Dillard University, classified by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a balanced arts and sciences/professions institution, located in the culturally rich and diverse city of New Orleans, Louisiana, invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Coordinator of Instructional Technology.
This is a staff position in the area of Academic Affairs. The position reports to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.
To provide technical expertise, support, and training functions focused on faculty and student learning outcomes, integrative computing services, and other uses of educational technologies to support classroom instruction.
Essential Functions and Duties
Provide technical pedagogical expertise to faculty who are integrating technology into traditional, online, and hybrid courses.
• Assist faculty in the use of technologies for lessons and instructional modules.
• Develop learning resources.
• Advise on retooling of courses and course segments for traditional and electronic delive1y.
• Consult with faculty and instructional staff on design, development, and evaluation of technology for instructional programs, materials, methods, and student support systems.
• Perform related duties as required.
Required/Desired Knowledge, Experience, and Skills
•Minimum of 3-5 years experience in higher education instructional technology.
• Three years relevant experience in training and supporting adult learners (students, faculty, and staff) in educational technology or a related field.
• Knowledge in BlackBoard, ANGEL, Taskstream, LiveText, Jenzabar LMS, or similar tools.
• Knowledge of media delivery formats, including streaming video, animation, videoconferencing, and their integration into a course management system.
• Experience managing staff and technology resources in the departments.
• Experience interpreting user and owner manuals, and rewriting in layperson terms.
Language and Communications
•Ability to read, analyze, and interpret, professional journals, technical procedures, governmental regulations, and user and owners manuals.
• Ability to write reports, and business correspondence.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from designated groups.
• Ability to design and implement various types of specialized training for groups throughout the University.
• Ability to work in a team environment and manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
• Ability to communicate effectively with administration, faculty, and staff.
•Ability to work with mathematical concepts.
•Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions.
•Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations.
•Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in various formats.