University of Pennsylvania DIRECTOR, EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 58-28910


School Name School of Veterinary Medicine

Org Vet Dean's Office

Posted to the Web 05/22/2018

Posted Job/Salary Grade D

Employment Type Exempt

Hours N/A

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 9-5

Months 12

Position Length Ongoing

Position End Date

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, the School is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health.


Provides leadership, support, advocacy, services, and programs to enhance teaching and learning at the School of Veterinary Medicine. Act as primary administrator for Canvas, Poll Everywhere, LockDown Browser, Panopto, EValue, Qualtrics, and EMS Professional at Penn Vet. Support faculty, staff, and students in using educational technology products and online exams. Support the School’s Clinical Competency Outcomes Assessment Program using EValue. This position will deliver professional development programming and training for faculty, instructors, and veterinary students and promote exemplary teaching practices. Represent Penn Vet in Penn’s Courseware Advisory Group and other committees. . This is a school-wide position. Presence at both campuses (PHL and New Bolton Center) required on a weekly basis.


BA/BS and a minimum of three years of experience in supporting learning management systems (LMS), eLearning, and instructional technology products, or equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. Masters in Education or Instructional Technology preferred. Skills include the ability to thoroughly understand large amounts of complex data relative to the veterinary curriculum. The successful candidate will maintain and communicate teaching, learning, and scheduling components of the veterinary curriculum. Demonstrated professional experience with educational technology management, learning management systems administration (Moodle and/or Canvas) and survey instruments. Experience with Poll Everywhere, Respondus LockDown Browser, and Panopto preferred. Experience developing Articulate online training modules preferred. Experience with E*Value and EMS scheduling software preferred. Knowledge of educational pedagogy and adult education a plus. Ability to organize; prioritize and work efficiently under pressure and subject to changing priorities; proven experience managing multiple projects, meeting deadlines, and using judgment and initiative in problem resolution. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; Innovative and proactive problem-solving skills; and Strategic and critical thinker. Able to work in cross-functional teams; Interpersonal and relationship management skills; ability to work effectively both as a team member and independently; Understanding of the higher education environments and its changing needs. Proficient with software and other relevant technology including Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Software Suite.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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