*** Please note that this is a contract position. ***
Position Summary In collaboration with faculty, the Educational Design Technologist is responsible for the full project lifecycle of courses (online, blended, and technology-enhanced) and other educational efforts that utilize media and technology to support the University's technology-enhanced education initiatives.
Work closely with individual faculty members, schools, and academic departments across NYU to conceptualize, plan, design, develop, implement, and evaluate course materials.
Apply a deep knowledge of pedagogical strategies and educational design principles in order to improve teaching and learning.
Assess tools to address faculty member's instructional goals.
Project manage courses creation and related educational projects, including coordinating, collaborating, scheduling, and tracking efforts with team members to design and development media and educational materials according to set milestones
Support faculty in the use of the University's LMS as well as technologies available at NYU.
Required Education Master's degree and at least 3 years of professional work experience in instructional design/educational technology, or the equivalent education and years of work experience
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities The candidate should have experience in the following:
Designing and developing formal instruction for higher education using instructional design processes (e.g., ADDIE)
Providing guidance on best practices for creating multimedia for online, blended, global, and enhanced courses
Transposing instructional content into appropriate media delivery formats
Writing and Communication
Exercising excellent written and oral communication skills
Communicating efficiently, and adapting communication styles for different audiences
Writing, copyediting, and proofreading clear instructional text, scripts, storyboards, training materials, and documentation
Managing expectations for faculty in terms of the design and delivery of projects
Resolving technical issues and other course delivery challenges as they arise
Scaling and adapting project scopes and schedules due to changing circumstances
Researching, identifying, managing, and tracking assets according to department practices
Working independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues and clients on multiple projects simultaneously
Applying universal design principles and accessibility strategies for online learning
Assessing usage of content according to knowledge of copyright and educational usage doctrines; negotiating licensing or locating alternatives based on usage limitations
Building courses within the Sakai LMS using html and css
Applying knowledge of the features and tools of the Sakai LMS
Preferred Education Master's degree or higher in educational media or educational technology
Preferred Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Creation and management of issues using Jira or other project management systems
Knowledge and use of graphic development tools (PhotoShop, Illustrator)
Creation of elearning modules using authoring software (Captivate, Storyline)
Knowledge of Tin Can (Experience) API and SCORM
Experience with data visualization tools
Experience creating WordPress websites
Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter.
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