Under the direction of the Director of Academic Technology and Technology Support, the LMS Administrator will manage and provide support to all functional aspects of the School’s learning management system (presently Canvas). The LMS Administrator will also be responsible for setting up LTI with other systems within canvas for use. The person in this position will also be responsible for helping to research, plan, and execute innovative technical learning solutions for online, hybrid, HyFlex, and face-to-face classrooms and will provide direct course-building assistance to faculty each semester as part of the course development cycle.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. We are dedicated to building a diverse employee base that is committed to teaching and working in an environment focused on equity and inclusion. Learning Management System Administrator is responsible for ensuring equity and inclusion is rooted into their day-to-day work. Learning Management System Administrator must strive to promote equity through continuous learning and improvement, the positive development of our community, and the identification and removal of barriers.
Configure and manage technical settings to ensure Canvas is customized to meet the needs of end users across academic departments for in-person and online courses.
Leads implementation, user account creation and ongoing maintenance of the LMS and all supporting tools, content, and technologies, roles, permissions, users, security, and internal system notifications.
Manage the creation and production of standard reporting on LMS usage.
Provide assistance, through resources and training, for students, faculty, and staff to fully utilize the LMS and its features.
Serve as a point of escalation for LMS troubleshooting.
Monitor system updates and status of the LMS.
Evaluate and test new feature options in our LMS and recommend it for use.
Work with the Director of Academic Technology and Technology Support, and Director of Instructional Design and Development to research, explore, test, and implement innovative technical solutions for online, blended, hybrid, HyFlex, and face-to-face courses.
Assist with planning and executing initiatives to support departmental and institutional strategic plans.
Participate in faculty training and onboarding of technology to support innovative course delivery methods.
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Computer Science, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, or related field. Relevant IT experience could stand in lieu of 4-year degree.
1–3 years’ experience working in system administration or IT helpdesk. Canvas experience highly preferred.
Strong critical thinking skills.
Strong customer service skills and demonstrated responsiveness to customer needs.
Strong analytical skills.
Strong problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to partner with end users to accomplish objectives.
Strong communication skills.
Ability to work under pressure.
Experience in higher education and general knowledge of higher education teaching and learning trends strongly preferred.
Ability to provide technical design training and services to faculty.
Efficient in working on multiple projects concurrently.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, presentation skills, problem-solving skills, and interpersonal skills.
To be considered for this position, please provide your resume, cover letter, including salary requirements.
Members of diverse and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. (AA/EOE)
Application review will begin on February 25, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law provides a comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include:
Group Life Insurance
Training and Professional Development
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Flexible Working Hours
Generous Holidays and Winter Break
Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status defined by law.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law was formed in 2015 by the combination of William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law. This extraordinary union brought together two law schools that have shaped Minnesota’s legal landscape for more than a combined 155 years, creating the top law school in the Midwest for students seeking a rigorous, practical, and problem-solving approach to legal education.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law provides a legal education grounded in legal theory and distinguished by exceptional practical legal training. A forward-thinking, independent law school with a history dating back more than 100 years, we have continually shaped legal education to be relevant to our students, their future clients, and the legal profession. We are committed to making legal education accessible and offer an unmatched number of enrollment options. Our students graduate prepared to put their degree into practice or use their legal training in the profession of their choice.