The George Mason University, Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning invites applications for an Instructional Technologist. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
About the Position:
The Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning at George Mason University is currently seeking an Instructional Technologist to work as a team member within the Office of Digital Learning. Instructional Technologists support the development and maintenance of technology-rich teaching and learning by providing development opportunities and technical support related to Mason's learning management system for online, and hybrid courses. This includes support for academic courses, self-paced learning modules, multimedia components, and other training resources for faculty, staff, and students.
Working hours are typically Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm with flexibility to meet business demands as needed.
Instructional Technologists are primarily responsible for training, modeling, and assisting faculty and instructional design staff in developing and integrating technology to improve student achievement and learning outcomes.
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Instructional Design, Graphic Design, Education or related field; or, equivalent combination of education and experience;
Experience with e-learning authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline and Rise 360;
Professional work experience providing technology-related support to faculty and/or related staff (One year of this experience is preferred);
Familiarity with instructional technologies, including learning management systems, tool adoption, piloting, and training.
Ability to work effectively with non-technical faculty and staff;
Ability to translate content into multimedia products in formats including but not limited to: video, audio, graphics, digital animations, and HTML5;
Demonstrated ability to work as part of a project team;
Experience supporting faculty in their use of learning management systems;
Experience in higher education setting and ability to work in a university environment;
Ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines, simultaneously;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Experience with cloud-based tools such as Office 365 or G-Suite.
Master's degree in in information technology, instructional design, graphic design, education or related field;
Conversant in instructional design fundamentals;
Conversant in strategies for formative and summative assessment;
Expertise collaborating in an agile development team;
Experience with Blackboard Learn;
Experience with instructional and training video storyboard writing, design, and development.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.