Instructional Design and Technology Coordinator

Employer
Washington State University
Location
Pullman, WA
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

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Job Details

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-07-15
Req: R-1810

Title:

1296-YN - Instructional Design Coordinator

Business Title:

Instructional Design and Technology Coordinator

Location:

Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Instructional Design and Technology Coordinator is part of the ESFCOM Office of Technology team and helps support learning via the use of innovative technology solutions. Position duties include, but are not limited to: analyze instructional technology requirements, provide guidance on how to support the medical education technology needs, manage the planning, designing and implementation of educational technology and serve as a primary point of contact for faculty and students on the use and application of medical educational technology platforms.

Duties and Responsibilities:

35% Learning Resource Training and Support

  • Support faculty and student use of the LMS, including uploading, auditing, and troubleshooting content
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for faculty and students on the use and application of medical educational technology, including Poll Everywhere, Osmosis, Sketchy Medical, Explain Everything, Apple products, 3D4 Medical, media systems and services, learning analytics, and E.Flo MD (learning and curriculum management system).
  • Lead technology training efforts, including developing a training schedule for faculty, students, and staff, identifying training needs, monitoring completion of trainings, receiving feedback and making adjustments as needed.
  • Design and create tutorials for use of educational technology; train faculty, students, and staff as needed. Maintain digital library of training and support materials.
  • Provide feedback to internal IT team regarding learning platforms, applications, hardware, and other technologies.

30% Instructional Analytics

  • Collaborate across the organization to analyze and map instructional requirements to assure the delivery of high-quality technical solutions that meet education goals.
  • Analyze and provide guidance on how to improve accessibility and accommodating various learning styles in courses and ensure that course materials are compliant with relevant legislation.
  • Provide insights about emerging trends and industry standards for the development and delivery of courses.
  • Conduct analysis of new trends/tools and make recommendations for those that should be implemented. Gather stakeholder feedback, present to appropriate committees/individuals and partner with subject matter experts to lead the implementation.
  • Solicit feedback regarding implementation processes and functionality of platforms; strategize on improvements as needed.
  • Prepare quarterly reports concerning learning through educational technology activities; assemble, organize, and interpret data from each learning application; present completed report to stakeholders.

30% Instructional Design

  • Manage process in consultation with subject-matter experts to plan, design, and implement the use of educational technology in medical education. Translate teaching or learning needs to technical requirements.
  • Create and publish eBooks, Articulate modules, websites, podcasts, or other voice-over-presentation tools and educational technology content using a range of publishing tools.
  • Propose and implement instructional strategies for the delivery of an impactful and innovative flipped-classroom educational experience and coordinate appropriate classroom support with other members of the team, including student technology leads.
  • Proactively support faculty with creating and presenting instructional content; edit or modify session materials to meet established criteria; advise instructors of potential problems with new and existing content; upload content into learning platforms ahead of sessions.

5% Other

  • Perform other related tasks

Required Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in communications, computer science, management information systems or other relevant field and three (3) years relevant related professional experience including experience with complex telecommunication systems or multimedia systems. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, communications, computer science, management information systems or other relevant field.
  • 3 years of experience in teaching, training, instructional design or other related field.
  • Experience that demonstrates the ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with learning management system(s) or online learning platforms and/or equivalent education/experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using technology in a training capacity
  • Flipped classroom and/or instruction design experience or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with medical education applications and familiarity with medical school curriculum and/or equivalent education/experience.

Additional Information:

Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Department Name: Information Technology
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202
Department Link: https://medicine.wsu.edu/

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with education and/or experience
FTE: 1.0
Permanent/Temporary/Project: Permanent

Screening Begin Date: 7/28/2021
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Application Instructions: At the time of application, please be prepared to submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how you meet the required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.

The screening of applications will begin July 28, 2021 and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified.

Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Organization

Working at Washington State University

Founded as the people’s university, WSU embraces its land-grant heritage, seeking to transform lives through education, research, and community engagement and service. The University has been delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to the state, region, nation, and the world for nearly 130 years. WSU enjoys productive partnerships with major industries in the state, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, technology, and construction. The colleges at WSU Health Sciences Spokane have formed robust partnerships across the state of Washington, both with large medical centers and hospitals, as well as a variety of rural and community hospitals and clinics.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

Diversity Profile: Washington State University

As a land-grant institution, diversity, equity, and inclusion serve as core values and beliefs of Washington State University (WSU). At the university, college, or department level, WSU is committed to fostering open, proactive dialogue to create a more inclusive culture at all its locations including the five physical campuses and its online Global Campus, as well as its 39 Extension offices, four research centers, and 25 small business development centers.

Core Belief

WSU is committed to achieving an ethical and socially just society for all. Instituting social change on a large scale begins at home with system-level policies that actively promote equity. The University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout every aspect of its statewide system. We strive to create a climate that enables underrepresented students, faculty, and staff to thrive in communities that foster a sense of belonging in a culture of inclusion. The ultimate goal? Creation of institutional culture in which inclusion and equity are the norms, a model that helps move the world toward a place in which all people are treated with dignity and respect.

Core Value

Equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Promotion of an ethical and socially just society through an intentional commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

WSU’s core ideology can be found in its System Strategic Plan. 

WSU’s Student Body

WSU's student body statewide is ethnically diverse: 31 percent of our students are underrepresented minorities, and first-generation students represent nearly 33 percent of the total enrollment. About 15 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington and about 7 percent are international students. System-wide enrollment reached a record 31,607 students in fall 2019.

Associate Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Recently Announced

Dr. Lisa Guerrero was recently named associate vice provost for inclusive excellence. Guerrero has been an active advocate for diversity and inclusion since joining the WSU faculty in 2004. She is currently a professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies in WSU’s School of Languages, Cultures, and Race. She will maintain her faculty position, while serving as associate vice provost in a half-time appointment.

Dr. Guerrero will provide leadership to academic affairs in implementing WSU’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. She will help to identify and implement best practices and evidence-based approaches in faculty hiring, tenure and promotion, research support, faculty retention, teaching and mentoring, and curriculum planning. One of her first areas of responsibility will be to oversee the Racism and Social Inequality in the Americas faculty cluster hire program for Fall 2021.

Representative Affinity Groups

Representative affinity groups within the Washington State University system include the following:

WSU Resources and Offices

WSU Human Resource Services supports a climate of integrity and equity that actively reflects open, respectful dialog. Additional resources are available on the Human Resource Services website.

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