The Instructional Technologist for the UCR SOM's Office of Faculty Development will work closely with the Director of Faculty Development and the Instructional Designer in the planning, development, and implementation of educational technology initiatives in the SOM. The Instructional Technologist supports faculty in integrating technology into their teaching in pedagogically sound ways. The Instructional Technologist assists in evaluating educational technology including software and hardware that support student learning. The Instructional Technologist provides ongoing training and support to faculty in learning to use a range of educational technology tools including the learning management system, evaluation software, and tools that support online and hybrid learning models. This includes support for courses, self-paced learning modules, audio/video components, and other resources for faculty. The Instructional Technologist consults with faculty and instructional designers, recommends media and tools, and advises on multimedia production issues. The Instructional Technologist is responsible for developing and delivering faculty development and technical training to faculty. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Bachelor's degree in Instructional or Educational Technology or Education. Preferred Master's degree in Educational Technology. Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required Previous experience in higher education. Preferred Experience with Canvas. Preferred Previous relevant work experience as an Instructional Technologist, Instructional Developer or Instructional Designer. Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must pass a background check. Required Occasional local travel to various SOM and affiliate sites. Required Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed for Faculty Development events and tranings. Required
Minimum Requirements Ability to assess campus or institutional needs for AV IT technology products and design services to meet those needs.
Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds. Thorough customer service and consultative skills to identify and implement required technology solutions.
Thorough understanding of media production methods and equipment and ability to use this information to troubleshoot the most complex systems.
Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
Skills to determine priorities based on knowledge of work area. Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Demonstrates problem solving skills.
Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
Knowledge of computer, media, and networking technology.
Thorough understanding of post-production processes including internet-based media distribution solutions.
Excellent skills in classroom and online teaching and/or at delivering of faculty development programming in a variety of teaching modalities.
Outstanding technical skills with a variety of educational and production technologies, including Camtasia, Articulate, Yuja, Zoom, and other video and audio editing tools.
Strong demonstrated organizational skills in prioritizing and handling multiple complex assignments and projects with excellent attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to complete projects by deadlines.
Ability to assess needs, define problems, collect data, draw valid conclusions, and effectively present information.
Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of intellectual property (IP) restrictions and skill to ensure that media meets IP requirements.
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.
- UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
- In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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