INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST



INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST

Grossmont/Cuyamaca Community College District


Posting Number: 17-00058

Department: G - LRC Library

Site: Grossmont

FTE: 1.0

Months: 12 Month

Pay Grade Level: CL-40; Step A or Step B

Starting Pay Rate: $4,545 or $4,806 per month

Work Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Shift Differntial: None

Required Applicant Documents: Resume Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants, who are interested in applying to this position must submit all required application materials by the closing deadline.

1) Completed District Application
2) Complete and current resume
3) Detailed 1-2 Page Letter Of Application addressing how you meet the requirements of the position INCLUDING:

a) Your experience in the area of Instructional technology leadership or media services.

Closing Date: 5-24-2018

Job Summary:
SUMMARY

Under the direction of an assigned administrator, develop, plan, program and implement a variety of aspects relating to the college or district websites, related web-based instructional activities, and instructional materials. Provide technical assistance and advice on web design/applications to faculty and staff utilizing web information and online instructional modalities. Collaborate effectively with the coordinator for the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL), network specialists, college administration, and District Information Systems personnel. Work under limited supervision within a broad framework of standard policies and procedures, including Federal, State and college requirements pertaining to accessibility for the disabled to web-based information.

The person in this position will work in close collaboration with the faculty leading the migration from BlackBoard to Canvas and provide assistance and training to instructors. Focus for this substitute position is mostly on making recommendations to instructors on best practices and helping them use instructional tools that increase students' interest and learning, facilitate their navigating through the course, and contribute to retention and success in the online modality. Help desk assistance, be it remote or in person, and troubleshooting are also a key component. Little time will be dedicated to web management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Design, implement and maintain the official college or district web sites.

Prepare web pages using the current tools for content management and web scripting languages.

Serve as primary resource to ensure that Federal, State and college web-based accessibility standards for the disabled are met.

Assist and support faculty and staff with web presentation tools and methodology, and online course management strategies utilizing institutionally-adopted web-based software packages.

Work with administrative personnel and faculty for the creation, design and implementation of web pages.

Act as a primary contact person for user questions related to the functionality of the college or district web sites and assist in analyzing problems and/or debugging.

Act as primary contact person for user questions related to administrative offices, instructional departments, and general college inquiries.

Demonstrate and utilize excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Utilize strong graphic design skills and abilities.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS

Provide design input, implementation and maintenance of web-based instructional activities.

Implement and maintain web-based multi-media, including audio/video streaming and software tools.

Provide faculty and staff assistance for use and operation of institutionally-adopted/supported applications of educational software and operating systems.

Maintain currency in new and emerging computing and educational technologies, including software, data storage, etc.

Attend job-related courses and seminars to maintain state-of-the-art technological knowledge, particularly as applied to curriculum, instruction and web pages.

Assist in the development and presentation of on-line course and web-related workshops.

Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination equivalent to: Bachelor's Degree with course work in computer science, educational technology, or a related field and at least two years of demonstrated professional/commercial web page development and design experience. Specialized training and experience in World Wide Web and instructional design must be included.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Theories and models of distance learning and instructional design.
Principles of human learning and cognition applied to design and use of technology-based learning systems.
Software installation procedures
Educational technology including methodologies used in teaching and learning.
Principles and techniques of World Wide Web based systems.
Principles of web design and instructional materials development.
CGI, HTML, Unix, Visual Basic, Java and DHTML.
Content management system.
Audio/video streaming and software tools.
Web presentation tools and methodologies.
Online course management tools and methodologies.
Principles and techniques of modern computer networking.
Current networking protocols and industry trends.
Operation and capabilities of computer equipment.
Technical aspects in field of specialty.
Federal and State guidelines for ADA accessibility compliance.
Copyright compliance laws

ABILITY TO:

Manage, design, and develop web sites.
Train faculty and staff in the design and development of web pages and instructional materials.
Use a variety of software proficiently (e.g., word processing, graphics, presentation, spreadsheet, database, multimedia authoring tools, etc.) in both Windows and MacIntosh environment.
Operate and install software.
Understand and independently carry out oral and written instructions.
Apply task analysis methodologies.
Analyze user needs for WWW.
Meet scheduled time lines.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Learn, interpret and successfully apply college policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Assimilate new software releases.
Maintain currency of qualifications for area of assignment.
Follow departmental policies and procedures.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Train and provide work direction to others.
Work independently with little direction.

Preferred Qualifications:
N/A

Other Licenses and Certifications:

Working Conditions:

General Employment Information:
Information provided by the applicant, other than that requested for statistical purposes by the Employment Services Office, which indicates candidate's gender, age, ethnicity, religious preference, etc. will be removed from the application. All submitted materials become District property and cannot be returned.

BENEFITS: The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District provides an excellent comprehensive benefits program including medical, prescription drugs, vision care, dental, life and income protection insurance, and membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) or the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS).

Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.

NOTE: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A $32.00 processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a disability and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing, please notify the District Employment Services Department. Phone (619) 644-7632.

GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.

Posting Date: 05-03-2018

Date Job Commences: As soon as possible

To apply, visit: https://jobs.gcccd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51966

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District (GCCCD) is committed to providing learning and working environments that ensure and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. People of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, socioeconomic levels, cultures, and abilities are valued, welcomed, and included in all aspects of our organization. GCCCD strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.

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