Instructional Technology Specialist, Yale University

Online Education Specialist – 29450BR Instructional Technology Specialist, YSS

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

General Purpose: Reporting to the Online Learning Program Manager, the Specialist will collaborate with Yale faculty, staff, and subject matter experts to develop and maintain high quality digital learning materials, assessments and courses in accordance with learning objectives. The Specialist will leverage best practices of instructional design and the latest educational technologies to create interactive and exceptional courses and content. This position will also be instrumental in course delivery, providing the necessary administrative and pedagogical support required to maintain course quality. In addition, the Specialist will research academic innovation for the continued improvement, success, and diversification of program offerings.

Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and three years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Comprehensive knowledge of instructional theory, online course design and pedagogy as well as assessment.
  • Proficiency with learning management systems and web-based collaborative tools.
  • Experience with streaming video, screen casting production and content authoring tools.
  • Proven ability to work independently or within a collaborative environment.
  • Excellent project management and problem solving skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Preferred: Online or classroom teaching experience.

Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at – the STARS req ID for this position is 29450BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.

We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country’s great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.