Instructional Technology and Design Specialist
POSITION: Instructional Technology and Design Specialist
DATE OPENED: May 7, 2021
DATE CLOSED: Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
SALARY: Mid $50’s (DOQ/E). Excellent benefit package.
Responsibilities: Work closely with faculty and professional staff members to provide consulting and direct project support to research and develop learning objects through complete courses and effectively utilize technology to facilitate instructional processes. Work with course launches, quality review, and system maintenance, enhancement, and help-desk trouble-shooting. Research and demonstrate use of instructional and emerging technologies as well as effective instructional practices. Advise faculty on key issues, including: course management, assessment methods, testing strategies, integration of media and technology into curricula, accessibility criteria, academic integrity, and effective teaching strategies for blended and online delivery. Provide back up support to Director of Distance Education for Blackboard including monitoring the help phone and managing student evaluations. This position is exempt with regard to FLSA overtime provisions. This position is covered by the NSCPA negotiated agreement.
Requirements: Master’s degree and experience as an instructor and/or in course design in an academic or training setting (may include online course development and delivery experience); Experience working with and maintaining a Learning Management System (e.g., Blackboard, etc.); Experience troubleshooting basic issues with computers and presentation hardware; Proficiency in web development tools and multimedia applications; and, Knowledge of online and hybrid course design principles and practices. Experience using formal quality review techniques (e.g., Quality Matters) preferred.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: An employment application is available on our website at www.peru.edu. Please submit the completed application, cover letter and resume.
This position is subject to veterans preference. Offers of employment will be conditional upon satisfactory results of a background check.
GENERAL INFORMATION: PSC’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” an arboretum campus, is nestled in historic southeast Nebraska. The state’s first college, Peru State provides students of all backgrounds access to engaging educational experiences to strengthen and enrich communities, Nebraska and the world. PSC is a member institution of the Nebraska State College System. For more information, visit www.peru.edu or call 1-800-742-4412.
PSC is an equal opportunity institution. PSC does not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities, including but not limited to admission decisions. The College has designated an individual to coordinate the College’s non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX, of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Reports regarding discrimination or harassment may be directed to the following Compliance Coordinator. In addition, inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the Compliance Coordinator: Ms. Eulanda Cade, Peru State College, Administration Building, Room 312, PO Box 10, 600 Hoyt Street, Peru, NE 68421-0010, (402) 872-2230 firstname.lastname@example.org