Instructional Technology Facilitator (LeCroy Center)

Location
Dallas, Dallas County
Posted
May 03, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Instructional Design
Location: LeCroy
Division: Dallas Colleges Online - LeCroy
Position Number: 141405012
Position Type: Professional Support Staff
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Full Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Salary: $3014.25/Monthly, Range C08
Work Days/Hours: M-F 8-5
Posting Number: 02967
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

Some positions will be required to work with instructional designers to evaluate course content for consistency with institutional quality standards (Quality Matters), insure best practices in the use of course/learning management systems, and apply the principles of good learning theory. Coordinates the activities of faculty involved in graphic, digital imaging, and video design of instructional materials for classroom and/or online teaching and learning. Assists with the ongoing development and assessment of technology related courses. Provides general and technical advice to faculty during course development. Collaborates with faculty and other instructional services staff to develop curriculum materials and specific lecture or demonstration that integrate technology. Designs and manipulates graphics, content objects (audio, video, animation, etc.) and learning objects using a variety of software applications that is currently being utilized. Facilitates campus participation in faculty technology training workshops. Plans and develops faculty instructional technology training workshops. Develops instructional guides (online and print) for faculty and staff. Analyzes instructional materials projects, identifies how projects will be accomplished and monitors project elements and production completion. Implements best practices related to technology use based on research, pilot programs and faculty evaluation and feedback. Plans and coordinates instructional materials project implementation. Provides ongoing management of specific course development and revision projects to ensure timelines are met and budget guidelines are followed. Performs media processing, compression and file conversion using a variety of formats. Incorporates rich media, (i.e., audio, video, Flash, graphics) into course content within a Course Management System. Convert multiple file formats to valid HTML standard and upload for use with online courses. Conducts faculty orientation to classroom technology through group or individual training sessions. Analyzes user needs and identifies staff, services and equipment to meet those needs and makes recommendations to supervisor for current and future budgets. Assists instructional services staff with student presentation lab pilot program. Adheres to and communicates copyright as well as other laws and guidelines pertaining to the distribution and ethical use of all resources. Troubleshoots equipment problems and refers complex problems according to department and campus procedures. Assists with evaluating achievement of grant goals and objectives. Monitors emerging technologies related online/hybrid course development, and make related software and hardware recommendations. May supervise and train assign staff. Performs other duties as assigned.


Physical Demands:

May be required to lift and carry materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

The application alone is used to determine if minimum requirements are met.
The completion of all related sections is required even if submitting a resume.
Part time work experience counts as half time work experience.
For example, 12 months of part time work equals 6 months full time work experience.

When you are submitting personal documents such as transcripts and resumes with your application, you must make sure your personal information such as social security number and birthdate are removed. Documents bearing this information will be removed from the online application system and your application will be considered incomplete.


# of Months:
Close Date: 05/16/2014
Open Until Filled: NoMinimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or higher in instructional technology or digital media related field or related field plus three years of experience in instructional design or educational technology or Associate's degree or higher in digital media related field plus five years of increasingly responsible in instructional design or educational technology. Familiarity with and efficient with the use of a online learning management systems. Ability to use project management software. Ability to use computer technology to create instructional materials and to access data, analyze findings, prepare and generate reports. Effectively communicate and to listen effectively to identify and conceptualize the user needs of individuals from diverse backgrounds. The ability to handle multiple tasks and projects. This position requires the ability to operate a variety of equipment including, but not limited to, computers using digital imaging and video editing software and studio hardware. The ability to provide quality customer service. Official transcripts will be required. *Will be subject to a criminal background check.*


Position Specific Qualifications:

Responsible for facilitating design and development of multimedia instructional materials for faculty and staff using a wide variety of graphics, digital imaging and video software. Assist faculty in the design and development of instructional multimedia products for classroom instruction and distance learning, the integration of appropriate technology development for online instruction and distance learning. Demonstrates applications to faculty, provides training modules and participates in evaluation processes. Works with eCampus to support Colleges. Assist with group of student users of classroom technology where necessary. Must have strong presentation and communication skills. Must demonstrate a firm understanding of written skills.



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