LEARNING TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANT
JOB NO.: 95583-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Information Systems/Technology
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal
Position Vacancy ID: 95583-AS
Working Title: Learning Technology Consultant
Official Title: INFORM PROCESS CONSLT(S44DN) or ASSOC INF PROC CONSLT(S44FN)
Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 24, 2018
Term: This position will end on SEPTEMBER 30, 2019.
Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree in education, training, or related field is preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
* Minimum of one year of hands-on experience providing instructional technology consulting and support, instructional design, and/or instructor training in a higher education, training or related setting.
* Superior oral and written communication skills.
* Superior ability to collaborate on complex projects with diverse teams including faculty, academic staff, graduate teaching assistants, librarians, technologists, designers.
* Demonstrated commitment to quality customer service.
* Demonstrated ability to contribute to successful team environments.
* Demonstrated ability to balance priorities and manage deadlines.
* Experience providing instructor consulting, training, and support in a higher education environment; includes awareness of current issues regarding higher education, blended and online learning, universal design and accessibility, and intellectual property and copyright as it relates to this position.
* Experience teaching in a higher education environment.
* Hands-on experience with Pressbooks or other content authoring products such as Storyline, Captivate, and WordPress.
* Hands-on experience with Learning Locker or other LRS.
* Experience effectively supervising student workers.
License or certificate:
The Division of information Technology (DoIT) provides information technology services to UW-Madison, all UW campuses, and the UW System and other agencies, employing approximately 600 people and operating with a budget of approximately $100 million. DoIT team members are part of an exciting and dynamic work environment that builds on organizational principles such as family and personal life/work balance; an inclusive, respectful and supportive work environment; alignment with the University of Wisconsin System's (UWS) teaching, learning, and research mission; collaboration; and innovation. For more information, please see our website: https://it.wisc.edu/about/division-of-information-technology.
The Learning Technology Consultant serves a liaison between the UW-Madison campus community and the many services provided by DoIT-Academic Technology (DoIT-AT). In particular, this person serves the UW-Madison instructional community - a diverse, interdisciplinary community of departments, programs, centers, and institutes - with a variety of pedagogical, organizational and technological skills, including (but are not limited to) the design and delivery of effective teaching and learning, strong collaborative and communication skills, an enthusiastic curiosity for emerging technologies, and an overall desire to use these abilities for the continued improvement of the campus community. This position's focus is on providing consultative and end-user support around the use of UW-Madison's custom integrated content authoring (Pressbooks) and learning data collection (Learning Locker learning record store) tools, as well as developing and managing communities of practice around the use of these technologies on campus.
Please note that DoIT is not able to provide sponsorship for this position.
This position is expected to last only one year, there may be the possibility of extending the position another year.
Instructions to applicants:
Please click on the "Apply Online" button to start the application process. To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter and resume. Your cover letter should specifically address the Required Qualifications listed in the Minimum Years and Relevant Work Experience listed above.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: Aug 9 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Aug 26 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time