Distance Education Instructional Support Specialist

Location
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Salary
$60,000 - to Commensurate
Posted
May 07, 2018
Ref
51584
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Distance Education Instructional Support Specialist

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 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 education or related field; at least one year of online instructional development (management of full course design and implementation) at the college/university level; strong project management and organizational skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and excellent team-based, collaborative interpersonal skills required. Master’s or doctoral degree in education, curriculum and instruction, educational technology, instructional design, or related field; experience with HTML and Adobe editing tools and multimedia presentation software; teaching experience in an online environment; familiarity with Quality Matters (QM) Rubric Standards and QM certification; and at least one year of experience providing support for desktop video conferencing, lecture and video capture software, and digital video editing 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 Monday, May 21, 2018 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu.

UNI is a tobacco free campus.