Instructional Designer and Technologist – Bucknell University

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Library and IT at Bucknell:

Instructional Technology:

Bucknell is seeking a well-qualified, experienced Instructional Technologist and Designer dedicated to furthering the meaningful integration of technology, teaching and learning in a liberal arts university or college setting. The ideal Instructional Technologist and Designer (ITD) candidate will have a deep awareness of and direct experience with applying best-practice instructional design principles in a higher education context, and in particular an expertise in bringing pedagogically-informed strategies and technologies to his/her work with faculty, developing well thought-out methods for understanding both the current needs of students and the end goals of instruction. In addition, the successful ITD will have a deep understanding of the critical role that assessment plays in this work and will have the ability to translate assessment theory into practice. The ITD will partner with faculty across all disciplines to facilitate innovative course development and redevelopment at the University.

The ten-member Instructional Technology team and the division of Library and Information Technology maintain a highly collaborative work environment and as such we anticipate hiring an ITD who will embrace hard work, dedication, and laughter while working in a team-oriented group. In addition, we seek a colleague who is naturally curious, possesses a willingness to embrace change, and relishes tinkering with new technologies. The ideal candidate’s experience and expertise will contribute to Bucknell’s commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America’s best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and appealing amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

Application review will begin on January 15, 2015.