eLearning: Learning Design & Technology Specialist, as part of an innovative eLearning team, utilizes expertise in multimedia and technology to enhance the Miami educational experience. Whether a course is 1% or 100% online, this individual supports the exploration and development, integration of learning technologies and seeks to creatively integrate them within educational experiences. The Learning Media and Technology Specialist serves as an integral team member of an eLearning department that is engaged in learning design, learning multimedia, learning innovation, and learning technology & support across the university. This position actively collaborates with individual faculty, programs, and departments to support their use of digital media and technology.
Support the creation and development of effective, engaging, and high-quality video and multimedia learning resources
Assist in the production and post-production of learning media and other special media projects
Support the building and integration of the elements in the university’s digital learning environment (Canvas, Kaltura, etc.)
Coordinate and complete eLearning projects
Create engaging and effective learning activities and compelling course content in collaboration with subject matter experts
Offer training and support on instructional technologies, including one-on-one and small group consultations with faculty regarding technology tools, learning theory, best practices, etc.
Developing training and support materials that are effective resources that can be utilize by others
Consult with faculty and staff across campus on selecting and implementing learning technology to enhance their educational goals
Collaborate with colleagues to infuse best practices in learning media and technology into new and existing initiatives
Comfortable working with a wide variety of technological skill levels, whether early adopters of emerging technologies or late adopters of established tech
Evaluate new and emerging technologies for potential adoption and use
Continually developing new and advanced skills in digital media and technology
Analyze and apply trends in learning technologies and instructional design
Other duties as assigned
Require: Bachelor’s degree in communication, computer science, information technology, instructional design, education, media, business, or relevant field; demonstrated experience in developing video or other types of learning media; proficiency and thorough knowledge with Learning Management Systems (e.g., Canvas); demonstrated ability to work with multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with others, in a variety of contexts (e.g., one-on-one, small groups, trainings) to accomplish goals; familiarity with project management and/or familiarity with instructional design models; ability to organize and pay attention to details. Position is not eligible for H-1B.
Desire: Three or more years of professional experience developing video or other types of learning media; expertise with Adobe suite (demonstrated experience with Adobe Premiere or After Effects); demonstrated graphic design skills; advanced knowledge and skill with LMS management; project management experience; knowledge of and experience in education (preferably higher education); teaching experience in either online, hybrid, or face-to-face courses; experience working with faculty (or subject matter experts).
Submit a cover letter, resume and sample of your work to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/495946. Direct inquiries to Ben Kitchen at firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of applicants will begin September 11, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
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