LMS Administrator

19 Aug 2023

LMS AdministratorUniversity of Colorado DenverLMS Administrator - 30911 University Staff DescriptionUniversity of Colorado | CU DenverOffice of Information TechnologyLMS AdministratorPosition #00678406- Requisition #30911

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers (https://apptrkr.com/getredirect.php?id=4512055&targetURL=http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers)

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:CU Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus (https://apptrkr.com/getredirect.php?id=4512055&targetURL=https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus)Exemptions vary by campus location/department.Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:CU Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.The University of Colorado Denver seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.Office of Information Technology has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) LMS Administrator position.The University of Colorado Denver is the state's premier public urban research university and equity-serving institution. Globally connected and locally invested, CU Denver partners with future-focused learners and communities to design accessible, relevant, transformative educational experiences for every stage of life and career. Across eight schools and colleges in the heart of downtown Denver, our leading faculty inspires and works alongside students to solve complex challenges through boundary-breaking innovation and impactful research and creative work. As part of the state's largest university system, CU Denver is a major contributor to the Colorado economy, with 2,000 employees and annual economic impact of more than $800 million. For more information, visit www.ucdenver.edu (https://apptrkr.com/getredirect.php?id=4512055&targetURL=http://www.ucdenver.edu)In coordination with academic units and under the leadership of the Academic Technology Service Manager, the LMS Administrator is responsible for the effective implementation and ongoing maintenance of the LMS and all supporting tools, content, and technologies. This includes roles and permissions, provisioning of users and courses, security, internal system notifications, archiving of courses, and integrations. The LMS Administrator works closely with the Academic Technology Service Manager and constituents at both CU Denver and CU Anschutz to create and implement a long-term plan for the growth and improvement of the LMS and related services.This position has the potential to be 100% remote, but if the successful candidate is located in the Denver metro area we would like for them to come to campus once a week.Professional FieldApplication Support, Application Administrator, Academic Technology, Instructional Design, Faculty SupportSupervision ReceivedThe person in this job will report to the Academic Technology Services Manager at the University of Colorado Denver.Supervision ExercisedNoneJob ResponsibilitiesLMS Administration (60%)

With the guidance of the Academic Technology Service Manager coordinates the effective implementation and ongoing maintenance of the LMS and all supporting tools, content, and technologies. This includes roles and permissions, provisioning of users and courses, security, internal system notifications, archiving of courses, and integrations.

Implements a long-term plan for the growth and improvement of the LMS based on stakeholder input and leadership input. Maintains a transparent roadmap for future work.

Tests and validates security of new features, tools, and LTIs that integrate into the LMS - including managing requisitions, facilitating and educating vendors, security of LTIs, communication of new features, and accessibility testing/evaluation.

Assists the Academic Technology Services Manager with establishing and maintaining relationships with vendors, including drafting and enforcing Service Level Agreements (SLAs), facilitating and leading collaborative efforts between vendor and campus leads. RE: product road mapping and change delivery, providing leadership and oversight of vendor when escalating and triaging major incidents and performance degradations, managing billing, contract renewal.

Tracks usage of tools and the learning management system features to provide reports on trends and creates and executes a plan to address any issues or trends.

Creates and pulls reports and runs basic API calls, as requested.

Act as secondary LMS technical contact for ICM during unplanned outages.

Establish and maintain relationships with our 24/7 Canvas support, the OIT service desk, academic technology vendors, associated departments, and the academic technology services team.

Canvas Development (20%)

Collaborate with developer resources to manage and build micro applications designed to improve self-service and administration of the LMS (The Wolf).

Act as a consultant for Canvas Data (managing requests, development, design, and delivery of dashboards and data).

Support and Documentation (20%)

Provides help resources and support for students, faculty, and staff including documentation, tier 2 support, training and consultation.

Assists in the communication of new functions, features, or updates to Canvas.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Educational Technology, Teaching, Business, or related field.

1 year of experience supporting an LMS as an LMS administrator or Technical Support Professional- can substitute certificates or coursework related to LMS administration.

Required: Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.Preferred Qualifications:

2+ years of experience as a LMS administrator

2+ years of experience as an instructional designer and/or technical academic technology support

Experience working with university faculty in a technical support role

Experience supporting LTI based tools

Knowledge of LTIs, APIs, and OAuth

Experience with instructional design practices and principles

Demonstrated ability to create systems and processes that support effective management of the LMS

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Background in educational or instructional design

Experience with vendor management

Application administration

Experience providing training (both in person and written documentation)

Experience with Canvas - knowledge of LTIs, APIs, and OAuth

Experience with Project Management

Excellent customer service

Proactive communication

Problem solving

High level of accountability

Salary and Benefits:The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $61,000 to $65,000.The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits (https://apptrkr.com/getredirect.php?id=4512055&targetURL=https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits)Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125 (https://apptrkr.com/getredirect.php?id=4512055&targetURL=http://www.cu.edu/node/153125)Diversity and Equity:The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu (https://apptrkr.com/getredirect.php?id=4512055&targetURL=hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu) .The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.Application Deadline:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers (https://apptrkr.com/getredirect.php?id=4512055&targetURL=http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers) .Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by September 3, 2023. Those who do not apply by this date may or may not be considered.Required Application Materials:To apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers (https://apptrkr.com/getredirect.php?id=4512055&targetURL=http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers) and attach:

A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications

A current CV/resume

List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references)

Questions should be directed to: Tawnya Boulier, tawnya.boulier@ucdenver.edu (https://apptrkr.com/getredirect.php?id=4512055&targetURL=tawnya.boulier@ucdenver.edu)Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV Job Category: Information Technology Primary Location: Denver Department: U0001 DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 30340 - ADM AVCOIT Administration Schedule: Full-time Posting Date: Aug 17, 2023 Unposting Date: Ongoing Position Number: 00678406To apply, please visit: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=30911&lang=en (https://apptrkr.com/4512055)Copyright 2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency (https://www.jobelephant.com/)jeid-e71fe18c62a085449c6b22f0edc953e7

  • ID: #50242492
  • State: Colorado Denver 80221 Denver USA
  • City: Denver
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2023-08-19
  • Deadline: 2023-10-18
  • Category: Et cetera