Instructional Technology Specialist III
Job DescriptionTITLE: Instructional Technology Specialist III
JOB CODE: 8118
EFFECTIVE DATE: 09/01/10
FLSA STATUS: E
EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty
GRADE: Pay Grade 11
PAY PLAN: Annually
PURPOSE: Design and assist with design, update, and maintenance of online courses and delivery systems. Responsible for application of principles and techniques of instructional design in the maintenance and support of online instruction. Coordinate with Staff and Faculty for the design and delivery of new or revised courses. Oversee operation and maintenance of Learning Management System/s for online courses.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Update the online instructional materials for delivery to graduate and undergraduate students, maintaining integrity of effective instruction through technology. Maintain ongoing contact with faculty members via phone, email and fax. Provide assistance and training to faculty for the design and delivery of effective instruction through technology. Research and evaluate new learning methods and instructional technologies. Serve as a higher education learning professional giving faculty direction for effective pedagogies to be used with online instruction. Train faculty to move beyond traditional learning theories (e.g. behaviorism, cognitivism, constructivism) toward newer theories (e.g. connectivism) through technology where appropriate. Coordinate and meet strict deadlines with instructors and campuses. Assist with design and delivery of training for Learning Management Systems and other online learning tools utilized by faculty. Train co-workers on various operations and procedures. Responsible for course administration through Learning Management Systems. Serve as Project Manager, reviewing, delegating and coordinating upcoming online course revisions and maintenance. Schedule and coordinate multimedia revisions and updates with multimedia team. Update content for courses with Flash, Dreamweaver, Respondus Acrobat and other course-related software packages. Ensure that all course delivery systems and courses residing on them are properly working through compatibility testing for multiple operating systems, web browsers, and multimedia plugins. Provide technical support to faculty and students for online teaching and learning tools.Communicate critical course issues to faculty to ensure academic integrity. Represent the University through professional conference presentations and publications.
REQUIRED EDUCATION: $education
REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Master's degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology or related degree with strong experience in instructional design and development.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER:
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of web-based hardware, including PC, Macintosh, web conferencing (e.g. webcams, microphones, external storage.) Extreme accuracy in all phases of work.
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