Job Posting - Instructional Technology Specialist

Job title Instructional Technology Specialist
FLSA status Exempt
Posting number 11-01-26-01-8108
Job status Open
Basic Information
Date available Immediately
Position duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Monthly salary $4583 negotiable depending on qualifications.
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Location Austin (main campus)
Hiring department Ctr Teaching Learning
Number of vacancies 1
General notes None provided
Required Application Materials
A Resume is required in order to apply.
A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Go to Document Management to upload required materials.
Additional Information
Purpose of position Lead the instructional design, development, implementation and evaluation of the multimedia and rich Internet applications for instruction, and to collaborate with faculty in the integration of digital media in instruction in support of the Course Transformation Program and the Center for Teaching and Learning.

Essential functions Help develop learning goals and outcomes; consult on and oversee the design, implementation, use and evaluation of instructional technologies that support effective learning environments; manage the design, development, and implementation of instructional technology tools and resources; investigate and evaluate technology solutions and make recommendations for implementation; and support faculty in the use of instructional technologies. Consult with and provide technical expertise to university administration, faculty, and staff in the areas of: instructional use of technology, innovative learning models, and technology-enabled educational strategies. Research and evaluate breakthrough technology-enabled educational strategies and next-generation learning models and write reports and scholarly articles of the findings.

Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications Masters degree in Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, Curriculum and Instruction or related field with 3 years of experience in instructional development. Knowledge of instructional systems design using multimedia technologies. Knowledge of design, use, and evaluation of instructional technologies (interactive design, interactive media trends, and usability.) Experience with instructional technology integration, faculty consulting, and instructional support. Extensive experience in all phases of multimedia planning and production. Experience in evaluating and implementing emerging technologies for instruction. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred qualifications Ph.D. in Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, or Curriculum and Instruction and 5 years of instructional development experience. Knowledge and experience with digital video and video workflows, including Apple Final Cut Pro, video compression and optimization, digital audio production and post-production using Apple Soundtrack Pro or Adobe Soundbooth, and motion graphics using Apple Motion or Adobe After Effects. Knowledge and experience in the development of interactive and Web-based media using Adobe Flash, Adobe Flex, ActionScript 3, PHP, MySQL, HTML, and CSS. Knowledge and experience in visual design, user interface design, usability, and accessibility. Knowledge of student learning processes and implications for the development of effective learning activities. Knowledge of current best practices in assessment and faculty development. Experience in curriculum design. Extensive computer programming experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational skills. At least one year of experience in systems design, analysis, project management, and programming.

Working conditions May work around standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. Use of manual dexterity.
Usual classroom environment.
Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation. Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, disability accommodations will be provided, as needed.

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