JHU-Engineering for Professionals is seeking a Course Support Specialist to join the Center for Learning Design (CLD) team to assist in the development of online and technology-facilitated courses. The candidate will work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team to plan, design, develop, and revise online courses.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Facilitate the concurrent design and development of multiple online course redevelopments. Adherence to EP's online course quality standards.
Assist CLD with compliance with established accessibility (ADA/508/UDL) standards as well as university/division standards.
Serve as a member of a course development team, which may include subject-matter experts, faculty, instructional technologists, multimedia specialists, etc.
Maintain a collaborative relationship and open communication with other members of the CLD and the Center for Media and Digital Initiatives (CDMI) team.
Initiate and supervise the online course builds within the learning management system (Blackboard).
Manage project timelines and coordinate with Snr. Instructional Designers and partners to meet project deliverables.
B.A. /B.S. degree in education, instructional design, educational technology, or other related discipline.
One year of progressively responsible related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, and additional experience may substitute for required education to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Minimum of 1-year professional experience in an academic environment, designing and developing distance or online instruction.
Experience developing instruction for science, technology, engineering, or math disciplines. Demonstrated use of Quality Matters™ rubric or similar course design quality standards.
Experience working with both Mac and PC platforms.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge (awareness/appreciation) of current and emerging instructional technologies and demonstrated experience in integrating these in online instruction using best practices.
Experience working directly with faculty members and/or subject matter experts.
Ability to utilize strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills when interacting with faculty members and colleagues internal and external to the organization.
Ability to exercise independent judgment and solve problems in creative and productive ways.
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
Demonstrated experience in working with streaming audio and video, compression methods, file types and formats, and related software and platforms (i.e., Camtasia Studio, Kaltura, etc.).
Proven ability to continually adapt and learn new procedures, systems and software applications. Ability to communicate and collaborate using a variety of synchronous meeting tools (i.e., Zoom, Adobe Connect, Google Hangouts, Skype, etc.).
Demonstrated experience with learning management systems, Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite.
Classified Title: Course Support Specialist Working Title: COURSE SUPPORT SPECIALIST Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CF Starting Salary Range: $21.4 to $29.49; Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30pm; Up to 37.5 hrs/ week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001473-EP Personnel Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering
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