Internal Job Number: P01035UF
OSU Ecampus is seeking a Course Development and Training Specialist. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.
The Course Development and Training Specialist is a full-time professional faculty member who reports to the Assistant Director of Course Development and Training (CDT) within OSU Ecampus. OSU Ecampus is part of the Division of Extended Campus. It is a fast-growing entrepreneurial organization with a commitment to providing access to Oregon State University's programs of excellence.
The Course Development and Training Specialist enhances the quality of online and hybrid courses and learning materials by extending the instructional design support provided to faculty in new course developments beyond the development phase into the facilitation and maintenance phase. The person in this position provides just-in-time pedagogical, course development, and technological support and consultation for faculty in developing and maintaining course materials, and in facilitating online and hybrid courses. The person in this position also manages ongoing maintenance of course sites and related systems; troubleshoots and solves problems in the learning management system; contributes to the development and facilitation of faculty training documentation and programs; and instructs faculty members on methods to improve facilitation and maintenance of distance courses.
The Course Development and Training Specialist plays a significant role in the planning, testing and training of new learning technologies and applications that are being considered for adoption. The person in this role also conducts testing and provides documentation and training for upcoming changes to the LMS and other academic technologies, such as plagiarism prevention or screen-casting software.
The Course Development and Training Specialist also provides leadership and training for a large team of student employees who assist the instructional design and media development teams with course and media development tasks. The person in this position also supervises the student workers, including scheduling, training, project management, assigning and reviewing work, and hiring/firing/responding to grievances.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff) / Guidelines (Faculty):
Typically requires Bachelor's Degree in Instructional Design, Education, Adult Education, Instructional Technology, Curriculum Design, or related field.
Bachelor's degree in education, adult education, instructional technology, academic technology, curriculum design, communications, or related field;
Bachelor's degree in another field AND three years of experience in an instructional technology/faculty support role.
Demonstrated successful experience using academic technology (such as learning management or courseware system) and/or supporting other educators in using academic technology.
Demonstrated success in managing or coordinating projects.
Outstanding organizational skills.
Experience training or teaching others, especially related to technology.
High level of literacy with technology, especially educational technology such as Canvas, Blackboard, or Moodle learning management systems.
Experience or demonstrated aptitude for problem-solving.
Excellent interpersonal, written, electronic, and oral communication skills.
Ability to work in team-oriented, collaborative, fast-paced environment.
Experience interacting with diverse groups of people, especially in a professional context.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Salary (Minimum): $47,820
Salary (Maximum): $81,372
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary will be commensurate with education, skills, and experience.