Online Learning And Technology Specialist - Center For New Designs In Learning And Scholarship

Georgetown University Washington , DC 20319

Posted 3 months ago

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements

The Online Learning and Technology Specialist supports the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS) online learning programs that contribute to the broader strategic direction of CNDLS digital learning efforts. Under the direction of the Senior Associate Director for Online Programs and senior project personnel, the incumbent provides technical expertise and pedagogical support in the design and development of hybrid and fully online courses. S/he collaborates with other CNDLS staff including learning designers, media specialists, web developers and serves as project manager on a portfolio of new and existing online courses and programs. Serving as the day-to-day point of contact for faculty and other stakeholders and coordinating team priorities, project planning, organizing and building out online courses, the Online Learning and Technology Specialist has additional duties that include but are not limited to:

Coordination and Project Management

  • Manages, coordinates, implements, tracks, and supports the development of online courses/programs including blended courses and MOOCs; This includes managing the coordination and completion of projects throughout the entire lifecycle of new course design and developments within timeline, scope and budget parameters, tracking project progress and efforts, communicating project status with faculty, stakeholders and management, streamlining work process for team collaboration, coordination of people and resources, developing and ensuring effective workflows, and administration.

  • Develops and builds course content on learning management system.

Technology Integration

  • Provides support to CNDLS technology-related efforts in researching, piloting, and adopting new technologies as appropriate depending on project needs and priorities.

  • Researches learning technologies, conducts usability and accessibility testing, compares features across similar technologies, documents the research, provides trainings to other staff and faculty, and creates instructions and documentations for students and faculty.

  • Makes recommendations on possible adoption and implementation of innovative concepts, approaches, and tools to online teaching and learning.

Communication

  • Offers faculty development workshops/webinars, in collaboration with other CNDLS staff, and participates in other faculty development initiatives as needed.

  • Presents at and attends teaching and learning conferences and other professional development opportunities.

  • Provides support on communication efforts both internally and externally, making work related to online programs more visible.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Master's degree in educational/instructional technology, education, or a related field preferred.

  • Minimum two years of experience working in a fast-paced university environment and project management

  • Experience with a variety of instructional technologies, as well as a working understanding of HTML/CSS

  • Experience with learning management systems with demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple, complex projects simultaneously

  • Experience with assessment designs and instruments, along with effective time management and organizational skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively and tactfully with members of the academic community

  • Experience with Agile, Waterfall and other project management methodologies

Other Skills

  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in education and to faculty development

  • Ability to work well in teams as well as independently while managing multiple concurrent projects

  • Ability to interact effectively and appropriately with a wide range of colleagues in the academic community

  • Attention to detail and enthusiastic approach to a broad range of tasks and duties to contribute to project and department goals

  • Familiarity with assessment necessary; application of assessment in higher education a plus

Current Georgetown Employees:

If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or ideaa@georgetown.edu.

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.


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Online Learning And Technology Specialist - Center For New Designs In Learning And Scholarship

Georgetown University