Electronic Learning Development Specialist
The Ohio State University
Pharmacy | Education Innovation and Scholarship
The Electronic Learning Development Specialist joins the Office of Educational Innovation and Scholarship (OEIS)-Learning Design and Multimedia team at the College of Pharmacy. This position supports inclusive learning and multimedia design, digital accessibility initiatives and efforts and educational technology evaluation and implementation across College of Pharmacy educational programming (e.g., PharmD, graduate, undergraduate, and outreach and engagement programs).
The Electronic Learning Development Specialist will provide technical support to ensure compliance with the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 and 508 of the rehabilitation act through digital accessibility testing and evaluation of educational technologies and digital course materials; consult with faculty and staff about how to (re)design and/or remediate course content and how to select educational technologies to ensure that the web and digital presence of University courses are compliant with both state and federal regulations and so that all audiences with disabilities can easily access course content and digital resources; partner with the Learning Design and Multimedia team staff and college faculty to creatively design, produce, and implement accessible courses, course materials, and instructional multimedia content in support of educational activities across educational curricula; and contribute to procurement efforts of new educational technologies to be deployed at the college.
Required Experience: Bachelor’s degree in disabilities studies, education, instructional design, learning technologies, or related field or an equivalent combination of education. Two years of experience in technology, learning management systems, education, accessibility, instructional technology, universal design for learning, or closely related field. Experience in instructional design and e-authoring technologies, media in higher education and/or e-media. Experience with HTML and CSS. Experience addressing issues related to accessibility compliance and applying federal policies (e.g., ADA, WCAG 2.1, Section 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act) in an academic setting.
Desired Experience: Master’s degree in disabilities studies, education, instructional design, learning technologies, or related field or an equivalent combination of education. Professional web accessibility (e.g., IAAP CPACC, WAS, or CPWA certifications) and/or trusted tester certifications. Ability to evaluate and remediate course content including multimedia and documents for accessibility. Experience with teaching faculty to make course content accessible. Fluency with screen readers, speech to text software, and other Assistive Technologies.
Salary range for position is $53,800 - $71,700
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