Instructional Technology Spec-Learning and Development Supervisor

Updated: about 14 hours ago
Location: New Brunswick, NEW JERSEY
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Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Instructional Technology Spec-Learning and Development Supervisor
Job Category Staff & Executive - Education and Training
Department Institute for Families

The Institute for Families at the Rutgers School of Social Work exists to advance the professional practice and knowledge base of individuals and organizations dedicated to improving the lives of children and families. As the largest Center within the School of Social Work, the organization leads a portfolio of $16M in programming and evaluation that increases the capacity of child welfare and human service systems, largely through training, technical assistance, applied research and evaluation services.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Instructional Technology Spec-Learning and Development Supervisor for the Institute for Families at the Rutgers School of Social Work. This position reports to the Manager, Learning & Development. The position provides support to several programs within the Institute, all educating professionals who serve families and children. This includes early childhood educators, frontline professionals, supervisory and caseload carrying staff working in child welfare, child support, early care and learning, and victim-serving workforces throughout the state. The Supervisor is responsible for overseeing new curriculum design or development for both classroom and eLearning instruction, and designing or developing content for job aids, informational documentation, and marketing collateral.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:
• Manages a professional staff of instructional designers and provides work direction to consultants and/or student assistants assigned to provide curriculum and administrative support.
• Ensures adherence to identified instructional design processes and templates, building and supporting strong relationships with subject matter experts and stakeholders, and improving the quality of the learning experience through data analysis, action mapping, and innovation in learning products.
• Collaborates with the project leads on using and incorporating instructional design principles and various technologies to improve the design or
development of course content and training materials.
• Works closely with the project team during kick-off meetings, and facilitate the transition of projects from the design team to the development team.
• Collaborates with the CQI and Operations Supervisors to assist in product rollout. Guide task management for research assistants and consultants providing instructional design support.
• Leads and facilitates focus groups and needs analyses.
• Supports the facilitation of pilots and train-the-trainer sessions.
• Leads debrief meetings of new courses.
• Leads collaboration between instructional designers and evaluation team to ensure best practices are adhered to in product evaluation—including pre/posttests and satisfaction surveys.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 06
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 77069.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 97492.000
Annual Maximum Salary 117913.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Admin Assembly (MPSC)
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP

Minimum Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree
• A minimum of five (5) years experience working within programs that provide education to adult learners.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Exceptional organizational and communication skills.
• Advanced computer literacy.
• Ability to work collaboratively and professionally within a fast-paced team.
• Strong manager of people, effective communicator, efficient project manager, and have a solid understanding of instructional technology methods and tools.
• Ability to be detail oriented while independently managing and prioritizing multiple tasks and assignments.
• Significant experience in design of educational products for adult learners.
• Experience designing for innovation and technology in classroom and eLearning platforms.
• Proficiency in one or more eLearning authoring tools—preferably Articulate Storyline.
• Ability to design or develop learning objects that are compatible with specifications of learning management systems (e.g., Canvas and Moodle).
• Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver’s license would be required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience on a large-scale workforce development project.
• Experience working with human service professionals and multiple organizational partners and stakeholders.

Equipment Utilized

• Regular use of a computer and expertise with the following software: Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, and Teams.
• Proficient in at least one course authoring tool such as Articulate Storyline 360 or Adobe Captivate.
• Must be comfortable exploring and using additional instructional technology programs and apps.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

• General office environment including light lifting and document preparation.
• Travel to program sites and State offices throughout New Jersey is required.

Special Conditions

• The position will work from New Brunswick and Princeton.
• Clean Driving Record

Posting Number 21ST0801
Posting Open Date 04/02/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Location Details

New Brunswick and Princeton

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