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Position: Full Time, Instructional Support, Exempt

Benefits: Yes

Supervisor: Chief Information and Innovation Officer

The Academic Technology Integrationist works as a member of the Information and Innovation team.  Working in close connection with the library staff, s/he is a successful collaborator between technologists, faculty members and students, and maintains key partnerships to effectively implement the vision and direction of academic technology at Kent Denver.  S/he will also participate in other relevant technology projects, trainings, and meetings as a member of the Information and Innovation Team and perform other duties as assigned.

Duties and responsibilities for this position:

Learning Commons Staffing

  • In conjunction with our librarians, effectively manage the two learning commons: the Duncan Center and the Centennial Center, including creating welcoming spaces for students and faculty, and providing opportunities for studying, collaboration, and instruction
  • Assist students and teachers in troubleshooting technology and printing problems

Implementing Academic Technology Vision and Direction

  • Assist in designing Kent Denver’s academic technology strategy and manage the implementation of academic technology goals
  • Lead technology professional development to onboard, train, and support Kent Denver faculty and students in Kent Denver’s academic technologies
  • In conjunction with our Director of Information Management, facilitate access, support, and training for faculty and students to utilize our LMS (Canvas) and SIS (Blackbaud)
  • Instruct teachers and staff in the vetting and responsible use of academic technology, advocating current practices of digital citizenship to students and teachers
  • Support other school-wide projects requiring academic technology expertise

Integrating Academic Technology into Classrooms

  • Collaborate with teachers on planning and implementing projects, platforms, software, and hardware that integrate academic technology in the classroom
  • Create and maintain easy to follow online training and documentation for academic technology
  • In partnership with classroom teachers, support the collection and use of data to further classroom instructional goals
  • Support students and teachers who are working on individual class projects

Working with Students

  • Assist in teaching in Kent Denver’s Freshmen Innovation course
  • Work in our impact studios to teach and support students in individual technology projects
  • Be a part of Kent Denver’s Institute of Technology and Design by supporting, advising, coaching and supervising individualized student-directed projects related to technology and design, including independent studies

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or higher required. Master’s degree in Educational Technology or related field strongly preferred
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems and Student Information Systems, and other technologies
  • Previous work in a school environment is necessary, preferably with teenagers
  • Must be personable, friendly, and empathetic with students and teachers at all times
  • Should have a growth mindset, receptive to feedback, and be comfortable ushering people through the change process
  • Must be able to manage projects, collaborate with others, and speak in front of groups of people
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems
  • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple projects, task, and requests

Employment

  • Salary $48,000-$58,000 depending on experience
  • 40-50 hours per week
  • Benefits include health, retirement and dental
  • 4 weeks paid vacation (primarily taken in summer) with 1 additional week vacation over spring break and 1 additional week vacation over winter break

SUMMARY

Organization: Kent Denver School
Location:
Colorado
Job Category:
Coach / Mentor / Advocate
Areas of Responsibility:
Integration
Job Level:
Mid-level position
Job Sector:
Instructional Technology