Academic Technology Specialist II, Goldfarb School of Nursing

Job Description

Job ID: 1188298
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

With a legacy beginning in 1902, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College has a strong tradition of educating health care professionals.

Goldfarb School of Nursing is located on the Washington University Medical Campus in St. Louis and is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, with a second site at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Goldfarb is a private nursing college that enrolls over 650 students in its baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degree programs. Goldfarb has nationally recognized educational facilities with state-of-the-art classrooms, lecture halls and sophisticated Clinical Simulation Institute labs with patient simulation manikins and exam rooms that provide high-tech, advanced nursing care experiences.

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and Higher Education Commission.

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Role Purpose

Responsible for collegewide adoption of academic technologies and the utilization of academic technologies best practices for all stakeholders. The Academic Technology Specialist II reports to the Director of Simulation and Instructional Technology.


  • Lead collegewide adoption of different academic technologies and systems; provide an environment that allows stakeholders to learn about the college's academic technologies on demand. Communicate with faculty regarding advancements in instructional technology, new tools that are available and how faculty may be able to use these resources in their courses.
  • Manage academic technology projects; develop project plans, execute project plans, close project plans; and communicate project progress with appropriate stakeholders. Supports faculty to implement academic designs, methodologies and technologies appropriate to course or program content, context, and format.
  • Collaborate with different stakeholders to ensure academic technologies are align with the college's strategic goals; share findings with the Director.
  • Lead and participate in collegewide implementation and adoption of online teaching and learning best practices that lead to positive student learning outcomes. Seeks opportunities to exchange innovative ideas and integrate those ideas into existing service to enhance student success.
  • Serve as the system administrator for different academic systems such as: Canvas, Argos, Digital Measures, ATI, enterprise course evaluation software, and others. Develops tools and templates for academic technology applications and services. Participates in the evaluation selection, implementation and subsequent maintenance of new academic technology products and services.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree


  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Master's Degree


  • 5-10 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer