Instructional Technologist at the University of Oregon – Eugene, OR

As a member of the CMET team, this position provides course design, technical assistance, advice, information, direction, recommendations, and training to faculty and Graduate employees on the development of curricula and course materials.

Department: Library
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with skills and experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA05-Fiscal Year 2018-2019
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
January 18, 2019; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete applications must include:
1) A current resume or CV;
2) A cover letter; and
3) Three professional references, one of whom must be your current or most recent supervisor.

Department Summary
As a major department of the UO Libraries, the Center for Media and Educational Technologies (CMET) provides a wide range of technology services and facilities that directly enable and enhance the University’s mission. These include educational technology support, faculty development, Learning Management System (LMS) administration and support, classroom technologies, educational video production and streaming media services.

Position Summary
In support of the academic mission of the University of Oregon and reporting to the Associate Director of CMET, the Instructional Technologist will provide instructional design which includes course design, technical assistance, advice, information, direction, recommendations and training to faculty and Graduate Employees (GEs) on the development of curricula and course materials that take advantage of instructional technologies and apply best practices in the online courses. The position is located in Eugene, Oregon and is not eligible for remote work. Please note: This position is fully funded for three years, with a potential permanent placement based on the success of the online/distance education program.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree.
• Experience using and designing learning management systems and online courses.
• Working knowledge of instructional design models and their use cases.
• Knowledge of contemporary practices and emerging trends in instructional technology.

Professional Competencies
• Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with faculty and staff in a variety of
disciplines.
• Must work well as part of a team and independently.
• Must work well in an environment of high activity with constant interruptions.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience working with faculty and providing support in a higher education setting.
• Two years instructional technology design and development experience in higher education.
• Advanced or terminal degree.
• Experience administering a major LMS.
• Demonstrable knowledge of Theories of Learning, instructional models and associated
pedagogy.
• Experience teaching in higher education.

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits .

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination .

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