Instructional Technology Manager

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
Manager / Supervisor
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology

Job Summary:

The Instructional Technology Manager for Harvard Law School is responsible for instructional technologies and services that support mission-critical school processes, including the successful deployment of degree and non-degree program course sites for on-premise, on-line and hybrid classes. This position leads the school’s instructional technology efforts including planning, design, implementation, support/maintenance, evaluation and innovation.

Job-Specific Responsibilities:

  • Supports integration efforts, troubleshooting, incident resolution, vendor management, and software configuration to address customization, branding, accessibility, and visual identity requirements.

  • Provides strategic decision support for the selection and implementation of new and innovative technologies.

  • Establishes, measures and reports on performance indicators related to instructional technology.

  • Hires, manages, trains, and mentors staff dedicated to instructional technology services.

  • Serves as the subject matter expert for learning management systems and similar enterprise systems supported by HLS.

  • Works closely with faculty to design, develop and implement engaging online material and assessment tools to enhance the teaching and learning experiences.

  • Delivers formal and ad-hoc training and tutorials on educational technologies for the HLS community, while continuing the ongoing development of training curricula.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree with 7 years demonstrated experience in Instructional Technology or similar role. Advanced degree may count toward experience.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills with ability to engage effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders alike

  • Excellent critical thinking skills and a flexible approach to problem solving

  • Understanding of varied learning styles and consultative approach to applying technological solutions to teaching and learning

  • Knowledge of assessment and evaluation methods


  • Proficiency with Blackboard, Canvas, Camtasia, Captivate, Moodle or proprietary LMS

  • Expertise in website design and video editing technology

  • Experience working with Confluence, Panopto, Poll Everywhere, Qualtrics and Kaltura.

  • Experience with data visualizations, producing animations/simulations and programming languages (e.g. JavaScript)

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.