The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), School of Medicine - Office of Medical Education is currently recruiting for an Instructional Support Specialist . This position will be responsible for providing in-person (onsite) and remote technical (IT & AV) support for the Medical Doctor Program curriculum. Most of the support is expected occur from our campus location. The support will be provided for medical students as well as faculty that have an active teaching role within the MD Program curriculum. The position requires a person who has a strong IT background as well as a firm understanding of current AV hardware & software solutions used within education settings. The applicant is expected to be able to troubleshoot technical issues that may arise during in-person instruction as well as online during remote / distance learning sessions typically using Zoom. The applicant would also be expected to use the knowledge acquired to make independent decisions to guide and advise faculty about the best course delivery options available to them based upon what they are trying to accomplish. The details or the position and additional expected duties are listed below.
***This is a Full-Time, Contractual position***
UMB offers a generous benefits package, which includes 11 vacation days, 11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.
Assists faculty and students in the use of technology in learning applications and equipment using a wide variety of available technologies, such as: digital images/audio, PowerPoint and other PC presentation software, enterprise learning applications, and distance learning (DL) technologies such as satellite television, and IP audio and video over the internet
Provides daily support and advice to faculty, staff and students in effectively using instructional technology applications and/or equipment.
Conducts formal presentations in the use of specific technology materials.
Monitors use and secures audio/visual, multimedia, video production, and IT equipment as appropriate.
Assist with the department's or school's presence on the web in design and integration of special learning features.
May collaborate on training plans and blended learning implementation strategies and in the design and customization of curriculum and provide consultation on course media use.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in field and/or related field, such as Graphic or Instructional Design. Master's degree preferred.
Experience: Two (2) years related experience which includes proficiency with audio/visual, multimedia, video production, or IT resources.
Supervisory Experience: N/A
Other: Related experience may be substituted for education
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E0719D
Employee Class Exempt Contingent II
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Academic Affairs
Job Posting: Sep 11, 2020
Unposting Date: Sep 26, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 157541
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.