Distance Education Instructional Support Specialist

Location
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Posted
Feb 27, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Instructional Design
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Provides fully integrated student and faculty instructional support services for distance education offerings and distance learning technologies; assists with digital video recording creation, management, and administration; provides faculty with professional development in the use of technologies for the Division’s videoconferencing and distance education courses; assists with the maintenance and revision of online Guided Independent Study courses; assists with instructional development editing as assigned; assists with hiring and training student assistants; and stays abreast of emerging technologies to support growth in distance education courses. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems (MIS) or related field plus at least one year of support or design experience in distance education required. At least one year of experience with the administration of learning management systems, desktop video conferencing, lecture and video capture software, digital video editing, Microsoft Office Professional applications, and web-based database applications also required. Strong organizational skills and team-based, collaborative interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills also required. Master’s or Doctoral degree in Instructional Design, Education, or related field and experience with instructional design, HTML and Adobe editing tools, and multimedia presentation software preferred.

 

Criminal and other relevant background checks required.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance.

Application materials received by March 11, 2018 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu.

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