July 4, 2019TO:President, Provost, Vice Presidents, AVP for Administration and Chief of Staff, Deans, Directors, Heads of Academic and Administrative DepartmentsFROM:Human Resources DepartmentSUBJECT:VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
TheOffice of Information Technology has an opening for the position ofInstructional Designer , above grade 12. Since this provides an opportunity for promotionfrom within, please circulate this information and/or post it in your area of jurisdiction so that those interested and having the minimum qualifications may apply not later thanJuly 18, 2019.
I. Basic Functions:Designs and develops instructional material for Face-to-Face, Web-Enhanced, Blended and Online academic courses that support the Institution’s mission and vision. Demonstrates effective needs analysis, project management, course development, and evaluation skills. Can develop courses and provide training and guidance on new teaching methodologies. Able to utilize multimedia technology and authoring tools. Acts as liaison between faculty members and IT support in determining the needs of the course and its appropriate method of delivery. II. Minimum Requirements:Bachelor’s degree in the area of Instructional Design, Education, Graphic Design, or Computer Science or related field and at least three years of experience developing Web-enhanced, Blended, or Online courses, in an educational environment with emphasis on e-learning and multimedia technologies. Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology is a plus.Advanced knowledge of principles and practices of instructional design, distance education, and E-learning. Advanced knowledge of Learning Management Systems and commonly used instructional design models.Knowledge of Web accessibility standards.Excellent project management skills. Comfortable managing a wide variety of projects across departmental boundaries and able to bring them to completion in a timely manner.Well-organized, dedicated, accurate, thorough, and punctual, with meticulous attention to detail and follow-through.Must accept personal responsibility for task fulfillment and job performance; must be a self-motivated professional, and work independently and as part of a team.Ability to develop productive working relationships and to communicate well with senior and mid-level management, faculty members, and co-workers.Excellent teamwork skills, ability to communicate with, motivate, and collaborate with others to meet desired outcomes.Customer service skills including diplomatically, patiently, and successfully handling complaints, problems, questions, conflicts, and suggestions.Excellent oral and written knowledge of English as well as excellent presentation skills.Ability to write effectively for an online medium.Creative problem solving skills.
Within the framework of Lebanese Law, the American University of Beirut is an equal opportunity employer. Samar Diab Rouhana Director of Human Resources
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