Instructional Technologist position at Washington Square Campus NYC


Instructional Technologist position at NYU Global Technology Services

Qualifications/Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree

Preferred Education:

  • Master's degree

Required Experience

  • At least 3-5 years of professional work experience or the equivalent education and years of work experience;
  • Experience with one or more web content management systems, such as WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, or Plone;
  • Experience designing graphical elements of web applications;
  • Extensive experience with audio and video codecs and image file formats;
  • Experience working on a variety of projects simultaneously;
  • Experience working independently as well as cooperatively with colleagues and clients required;
  • Experience working with other information technology professionals on joint projects;
  • Experience creating rapid prototypes for projects;
  • Experience evaluating the usability of web user interfaces 

Preferred Experience

  • Prefer experience working with faculty and students in a higher education institution;
  • Experience providing formal instruction, especially at the college level;
  • Prefer experience with the development of e-learning tools;
  • Prefer experience in a higher education institution, especially developing and/or supporting teaching innovation;
  • Prefer experience collaborating with college faculty on application development;
  • Prefer experience developing dynamic websites with CSS, XHTML, XML, JavaScript, and Ajax;
  • Experience working with Photoshop, Illustrator, and other graphics development tools;
  • Experience with Final Cut Pro or Avid digital video editing software;
  • Experience with data visualization tools;
  • Experience with the Sakai LMS as well as Blackboard, Moodle and/or Canvas;
  • Experience developing web sites and implementing graphic design work on the web required; and,
  • Prefer experience developing and supporting complex, data-driven projects in a LAMP environment. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to create graphical user interfaces;
  • Knowledge of and ability to use still and video cameras;
  • Must have an understanding of classroom technologies including networking, projectors and other media equipment typically found in networked classrooms;
  • Must be comfortable and competent working with the following client-based operating systems: Apple Mac and iOS, MS Windows, and Android;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Interpersonal and team building skills; and,
  • Creative problem solving abilities and initiatives. 
  • Knowledge of assessment theories and strategies as well as the ways in which they have been implemented with technology in education;
  • Knowledge of the computer game industry from a technical, theoretical, and educational perspective;
  • Familiarity with Web 2.0 technologies such as Ajax and Google APIs;
  • Knowledge of ODK, Google App Engine, Fusion Tables, Google Refine, and other Google tools for data management, analysis and visualization;
  • Experience with Mathworks' Matlab and Wolfram's Mathematica;
  • Experience with GIS tools, ESRI ARC GIS and Google Earth Pro especially;
  • Knowledge of statistical software, especially R and SPSS; and,
  • Familiarity working with Python, PHP and relational databases (i.e. MySQL, SQLite). 

Apply to: by Cristián OpazoSenior Instructional TechnologistAcademic Innovation | NYU Global

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