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Academic Instructional Technology Consultant II


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Information Technology (10000897)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Condition of Employment

As required by Executive Order 14042, if selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination or apply for and receive a University-approved accommodation before beginning employment with the University.

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU >

Definition of Class

This position provides technological support to University faculty, staff, and administrators. The incumbent designs and prepares multimedia presentations and productions.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Provides technical instruction to University employees concerning software programs utilized in multimedia presentations.  
  • Makes recommendations concerning appropriate use of presentation graphics, design, and layout and prepares multimedia productions.  
  • Utilizes a variety of scanners and/or cameras to create graphs; creates original illustrations utilizing available software programs.
  • Provides instruction to users of web-based course management systems such as Blackboard.
  • Performs administrative functions to maintain/support web-based course management system.
  • Develops and maintains database programs used to track activities, software programs, and available resources to include graphs and photos.
  • Supports faculty by performing design and preparation of instruction manuals and resource guides.
  • Develops and provides instruction and consultation to external groups such as kindergarten through twelve schools, community colleges, and private businesses.
  • Reviews occupational related literature, keeping abreast of current technologies and software upgrades.
  • Communicates with University computer center regarding hardware upgrades and problems.
  • Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Provides technical assistance to faculty, staff, and administrators in the creation of multimedia presentations.
  2. Provides technical instruction in the use of web-based course management systems.
  3. Maintains current knowledge of software available to enhance instruction and communication through multimedia presentations.

Minimum Education/Experience

Two (2) years of post-secondary level education.

Two (2) years of experience related to the above described duties.

Substitution Statement:

Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.

Salary/Wage Information

To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges, click here to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty, executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary ranges.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi