Online Learning Technology Manager - Fashion Institute of Technology in New York New York

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Fashion Institute of Technology

New York, New York 10001

United States

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Detailed Job Description

About Fashion Institute of Technology:

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), an internationally renowned college of art and
design, business and technology of the State University of New York, invites applications for the position of Online Learning Technology Manager in the Online Learning and Academic Technologies department. 

Job Description:

The Fashion Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time staff position for an Online Learning Technology Manager. Reporting to the Executive Director for  Online Learning and Academic Technologies, the Technology Manager will share responsibility for supporting the development of high quality, technology-mediated courses and programs for FIT's online and blended offerings. The successful candidate will work directly with faculty and the Executive Director to assist in the development of online undergraduate, graduate, and non credit courses.Specific job duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide technical support to faculty members as they develop, design, and create online instructional content;
  • Manage the timeline related to these processes to ensure timely completion of course projects;
  • Ensure that the layout of each course is clear, key components are present (syllabus, course objectives, etc.)  and that Blackboard tools are appropriately used;
  • Run reports each semester, offering suggestions for how faculty can improve the presentation of their online content, emphasizing usability, organization, and most effective technology tools;
  • Provide weekly workshops on Blackboard features and new technologies that could be integrated with Blackboard;
  • Support faculty in the use of Blackboard and multimedia recording equipment;
  • Assist in evaluating, selecting, and adopting technology products related to online learning and academic technologies;
  • Create tutorials for faculty and students on how to use Blackboard and other tools (Voicethread, Collaborate,, Qwickly, etc.);
  • Manage projects related to online program growth and compliance (Middle States Accreditation, SUNY approvals, ADA compliance, etc.);
  • Work collaboratively with other FIT offices such as the Registrar, Library, Advisement, Writing Center, Tutoring Services in support of online education;  
  • Showcase emerging technologies;
  • Stay up-to-date in the field of online learning and learning management systems; and
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Online Learning and Academic Technology.


  • Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in Educational Technology, Distance Learning, or a related field from an accredited college or university;
  • Three or more years of experience in building online courses is required;
  • Experience with leading technology workshops and using Blackboard Learn is preferred as is experience with tools such as Voicethread and;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills;
  • Current on ongoing innovations, best practices, technologies, and compliance requirements related to this field; and
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines, organize and prioritize work.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Application Instructions:

In order to be considered for the position, you must submit the following documents online:

* Resume
* Cover letter with salary requirements
* A list of three professional references with telephone numbers and email addresses. References will be contacted after the interview phase

Returning Applicants - Login to your FITNYC Careers Account to check your submitted application material.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact each applicant individually regarding his or her application status.

For more information about FIT, please visit FIT's website at:

FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, national origin, gender, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals. Applications from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged.

Keyword Phrases

  • Online learning technologies
  • Voicethread
  • Blackboard
  • Qwickly
  • Online Learning Technology Manager
  • Academic Technologies
  • Curriculum & Instructional Technology and Design
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: At least 3 years
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter