Job TitleInstructional Technologist - School of Public Health
AgencyTexas A&M University Health Science Center
DepartmentSchool of Public Health
Proposed Minimum Salary
Proposed Minimum SalaryCommensurate
Job LocationCollege Station, Texas
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities. Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.
Who we are
As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.
What we want
The Instructional Technologist Specialist under the supervision of the Director of Academic Technology, provides support for learning management systems, integrated instructional technologies, and similar platforms, products, and services, for classroom, hybrid, and online courses. The position requires technical knowledge and analytical skillsets to support troubleshooting, incident resolution, and knowledge of accessibility standards. In addition to supporting daily operations, the Instructional Technologist maintains awareness of emerging trends in academic technologies.
What you need to know
Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.
COVID-19 information: Texas A&M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M’s COVID-19 response, please visit the University’s COVID-19 website . For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ COVID-19 website .
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience
2 years' work experience with educational technologies and learning management systems or related areas.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Knowledge of online course design principles and practices.
Proficient document, image, audio, and video manipulation skills using Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere or Camtasia, etc.).
Knowledge of Learning Management Systems and instructional technologies.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Ability to present information clearly and concisely.
Familiarity with copyright laws and creative commons.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Experience working in higher education
Experience working with closed captioning tools.
Experience curating, researching, writing, proofreading, and editing instructional materials.
Knowledge of Canvas LMS, Storyline 360, SCORM and other standards for online course delivery.
Instructional Technologist Responsibilities: Plans, develops, and delivers training for faculty and/or staff on instructional strategies and course design. Assists and supports faculty and others in the development of web-based courses utilizing instructional technologies. Maintains and troubleshoots audio-visual technology equipment. Writes instruction manuals and technical papers. Applies Instructional Design models/principles (Backward Design, ADDIE, SAM), and has in-depth understanding of learning theories and instructional design models. Collaborates with instructors and subject matter experts (SMEs) to design, develop, and make recommendations for face to face, online, blended, and web-enhanced courses. Utilizes multimedia tools to develop interactive and engaging instructional resources including eLearning, video, audio, and graphics, using tools such as Articulate Storyline, Articulate Rise, Camtasia, Mediasite, 3rd party tools in Canvas, etc.
Departmental Administrative Responsibilities: Advises on course management and testing strategies, integration of media into curricula, and accessibility requirements. Assists with course design for face to face, online, blended, and web-enhanced courses, and development projects. Administers and maintains online development courses/resources. Performs other duties as assigned.
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.
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