Instructional Technology Specialist

Portland Community College

Work with faculty and staff to incorporate Works one-on-one and in groups with faculty and staff to create online courses, services and instructional material. Collaborates with other distance learning staff to work with faculty to gain an understanding of the course objectives and outcomes, assists with the creation of lesson plans and other training materials, and selects and recommends media and teaching activities.

Assists faculty and staff with options for presenting instructional materials or presentations using a variety of software applications including, but not limited to Camtasia, Wimba Voice Tools, Photoshop, podcasting, video conferencing, digital cameras and audio/video editing software.
In collaboration with appropriate department staff trains faculty and staff in the use of the Learning Management System. Provides telephone technical support for faculty and student users.

Provides information and assists faculty and staff with using IT equipment and software. Provides training and workshops for individuals or small groups on a number of topics dealing with technology and course work delivery. Serves as development resource and produces documentation and training material in response to instructional needs.

Provides professional guidance to faculty in designing, producing and maintaining instructional web pages for the most effective delivery of course materials. In collaboration with appropriate department staff assists with the administration of the Learning Management System.
This includes creating, backing up and restoring courses and managing user and course accounts. Uses Banner to administer training registration and tracking.

Researches new instructional technologies for viability within instructional/classroom setting and advises management on equipment and training needs. Makes recommendations to departments and/or the campus regarding IT equipment purchases.
Designs, develops and produces media elements for courses and other projects. Advises on production issues, including content acquisition, multimedia authoring, animation, graphics, video and audio. Monitors appropriate usage by instructors of materials concerning copyright laws.

Application Deadline (if applicable): Best consideration by 6/1/18

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