The College of Veterinary Medicine Educational Support Services (ESS) team provides the institution with vital support to faculty in their continued pursuit of innovative teaching to prepare veterinarians and scientists to serve society in critical roles in clinical and diagnostic veterinary medicine, public health, scientific inquiry and public policy.
The Instructional Technologist will draw upon their expertise, creativity, and experience to work with faculty across the college and collaborate with the ESS team to support teaching and learning technologies and the development of technology-enhanced learning resources and fully online courses to support the mission of the College. The delivery of these engaging learning resources are made possible by the contributions of a unique and talented team with expertise in the areas of audio-video production, medical illustrations/animations, computer programming, web-based development, and project management.
Roles and Responsibilities: *Manage the College's Canvas sub-account, and perform administrative responsibilities (e.g., creating and maintaining blueprint courses, troubleshooting and working with other units to resolve issues, etc.). *Develop and deliver training workshops on instructional technologies (eg. Panopto, Canvas, Poll Everywhere) including the use of software developed in-house to administer courses (Classlists, Course Eval, OpenSlide, etc.). *Write and maintain detailed how-to tutorials for the ESS Knowledge Base website for all ESS-supported technologies (wordpresss site). *Assist with the design of learning resources and courses for professional degree (DVM, PhD, MPH, MPS), international, and continuing education programs. *Work with ESS staff and faculty to create a wide variety of technology-enhanced educational resources in support of face-to-face, hybrid, and online programs in the professional degree (DVM, PhD, MPH, MPS), international, and continuing education programs. Authoring tools include Canvas, Articulate, and H5P. *Assist with classroom technology support including on-site technical assistance for users of the lecture halls, small classrooms, and teaching laboratories. *Responds to client needs and collaborates with other information technology staff and clients to identify, develop and implement appropriate technology solutions for teaching and learning. *Maintain fluency with current best practices in instructional technologies, learning theory, and learning practices in higher education, web development technologies, and related practices and processes.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with 1-3 years of instructional technology experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. *Expertise in administrator role of Canvas or similar LMS. *Experience authoring learning content in Articulate Rise, Storyline, H5P, Canvas or similar applications. *Knowledge of current and emerging learning technologies, including practices, theories, and emerging trends that support teaching and learning *Ability to prioritize and exercise independent judgement. Demonstrated resourcefulness, initiative, and ability to learn new skills. *Experience in the management, installation and troubleshooting of PC- and Mac-based operating systems and software as well as projection and videoconference equipment. *Demonstrated excellent communication (written and oral) ability to explain technical information to non-technical staff. *Strong organizational skills as well as responsive customer-service orientation and excellent interpersonal communications skills are required. *Must be able to work effectively in a dynamic, deadline-driven, complex, team-based environment with multiple competing priorities. *Proven ability to research and develop recommendations for learning technologies.
Preferred Qualifications: *Experience as account or sub-account admin within Canvas LMS *Experience developing online courses for corporate clients or continuing education markets. *Knowledge of evidence-based teaching methods and familiarity with research literature on teaching and learning. *Developer skills: Some baseline knowledge of programming in HTML & CSS is highly desired. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Adobe Premiere Pro, and/or other visual design tools also preferred.
**This position will begin work remotely with the ultimate goal to transition to working on campus**
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