Learning Technology Support Specialist

November 27 2022
Expected expiry date: December 16 2022
Industries Education, Training
Categories Analyst, Help Desk, Installation, Maintenance, Repair, Networking, QA, Tester, Debug
St Paul, AB

Portage College is actively seeking a highly motivated and techsavvy individual to join our Learning Technology Support team.
This position provides first level support for Moodle (our Learning Management System), video conferencing, audio visual equipment and other classroom technology and application support for our students and faculty.

Key responsibilities include:

 • Respond to all requests for Moodle support and provide timely and appropriate resolutions; Escalate trouble calls as needed.
• Assist faculty and developers in best practices for Moodle blocks and modules, uploading and editing course content, importing quizzes and questions using
Respondus, and importing/exporting content between course sites.
• Assist students in the use of Moodle and any external applications required for their course needs.
• Provide support for use with Blackboard Collaborate.
• Provide support to Microsoft Office and Office 365 products and services, as well as the LinkedIn Learning platform.
• Assist with printing problems and student Moodle orientations during student intakes.
• Ensure proper tracking and reporting of support calls.
• Prepare and maintain orientation documents, how-to manuals, and guides for online access.
• Ensure knowledge of Moodle platforms is up-to-date, and assist in researching new trends.
• Provide local and remote support for video conference sessions, which include troubleshooting and basic fixes; escalate calls as required.

Qualification and experience

• Post-secondary education in an IT related field is preferred. Applicants with a high school diploma or unrelated post-secondary education, plus several years of work-related experience with technology and IT will also be considered.
• Experience with Moodle as a user; some administration skills and/or experience with other asynchronous and synchronous learning management systems would be an asset.
• Strong experience and knowledge of PCs and Windows 10, Apple systems and MacOS, and mobile devices running iOS and Android.
• Experience with Office 365 products and services (Outlook, SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, etc.)
• Experience with common software applications such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
• Ability to setup and troubleshoot home computer systems, laptops, and peripherals.
• Experience using video conference and audio/visual equipment and controls.
• Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently, under pressure and to coordinate a wide variety of tasks with efficiency.
• Flexible, as hours of work will include on-call evening shifts on a rotating schedule.
• Successful applicant will be required to provide a current police information check

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