Technology Trainer - University Information Services

Washington D.C.
Dec 07, 2016
Feb 21, 2018
Full Time
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Technology Trainer - University Information Services

The Technology Trainer, in a term position through June 30, 2018, will provide a technical training program to the entire University community.  By coordinating training workshops, providing written documentation and computer-based training, and identifying and providing other learning opportunities whenever possible, the Coordinator will raise the technical skills of the University community.  Reporting to the Associate Director of Customer Relations, the Technology Trainer's duties include but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with the UIS account managers to develop specific training courses for departments and individual faculty and staff with identified technical education needs. 
  • Assist in developing content and agendas for monthly meetings with academic and administrative departments.
  • Provide both on-going training on existing needs and as-needed training on new or project-related needs, such as software implementations or upgrades.
  • Develop and coordinate the training program designed to provide users with basic to advanced level computing skills in more than 100 regularly scheduled workshops each semester.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1 - 3 years of work experience with technology training and administering training programs, preferably in an academic setting

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications

  • Excellent training skills and the ability to teach those skills to others
  • Strong familiarity with UNIX platform, productivity software, electronic mail, and web browsers
  • Proficiency in Internet, Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Ability to learn new software quickly
  • Web publishing and other software experience preferred
  • Editorial skills should include demonstrated ability to write clear, concise and accurate technical documentation, as well as regular communications with others. Good editing abilities

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Solid understanding of user support and service issues in an academic setting
  • Strong communication and customer service orientation
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to others, in both formal and informal setting
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Ability to work well with others, as both team leader and participant

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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