Instructional Technologist (Part time)

Posting Details

Job Title Instructional Technologist (Part time) Posting Number 20110328 Pay Rate Position Type Part Time/Temporary
Key Responsibilities

This part-time temporary position provides support for the adoption, integration, and delivery of instructional technologies to ensure the institution is effectively using our learning management system and related teaching and learning tools. This individual also designs training sessions, produces training materials, and reviews courses against quality standards. We anticipate this position to require up to 20 hours per week during the Spring Semester 2021.

Key Responsibilities include:
Collaborate with and provide support to instructors in identifying and integrating technology into instruction through identifying instructional problems, developing delivery strategies using technology as an instructional tool, and evaluating the effectiveness of this type of instructional delivery.
Provides technical support by diagnosing and resolving problems encountered by instructors in using the learning management system and other instructional technologies.
Coordinates online course development projects. Identify project goals, timelines, and resource needs including professional development. Provides regular progress updates and tracking. Evaluates outputs according to established standards.
Provides exceptional customer service and applies relevant instructional design models to the design and development of online, blended, web-enhanced, and traditional face to face learning environments.
Supports the development and creation of accessible online learning experiences.
Conducts quality assurance reviews through the lens of Quality Matters principles.
Creates accessible training materials, workshops, and reference guides for instructional technologies, onboarding new instructors, and general/institution wide use cases.
Maintains awareness of best practices, emerging technologies and new potentials in educational technology that may be adopted as new and emerging instructional media, technologies, pedagogies and practices.
Assists with the process for systematic review and evaluation of educational technology and curricular innovation, including the development and monitoring of outcomes and plans of action for improvement.
Develops and maintains an online repository of resources to provide information on current best practices, innovations, and emerging trends for instructors and students (e.g. tutorials, interactive programs, websites) to promote sharing of resources.

Juniata College believes in and embraces the liberal arts and as such, we encourage and seek mutual benefit through diversity of thought and approach which enriches our academic community, as well as the lives of our students and colleagues. Juniata College is committed to creating a welcoming community supported by relationships based on collaboration and mutual respect. We endeavor to create an inclusive learning environment where members with different perspectives and backgrounds can learn, contribute, and thrive. Please join us…

Position Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Communications, Instructional Design, Educational Media, Educational Technology, or a related field
Well-developed knowledge, skills, and abilities with learning management systems
Proficient in a variety of educational technologies and software
Demonstrated ability to proofread, edit, and produce effective written materials and presentations
Experience using Articulate 360, Flipgrid, Adobe Creative Cloud, Zoom and MS Teams
Experience supporting instructors who are delivering content in a variety of modalities
An understanding of how to apply instructional design methodologies ( ADDIE, SAM )
Proven ability working with tight deadlines and in a fast-paced environment with limited resources
Excellent customer service skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate across departments and teams
Flexible schedule (some evening work may be required)
Work must be performed in Pennsylvania.

Supervision Required/Given

This position is supervised by the Director of Digital Learning under general guidelines and direction and must be able to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others.

Preferred Qualifications

Successful experience as an instructional technologist at a college or university
Instructional design and/or instructor experience with Moodle
Experience creating content that is accessible to students with a wide range of disabilities, including visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, language, learning, and neurological disabilities

Physical Demands

After hours and on call support is required for emergencies and planned maintenance intervals.
The position is primarily sedentary in a climate controlled office with little exposure to environmental hazards. In a campus environment, there may be a need to go from building to building for meetings, specialized department needs, and assisting with equipment installations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Must have a strong sense of responsibility and integrity due to the level of system and data access.

Open Date 12/08/2020 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 References
Optional Documents