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Position Title: Part-time Advanced e-Learning Technologies Consultant (6521)
Position Number: 6521 Open Date: 4/26/2013
Department: University Library Close Date:  
Salary Range: $15.00 - $18.00/hour Band:
Work Hours per Week: 10-20 Position Type: Part-time Staff

Description:
The Advanced e-Learning Technologies Consultant is responsible for carrying out the mission of the e-Learning Support Center— within the Academic Technology department of the University Library—by providing consulting and e-learning services to faculty and students. This position reports directly to the Manager of Web Courseware.

The primary functions of Consultants include:
- advising and coaching faculty on course design strategies for online and blended learning
- troubleshooting technical problems in the learning management system
- demonstrating and modeling online instructional strategies
- coordinating training and professional development programs for faculty, staff, and students

Consultants are also responsible for delivering distributed education services ranging from Blackboard and Collaborate to faculty telephone support, student and faculty walk-in support, email support, one-on-one tutorials, training workshops and the production of course material on selected topics. This position teaches and collaborates in the design of workshops on features of Blackboard such as Gradebook, Survey Tools and Discussion Board, as well as application packages linked to Blackboard such as Collaborate and Panopto.

This position is responsible for researching existing technologies in use by faculty, evaluating emerging technologies, and conducting orientation workshops on these technologies.  Consultants will also be required to write up reports about these technologies.  Recent examples include information about personal response software, remote testing software, and the use of learning management systems on mobile devices.
Educational Requirements:
The incumbent must be a Master's candidate or degree holder.
Minimum Requirements:
- Must have strong knowledge of Windows and Macintosh platforms, and be experienced with MS Office, Blackboard, and Collaborate
- Must be able to work collegially with faculty and to empower them in the appropriate, effective use of e-learning technologies
- Must be mature, detail-oriented, proactive, results-oriented, excel in customer service and have strong administrative skills
- Must exercise initiative, work independently, multitask and project a professional image at all times
Preferred Requirements:
- Experience in online pedagogy and web technologies
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