement, and manage technologies for classrooms, conference
    rooms, and other institutional spaces.
    ○ Conduct research on current technologies and related strategies that support
    active learning spaces.
    ○ Engage with consultants and service providers to specify, obtain, and install
    learning technologies in classrooms and other institutional spaces.
    ○ Share knowledge and insights with staff and faculty regarding trends and best
    practices in the use of learning technologies and audiovisual equipment.
    ○ Consult with faculty, staff, and other institutional entities to develop strategic
    plans and recommendations for learning technologies and audiovisual technologies that align with institutional needs and goals.
    ○ Supervise Student Workers in the delivery of technology support services for events and classroom meetings.
    ○ Train and support faculty and staff in the operation and care of learning technology resources.
    ○ Work with Multimedia Specialists and others to develop and deliver multimedia
    products and services.
    ● Manage the organization and disbursement of learning technologies through the Learning Technology Resource Center (LTRC)
    ○ Organize and maintain technology storage areas assigned to ATLIS and the LTRC.
    ○ Help develop and implement policies and guidelines for the transfer or loan of
    portable audiovisual technologies to faculty, staff, and students.
    ○ Supervise Student Workers in the management of technology disbursement and services through the LTRC.
    ○ Maintain an inventory of ATLIS technologies, and keep accurate records of loans and transfers.
    ● Manage and maintain the university’s learning technologies and audiovisual
    equipment.
    ○ Create and maintain a list of learning technologies (including equipment
    specifications, acquisition date, lifespan, etc.) for all campus classrooms, meeting
    spaces, and studios.
    ○ Develop and modify a replacement cycle plan for university audiovisual
    equipment.
    ○ Maintain an ample inventory of consumable audiovisual equipment.
    ● Oversee the design and delivery of technology support (sound, video recording,
    webcasting, etc.) for University events and meetings.
    ○ Design, develop, and improve systems that enable clients to access and operate
    audio-visual technologies in meetings and events.
    ○ Engage with Student Workers, ATLIS, Help Desk, and others to provide additional audiovisual support, where appropriate, at university meetings and events.
    ○ Provide training and support for Event Clients, Faculty, and Staff in the knowledge and use of learning technologies and audiovisual equipment.
    ○ Develop recommendations to enhance the university’s classroom, meeting, and event space technologies.
    ○ Work with the Director of ATLIS to develop policies and procedures for the use of university’s learning technologies, audiovisual equipment, and services.
    ● Create and nurture a cooperative and collaborative atmosphere that emphasizes
    customer service and support.
    ○ Establish consistent expectations with all customers following established service
    protocols and timelines for efficient and effective service delivery.
    ○ Practice quality customer service in all interactions with the University community.
    ○ Work toward continuous improvement of the department through efficiency and
    end-user empowerment in support of the University mission.
    ○ Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing work scope and task based
    on needs.
    ○ Proactively engage in problem solving related to tasks in this position with
    internal and external people.
    ○ Maintains “open door” to internal and external customers.
    ○ Identify opportunities for improvements to work practices and offer viable
    solutions for implementation.
    ○ Routinely self-assess to make improvements or take corrective action.
    ○ Actively work towards building cooperative and collaborative relationships with
    peers and internal customers.
    ● Work with other ATLIS personnel to accomplish ATLIS Objectives, Goals, and
    Outcomes
    ○ Assist in the oversight of Athens State University instructional resources.
    ○ Assist in the development of training sessions and materials for university
    stakeholders in areas of expertise and responsibility.
    ○ Assist in the development of multimedia projects.
    ○ Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Qualifications
    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
    ● Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
    ● Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in audiovisual and learning technologies.
    ● Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal).
    ● Strong organization and multi-tasking skills.

    QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED:
    ● Audiovisual or computer related certifications or degrees that show continuing education.
    ● Course work or degree in Instructional Technology.
    ● 2 to 4 years’ experience in audiovisual and/or learning technologies in a corporate or academic setting.
    ● Ability to clearly design and develop training materials and topics.
    ● Experience supervising student workers or employees.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    • Must be able to move up to 30 pounds
    • Frequently climb ladders, working in and around ceilings, floors, stages, and other areas, both indoors and outdoors
    • Must have full range of mobility in upper and lower body; be able to reach overhead; be able to work in various positions, including stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time; be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks

    Salary Schedule
    Salary Band: N295
    To view salary schedules visit: https://www.athens.edu/human-resources/salary-schedule-tables/
    Salary will be Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  •  Contact information:
  • Athens State University
  • Athens, AL 35611
  • United States
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