Instructional Technology Specialist

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
Specialist / Associate
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology
Recruitment/Posting Title Instructional Technology Specialist
Job Category Staff & Executive - Information Technology
Department RBS - Computing Services
Posting Summary

Rutgers University-Newark, an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise, is seeking an Instructional Technology Specialist. Reporting directly to the Associate Director of Informational Technology for Rutgers Business School. 
The Instructional Technology Specialist for the Rutgers Business School provides leadership for and collaborates with faculty, program directors, and university administrators to improve curriculum and instruction through the use of training programs related to technology-enhanced learning in both existing and new programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. With specialized knowledge of the principles, theories, and concepts of pedagogy and the use and delivery of instructional technology and distance learning applications in complex environments for a diverse audience, the duties of the Instructional Technology Specialist includes but not limited to the following;

  • Serves as the primary point of contact for all technology-enhanced training. 

  • Facilitates meetings with faculty and others on a variety of complex projects and provides support, advisement, and input. 

  • Creates training and development opportunities for full- and part-time faculty. 

  • Helps faculty identify and evaluate instructional software and consults in the design and development of curriculum materials and brings faculty with common interests together to brainstorm innovative solutions to instructional problems. 

  • Works with faculty and administrators in the process of short and long term strategic planning for the integration of instructional technology.

  • Researches and reviews data to remain current on strategies and trends in learning technology.

  • Serves on and supports various campus committees.

  • Supervises lower level in learning technology.

  • Performs related duties as required. 

  • Travel among campuses is required. After-hours and weekend remote support for instructors is necessary.

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Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week  
Daily Work Shift  
FLSA Exempt
Grade 05
Position Salary 65,064.00 - 99,548.00
Annual Minimum Salary 65064.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 82306.000
Annual Maximum Salary 99548.000
Standard Hours  37.50
Union Description Admin Assembly (MPSC)
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit  
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility  ABP


Minimum Education and Experience

Requires a master’s degree in information science, communication, media, instructional design, curriculum/instructional development, instructional technology, or a related field, and at least three years of related training and/or technical experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires extensive knowledge of contemporary and emerging learning theories, instructional theories, practices, and their applications, and of web development standards and emerging technologies. 
Strong conceptual, planning and project management skills. 
Must have the ability to develop and present instructional materials; assess technology and software programs for instructional and other purposes; effectively demonstrate instructional applications of technologies; facilitate workshops; effectively communicate technical information to a non-technical audience; and establish cooperative working relationships. 
Requires strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills and the ability to work with faculty and staff with diverse backgrounds and perspectives on the use of technology in a variety of learning environments.

Preferred Qualifications

Instructional design training or certificate is preferred.

Equipment Utilized
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional and Reader 

  • Adobe Connect 

  • Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Photoshop, Contribute 

  • Adobe Premiere 

  • Apple iLife 

  • Apple Quicktime 

  • Blackboard 

  • Camtasia Studio 

  • Captivate 

  • Desktop computers, both PC and Mac 

  • eCollege 

  • Elluminate/Collaborate 

  • Macromedia applications 

  • Microsoft Office software 

  • Microsoft SQL Server 

  • MySQL 

  • RIAS 

  • Rutgers IMS system 

  • Knowledge of emerging technologies  

  • Canvas

Rutgers web-based records systems such as online transcripts.

Solid technical understanding of desktop computers and their operating systems as well as server (UNIX and Windows) systems and network-related concepts.

Physical Demands and Work Environment  
Special Conditions