Rutgers,The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Instructional Design and Technology Specialist for SAS – Dean’s Office. The Instructional Technology Specialist reports to the School of Arts and Sciences Director of Teaching, Learning, and Assessment and collaborates with faculty, program directors, and administrators to enhance undergraduate curriculum and instruction through the use of instructional technology.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Supports faculty and program directors in the pedagogically appropriate use of existing and innovative technologies and provides support to the various pedagogical innovation programs in the School of Arts and Sciences.
Supports faculty and instructors in the transition to and use of new and existing university instructional technology systems.
Develops new materials for faculty development, student recruitment, and the Career Explorations Initiative.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a master's degree in instructional design, curriculum/instructional development, instructional technology, or a related field.
Also requires a minimum of three years of experience in instructional design or related functions within higher education.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Requires in-depth knowledge of learning and instructional theories, practices, and their applications; assessment techniques; and emerging technologies.
Must have the ability to facilitate and present instructional materials; assess technology and software programs and identify advantages and limitations of using various technologies for instructional purposes; effectively demonstrate instructional applications of technologies; effectively communicate technical information to a nontechnical audience; and establish cooperative working relationships.
Requires excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills and the ability to work with faculty and staff with diverse backgrounds and perspectives on the use of technology in a variety of learning environments.
Demonstrated thorough knowledge of and experience/skill in use of modern learning management systems and platforms (Sakai, Canvas, EdX Platform, Moodle, and others).
Strong Canvas experience
Experience teaching at the college level
Demonstrated experience and thorough knowledge in creating media based learning content (video, animations, images, interactives).
Strong working knowledge of video, interactive video, multimedia, and course authoring software including Photoshop, Presenter, Articulate, Captivate, Audacity, Camtasia, Kaltura, etc.
Demonstrated experience/skill working with using web conferencing, screen-casting, and/or other multimedia applications.
Hardware and software relevant to instructional technologies, including video production equipment and software.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Ability to climb stairs
Regular travel to all RU-NB campuses
Ability to lift 50 lbs
Posting Number: 20ST1286
Location: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 117346
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.