This position serves as a member of the Technology Team in Enterprise Academic Technology and reports to the Assistant Director. The Computer Information Analyst is responsible for several specialized tools in the Canopy ecosystem including Turnitin, student response system tools, proctored testing tools, and publisher LTI integrations. Responsibilities include ensuring tool interoperability with Canvas, vendor relationship management, applying data-derived insights to management of systems and processes, and serving as a subject matter expert for those tools.
This individual is also responsible for partnering closely with internal teams, colleges/units, and the Center for Enhancement of Teaching & Learning (CET&L) to identify strategies to help faculty fully leverage the tools and resources available in Canopy. The selected candidate will be responsible for researching, evaluating, making recommendations, and aiding in the adoption of eLearning tools and technologies. In addition, the Computer Information Analyst will collaborate with the Accessibility Network to provide support in helping to achieve the network’s stated goals.
Lead the evaluation of new and emerging technologies for viability and applicability at UC
Assume ownership and responsibility for student response system and vendor relationship management. Lead the efforts with student government to help unify the university’s support and use of a singular student response system
Assume ownership and responsibility for proctored testing system and vendor relationship management.
Serve as the primary liaison between UC and select vendors
Collaborate with the eLearning Admin team to ensure integrations for responsible tools are installed, configured, and tested properly
Provide consultation to collaborative partners/unit teams on instructional tools such as Canvas, student response systems, plagiarism detection, etc.
Collaborate with the Accessibility Network to help support the university’s accessibility initiatives
Collaborate with internal teams and CET&L to identify themes in tool usage and assist with prioritization of development sessions and documentation.
Serve on committees and task forces as appropriate
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related degree; -OR- an Associate’s degree with two (2) years’ experience; -OR- four (4) years of basic to intermediate level computer hardware related experience.
Possesses working knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures and contributes through support, using established processes, methods, and systems.
Experience working in a university in support of students and partnering with faculty
Previous experience working in a university setting with ownership and/or support of eLearning tools
Familiarity with LTI and other 3rd party integrations
Thorough understanding of Canvas or other LMS platforms
Demonstrated experience in committee work and leadership
Advanced understanding of eLearning technologies and their application in a higher education learning environment
Understanding of Sections 504 & 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standards
Experience with tools and methods used for creating accessible content
Strong technical aptitude and ability to research & solve complex issues independently
Ability to effectively communicate issues and resolutions to all levels of the organization
Ability to work in a team environment
Customer-service orientation, attention to detail, and creativity in problem solving
Excellent oral, written, presentation, and communication skills
Comfortable working in an open office environment
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.