Instructional Technology Assistant

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology
Job Title Instructional Technology Assistant
Requisition Number DU04808
Department Name 8F000:College of Business and Economics
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $13-$15 per hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status  Part-Time
Required Education

Some College

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, pulling up to 25 lbs
Long periods of sitting
Extended exposure to CPU


Days, nights, weekends

Job Summary

This position will provide in class technology support to instructors for Gatton’s hybrid online evening MBA program. Duties include:

  • Direct a live virtual environment of the in class presentation and discussion for remotely connected students. The goal is to provide as close to a live experience for remote students as possible. The technology being used to provide the virtual environment includes Zoom online meeting spaces, a classroom facial recognition video camera for displaying the instructor, a video camera which will provide a view of the in class students for the remote students, and more.  
  • Setup and monitor recordings of the presentation and discussion using both Echo360 lecture capture and Zoom meeting applications.  

  • Meet with the instructor before each class period to discuss the format of that period so he/she can provide technology support to create a seamless experience for remote and live students. This includes initiating and monitoring the Zoom meeting space, controlling the student centered video camera and in class volume.

  • Monitor Zoom session and alert the instructor of questions or comments initiated by remote students

  • Trouble shoot any technical issues during class and provide solution or alternative to mitigate issue.

  • Edit class videos and post them to Canvas course.

  • Assist Gatton IT in providing remote support for off campus students.

  • Assist live and remote students in using Zoom in breakout sessions for class discussions.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Knowledge of Zoom, Canvas, some video editing, Powerpoint, digital whiteboards, web cameras, and/or general computer hardware/software helpful but not required. Training will be provided for various technologies.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?  No
Preferred Education/Experience  
Deadline to Apply 01/15/2019
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