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California State University, Long Beach is seeking an Academic Technology Specialist to work with the Learning Assistance Center. We have a lot of tech-based projects we'd like to get up and running in the next academic year, so we have great plans for this person. I've cut-and-pasted the relevant info below. CSULB is a thriving, dynamic, 30k+ student university, largest in the entire CSU system. Plus, cool ocean breezes and little-to-no Sharknado activity!

For more information and/or to apply, go to www.csulb.edu/jobs<http://www.csulb.edu/jobs>. Deadline to apply is August 1.


Christopher S. Glover, M.A.
Associate Director, Learning Assistance Center
Lecturer, English Department
CSU Long Beach
Horn Center 104
562.985.8635
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Position Description


The academic Technology Specialist develops and implements methods to use technology to enhance and facilitate academic and educational objectives of the Learning Assistance Center. Collaborates with academic support units on campus, including tutoring, learning skills, and advising. Creates multimedia programs to serve students asynchronously and synchronously. Manages the Center's databases. Provides training and communication materials to the staff and students of the Center to help them use the system. Provides technical advice and expertise in the evaluation, purchase, upgrading, and maintenance of software and hardware resources. Ensures that the Center's information systems are fully operational and secure.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


Knowledge of and the ability to evaluate instructional software, courseware development, and multimedia applications, including mobile. Ability to design, develop, and implement instructional applications, including multimedia/video productions. Knowledge of training theory and practice. Knowledge of instructional design theories and methodologies. Knowledge of learning processes and of strategies needed for students to learn a variety of disciplines successfully. Knowledge and skills in information systems and programs. General knowledge of operating systems and hardware. Knowledge of copyright laws and industry standards. Ability to integrate multiple applications and systems. Ability to coordinate and implement data exchanges and conversions. Ability to analyze and troubleshoot system connection and interface malfunctions. Strong interpersonal skills, as well as analytical and writing skills.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.  Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures.  Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."


Education and Experience


Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Educational Technology, Communications, or related technical field and two years of related experience required. A Master's degree in a related field can be substituted for one year of experience. Teaching, tutoring, or supplemental instruction experience strongly preferred.


Application Deadline


August 1, 2015








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