Johns Hopkins Engineering is seeking a senior instructional technologist to join the Center for Digital and Media Initiatives (CDMI) team to lead in the development and delivery of online and technology-facilitated courses.
The senior instructional technologist will provide primary instructional technology support for course and eLearning creation and related resource development including audio and video components, web assets, and training materials for faculty, staff, and students. The senior instructional technologist will help mentor an experienced instructional technology team, providing guidance and vision on technology development and adoption, training and support, and course development and delivery.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Develop communication for faculty and students.
Manage course copies.
Lead the piloting and testing of innovative instructional technology tools and services.
Help produce live events for WSE.
Collaborate with instructional designers and multimedia technicians in the design and development of a sustainable and engaging learning experiences.
Manage project specific budgets.
Manage equipment inventory for multimedia and course production.
Conduct regular faculty trainings on instructional technology tools and services.
Perform a quality assurance review of all courses being developed to ensure adherence to internal standards.
MOOC and at-scale courses
Initiatives with other centers
Undergraduate and graduate courses for the Whiting School
700-level master’s courses
Lead internal faculty and student support for
Maintain and improve upon the instructional technology infrastructure at WSE including the daily operation, use, and configuration of video streaming platform, learning management system, and relevant licenses for course production and delivery.
Provide instructional technology guidance to faculty, staff, and students
Supervise instructional technologists, contractors, and student workers
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Additional education may substitute for experience, and additional experience may substitute required education to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.
Five years related experience.
Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, instructional technology, education, or related field
Experience managing technology projects.
Experience configuring and troubleshooting technology-enabled classrooms.
System admin experience with an LMS and video platform.
Familiarity with SCORM, LTI, and RESTful APIs.
Ability to collect data, create reports, and prepare written communication with an attention to detail and accuracy.
Experience working with higher education faculty and staff.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience with online synchronous course delivery.
Technical proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite and Office 365.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and successfully complete tasks according to established deadlines.
Experience and demonstrated competence with Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS.
A passion for solving tough problems and proposing helpful solutions.
An ability to learn and adapt so that you can help teach others.
Take a user-centered approach to support and training.
Functional ability in HTML and CSS
Excellent writing and communication skills, with a knack for taking technical language and making it understandable.
Demonstrated technology skills and ability – experience with the major learning management systems, digital audio and video production, graphic design (preferably Adobe CC), and issue and project tracking using a task management platform.
An understanding of and respect for the unique demands and characteristics of part-time students and faculty members.
Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:
Knowledge of the following will be considered a plus: QualityMatters, Blackboard, Kaltura, Camtasia.
Any specific physical requirements for the job:
Ability to carry multimedia equipment up to 50lbs.
Classified Title: Sr. Instructional Technologist Working Title: Sr. Instructional Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $67,000 to $72,210 annually Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001473-EP Personnel Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University
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