The Instructional Technologist will provide primary instructional technology support for online course and eLearning creation and related resources including audio and video components, which may include academic courses, self-paced learning modules, and other training resources for faculty, staff, and students.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Works with team members to provide support on course delivery platforms (i.e. LMS, 3rd-party MOOC service providers).
Consults with faculty on the use of instructional technologies for activities such as evaluation, presentation, audience response, live meetings, streaming video, and learning management system (LMS) tools.
Assists in effective implementation of instructional technology tools within learning management systems.
Consults with instructional designers and/or faculty on the planning, use, and development of self-paced learning objects such as stand-alone eLearning training modules and on-demand MOOCs.
Assist with developing courses, MOOCs, and online learning content for various audiences per design plans/consultation discussions in the LMS and/or using other course authoring tools (e.g., Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, etc.)
Supports faculty and staff in the application of technology to the curriculum.
Advocates use of pedagogical strategies and educational technologies to faculty and staff.
Creates documentation on various instructional technologies that support the instructional mission of the school.
Provides faculty and staff support on instructional technology tools and their effective implementation via group and one-on-one training sessions.
Assist with developing, maintaining and updating training materials and resources in various delivery modalities.
Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, instructional technology, education, or related field
Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in course design and development, faculty training, or program/course assessment/evaluation required.
Additional education may substitute for experience, and additional experience may substitute required education to the extent permitted by the * JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. *
Experience with Blackboard, Coursera, and Absorb platforms
Thorough knowledge of online instructional design, pedagogy/andragogy, emerging technology, and distance learning best practices desirable.
Knowledge of best practices for the effective implementation of instructional technology tools in higher education.
Familiarity with best practices in the use and development of video in higher education distance learning, including digital video editing tools.
Two years course authoring experience using Adobe Captive or Articulate Storyline.
Two years of experience developing interactive training materials and learning objects.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Experience working closely with higher education faculty members.
Expertise in multiple learning management systems
Expertise with image manipulation (e.g., Adobe Photoshop), and screen casting (e.g., ScreenFlow).
Proven ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to collect data, create reports, and prepare written communication with an attention to detail and accuracy.
Familiarity with SCORM.
High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint.
Strong graphic design skills.
Classified Title: Instructional Technologist Working Title: Instructional Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CG Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: $24.38 - $33.52/ commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p / 37.5 hours per week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 06-MD:School of Nursing Department name: 10001255-Academic Affairs Personnel area: School of Nursing
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