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Coordinator - Instructional Design Technology  « Position Deleted on 10/23/2006 »

Institution: Milwaukee Area Technical College
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Category:
  • Admin - Instructional and Curriculum Design
  • Admin - Continuing, Distance, & Adult Education
Posted: 08/21/2006
Application Due: 09/01/2006
Type: Full Time
Salary: 46,830 to 63,500 USD Per Year
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COORDINATOR, INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

POSTING DATE: August 16, 2006 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Assistant Dean, Teaching and Learning Technology, is part of a team responsible for assisting faculty in the development of online/web-enhanced courses and instructing educators on how to employ educational technology throughout the educational process. Position partners with faculty and staff in the development of online/web-enhanced courses providing instructional design oversight, applying adult learning theory and proper pedagogical principles in the development process.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties listed may vary in terms of relative importance, and others may be added or eliminated as this position develops. In addition, specific positions within this job title may have minor variations in duties. Duties with a circle (?) before the number are essential functions as defined by Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

1. Provide pedagogical and instructional design consultation and support for faculty in developing online (asynchronous and synchronous), hybrid, and web-enhanced courses.
2. Ensure the pedagogical integrity of projects through systematic instructional design and clear writing of project plans, scripts, and storyboards.
3. Works with a wide range of multimedia software including audio, video, web, animation, page layout, and photo to develop materials for online, hybrid, and web-enhanced courses.
4. Assists in the development of multimedia products and learning objects.
5. Work with faculty and staff to develop resources and processes that promote distance learning.
6. Design, develop and deliver faculty training programs and tutorials for both new and experienced instructors.
7. Responsible for facilitating the online course development procedure and reminding the faculty member (or group) of copyright laws, content issues, and making sure that the course has gone through the approval process (if new) before the College can offer it.
8. Define and develop or acquire innovative media elements to further learning objectives.
9. Develop methodologies and assessment techniques that address course and materials usability.
Identify and respond to grant opportunities relevant to instruction, faculty support and online programs.
10. Prepares and maintains the budget for the department.
11. Supervises, trains, counsels, and evaluates assigned staff to meet departmental goals and objectives.
12. Maintains records and reports as requested.
13. Participates in meetings, workshops, seminars, and other professional activities.
14. Performs related duties as required or assigned for the efficient operation of the division.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor degree (advanced degree preferred) in Education Technology, Instructional Design or related field required with a minimum of three years' experience in designing online instruction and the relevant technologies, online teaching experience desired and any equivalent combination of training and experience to provide the following knowledge, skill, and abilities:

1. Knowledge of instructional design, learning theories and online course development.
2. Experience in education pedagogical theory and methods preferred.
3. Strong experience with course management tools (e.g., Blackboard, WebCT)
4. Working knowledge of visual presentation software (i.e. Powerpoint, Camtasia, Captivate).
5. Working knowledge of graphics software (i.e. Photoshop, Illustrator).
6. Working knowledge of digital audio/video processing, editing, encoding, and compression (i.e. Final Cut Pro, Avid, Moviemaker, Pinnacle).
7. Working knowledge of multimedia software (i.e. Flash, Director, Flash Actionscript).
8. Working knowledge of document conversion software (i.e. Adobe Acrobat, Publisher, Quark).
9. Working knowledge of web development software (i.e. Dreamweaver, HTML, Front Page).

This description has been prepared to assist in evaluating various classes of responsibilities, skills and working conditions. It indicates the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of positions given this classification. It is not intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.

HOURS: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

SALARY HIRING RANGE: $46,830 - $63,500 Annually

APPLICATION:

To be considered for this position, an MATC application form must be completed and returned to the Office of Human Resources. Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2006. Resumes and letters of application will not be accepted in lieu of an official MATC application form.
MATC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.