Instructional Technology Specialist

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

The Instructional Technology Specialist will provide assistance and support to faculty and students in the implementation and integration of technology to enhance the Academy’s teaching and learning.

The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include: collaborate with faculty to ensure the responsible and successful integration of technology into the Academy’s curriculum; assist faculty in the design, development and implementation of curriculum projects; assist with the evaluation, selection and installation of classroom technologies and provide support and training to faculty in the effective use of these tools; support faculty in their use of the Academy’s Learning Management System(s) and assist with course site development; create and deliver training programs for faculty in the use of new technologies and innovative curricula, standard applications and hardware; provide support and training for the video capture and editing needs of academic programs; contribute to a library of online and printed resources in support of educational technology; offer encouragement, guidance, and support for the use of multimedia in and out of the classroom; aggressively pursue knowledge and new skills relevant to educational technology; and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and specifications: a Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience; outstanding communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to provide inspirational support to faculty as they engage with technology in support of teaching and learning; strong customer service orientation; demonstrated proficiency in managing multiple priorities; strong initiative and the ability to be self-directed, resourceful and creative; facility with and interest in the promotion of cooperation and teamwork with department colleagues.

Deerfield Academy is situated in the middle of Historic Deerfield, a colonial village in western Massachusetts, just minutes from the vibrant urban towns of Amherst and Northampton – home to the University of Massachusetts, Amherst College and Smith College. The Academy is one of the most selective independent schools in the country, enrolling 630 students and employing 350 faculty and staff. Deerfield Academy provides a highly competitive compensation packages to its employees. The Information Technology Services staff of fifteen develops and maintains a complex technology environment that helps to fulfill the Academy’s mission and enhance teaching and learning as well as the operations of the school.