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Instructional Technologist

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
School of Professional and Continuing Studies

Job Description:
The Instructional Technologist will primarily be responsible for providing administrative oversight of the MICA e-Learning [MICAeL] environment, which is designed in the Moodlerooms platform, for the two current Masters of Professional Studies programs: Business of Art & Design, and Information Visualization. This position reports to the Associate Dean of the School for Professional and Continuing Studies (SPCS).

Summary of Essential Functions: Work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students to support online learning through the design and use of technology 


Duties Include:

  • Support online courses through the use of the Moodlerooms course management system (LSTCNet)
  • Partner with staff and faculty in the learning design process to make the best use of available teaching methods, tools, and technology to enhance student learning
  • Explore new technologies and coordinate training efforts for faculty, staff, and students in the use of technology
  • Develop tutorials and other training materials for faculty, staff, and students
  • Provide periodic reports on course development and other projects
  • Provide advice and recommendations regarding the strategic, tactical, and operational issues associated with the use of technology in the service of educational processes
  • Assist in assessing effectiveness of course materials that are created by faculty
  • Coordinates the integration of critical information from existing Student Information Systems (SIS) or other database into various eLearning environments
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

    •    Experience with web-based course management and/or content management systems
    •    Knowledge of various information visualization software tools
    •    Familiarity with graphic design principles
    •    Understanding of various operating systems, file structures, file formats, and protocols
    •    Knowledge of current instructional theories for collaborative, web-based learning
    •    Knowledge of streaming audio and video, podcasting, and social networking tools
    •    Strong oral and written communication skills
    •    Excellent organizational, project management and problem-solving skills
    •    Ability to interpret faculty and student needs and provide instructional support and materials to address needs
    •    Ability to train and support faculty, staff, and students in the use of learning technologies
    •    Proven ability to adapt and learn new procedures and software programs
    •    Ability to work as a collaborative team member as well as independently
    •    Education: Bachelor’s degree
    •    Experience: 2 years in the design and development of technology-based instructional materials.
    •    Successful Candidate will be required to complete a full background check


Preferred Qualifications:
    •    Masters degree
    •    Project management experience

Additional Information:
Salary: Mid-high 40’s, negotiable and commensurate with experience; includes extensive benefits package.

A review of applications will begin immediately; job announcement will remain open until position is filled.


Online Job Description Link:

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, please apply online include a letter of interest with desired salary and your current resume. Names with contact information for 3 professional references may be requested. No phone calls.

Should you experience any difficulty with, or have questions concerning the online application process please refer to Interview Exchange's Frequently Asked Questions or submit a Help Ticket to the Help Desk

Job Title:  Instructional Developer II   Position #1871  Click here to Apply


Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC

General Function:

Supports CPCC faculty in the development and delivery of quality online and hybrid courses using research-based standards and effective and innovative elearning tools and instructional strategies that promote student success.


Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provides computer-assisted editing to create instructional and promotional material;
  2. Provides training on Blackboard and Moodle, or similar technology, to faculty and staff;
  3. Interacts with instructors to build course content.
  4. Provides training to instructors at assigned campus(es) for technology needs;
  5. Handles webcasts, teleconferences, etc. at assigned campus(es);
  6. Keeps up to date with new software products that will enhance online/hybrid instruction, e.g. Articulate, Captivate
  7. Maintains quality control with courses by advising instructors of available technologies to make course materials “state-of-the-art”;
  8. Organizes and presents the “Summer Institute” for online instruction;
  9. Consults with faculty and staff to identify instructional development needs; provides direction and guidance regarding content, instructional design and media selection.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.


Reporting Relations:

Direction Received:         Reports to Director of E-Learning Development and Delivery

Direction Given:               Not responsible for directing or providing functional guidance to other staff


Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and over two years of experience developing and/or support with computers, software packages, and internet technologies. Candidates must be team players, creative, have good communication skills, and the knowledge and application of emerging technologies and associate software in the teaching/learning process.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree.


You may also apply by visiting the College website at

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Jobs at CPCC.

In the center panel click on full-Time and Part-Time Career Opportunities.

In the Search by Job ID box, type 1871 and hit Enter.

Click on Instructional Developer II

Click on Apply Now, and follow the instructions on the screen.

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The Ohio State University Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) Learning Technology is seeking two individuals to join the Faculty Development team, the team that manages and will expand the Learning Technology grants program.


For a complete position description and application instructions please visit and search by requisition number 364461. Applications will be accepted until 11.20.11.


Direct links: and


The Instructional Technology group at Williams College is looking to hire a developer to work on academic technologies with and for faculty.


Academic Application Developer

Office for Information Technology (OIT)

The Office for Information Technology has an opening for an Academic Application Developer. This position supports and leads the use of current and emerging technology in the teaching and scholarly work of the faculty, including the development of academic software and technology tools, and the management and distribution of digital assets such as images and video.  S/he researches, prototypes, implements, and maintains applications, services and procedures that enable the adoption and utilization of technology in support of the academic mission of the College. Working within the Instructional Technology group, s/he assists faculty and staff in exploring ideas that will enhance teaching, learning, and scholarly work by researching and piloting commercial products, and by designing and implementing custom solutions.


Candidates should have at least a Bachelor’s degree, advanced degree preferred, and a solid working knowledge of the full range of web technologies – from server configuration through page layout (e.g. LAMP stack or Rails framework, plus HTML and JavaScript).  Experience with creating applications for the web, developing databases, programming, and managing projects is required. Experience managing video and other digital assets is highly desirable, as is experience with specialized web tools such as jQuery, HTML5, and ActionScript. Preferred skills and experience include: working with Flash Media Interactive Server, maintaining IIS and Windows Servers, teaching, instructional technology or faculty support in higher education, and maintaining or customizing a content/media repository. The position requires strong technical, communication, and writing skills, and the candidate must be able to work effectively both as a member of a team and independently. Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Job#300770-NM


Please send a cover letter and resume including Job # to:
Office of Human Resources, Williams College 
100 Spring Street, Suite 201, Williamstown, MA  01267

Phone: (413) 597-2681, e-mail:

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.


Director of Instructional Design and Development

Madison, WI

Application deadline: 12/18/2011

The University of Wisconsin-Extension Division of Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning (CEOEL) is a national leader in providing innovative, engaging, and highly effective online programs and student services. CEOEL staff support fully online associate, bachelor, and masters degree programs offered through the 26 campuses in the University of Wisconsin System. These programs cover many fields including: nursing, sustainable management, professional studies, healthcare information systems, and more.

The instructional design team supporting these programs includes 15 full-time instructional designers and several student workers. The Director of the ID team reports to the associate dean and provides leadership, direction, and supervision to this diverse and highly talented team. This leadership role includes managing projects, resources, and budget. The director is expected to mentor both experienced and novice instructional designers, creating an atmosphere of collaboration, scholarship, service, and innovative design.

The director will:

  1. Manage the instructional designers and support staff on the instructional design team.
  2. Mentor senior instructional designers, instructional designers, instructional design associates, and developers.
  3. Set goals and provide regular feedback about performance to individuals on the team.
  4. Work with the leaders of other CEOEL business units (e.g. Media, IT, Programs) to ensure smooth process and adequate resources.
  5. Manage the operational budget for the team.
  6. Build strong, collaborative relationships with constituents. Make routine trips to campuses to develop and solidify faculty relationships.
  7. Maintain a commitment to practitioner scholarship by sharing new knowledge inside and outside the organization.

Details and application procedures can be found at: aspx

Director of Strategic Partnerships, Position No. 141111008, Posting No. 00477

LeCroy Center for Educational Telecommunications - Dallas County Community College District

Dallas, Texas

Salary: $57,644-100,877 per year, Band IV administrative salary range 

Available: Immediately

Applications are being accepted until position filled.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities: The Director of Strategic Partnerships identifies, develops and secures partners from businesses, organizations, publishers, educational institutions, and other entities around the lease and delivery of courseware, products, or services that generate external resources for the LeCroy Center. 

Specific responsibilities for this position include:

Provide input and direction for the development of technology-based learning products and services for students, faculty and institutions.

Promotes and markets  products and/or services developed by the LeCroy Center.

Assess opportunity, identify market considerations, compare competitive conditions, develop time lines, understand human resource considerations, and outline financial conditions and expenses as part of the research and product development process.

Direct analyses of business opportunities, surveillance over markets, and financial analyses of potential business partners.

Establish and maintain contact with a variety of external organizations to market, sell, or lease educational courseware and services. 

Manage and direct organizational efforts which negotiate pricing and terms of sale; process contracts through marketing, administration, and legal counsel.

Responsible for engaging with business partners at all levels to drive conceptual ideas into solution definition and projects resulting in revenue generation.

Develop marketing and communication plans to meet target goals.

Make presentations and client-partner calls; work trade shows nationally.

Utilize business analysis processes and techniques to facilitate strategic, complex, cross-functional projects.

Supervise marketing, promotions, and customer services staff. 


1. Master's Degree with emphasis in marketing, business, communications or related field plus three years business development, sales and/or higher education related experience or Bachelor's Degree with emphasis in marketing, business, communications or related field plus five years business development, sales and/or higher education related experience;

2. Must have a high level of strategic agility, excellent decision making and problem solving skills, and demonstrated abilities to drive innovation;

3. Ability to communicate effectively with business/industry/education leaders;

4. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to use computer technology to access data, maintain records, and generate reports;

5. Must be able to travel extensively to current and potential clients.  Possession of valid state driver's license;

6. Official transcripts will be required.


For more information:

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at The University of Texas at Austin has a vacancy  for a Director of Educational Technology to provide leadership, vision, scope and advocacy for a variety of educational technology initiatives to support teaching and learning.


The Director will develop goal-oriented business plans and direct development, design, implementation, and maintenance of a variety of educational technologies to support teaching and learning initiatives; direct and manage an educational technology team to follow instructional design principles, guidelines and designs as specified in relevant business plans; lead research and development initiatives to identify and recommend new technologies appropriate to the work of the center; build and sustain relationships with administrators, faculty, staff, and IT leaders to facilitate curricular innovation in educational technologies, advocate for new ideas, and support the needs of various units on campus; participate in benchmarking, strategic planning, and policy implementation related to educational technology issues at the university, state, and national levels; and consult with the executive director and other CTL leaders on how to foster the development and broaden awareness of innovative technologies for advancing teaching and learning with technology.


For further information about the position and how to apply please refer to the full job posting:


 Instructional Programmer Position FP 181
The Center for Learning and Teaching, a unit of Distance Learning at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, invites qualified candidates to submit applications for the position of Instructional Programmer.  Old Dominion University is a national leader in distance learning and alternative delivery models.  This position provides technology and programming support for systems development and the production of instructional materials.
Requirements: Candidates must have a master’s degree in computer science, information technology, a similar field or equivalent practical experience, either as a programmer or an instructional technologist.   The candidate must demonstrate advanced programming experience in PHP and SQL and must demonstrate advanced knowledge of HTML/CSS, Javascript, Apache Web server, and Adobe products.  Demonstration of excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, is also required.
Preference will be given to candidates with detailed knowledge of Web browsers on multiple operating systems and with the ability to debug and evaluate the functionality and design of Web sites and instructional technologies.   In addition, preference is given to candidates with strong interpersonal skills, knowledge of project management and applications development procedures, and the ability to work in teams.
Full benefits package includes health and dental coverage, pension plan, and generous annual leave.
Interested applicants should submit their application electronically to Ms. Susan Boze ( with the subject heading of Instructional Programmer FP181  and include (1) a cover letter; (2) a complete resume or curriculum vitae with details of expertise in both software and hardware technologies; and (3) contact information for three professional references.
Review of applications will begin on receipt and continue until the position is filled.  Anticipated start date is January 2012. 
Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Susan Boze
Search Committee Chair
Old Dominion University  

Instructional Technology Specialist

University of Mary Washington

The arts and humanities instructional technology specialist (ITS) will work closely with faculty and colleagues in the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies (DTLT), the Department of Information Resources (DoIR), and the Library to explore the use of information technologies to augment teaching, learning, and research at the University, with a particular focus on designing, developing, and managing projects growing out of UMW's arts and humanities academic departments. 

The ITS will also contribute tactical and strategic perspective to the development of the University's vision of effective use of technologies in teaching and learning. In collaboration with colleagues in DTLT, the ITS will develop information technologies and resources into locally-useful instructional and scholarly tools, and he/she will document best practices and approaches for using such tools. Furthermore, the ITS is expected to openly share and narrate the process of developing and designing such tools via a professional blog and contributions to DTLT-managed Web sites.

The ITS will engage in general and focused research into existing and emerging technologies, with an emphasis on balancing the use of commercial products with open-source, collaborative Web technologies and open educational content. In addition, the ITS will explore the ways in which the values and philosophies of open-source and open content can enrich the University's teaching mission. Working with faculty in the arts and humanities departments, the ITS will also facilitate the evaluation and purchase of discipline-specific software and computing equipment.

Closing January 10th, 2012.

Instructional Designer III
The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), Alaska's largest university with 20,000 students in over 190 degree programs, invites applications for the position of Instructional Designer 3 (ID3) within the Faculty Technology Center. The Center mentors faculty as they develop and present courses using technology, prepares materials for on-line delivery, evaluates UAA course offerings to improve technology-assisted instruction, and works closely with faculty and administrators throughout the institution to promote the effective use of technology in teaching and learning.

As part of the instructional design team, the ID3 will work together with faculty and other instructional designers to design and develop learning solutions, determine appropriate course assessments, and conduct research and incorporate the best practices in e-learning; Consult and work one-on-one with faculty to develop and incorporate effective e-learning tools into curriculum; Plan, develop, conduct and evaluate workshops and training in instructional design; and make recommendations on purchasing learning enhancements, as well as assisting in their implementation.

The successful candidate will possess
* professional expertise in teaching and learning, electronic pedagogy, and most recent technology-based course delivery systems.
* demonstrated experience in curriculum development.
* knowledge of adult learning theory; prior higher education or K-12 education experience desirable.
* thorough knowledge of instructional design principles including performance based outcomes assessments.
* demonstrated ability to understand and interpret educational needs and develop effective instructional media solutions, working projects from concept through completion.
* demonstrated experience and proficiency with a variety of instructional technologies, including course management systems, multimedia and instructional course software, multimedia presentation, web conferencing, and "smart classroom" technologies.
* experience designing tutorials, workshops, and on-line learning materials.
* demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
* demonstrated strong project management skills.
* demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment

The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree and four years relevant experience (including consultative experience), or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Master's degree preferred.

UAA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Candidates with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. For a full description position description and application procedure, please visit http://   , or go to or contact the UAA Human Resource Services office at 907-786-4608 .

instructional design consultant

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Position Description:  The person in this position plays a key role in UWM's efforts to develop and deliver hybrid/ blended, online, and technology-enhanced courses.  This person works with faculty and teaching staff and provides them with the pedagogical consultation, instructional design support, and software instruction needed to develop successful and effective hybrid /blended, online, and technology-enhanced courses.  In order to better understand the needs of faculty and teaching staff and the challenges they face using technology for instruction, this person is expected to teach a course or course module each year.

Required Qualifications for Instructional Designer

  • Masters degree
  • Teaching experience at the college level that includes hybrid /blended, online, or technology-enhanced courses.
  • Experience and skill in using course management systems such as Desire2Learn, Blackboard, and WebCT.

Salary/Pay Basis

Salary Range:             $45,000 to $61,000, 12 month annual basis.

Application Procedures:

Please send brief letter of application, vita, names and contact information of three references, and a two-page writing sample to Tanya Joosten,
Tentative starting date: January, 2012

Director – Faculty Technology Center, UAA
Lead Electronic Learning in the Last Frontier

The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), Alaska’s largest university with 20,000 students in over 190 degree programs, invites applications for the position of Director of the Faculty Technology Center (FTC).   The Center mentors faculty in using technology as they develop and deliver courses, prepares materials for on-line delivery, evaluates UAA course offerings to improve technology-assisted instruction, and works closely with faculty and administrators throughout the institution to promote the effective use of technology in teaching and learning.  

The Director is responsible for the leadership and direction of Faculty Technology Center, and will be a key spokesperson for the University’s distance education and electronic learning strategy.  He or she will manage a team of professional staff providing academic technology support services to instructors and faculty at all UAA campus locations, and will coordinate professional development and alignment among colleges, departments, and instructional designers across the university.  Services include, but are not limited to, media translation and conversion, videography, technology workshops and support, multi-media support, electronic course development, and assessment of e-learning effectiveness.  Information about the FTC maybe found at  The Director will also be a member of the Faculty Development Council, chaired by the Senior Vice Provost.  

The successful candidate will have :

  • Professional and management expertise in distance education, electronic pedagogy, instructional development and emerging technology-based delivery systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum development with emphasis on best practices in electronic instruction.
  • Prior post-secondary and/or K-12 education experience, university environment and teaching experience preferred.
  • Instructional design experience, including  designing tutorials, workshops, and on-line learning materials.
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency with a variety of instructional technologies, including but not limited to course management systems, multimedia presentation technologies, web conferencing, "smart classroom" technologies, and principles of universal design.
  • Supervisory, budget and financial management experience required.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Demonstrated strong organization and project management skills.
  • Experience in fostering and working within a collaborative team environment. 

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Master’s degree, Ph.D. preferred.  This is a 12 month appointment, with an option for fixed term or tenure track faculty rank commensurate with candidate’s qualifications. 

The application packet should include a cover letter, professional CV, and names and contact information for five professional references.  Every applicant must also provide a weblink to a brief (five minute maximum) multimedia presentation of his/her philosophy of the role of electronic technology in teaching and learning.  Applicant review will begin on February 1, 2012, with the candidate pool remaining open until the interview stage. 

UAA is a multi-campus institution serving Southcentral Alaska.  Headquartered in Alaska’s largest city of Anchorage, UAA consists of a large metropolitan campus and four regional community campuses serving over 20,000 students, offering associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degrees.  In Fall 2010, 46% of UAA students took at least one course with an online component.  Information about UAA may be found at .

The city of Anchorage, with a population of approximately 290,000, is the chief business, cultural and entertainment center for Alaska.  The spectacular scenery, vast array of wildlife, and year-round outdoor recreational activities are matched by an excellent array of theatre, symphony and fine arts.  Summer is filled with sunshine and long days while winters are less severe than in many other US cities.

UAA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Candidates with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  For a full description position description and application procedure, please visit  or contact the UAA Human Resource Services office at 907-786-4608 .  Join UAA’s efforts to become a leader in distance education and electronic learning.

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