Instructional Technology Specialist

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

The University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine is seeking an Instructional Technology Specialist for the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (PTRS). This will support and serve as a back-up to the Senior IT Specialist, providing daily guidance and support to faculty, staff (administrative and research), and professional students in multiple doctoral (DPT, PhD) academic programs to effectively use instructional/information technology applications and/or equipment. This position supports faculty and staff computer hardware software issues both on the Windows and Mac platforms.

This is an exempt, regular position and offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and observed holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Essential Functions

  • Collaborates with faculty and the Sr. IT Specialist on training plans and blended learning implementation strategies and in the design and customization of curriculum and provide consultation on course media use. 

  • Trouble shoots, diagnoses, resolves, and follows through on complex computer/information technology problems. 

  • Provides daily support and advice to faculty, staff and students in effectively using instructional technology applications and/or equipment.

  • Coordinate the deployment, maintenance, support and upgrade of computers (Windows and Mac platforms) hardware, software, operating systems, and distributed printers. 

  • Assists with administrative duties within the IT procurement and inventory management function. Maintains records and creates multiple databases to manage and track licenses, warranties, service agreements for the PTRS hardware and software.

  • Assist in managing the department's presence on the web in design and integration of special learning features.

  • Conducts formal presentations in the use of specific technology materials.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education: Bachelors in Computer Services, Graphic or Instructional Design, or related field

Experience: Two (2) years of experience with audio/visual, multimedia, video production, or IT resources.

Or equivalent of six (6) years combination of business audio/visual, multimedia, video production, or IT education/training or instructional design experience

Preferred: Experience providing support for Windows and Mac platforms and/or learning management systems, Blackboard. Experience working with ItunesU media development and management.

Other:  May consider a combination of directly related experience and education.

Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience.

If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E0719D

Employee Class: Exempt Regular

Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time

Shift: Day Job

Financial Disclosure: No

Organization: School of Medicine - Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Job Posting: Jan 3, 2019

Unposting Date: Jan 23, 2019, 8:59:00 PM