Educational Technology Specialist

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
Specialist / Associate
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology
Working Title Educational Technology Specialist
Role Title Info Technology Specialist I - 39111
Job Open Date 11/27/2018
Job Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Based on experience
Agency Piedmont VA Community College (282)
Agency Website
Location Albemarle - 003
Position Number 00020
Job Posting Number 1045606
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band 04
Job Description

PVCC seeks a full-time Educational Technology Specialist to promote and support the use of educational technology to faculty. The Educational Technology Specialist will serve as the primary manager of PVCC’s Learning Management Systems (LMS), Canvas and Blackboard. The Educational Technology Specialist will provide one-on-one assistance to faculty in constructing courses in Canvas. The Educational Technology Specialist will lead workshops, webinars, and clinics for faculty on Canvas and other educational technologies. In addition, the Educational Technology Specialist will troubleshoot solutions to problems experienced by faculty and students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide educational technology training and support to PVCCfaculty

  • Conduct workshops, webinars, and clinics for faculty on educational technologies

  • Manage PVCC’s Learning Management Systems (Canvas and Blackboard)

  • Administer and support course evaluation process.

  • Manage and support Shared Services Distance Learning program.

  • Serve as liaison to the VCCS system office for educational technology issues

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred in educational technology, instructional technology, instructional design, or related field

  • Ability to learn new software quickly and thoroughly

  • Superior customer-service skills; must enjoy helping faculty and students

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Strong work ethic

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous teaching or training experience

  • Experience with Blackboard and Canvas

  • Experience with video production and webpage creation

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct workshops and trainings

  • Demonstrated ability to create user-friendly documentation

Special Requirements

Application Package must include—

  • State application 

  • Resume 

  • Cover letter 

  • Names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references

In order to better serve our customers, PVCC will only accept online applications submitted through the Virginia Jobs site for this position. PVCC will not accept hand-delivered applications or applications submitted by mail, email, or fax. Cover letters, resume/curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts (if required) must be attached electronically to the online application. Unofficial copies of transcripts will suffice for initial review. Official transcripts are required upon employment. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an accredited evaluation service.

References & criminal background checks required.

Piedmont Virginia Community College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

We value and support the diversity of our students, faculty, and staff. We seek to promote an understanding and appreciation of differences by creating an inclusive environment embracing individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and aspirations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Piedmont Virginia Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, disability, veteran status, sex, age or sexual orientation in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Human Resources Director, 501 College Dr., Main Building, Room M810, Charlottesville, VA 22902; 434.961.6567.

We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.