Colorado State University
Learning Technologist
Colorado State University

The successful candidate will possess an in-depth and current understanding of educational technology related to teaching and learning in blended and online courses, as well as experience providing technical support and troubleshooting of educational technologies and Learning Management Systems.

  • Requires 5+ years experience
  • Full time
  • Fort Collins, CO, United States
  • Requires Bachelor's degree
  • $54,000/year
June 29, 2020

Learning Management Support


  • Provide technical and operational support for online learners, instructors and instructional designers who use the campus Learning Management System (Canvas LMS by Instructure).
  • Support pedagogical best practices as they relate to the use of Canvas LMS features and functions.
  • Support, troubleshoot and resolve issues with Canvas LTI integrations.
  • Identify, test, integrate and support new LTI integrations that facilitate additional opportunities for learners to communicate, collaborate, engage and increase their productivity in the online environment.
  • Identify, create, implement and document process-improvement plans that promote automation to increase operational efficiency of the Canvas environment and related auxiliary systems.
  • Create, manage and communicate LMS standards, policies and procedures to campus stakeholders.

Instructional Technology Support


  • Provide frontline support for a variety of educational technologies and related hardware and software components.
  • Consult with instructors to understand high-level needs and specific requirements and translate those into operational plans that identify new technologies or adapt existing technologies.
  • Create and communicate plans and procedures that convey use-case scenarios, detailed testing, implementation and support considerations for new and innovative education technology solutions.
  • Lead periodic educational technology reviews of existing solutions to ensure they are effective, efficient and relevant to the online learning initiatives.
  • Research, evaluate, negotiate, contract, and conduct pilot trials with instructional technology providers to create a portfolio of tools for use by the production team.

Faculty and Staff Support/Training


  • Provide follow-up assistance and support to instructors as they incorporate new interactive assets into their courses.
  • Provide individual, group, online training, and workshops to faculty and staff about current and emerging technologies.
  • Other duties and committee work as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Educational Technology, or closely related field plus 5 years’ experience OR *Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Educational Technology, Instructional Systems, or closely related field.
  • Experience supporting and administering a Learning Management System (LMS), preferably Canvas.
  • Experience providing technical support and troubleshooting of digital technologies in an academic environment.
  • The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the proposed start date; Continuing Education/CSU Online will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.


Who We Are

CSU Online is a self-supporting unit within Colorado State University that develops and delivers high-quality degrees, certificates, and professional education both online and in-person. In support of the University’s land-grant mission, CSU Online provides affordable access to education from wherever students call home around the nation and the world, on a schedule that fits their lives. CSU Online offers more than 45 degrees, online and at a distance, as well as credit and noncredit courses, certificates, and professional development programs.

Job Function
Educational Technology