Main campus, Statesville, NC. Travel to the Mooresville, NC campus required.
Closes: Friday, September 15, 2017
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Requirements for professional and scholarly preparation are those adopted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
- Bachelor's degree in Educational Technology, Information Systems or related discipline from an accredited college or university.
- Knowledge of HTML
- Knowledge of assessment rubrics and online assessment
- Knowledge of emerging technology in teaching and learning with mobile learning, online collaborations, social media in an education context and game-based learning
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, employees and community.
- Effective organizational skills, written, and oral communication skills.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule, with day, evening and weekend hours as needed.
- Possesses a valid driver's license.
- Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to open access community philosophy, diversity issues, and service technology.
- Master's Degree preferred.
- Knowledge of ADA laws that relate to instructional materials and experience in creating accessible online courses
- Experience working with faculty members in post-secondary education.
- Knowledge of adult learning theory
- Experience with the administration of an LMS system, Moodle preferred
The Instructional Technologist provides professional development and support to faculty and staff for the effective use of instructional technology that promotes student success in online, hybrid, and seated classes. The Instructional Technologist manages the college’s Learning Management System and provides training and support to faculty, staff and students for the LMS. The Instructional Technologist reports to the Director of Student Academic Success and is managed through the Vice President for Instruction. The 12 month position is renewable annually; the position starts Oct. 1, 2017.
- Provides professional development for the use of a variety of instructional tools to faculty, staff and students.
- Develops and conducts one on one, small group or large group training sessions on LMS facilitation for faculty, staff and students
- Assesses and responds to faculty needs regarding instructional technology to identify the appropriate recommendations in accordance with WCAG 2.0 AA guidelines, copyright laws, and other laws concerning the distribution and use of resources
- Conducts a needs analysis of educational technology in the learning environment, researches and recommends new technology-based solutions. Evaluates technology use based on pilot programs, data analysis, and faculty evaluation and feedback.
- Manages Moodle administration tasks including set-up of course templates, course copying, maintenance of rosters, troubleshooting, response to faculty, staff and student questions about the LMS and related applications and plug-ins, and assists with related reports.
- Stays current in LMS functionality, features, and tools and participates in webinars to learn how those updates will affect distance learning at the college.
- Assists with the peer review of online and hybrid courses to address ADA and copyright concerns.
- Provides technical assistance to faculty and staff to resolve hardware, software, and audio-visual needs in the classrooms.
- Assists faculty with the development and use of multimedia systems, instructional web and media-based interactive learning objects, graphic, digital imaging, and video design of instructional materials for classroom and online teaching and learning.
- Develops online resources for ADA and Copyright compliance
- Coordinates with Student Services to provide orientation for Moodle to students
- Coordinates with the Instructional Designer to assist faculty in the development, delivery and assessment of online courses
- Manages the Student Moodle resource page.
- Assists in the development and maintenance of the department's web presence.
- Performs media processing, compression and file conversion using a variety of formats to support rich media with captioning into course content within a LMS.
- Coordinates a student captioning services that assists faculty with the captioning of videos used in courses
- Maintains and promotes effective relations and communication with students, staff, and instructors.
- Assists with the development and implementation of distance learning institutional policies, procedures and goals.
- Supports compliance with SACSCOC and NC-SARA standards associated with distance learning.
- Teaches a 3 hour course per semester.
- Updates skills by attending training sessions and workshops related to instructional technology and distance education.
- Assists with gathering of information for various reports.
- Actively participates in faculty and staff meetings, college committees, and professional organizations.
- Provide backup support for issues related to distance learning.
- Perform other tasks and duties as set forth by the Director of Student Academic Success and Vice President for Instruction.
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