Digital Signage/Classroom Technology Training Specialist
South Texas College
April 4, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The Digital Signage/Classroom Technology Training Specialist designs, develops, and manages all digital signage content; coordinates Educational Technologies activities including the purchase, implementation and coordinating of digital signage equipment at all campuses/center sites. Assists the Director of Educational Technologies in testing and implementing new classroom technologies and classroom related Web 2.0 software, and provides training to faculty and staff in the use of those technologies. Supervises and schedules assigned staff.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinates technical examination recommendations and procurement of digital signage equipment and Content Management System (CMS).
Analyzes, designs, configures, and manages the CMS.
Evaluates and recommends new digital signage technologies for purchase and implementation.
Evaluates, monitors and manages the content broadcasted on the digital signage screens to ensure it meets the expected functionality.
Designs, develops and manages all digital signage content for broadcast as per established schedules and timelines.
Oversees the uninterrupted operation of the digital signage network and displays.
Collaborates with administration by offering critical feedback about the digital signage content programmed or broadcasted, to improve functionality.
Ensures all updates to signage content are aligned with policies and procedures and with the established content templates.
Maintains digital signage hardware and software to ensure continuous system functionality.
Responsible for the development of new digital signage content in collaboration with administration.
Coordinates activities with the Information Technology and Public Relations/Marketing departments where digital signage is relative.
Evaluates and ensures digital signage content is designed in compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.
Ensures all digital signage installations meet ADA requirements.
Evaluates, recommends and implements new aspects of digital signage for College growth, such as: WayFinding, Emergency Notification, Meeting Room Signs, Room Boards, Menu Boards, Interactive Boards, and Video Walls.
Researches, evaluates, recommends and implements new classroom related technologies to improve classroom related experiences.
Provides trainings on classroom related equipment, technology and software to faculty and staff to improve classroom related experiences.
Manages Web 2.0 software licenses when purchased and maintained by the Educational Technologies department.
Keeps abreast of trends and developments in audiovisual hardware and software.
Responsible for providing a continuation of service delivery and continuous point of contact for service users and staff alike outside of normal working hours.
Supervises and schedules assigned staff.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in related field required.
At least five (5) years of experience in a related field required.
At least one (1) year of graphic design experience in web design, application design, or general graphic design required.
At least one (1) year of experience working with Adobe Creative Suite (CS6+): Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Illustrator required.
Experience working with HTML and CSS required.
Experience in a higher education institution, preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, the Windows environment, and internet research skills.
Content creative with a high attention to detail.
Familiarity with the operation, maintenance, and installation of audiovisual equipment including fundamentals of light and sound; concepts of microphones, loudspeakers, basic networking, cameras and displays; signal types and signal flow; and networking for data and audiovisual RF, digital and analog signals.
Familiarity with network maintenance.
Ability to prioritize, organize, and complete multiple tasks with attention to detail, within stated deadlines.
Ability to work independently as well as a team player within department and with others.
Ability to adapt to constant change and periods of fast-paced, high-intensity work situations.
Ability to work evenings and/or weekends as needed; required to travel throughout the college district using own means of reliable transportation.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a diverse, multi-cultural college population.
Demonstrated commitment to achieving the vision and mission of South Texas College.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of students, faculty and staff, managers, and the general public.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Founded in 1993, South Texas College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate and associate degrees. More than 34,000 students attend South Texas College, and a faculty and staff of more than 1,600 serve STC’s five state-of-the-art campuses, two teaching centers and one virtual campus.