Academic Technology Specialist

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
Specialist / Associate
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology

The primary objective of this position is to maintain high quality, efficient delivery of instructional courses and materials using a variety of technology systems, including distance and online systems. This position is responsible for the troubleshooting, maintenance, and inventory of classroom and instructional distance delivery resources and equipment. This position assists faculty with multimedia instruction using various technology and systems. This position provides day to day support to faculty, instructors, staff, and students in the operation and use of instructional technology systems, including classroom and distance settings. This position may work after hours and/or on weekends. It also includes travel throughout the college service area and to meetings as needed. The position requires the ability to report to the campus in Fort Morgan within 20 minutes after regular working hours as needed.

For information about MCC, see the college web site:

Required Qualifications:  

  • Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university in a technology-related field. A combination of experience and/or education may substitute for the Associate's Degree. 

  • Two (2) years of experience using a combination of the following: Smart Classroom technology; instructional media equipment, Desire2Learn-Brightspace Online Learning Management System, computer multimedia experience, or network multimedia equipment. 

  • Possess working knowledge of Windows, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook as well as the understanding of web accessibility standards. 

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, along with having an excellent customer service attitude. 

  • Dependable, self-motivated, and possess strong organizational and time management skills. 

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. 

  • Detail oriented and have the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize duties, with ability to meet deadlines. 

  • Ability to work as a team member to effectively solve problems. 

  • Able to travel as necessary to carry out job duties. 

  • Must be able to report to the Fort Morgan campus within twenty (20) minutes after normal working hours when needed and be willing to work evenings and occasional weekends.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from and accredited college or university in a technology-related field. 

  • Work experience in higher education.

  • Experience with the following: video conferencing systems, network and/or computer, multimedia equipment, and/or video production including recording/editing.

  • Experience with software including Desire2Learn (Brightspace) and Adobe Premier.

  • Experience with Extron technology (integrated control systems, audio and video equipment, and projectors).

  • Experience with Laerdal simulation technology (health).

Anticipated Start Date:  February 2019                                    

Salary: $48,300 based on education, skills and experience.  Benefits include health, life, dental insurance, LTD & benefit package in accordance with Colorado Community College and Occupational Education System policies.  No relocation assistance is provided.

Application Procedures:  Review of applications is ongoing.  Position open until filled. All applicants must use the following link to apply:  All required documents can be uploaded using this link.   Complete application packets include:

  • Cover Letter responding to the position description and required qualifications

  • Complete Resume

  • MCC Employment Application:

  • Academic Transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable during the application process)

  • Names and contact information of three recent job-related references who can address your expertise and background for this position

Incomplete application packets may not be considered.

Selection Procedure:  Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications as related to 

the duties & responsibilities of the position.  Final candidates will be invited to travel to the College, at

their own expense, to interview with the Screening Committee & college officials.

MORGAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE is one of 13 colleges comprising the Community Colleges of Colorado. The college has consistently been named a Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education.  MCC is located on I-76, 80 miles northeast of Denver and approximately 100 miles east of the Rocky Mountains. MCC provides quality lower division and occupational education through traditional, innovative and non-traditional delivery to an 11,500 square mile service area in eastern Colorado. The College serves this vast, rural, agricultural area from its main campus in Fort Morgan and through four regional locations in Bennett, Limon, Burlington and Wray.  These locations are 75 to 150 miles from the campus in Fort Morgan. Students are enrolled in traditional classes, distance learning including multiple fiber networks, and online classes. The College is seeking dynamic, creative individuals who are committed to the community college philosophy, student success, and public service. If you are seeking a rural or small community life style, with excellent conditions for families; closeness to a major metropolitan area; year-round recreation and natural beauty; and a dynamic, forward-looking workplace, this position may be for you!

NOTE: Finalist must submit to and successfully pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check as a condition of hire. It is Morgan Community College's procedure to conduct pre-employment background checks on all employment finalists to determine or verify background information, including criminal history, references from previous employment, qualifications, and, when applicable, driving history. Employment offers are contingent upon receiving a satisfactory report.


NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS: Morgan Community College must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act/1986. If you are hired, you will be required to provide documents to show your identity and your authorization to work. The law applies to all persons hired.

Colorado Fiscal rules require all new hires to be placed on the Direct Deposit Payroll Program.

Morgan Community College publishes its Annual Campus Security Report in its entirety on the MCC website: The categories reported are: 1) Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter, 2) Forcible sex offenses including forcible rape, 3) Non-forcible sex offenses, 4) Robbery, 5) Aggravated assault, 6) Burglary, 7) Motor vehicle theft, 8) Arson, 9) Negligent manslaughter, 10) simple assault (pertaining to Hate Offenses), 11) Liquor law violations, 12) Drug law violations, and 13) Illegal weapons possessions. Upon request, an individual may receive a paper copy by addressing the request in writing to: Vice President of Student Success, Morgan Community College, 920 Barlow Road, Fort Morgan, CO 80701. 

As a condition of employment, each employee shall agree to abide by MCC's Drug-Free Workplace Policy Statement. It is the policy of Morgan Community College that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of a controlled substance in the workplace by an employee is prohibited. Any employee who violates this policy will be subject to appropriate disciplinary actions, which may include termination. The policy in its entirety may be found on the MCC website:

Morgan Community College prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 or 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities. Morgan Community College will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.

For information regarding civil rights compliance or grievance procedures contact:

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Officer; Title IX Coordinator: Julie Beydler Director of Human Resources 920 Barlow Road Fort Morgan, CO 80701 (970) 542-3129

Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Susan Clough Vice President for Administration and Finance 920 Barlow Road Fort Morgan, CO 80701 (970) 542-3127

You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204, telephone (303) 844-3417.

Qualified protected class Individuals are encouraged to apply.