This document defines the service level agreement for administrative access to UMD Enterprise Instructional technology Systems that includes the Enterprise Learning Management System (ELMS-Canvas, UMD Open Learning), and the ELMS Management Tool (EMT).
Document Owner and Service Provider: Division of Information Services (DIT), Learning Technology Strategy (LTS)
Description:Service Level Agreement for Enterprise Instructional Technology System Administrator Access
Author: John Burke
This Agreement represents a Service Level Agreement ("SLA" or "Agreement") between the Division of Information Technology, Learning Technology Strategy, and Customer for administrator access to ELMS-Canvas, Open Learning, and EMT.
This Agreement remains valid until superseded by a revised agreement mutually endorsed by the stakeholders.
This Agreement outlines the parameters of all IT services covered, as they are mutually understood by the primary stakeholders. This Agreement does not supersede current processes and procedures unless explicitly stated herein.
The purpose of this Agreement is to ensure that the proper elements and commitments are in place to provide consistent IT service support and delivery to the Customer(s) by the Service Provider(s).
The goal of this Agreement is to obtain mutual agreement for IT service provision between the Service Provider(s) and Customer(s).
The objectives of this Agreement are to:
The following Service Provider(s) and Customer(s) will be used as the basis of the Agreement and represent the primary stakeholders associated with this SLA:
IT Service Provider(s): Division of Information Services (DIT), Learning Technology Strategy (LTS) ("Provider")
IT Customer(s): Customer ("Customer")
This Agreement is valid for up to one calendar year from the date of acceptance.
The Business Relationship Manager ("Document Owner") is responsible for facilitating regular reviews of this document. Contents of this document may be amended as required, provided mutual agreement is obtained from the primary stakeholders and communicated to all affected parties. The Document Owner will incorporate all subsequent revisions and obtain mutual agreements / approvals as required.
Business Relationship Manager: Learning Technology Strategy
Review Period: As needed
The following detailed service parameters are the responsibility of the Service Provider in the ongoing support of this Agreement.
The following Services are covered by this Agreement;
Responsibilities and/or requirements in support of this Agreement include:
Assumptions related to in-scope services and/or components include:
Effective support of in-scope services is a result of maintaining consistent service levels. The following sections provide relevant details on service availability, monitoring of in-scope services and related components.
Coverage parameters specific to the service(s) covered in this Agreement are as follows:
In support of services outlined in this Agreement, the Service Provider will respond to service related incidents and/or requests submitted by the Customer within the following time frames:
This section is intended to clarify the ELMS-Canvas administrative roles and their use. Detailed permissions for these roles can be found in the EITS Compliance Procedures.
|Enterprise||Able to have complete access to all users, data, reports, functionality, and configurations||ELMS-Canvas system administrator, select DIT ATI staff by ATI Assistant Vice President and Registrar|
|Deputy||Able to have complete access to all users, data, reports, functionality, and configurations||Select college/department support staff designated by dean, assistant dean, AVP|
|Manager||Able to support users in specific college subaccounts, can masquerade as users, may be a Blueprint administrator upon request||Select DIT ATI staff and college support staff by college director of technology or assistant dean|
|Executive||Ability to manage all aspects of courses offered through UMD Open Learning||Select college/department support staff designated by dean or AVP|
|Researcher||Able to access data related to campus-wide outcomes and data related to approved research projects||Staff in the Office of Institutional Research, Planning & Assessment Assistant VP, Office of Institutional Research, Planning & Assessment|
|Canvas Data Portal Manager||Ability to add managers, grant admin permissions, download flat files||Canvas Data Manager, select data scientists and analysts by Canvas Data Steward (Associate Provost for Academic Planning and Programs)|
*Coordinators have unique responsibilities that will granted and governed through a separate SLA.
This section lists sub-accounts in ELMS-Canvas to which administrator assignments can be made. An assignment at the college or department level provides access to all sub-accounts within.
|College/Non-Academic Department Subaccounts||Academic Department Subaccounts|
|AGNR||Agricultural & Resource Economics
Animal & Avian Sciences
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Environmental Science & Technology
Institute of Applied Agriculture
Nutrition and Food Science
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture
Sensor Knowledge Center
Veterinary Medicine Program
School of Architecture, Planning, & Preservation
Urban Studies & Planning Program
Afro-American Studies Program
Atmospheric & Oceanic Science
Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics
Chemical & Life Sciences
Chemistry & Biochemistry
College of Computer, Math & Natural Sciences
Inst for Physical Science & Technology
Marine & Estuarine Environ Sci Prog
College of Education
Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education
Education Policy and Leadership
Human Development and Quantitative Methodology
Teaching, Learning, Policy and Leadership
A. James Clark School of Engineering
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Civil & Enviromental Engr
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Fire Protection Engineering
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
Institute for Systems Research
Materials Science & Engineering
|EXST||Office of Extended Studies
|INFO||College of Information Studies
Philip Merrill College of Journalism
|School of Public Policy||ENPP
|SPHL||Behavioral & Community Health
Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Health Services Administration
MD Institute for Applied Environmental Health
School of Public Health
|SVPAPP||Academic Services Planning
Office of the Registrar
SVP Sr VP Academic Affairs & Provost
Shady Grove Center
VP Administrative Affairs
This section is intended to clarify the EMT administrative roles and their use.
This role has access to all tools in EMT that can be used to support faculty and can act on behalf of any user.
|This role is assigned by the AVP Academic Technology and Innovation.
It is currently held by select DIT and OES staff that support faculty.
|Deputy||This role has access to all tools in EMT that can be used to support faculty and can act on the behalf of any user.||Approval of this role is the responsibility of college Assistant Deans or Department Chairs.
It is currently held by select college staff that supports faculty.
|Support||This role has access to select tools to support faculty and staff.||Approval of this role is the responsibility of the Manager of the Service Desk and Store.|
This section is intended to clarify the Executive role as it relates to UMD Open Learning. Organizations that use the payment gateway also need a transaction administrator.
This role is assigned by the Learning Technology Strategy team in Academic Technology and Innovation.