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Instructional Design

Learning Management System Administrator

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Entry  
Organization Type University  
Pay Range TBD  

About Us

The same philosophy of personal attention that distinguishes Yorkville Education Company as a leading provider of post-secondary education makes us an exceptional place to work. We are a progressive and modern institution, responding to the needs of current and future students and implementing the best technology solutions to empower our work. We prioritize diversity, open doors to those often overlooked, welcome new Canadians, and provide pathways to successful careers.

Yorkville Education Company (which manages both Yorkville University and the Toronto Film School) began with a simple idea in 2004: offer flexible, rigorous, and career-focused degrees on campus and online to people who are on a purposeful path. With campuses in Ontario, British Columbia and New Brunswick, we equip our graduates with the professional knowledge, skills and designations that employers value.

Focused on providing a transformative, accessible and flexible higher education environment, our teams, from the President to the newest staff member, share a passion for learning, teaching, and growing as individuals and as teams. We nurture an inclusive, supportive, and genuinely kind work environment at our three campus locations.

If you want to shine a light on academic excellence, be empowered to make an impact on the transformation of the Canadian post-secondary education landscape, and work collaboratively beyond levels, join us.

Who we need

The LMS Administrator will assist the LMS project team and ITS Enterprise Applications in the setup, configurations and initial operations of Yorkville’s new learning management system.

Specific responsibilities include project work, application configuration, and application support. The LMS Administrator is the primary liaison between the Yorkville Teaching and Learning teams and ITS and therefore the ability to work well in a team environment is essential for success in this role.

What you will do

  • A key technical member of the LMS implementation project during the design, development, testing and go-live phases of the project
  • Provides tier II support on the LMS for all user audiences, operating as the primary vendor point person for support escalation once the system have become live
  • Manages system maintenance, operational tasks and integrations
  • Acts as the ITS coordinator for major upgrades, releases and updates
  • Enables and monitors environments including Production and Testing environments
  • Supports best practice development and implementation across the LMS platform
  • Documenting LMS administrative processes and procedures

What you bring

  • 3+ years of experience in IT (LMS Management)
  • D2L platform experience strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with common LMS tools and methods such as LTI, SCORM, HTML and CSS
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (or equipment work experience)
  • Knowledge and experience in IT applications & administration
  • Demonstrable problem solving skills and the ability to work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, verbal and written communication skills

What’s in it for you

We provide a transformative, accessible and flexible higher education environment, our team shares a passion for learning, teaching, and growing. We nurture an inclusive, supportive, and diverse work environment throughout our three campus locations. 

  • Health Benefits 
  • Dental Coverage 
  • Retirement Savings Plan 
  • Competitive Salary 
  • Fun, competitive, and challenging work environment 
  • Incentives and rewards 
  • Career growth 
  • Free Tuition for all Yorkville University Programs 
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program 

What does the best of all worlds mean at Yorkville University

  • An atmosphere that successfully blends an entrepreneurial culture with education. We value innovation and continuously look towards expanding our programming, working with the latest research, tools, and solutions. As a private school with government approval of our offerings, we have the opportunity to do more, stay current, and be future-forward.
  • The chance to accelerate your career and disrupt education by responding to the needs you see and purposefully challenging the status quo. Everything we do here is about delighting and engaging our employees – and ultimately our students- from mentorship to teaching, from creative outlets to analytical ones.
  • A place where all individuals feel welcomed in the academic and workplace environments and can bring their authentic selves to the educational and work spheres. We celebrate the full range of human diversity, and we acknowledge that equal access to opportunities and services may require the removal of barriers that equity-seeking communities experience in trying to obtain this access.
  • The opportunity to grow with access to free courses, certifications, and programs – right up to our Doctorate offerings.
  • An appreciation for the insights and skills you bring to work with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, including a wide breadth of wellness services, and a work-life balance.

Join us

We welcome and appreciate candidates with a range of backgrounds and experiences. If you have 70% of the qualifications we are looking for, express your interest now.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are a critical component of life at Yorkville Education Company and we are committed to making these values an integral part of our culture. We encourage applications from all qualified applicants, including women, persons with disabilities, Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), people from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Questioning, Two-Spirit, Intersex, Asexual + (LGBTQ2SIA+) community, and other equity-seeking groups.

Yorkville University is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability, please notify our People Team at 1-866- 467-0661.

About Organization

Yorkville University (YU) is Canada’s largest private university – in enrollments and geographically – with campuses in Vancouver, Toronto, and New Brunswick. YU offers graduate, undergraduate and diploma programs that are practitioner-oriented and lead to professional careers that are personally rewarding and contribute to the betterment of society. YU provides challenging academic content delivered by faculty members who are professionally engaged in their fields of knowledge, possess the appropriate credentials and are committed to excellence in teaching.