The Educational Technologist position contributes to creating learning opportunities consistent with the College of Engineering’s (CoE) strategic plan for providing a world-class undergraduate engineering and architecture education by working with instructional designers and faculty members to brainstorm, plan, create, and maintain high-quality, accessible instructional multimedia objects, including interactive branching activities, simulated experiences, and games or activities that allow for authentic practice of knowledge and skills; plans and executes interactive media projects utilizing evidence-based principles of multimedia learning, instructional design, online pedagogy, and effective college teaching; collaborates with faculty in planning and brainstorm sessions and will have expertise in agile project management principles to co-facilitate collaborative development projects; manages numerous projects in collaboration with instructional designers and other educational technology and multimedia specialists; develops templates for storyboards and re-usable e-learning assets; creates and incorporates high standards of web accessibility as well as graphic design; researches and tests new technology tools and techniques to continually add to the team's possibilities and options for both in-house produced and faculty-created multimedia learning objects; provides assistance or participation in assessment, evaluation, and research related to multimedia in online learning; provides individual consultations with faculty and the creation and facilitation of workshops or training to help faculty and staff plan and execute instructional media content creation on their own, with a solid foundation of the technical and pedagogical considerations; contributes to other educational-technology work and initiatives, including those related to video, audio, virtual reality, new LMS capabilities, and other online platforms and technologies, as well as other duties as assigned; engages in professional development and networking at the university and eternally to learn and share ideas related to multimedia.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Resume required with application submission.
Bachelor's degree in Information & Computer Science, Learning Design Technology or a related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills; 1-3 years of professional experience in a higher education institution in a role related to instructional design and multimedia development; experience with video production in an educational context; experience designing, developing, and evaluating digital learning objects with tools such as Articulate Storyline or Lectora Engage; detailed knowledge of web accessibility requirements related to multimedia e-learning authoring tools in an educational context; experience giving and receiving regular peer feedback on multimedia work in progress; ability to work across academic content areas, technologies, software, and tools; high quality customer service skills in a higher education setting.
Experience remediating or authoring eLearning multimedia objects based on a comprehensive set of web accessibility requirements; experience leading intensive brainstorming and ideation sessions on instructional multimedia with faculty members at a large university; experience applying Agile project management techniques and technology tools to manage multimedia development projects; experience with authoring 360-degree video multimedia experiences; experience presenting about instructional multimedia strategies at a conference.
Target Salary: $48,000.00 - $55,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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