Teaching, Learning, and Technology Specialist II

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Academic Staff (Non-Instructional)
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Teaching, Learning, and Technology Specialist II, TL004, 100%, Academic Staff, Renewable, 12-month Appointment, 1 Vacancy

This position is eligible for hybrid work consideration. Currently eligibility requires residency in one of the following states: Wisconsin or Minnesota upon hire.


Designs, develops, and enhances instructional activities, programs, and curricula. Applies learning theory and instructional design models in the consultation, selection, and application of educational methodologies and technologies.

This position trains and supports instructors in the use of technology resources to improve learning in and out of the classroom. This role participates in all aspects of instructor development, including course design, multimedia use, technology training, and course assessment. It also serves as a backup administrator for the Canvas learning management system and assists with course management, report generation, system troubleshooting, and Tier Two support.

This role collaborates with team members to implement contemporary instructional design and pedagogical strategies and projects that support the strategic priorities of the unit and university. The “CLIC” is a busy, multi-faceted unit committed to supporting the UW-Superior mission in its provision of community, resources, and support for students, faculty, staff, and all patrons. As a staff, we prioritize community-building, professional development, creativity, and collaboration. This position is in-person at the Jim Dan Hill Library and includes up to 40% telecommuting.

View the complete Job Description.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • At least 2 years’ experience supporting Learning Management System (LMS) users in a higher education setting.
  • Online teaching or training experience.


  • Instructional design certificate from a regionally accredited university.
  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited university in information science, instructional design, educational technology, education, or a related field.
  • At least 2 years’ experience supporting Canvas users.
  • Experience using Kaltura to manage instructional media in an LMS setting.
  • Experience creating, curating, and organizing learning objects and related repository technologies such as Canvas Commons
  • Experience developing support resources (help documentation, video tutorials, and software demos) using recognized industry standard technologies.


  • Expertise in instructional technology, instructional design, online pedagogy, and/or learning theories in higher education.
  • Knowledge of accessibility best practices and implementation for online learning.
  • Experience in the use of available technologies including but not limited to, communication applications; course authoring applications; web production software, Microsoft Office; image, audio, and video editing software; course management systems; and web-based applications in order to develop high quality, effective, and engaging online courses.
  • Ability to maintain, diagnose, and troubleshoot applications used in teaching and learning.
  • Ability to develop tutorials, help resources, and technical documentation.
  • Ability to deliver trainings and orientations.
  • Ability to implement Quality Matters™ or other similar systematic course quality assurance guidelines.
  • Skill in effective multimedia design and production of graphics, materials, videos, and resources for web and print distribution.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated creativity, self-direction, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced setting independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to make and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with students, faculty, staff, and others.


As soon as possible


For additional information about UW-Superior, visit www.uwsuper.edu.

For additional information about this position, contact Taylor Johnson at tjohn111@uwsuper.edu.

Salary range for this position is: $53,00 – $57,000 annually.  Specific benefit information can be found here. A snap-shot of benefits offered for this position include:

Paid Time Off Per Year:

  • 176 hours of Vacation
  • 36 hours of Personal
  • 96 hours of Sick Leave
  • 9 legal holidays

State Group Health Insurance Plans:

  • Health Plan, High Deductible, or Access Plans available
  • Flexible Spending or Health Savings Accounts

Access to Additional Insurance:

  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life
  • Income Continuation

Retirement Plans Through Wisconsin Retirement System:

  • 6.80% contribution with employer match
  • Vested at 5 years (must meet eligibility requirements)

Other Benefits


Review of all complete applications will commence 8:00 AM September 21, 2023. In the event this search is extended for any reason, applications submitted after this date will be considered. Once an applicant applies, profile information remains in UW-Superior’s Talent Management System for future submissions.

If you are not currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System, you may apply online through this portal. If you are a current employee of the University of Wisconsin System, you may apply through our HRS System. Please include the following information in your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter highlighting how you meet the qualification and Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities as listed in the Position Description
  3. Contact Information for three (3) Professional References
  4. Unofficial transcripts of all degrees earned

Internal applicants: select the internal applicant link. Registration for account not required.

External applicants: select the external applicant link and register for an account:

How to Register for a UW-Careers Account:

  1. To register for a UW-Careers account, click on the Click Here to Register link to create your user name and password.
  2. Search for the #24-13: Teaching, Learning & Technology Specialist II – CLIC position and click on the Apply Now button to submit a resume.
    • At this time, you will be asked to complete your profile. Please select Save to continue the application process.
  3. To submit your letter of application, unofficial transcripts, etc., you must add the document as an attachment by clicking on the Add Attachment link below the Cover Letters and Attachments box.
  4. Clicking on the Next link, please complete the required Online Questionnaire.
  5. After the Online Questionnaire has been completed, click Next again to provide contact information for three professional references, if required, in the References section by selecting the Add Reference link.
  6. Once reference information has been listed, click on Next to complete the How did you find out about the position? section of the application process.
  7. Once you have completed all sections, click on the Save button and then Submit button to submit your materials.

At any time you may select the Save button to save your progress. When you have submitted your application, ability to change materials submitted will not be available.

UW-Superior: A Special Place:

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is Wisconsin’s public liberal arts college. Established in 1893 with a mission to train teachers, it later became a part of the University of Wisconsin-System, and in 1998 was designated as Wisconsin’s Public Liberal Arts College by the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. The University serves 2,500 traditional and non-traditional students and is dedicated to the integration of liberal and professional studies and to serving a diverse student population.

UW-Superior maintains its foundational teacher education college values through its emphasis on excellence in teaching, as well as service to the community and region. Its core mission is student-centered. The institution fosters intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention, embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices, and engages the community and region. The richness of its programs creates a personalized educational environment that integrates theory and practice, liberal and professional education, teaching, scholarship, and creativity. The University has a significant investment in and commitment to campus-wide Liberal Arts High Impact Practices (HIPs) that includes a First Year Experience, Academic Service Learning, Global Awareness, Writing Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research Scholarly and Creative Activity, and a Senior Year Experience.

At UW-Superior, we promote the values of academic excellence, integrity, and community within a collegial environment. At the core of our values is the appreciation for, and examination of, diversity, inclusivity, and equity. UW-Superior offers day, evening, weekend, and distance learning classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The University reserves the right to check additional references with notice given to the candidates at the appropriate time in the process.

Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Employment will also require a sexual harassment reference check. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report, see https://www.uwsuper.edu/student-life/safety-and-security or contact the Office of Campus Safety at (715) 394-8114 for a printed copy.

UW-Superior is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusivity.

UW-Superior is committed to making excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all community members. We strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to the achievement of this goal.