Founded in 1835, Oglethorpe is a small, highly selective, independent, private university located on a beautiful, 100‐acre campus in Atlanta. Our liberal arts mission serves a diverse student body of 1,350 undergraduates, representing 33 states and 38 countries. Renowned for its groundbreaking Core program, Oglethorpe is a member of the Annapolis Group, comprised of the nation’s most selective liberal arts institutions, and has been named among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges, Forbes’ America’s Best Colleges, and Princeton Review’s Best Southeastern Colleges.
The Instructional Technology Librarian promotes digital media services and instructional technology use and innovation in support of the teaching and learning needs of the University's faculty, students, and staff. Provide professional development, training, and support to faculty in instructional technology for use in both face-to-face and hybrid course delivery models. Develop and deliver professional/technical training and support through face-to-face and online sessions, workshops, web-based tutorials, instructional media, and online training programs. Conduct research to stay up to date on current instructional technologies, trends, pedagogy, and teaching and learning theories. Develop protocol and support seminars for eventual online course offerings in the new business school. Offer reference assistance to campus constituencies and teach information literacy and instruction classes.
- Provide consultation services and training to faculty and librarians in instructional technology and its application to face-to-face, hybrid, and eventually online courses.
- Assist faculty and librarians with design and implementation of course materials related to the integration of technology into the teaching and learning process.
- Support faculty, librarian, and student use of instructional technology tools through development of online resources, live or virtual workshops, documentation and one-on-one help.
- Develop and deliver professional development training workshops relating to technology for increased productivity for faculty, staff, and students.
- Create and maintain a Moodle site devoted to instructional technology at the University.
- Create and maintain a CORE-specific Moodle site facilitating the distribution of teaching materials among all CORE instructors.
- Research, analyze, and evaluate emerging technologies related to both Moodle and other educational technology initiatives supported by the University.
- Monitor feedback from faculty, students, and staff to continuously improve digital media services, instructional technology uses and innovation and corresponding delivery methods.
- Provide on-call and/or emergency response and support as needed.
- Provide reference assistance and teach information literacy and instruction classes as needed.
- Serve on Instructional Technology Committee and other faculty and staff committees as assigned or elected.