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The Department of Global Health was established in 2007, bridging the schools of Medicine and Public Health, with a mandate to harness the expertise and interdisciplinary power of all UW schools and colleges. Our mission is to improve health for all through research, education, training, and service; to understand and address the causes of disease and health inequities at multiple levels; and to collaborate with partners to develop and sustain locally-led, quality health systems, programs and policies. Driven by tremendous interest among both students and faculty, the Department has grown explosively to more than 400 graduate students and hundreds more undergraduates. We have more than 380 faculty and 1,000 staff working on projects across 130 countries with our deepest ties in United States, Kenya, Uganda, Peru, Mozambique, India, South Africa, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nicaragua.
At the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and equity for all.
The Department of Global Health E-Learning Program develops and manages online courses for an international audience and supports department faculty in the development and implementation of education, research, and service projects with integrated e-learning. This position will assist in the development of e-learning resources and online courses, including developing and supporting the implementation of training and educational products and courses. This position requires general skills in instructional design and e-learning development and is an excellent opportunity for a flexible, motivated person who is a quick learner, detail-oriented, and takes pride in one's work.
The department has an outstanding opportunity open for a Temporary, Full-Time Continuing Education Specialist.
This temporary position will assist in production of e-learning courses and products for Dept. of Global Health educational programs. Specific duties will vary based on the projects being undertaken, but may include the following:
In conjunction with faculty and other experts, develop plan for developing e-learning content.
Develop storyboards for e-learning.
Use e-learning authoring tools to create e-learning modules.
Supporting the capture of content from live lecture and class events.
Using software tools to edit audio and synchronizing audio with slides for e-learning presentations.
Assembling e-learning content into a learning management system (LMS).
Providing technical support to students in online courses.
Assisting faculty and subject matter experts in adapting learning content for e-learning formats.
Participating in review and feedback meetings, keeping minutes, and implementing changes to e-learning products.
| B.S. in Education, Instructional Design, Learning Technologies, or related field. |
3-4 years of experience developing, delivering, or supporting training in electronic formats.
Experience with e-learning authoring tools such as Articulate Presenter and Articulate Storyline.
Experience with lecture-capture software, such as Panopto.
Experience using and configuring Learning Management Systems, such as Instructure Canvas.
Familiarity with basic audio and video editing.
Strong interpersonal communication skills and sensitivity to communication across cultures.
Ability to work independently and as part of a project team.
Ability to work flexibly in a complex international environment.
| Application Process: |
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A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to hire.