Learning Technologies Consultant (Information Technology Consultant) (513730)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • May 17, 2022
Full Time Education and Training Information Technology and Communication Services

Job Description

Description:

Position Summary

The Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) in the College of Arts and Letters at San Diego State University (SDSU) fosters effective teaching and learning of world languages locally, regionally, and nationally. LARC pursues this through initiatives involving research-based design and delivery of language and culture programs, teacher professionalization, and assessment.

The Learning Technologies Consultant directs and manages the conceptualization, design, operation, and evaluation of the language space at LARC by supervising student employees, collaborating and cooperating with faculty and staff of the Center, the College of Arts and Letters and the wider campus, and by guiding LARC's regular and contractual instructors. The Learning Technologies Consultant is responsible for maintaining and improving the laboratories' space, student staffing, equipment, and resources. The curating and updating of an appropriately broad and relevant set of learning resources that support the mission of LARC is a core responsibility. The main objective of this position is to provide a service that supports the education of the students in the College of Arts and Letters. The incumbent will be required to perform administrative tasks related to contracts, procurement documentation, cost estimates and justifications, travel documents, and iPCC expense reporting. This position reports directly to the Director of LARC.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

For information about the Language Acquisition Resource Center, click here.

Full-time, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

This position is physically located at the SDSU Main Campus in San Diego.

Education and Experience

Entry to this classification requires a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in technical information systems and application program packages is a prerequisite. Foundation knowledge and skills for the Information Technology Consultant, depending on the nature of the position assignment, may include working knowledge of common software application packages, equipment platforms, reference database systems and sources, and training methods and a basic understanding of networks, data communication, and multimedia systems.

This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, educational technology, communications, or related fields, or similar certified coursework in applicable fields of study.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree in a relevant field
  • At least three years' work experience at a similar resource or language center
  • Language teaching experience
  • Professional proficiency in a less commonly taught language
  • Research portfolio in Educational Technology or similar field

Compensation and Benefits

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $6,000 per month.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,372 - $10,792 per month.

SDSU Vaccine Policy

In accordance with the California State University system wide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated for five months after their final dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or for two months after receiving the only dose of a single-dose vaccine. Afterward a COVID-19 booster is required to continue to be considered fully vaccinated.

The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on May 30, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by May 29, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Noemi Bravo-Rojas at nbravorojas@sdsu.edu.


Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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