*REVISED* Embedded Instructional Technologist, UNLV Undergraduate Education & Student Success [R0119828]

Updated: 6 days ago
Location: Las Vegas, NEVADA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Embedded Instructional Technologist, UNLV Undergraduate Education & Student Success [R0119828]

PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us online at:http://www.unlv.edu

COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity, and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

ROLE of the POSITION

The Embedded Instructional Technologist (EIT) is responsible for developing and supporting online teaching and learning communities of practice in the assigned college/school. The position assists faculty in the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of digital instructional materials. The instructional technologist is a first-responder to technology-related issues of use by the subject-matter-expert/instructor. In collaboration with the Office of Information Technology (OIT), the technologist assists with training instructors in the use of digital learning tools and the use of department master courses. The EIT encourages and supports faculty to move along a continuum from technophobia to technophilia, meeting faculty where they are and helping them progress as needed. The Embedded Instructional Technologist (EIT) is responsible for ongoing training and support for faculty using digital teaching and learning resources. In collaboration with the course development team, this position assists faculty in the development of instructional materials through the selection, design, production, and implementation of e-pedagogies. 

Responsibilities include, but will not be limited to the following:

Developing a positive rapport with faculty and staff from diverse populations. Prioritizing multiple requests for services from a broad constituent base including, help requests, design projects and design consultations. Instructing users of varying technical knowledge (senior administration, faculty and staff) on learning technologies and the resources of the Office of Online Education (OOE). Effectively communicating verbally (one-on-one, in email, through webinars and in group meetings or presentations) and in writing (in e-mail and through reports) and incorporating good listening skills. Managing time, paying attention to detail and using advanced organizational skills. Troubleshooting technical issues, with a strong curiosity and desire to discover solutions. Working independently and collaboratively in a team environment. Adapting quickly to changing priorities, being flexible, dealing with interruptions and ambiguity and managing multiple tasks simultaneously. Demonstrating broad knowledge of instructional technology tools and their use in teaching and learning. Learning new technologies quickly and autonomously Implementing intermediate to advanced skills in the use of computers (Windows and Macintosh); Microsoft Office applications, Adobe products (Acrobat Pro and Dreamweaver); Learning Management Systems (specifically Canvas); interactive web and media-based technologies; multimedia authoring/production software/tools including, but not limited to: screencasting, graphic design and video applications. Researching and staying abreast of emerging technologies that enhance online teaching and learning. Employing functional knowledge of training technology and audiovisual equipment including, but not limited to, technology connected projectors and monitors, interactive whiteboards, video-recording equipment, etc.

*REVISED* QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires a Masters from a regionally accredited college or university and 5 years' comparable experience in instructional technology and/or educational theories. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.

SALARY RANGE

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding. 

NOTICE: All UNLV/NSHE employees may be subject to base pay reduction and/or mandatory unpaid leave: (1) by future action of the Board of Regents without a declaration of financial exigency (pursuant to the NSHE Code, as may be amended from time to time); and/or (2) by future action of the State legislature to reduce pay of certain categories of state employees.

*REVISED* APPLICATION DETAILS

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on July 6, 2020 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Nicole Hudson, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or unlvjobs@unlv.edu .

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INTERNAL NSHE CANDIDATES

UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, "R0119828" in the search box.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.

SAFETY AND SECURITY STATEMENT

UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.

EEO/AA STATEMENT

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

TITLE IX STATEMENT

UNLV does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities, including admissions, on the basis of sex/gender pursuant to Title IX, or on the basis of age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, color or religion pursuant to Title 4, Chapter 8, Section 13 of the NSHE Handbook. Reports of discriminatory misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and/or concerns about noncompliance with Title IX or any other anti-discrimination laws or policies should be directed to UNLV's Title IX Coordinator Michelle Sposito. The Title IX Coordinator can be reached through the online reporting form, by email at titleixcoordinator@unlv.edu , by phone at (702) 895-4055, by mail at 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV, 89154-1062, or in person at Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH), Room 555.

Job Category

Administrative Faculty

Required Attachment(s)

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted.


UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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