The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), School of Nursing, Office of Learning Technology is seeking an Instructional Technology Specialist to assist faculty and students in the use of technology in learning applications and equipment using a wide variety of available technologies such as; digital images/audio, PowerPoint and other PC presentation software, enterprise learning applications, and distance learning (DL) technologies, assessment software and web conferencing.
At the University of Maryland, Baltimore, we are driven by our seven core values, philosophy, and daily business and education practices of our University.
* Please note this position holds an Exempt Contingent Category II employment status
UMB offers a generous benefits package, which includes 11 vacation days, 11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.
Provide daily support and advice to faculty, staff and students in effectively using and developing instructional technology applications and/or equipment.
Manage the Blackboard course sites for both web based and face to face courses.
Monitor and triage the Learning Technology support portals.
Monitor use, train and secure audio/visual, multimedia, video production, and IT equipment as appropriate.
Create and collaborate on training plans and blended learning implementation strategies and in the design and customization of curriculum and provide consultation on course media use.
Researches and implements new technologies and best practices to educate faculty and make recommendations for future use.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in field and/or related field. Master's degree and/or additional certification is preferred and can be used to substitute for relevant experience.
Two (2) years related experience which includes proficiency with audio/visual, multimedia, video production, or IT resources.
Equivalent of six (6) years combination of business audio/visual, multimedia, video production, or IT education/training or instructional design experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Understanding of instructional design and curricular development issues related to teaching and learning in traditional, hybrid, and distance courses, as well as experience using a wide range of hardware, software, and database tools to develop instructional materials.
Possesses a working knowledge of education program planning and development. Proficiency designing and producing multimedia objects and learning artifacts. Knowledge of Blackboard Learning Management System, MS Office, HTML, Adobe Suite, Mediasite, and other related software is required.
Efficient in time management and task completion.
Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Writes and presents information in a clear and concise way. Interprets and understand written information and is able to listen attentively to verbal and non-verbal cues that lead to a deeper understanding.
Ability to work cooperatively with others and demonstrates professional ethical respectful, and courteous behavior when interacting with others. Interacts pleasantly and positively with others to meet customer expectations, and provide follow up.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E0719D
Employee ClassEmployee Class : Exempt Contingent IIExempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Nursing - Administrative Services
Job Posting: Oct 26, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 160121
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.