Academic Technology Coordinator
Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH
The Academic Technology Coordinator promotes and supports the faculty’s effective use of technology in teaching. They monitor the evolving landscape of technology, share opportunities and concerns with the administrative team, and help provide ongoing professional development for faculty.
This is a full-time benefited position, scheduled over 11 months of the year.
- Continually seek, evaluate, disseminate, and implement new technologies that support learning objectives.
- Assist faculty in selecting and integrating appropriate technologies into courses and curricula to support learning priorities.
- Coordinate and organize initiatives that align the academic use of technology with the Academy’s long-range plans for technological innovation in support of its mission.
- Administer the Academy’s learning management system; work with faculty and departments to support optimal use.
- Seek out and regularly inform teachers of appropriate professional development opportunities.
- Conduct professional development workshops and technology training relevant to teaching and learning.
- Encourage and support teacher experimentation with current and emerging services and technology.
- Lead, participate in, or support various technology projects that involve teaching, academic advising and/or instructional technology.
- Work with the Deans and Director of IT to research, recommend and implement procedures and policies relating to appropriate and safe use of technology by faculty and students.
- Develop documentation for academic technology and our learning management systems.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
- Respect for diversity of identities and experiences, an orientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency in all aspects of Academy life.
- Demonstrated expertise in technology, as well as a passion for using technology as a tool for teaching and learning.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, and organizational skills.
- Ability to work independently, be flexible, and manage both short-term and long-term goals.
- A strict adherence to confidential policies is required.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Completed coursework in instructional technology or education courses, including adult learning theory, strongly preferred.
- Minimum of two years’ experience in Academic Technology support, teaching, and/or instructional coaching.
- Experience in an educational setting with a background in learning environments, evaluation methodologies, learning styles and the relevant use of technology in a classroom, including a variety of software applications strongly preferred.
- Experience working with adolescents in an educational setting is preferred.
- Successfully complete a criminal background check (reviewed every 5 years).
- Clean Driving record (reviewed annually), if applicable.
- This position is considered “Essential Personnel” in the event that: an emergency occurs on the PEA Campus or in the vicinity that would impact PEA; inclement weather forces the closing of campus or; other emergency events deemed appropriate. Essential Personnel are required to report to or remain at work if instructed to do so if contacted directly by the supervisor (or his/her designee), the Principal or a member of the Principal’s Staff (Leadership Team).