Trains ARD staff and other UChicago database users on ARD technology tools.
Maintains a thorough knowledge of instructional design research, principles, and emerging applications of instructional design theories and instructional technology applications.
Maintain professional expertise in online teaching and learning, electronic pedagogy, and technology-based course delivery, including learning management systems (LMS), multimedia and instructional course software, adaptive learning tools, multimedia presentation, web conferencing, and classroom technologies.
Oversees training enrollment and attendance tracking.
Tracks and analyzes engagement and skill development progress for all ARD staff members.
Investigates innovative uses of technology in teaching and learning to promote the use of specialized applications, equipment, and services, including face-to-face interaction as well as group, seminar, and online interaction.
Provides assistance and collaborate with subject matter experts on the pedagogical design and development of curriculum content by identifying existing content and developing a strategy to convert it into an online or blended format.
Partners with subject matter experts to identify target audienceâ™s training needs.
Creates training storyboards, coordinates/creates training video, or assists in writing scenarios as subject matter experts navigate and implement new learning activities. Comfortable giving staff feedback related to these items, as necessary.
Collaborates with Information Engagement colleagues to provide staff personalized help through the DASH Help Desk.
Seeks opportunities for professional development that will enhance job performance, including building networks within the University and with colleagues at peer institutions.Â
Monitors and analyzes trends, identifies opportunities, and explores innovative approaches to teaching and learning problems. Works with other units across campus to aggregate services in an academic context.
Identifies existing content and converts it into an e-learning environment, then creates user support materials.
Performs other related work as needed.
A minimum of two years of professional work experience in an instructional design/development position or relevant experience.
Familiarity with adult learning theories and principles to apply this knowledge.
Previous experience writing and developing instructional materials.
Proficient delivering training.
Working knowledge with databases.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the University as well as the technology tools available to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, including Griffin (the University's Donor Relationship Management System), Salesforce (the University's future relationship management system), Zoom, Microsoft Windows computer environment, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
Background with Salesforce and/or myTrailhead a plus.
Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills characterized by the ability to listen, speak, and write effectively.
Manage confidential information with discretion and tact.
Act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
Work collegially and collaboratively in a team setting.
Self-motivated and take initiative.
Prioritize multiple projects and independently follow through with detail.
Standard office environment.
Travel to campus and/or non-campus locations for University business.
Work evenings and weekends.
Cover Letter addressed to Hiring Committee (preferred)
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