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CLL Instructional Technologist

2/19/2014

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Instructional Technologist

College of Lifelong Learning

Trevecca Nazarene University

 

Location: Nashville, TN

Employer: Trevecca Nazarene University

Type: Full-Time

Application Deadline: Open until filled

 

Do you have a passion for using technology in education?  Are you compulsive about having all of your details aligned?  Do other people come to you for help with their IT needs?  Do you enjoy staying on top of new developments in technology?  Are you able to create training manuals to help people use new software?

 

In this role you’ll primarily be administering the University learning management system (LMS).  Part of that role will involve taking support calls from faculty and sometimes from students.   As the campus leader in instructional technology, you’ll also be working closely with faculty and with instructional designers to implement instructional tools into online courses.  You’ll be developing training resources for faculty on the use of technology in the classroom.

 

You’ll have an opportunity to be part of an organization committed to becoming the cutting-edge leader in Christian higher education.  You’ll have the opportunity to participate in that vision through your leadership in the field of instructional technology.

 

Expected Job Outcomes

  • Administer the University LMS: E.g. provide support, liaison with the vendor, and handle upgrades
  • Work effectively with instructional designers and faculty to implement instructional technology in online classes
  • Demonstrate thought-leadership by researching, evaluating, and implementing new, cutting-edge instructional technology tools such as Soft Chalk, GoAnimate, Raptivity, etc.
  • Demonstrate political effectiveness by earning buy-in from stakeholders, especially the faculty, deans, and program directors

 

Minimal Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree or certification in instructional technology or related field
  • Experience with learning management systems
  • Experience supporting instructors and learners in an academic environment
  • Ability to create positive relationships with diverse University stakeholders across multiple fields and disciplines
  • Commitment to the mission of Trevecca Nazarene University

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in instructional technology or related field
  • Three years of experience working with a Sakai LMS
  • Minimum of three years of experience developing courses and curriculum for online education
    • Proficiency in HTML, graphic design, and/or mobile app development
    • Demonstrated ability to work across an organization with highly diverse stakeholders to accomplish strategic objectives

 

If this sounds like a role for you and if you are in agreement with the mission and goals of Trevecca Nazarene University, then send a cover letter, resume (including three professional references), and salary requirements to

 

College of Lifelong Learning

Attention: Chad Maxson

Trevecca Nazarene University

333 Murfreesboro Rd

Nashville, TN 37210

 

or via email to camaxson@trevecca.edu.

 

Please no agencies or telephone calls.

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