Massachusetts Institute of Technology Senior Instructional Technologist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior Instructional Technologist

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Sloan School of Management

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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

SENIOR INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIST, Sloan School of Management-Technology Services (STS), to join the six-member Instructional Technology Support Services (ITSS) team. The ITSS team is passionate about improving teaching and learning in the classroom, on-line, and in blended learning environments. Will serve as the primary administrator of Canvas, Sloan’s learning management system (LMS) and work collaboratively with faculty and programs to achieve their learning goals and objectives; plan, organize, and provide training for course faculty, teaching staff, and administrators in the use of the Canvas and related learning tools and technologies; apply instructional design principles and best practices to improve learning outcomes; collect, measure, and analyze key metrics for quality, satisfaction, volume, and reliability to inform and improve ITS; and collaborate and engage with other instructional technology colleagues at Sloan, other MIT schools and central units (e.g., ODL, MIT Libraries), and peer institutions to both share and gain knowledge.

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a B.S. in a related field (master’s preferred); at least four years of experience designing and developing courses using an LMS and related tools; extensive, demonstrable experience supporting learning management systems (Canvas preferred) and providing end-user training; knowledge and practical application of instructional design principles and best practices; experience gathering and analyzing business and end-user requirements; strong, demonstrated skill building and maintaining stable working relationships with faculty, staff, and students; outstanding communication skills; excellent organizational skills; and ability to multitask, prioritize, manage time effectively, and ensure accuracy of the work. Seeking a resourceful, customer-service and detail-oriented individual who can work cooperatively. Job #15617-O


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