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Learning Technologist

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Entry  
Organization Type University  
Pay Range $57k  

Winthrop University

Posting Details

Position Information

Winthrop Position Title: Learning Technologist

State Title: IT Consultant I

State Class Code: AM65

State Pay Band: 06

Annual Salary/Hiring Range: $57,000

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Director of Online Learning, the Learning Technologist assists with building and maintaining courses and organizations within Winthrop’s learning management system (LMS), implementing software integrations within the LMS, and supporting faculty, staff and students in the use of learning technologies.

Job Summary

Assists learning designers and faculty in building and maintaining courses and organizations within the LMS.

  • Builds course content according to the course design schedule determined by the learning designers.
  • Participates in learning design consultations, as needed.
  • Performs course copies.
  • Performs quality assurance reviews of settings, links, text, formatting, etc.
  • Performs accessibility reviews.
  • Manages video conversion, editing and closed captioning.

Assists with phone, virtual, and in-person technical support and training for faculty, staff and students on the LMS and integrated software.

  • Submits and monitors Help Desk tickets.
  • Creates and updates tutorial documents and videos.
  • Escalates issues to the LMS Administrator as appropriate.

Manages implementation and maintenance of software integrations in courses and organizations.

  • Establishes, tests and maintains third-party software integrations in courses and organizations.
  • Participates in planning meetings with faculty to determine their needs.
  • Solicits and recommends updates and new material for the department website.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant professional experience.
  • Experience in course development, multimedia production and editing, creating reusable learning objects, and using e-learning software.
  • Experience with learning management systems.
  • Experience with Windows and Mac operating systems and Google applications.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of experience in online learning or learning technologies.
  • Experience with the Blackboard Ultra LMS.
  • Experience conducting course quality assurance and accessibility reviews.
  • Experience with assessment, web development and graphic design.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Summary

  • Ability to work in a multi-tasking environment.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail and commitment to accuracy and quality.
  • Excellent collaboration, communication and project management skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, co-workers and students.
  • Ability to work on campus and outside normal business hours when scheduled.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.


Type of Position: Classified

Position Status: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Exempt

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Months per Year: 12


Employees are not eligible for telecommuting/remote work during their 12-month probationary period. After that time, certain positions may be eligible for telecommuting/remote work at the discretion of the supervisor and in accordance with Winthrop policies.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number: 2024 079S

Open Date: 4/10/2024

Close Date: 04/23/2024

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach two letters of recommendation in the appropriate section.

Please Note: 

  • A resume will not be reviewed to determine whether an applicant meets the qualifications outlined in the job vacancy notice (posting).
  • Responses to supplemental questions are considered part of the application; failure to respond will result in disqualification.


About Organization

Winthrop is a public, comprehensive university that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness, and civic engagement. No matter what students study at Winthrop, they are ready for a life of professional success, democratic citizenship in a global environment, and a personal life of meaning and value. These outcomes reflect the university’s commitment to be among the very best institutions of our kind in the nation.