Instructional Multimedia Developer

Location
Colorado, United States
Salary
$53,000.00 - $53,000.00
Posted
May 28, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Summary 

The Instructional Multimedia Developer is a full-time, 12-month, exempt staff position as a member of the Teaching and Learning Services (TLS) team. This position provides development, revision, and support of online, hybrid and HyFlex courses across the curriculum working directly with faculty to provide pedagogical and technological support to effectively deliver instruction to students.  

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree in instructional design, instructional technology, or a related area  
  • Minimum of two years of experience with online course design (with adaptation of traditional instruction features to online delivery), educational technology, or related field such as the following:  
  • Experience with online pedagogy and application of instructional technology  
  • Demonstrated ability working with learning management/online learning platforms (i.e. Canvas), web conferencing (such as Zoom), social networking, problem-based learning, case studies, learner analytics, learner interactivity, HTML, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint  
  • Experience working with learning management systems  
  • Video production experience (i.e. Adobe Premiere, iMovie, GarageBand)  
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and accurately, managing workflow and projects and those of subordinates  
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, including active participation  
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication, and organizational skills  
  • Design, coordinate and deliver text, graphics, video, sound, and/or interactive web elements for online learning courses and programs  
  • Desktop publishing experience (i.e. Adobe Creative Cloud & Microsoft Office 360 software suites)  
  • Ability to spend long periods of “screen time” working online but in order to meet deadlines  
  • Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform  

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience in HTML and the use of HTML editors  
  • Experience in an education and/or higher education environment  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Universal Design principles for accessibility  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0  
  • Experience in exploring, evaluating and experimenting with new learning techniques and technologies  

Major Responsibilities 

  • Work with faculty on creating and managing image, video, audio, and interactive media assets for academic and instructional use, as well as facilitate captioning and transcription services  
  • Use current academic technologies – Padcasters, green screen, lightboard, drone, 360 imaging, 3D modeling, XR, etc. – to create innovative course content with faculty  
  • Build and maintain relationships within the academic community, demonstrating responsiveness, professionalism and enthusiasm for innovative instructional design  
  • Collaborate with TLS colleagues on short- and long-term projects aligned with college and team goals to provide high-quality learning experiences  
  • Create and oversee the production of scripts, templates, and storyboards during the course development process  
  • Develop and/or maintains resources such as needs analyses, storyboards, tutorials, reference material, content resources, templates, and tools for instructional development  
  • Lead professional development opportunities for faculty on creating multimedia course content  
  • Create self-paced learning resources for online learning using Adobe Captivate  
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities  
  • Maintain knowledge and awareness of digital accessibility including the American with Disabilities Act and Section 508  
  • Produce and remediates digitally accessible materials in accordance with FLC standards  
  • Perform other duties as assigned  

Work Conditions 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee can expect while  performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   

  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).  
  • Ability to work in a confined area.  
  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.  

Compensation  

Salary is $53,000 per year plus a comprehensive benefits package. 

 
Application Process 
A complete application packet includes: 

  • Cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for position 
  • Include details regarding how your personal and professional experiences allow you to encourage a learning environment grounded in equity and inclusion.  “How do you envision contributing to Fort Lewis College’s commitment to equity and inclusion?” 
  • Resume 
  • Names and contact information for three current, professional references 

Submit materials as one PDF file via email to: 

IMD-Search@fortlewis.edu 

 

Application materials received by June 21, 2021, will receive full consideration. 

Position will remain open until filled. 

 

The successful candidate will be required to submit original, official college transcripts,  

and pass a background check. 

 

 

 

The College and the Community  

Fort Lewis College, a public institution located in Durango, Colorado, offers degree programs in arts, business, education, health fields, humanities, social and natural sciences, and teacher education. Our inspiring mountain campus is located atop a scenic mesa overlooking historic Durango and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desert Southwest. We are committed to accessible and high-quality baccalaureate education, and our hallmarks are remarkably close relationships between students and faculty, the freedom of intellectual exploration, and the challenge of experiential learning. Our 3,300 students come from 48 states, 17 countries, with 36% Native American and Alaska Native backgrounds, and 11% Hispanic backgrounds. Durango is a thriving multicultural community of 18,500 set along the beautiful Animas River Valley. Averaging 300 sunny days per year, the community is known for its outdoor lifestyle and friendly, festive atmosphere. Durango is also the cultural and economic hub of the Four Corners region, rich in dining, shopping, and entertainment, and linked with airline service to hubs in Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas. 

 

Equal Opportunity   

Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex*, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, family or domestic status, political beliefs, veteran status, pregnancy, or genetic information. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. The College is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  

To file a report, get resources, read policies, or make an appointment, See www.fortlewis.edu/CARE.  

Questions about Title IX sex discrimination?  

Office of the Title 9 Coordinator  

Molly Wieser  

230 Skyhawk Station  

1000 Rim Drive  

Durango, Colorado 81301  

(970) 247-7241 wieser_m@fortlewis.edu  

Other discrimination questions?   

Office of the Equal Opportunity Coordinator  

David Pirrone  

192 Education Business Hall  

1000 Rim Drive  

Durango, Colorado 81301  

(970) 247-7182 djpirrone@fortlewis.edu  

Information about Fort Lewis College’s alcohol and drug policy, sexual assault policy, campus security policies, campus crime statistics, fire safety procedures and fire statistics, and campus/community resources can be found in the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. Hard copies are available upon request. 

 

  * Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Part 106 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, including in admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and CFR 106 to Fort Lewis College may be directed to FLC's Title IX Coordinator and/or to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education.  

 

ADAA Accommodations  

Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Kristin Polens by phone 970-247-7459 or email kpolens@fortlewis.edu at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date. 

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