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Instructional Technologist

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and 2-3 references to apply. Review of applications will begin in mid-February and continue until the position is filled. We would like for the selected applicant can begin work as quickly as possible but can provide some start date flexibility if needed. For questions please contact Dr. Amber Handy, Director of the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning, at 662-241-6127 or alhandy@muw.edu.

Position Justification

Position Information

Position Title Instructional Technologist
Unit Name Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning
Salary Grade 6
Number of Months 12 months
Full-time or Part-time Full-Time
Hours per week 40
Proposed Annual Salary, Hourly Rate or One-time payment
Essential Duties

Serve as primary technical support for faculty and staff, utilizing classroom and online technology.
Develop interactive online instructional tutorials, demonstrations, and training materials for faculty and staff.
Collaborate with colleges and departments to identify and test new technology solutions.
Participate in training to keep current in emerging instructional technology.
Create instructional materials utilizing audio, video, multimedia, web, software animation, and graphics.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, or related field required.
Master’s degree in Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, or related field preferred.

Experience:
General computer skills required.
Experience with commonly used multimedia technologies required.
Experience with video editing required.
Experience in end-user training and support required.
Willingness to investigate, test, and provide solutions for technology issues required.
Proficiency with Canvas required.
Experience with multimedia and web development software required.
Experience creating an instructional media center preferred.
Experience at an intermediate/advanced level of multimedia programming/design/production including video production preferred.
Experience or training in graphic design and web page/web applications development preferred.
Experience with synchronous and asynchronous tools for course delivery preferred.
Experience with designing and supporting classroom a/v hardware preferred.

Job Description Summary

The primary job responsibility of the Instructional Technologist will be to provide technical development, management, and support for faculty and staff, utilizing instructional technology.

Requisition Detail Information

Requisition Number FY1842NF
Open Date 02/01/2018
Will this job have a specific close date? No
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and 2-3 references to apply. Review of applications will begin in mid-February and continue until the position is filled. We would like for the selected applicant can begin work as quickly as possible but can provide some start date flexibility if needed.

For questions please contact Dr. Amber Handy, Director of the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning, at 662-241-6127 or alhandy@muw.edu.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • MUW Departmental Announcement
    • MUW Human Resources Office
    • MUW Website
    • Mississippi Employment Service
    • Local Newspaper
    • In-state Newspaper
    • Out-of-state Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Friend
    • Journal/Periodical
    • Off-campus Recruitment
    • Women/Minority Publication
    • Contacted by department and invited to apply
    • Other
    • The Academic Network (TAN)
  2. * Are you currently authorized to work in the United States? (Proof of Citizenship or Immigration status will be required upon offer of employment)
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If hired, would you need sponsorship or work authorization to work for MUW now or in the future? (NOTE: MUW does not sponsor employment visas.)
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in faculty technology support?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have experience teaching college-level faculty and staff, or a similar population?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have teaching experience at the college level?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents