Company: University of California - Riverside
Posted on: November 19, 2020
202008315921 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $55,000 - $95,150
The Instructional Technologist for the UCR SOM's Office of Faculty
Development will work closely with the Director of Faculty
Development and the Instructional Designer in the planning,
development, and implementation of educational technology
initiatives in the SOM. The Instructional Technologist supports
faculty in integrating technology into their teaching in
pedagogically sound ways. The Instructional Technologist assists in
evaluating educational technology including software and hardware
that support student learning. The Instructional Technologist
provides ongoing training and support to faculty in learning to use
a range of educational technology tools including the learning
management system, evaluation software, and tools that support
online and hybrid learning models. This includes support for
courses, self-paced learning modules, audio/video components, and
other resources for faculty. The Instructional Technologist
consults with faculty and instructional designers, recommends media
and tools, and advises on multimedia production issues. The
Instructional Technologist is responsible for developing and
delivering faculty development and technical training to
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent
Bachelor's degree in Instructional or Educational Technology or
Master's degree in Educational Technology. Preferred
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Previous experience in higher education. Preferred
Experience with Canvas. Preferred
Previous relevant work experience as an Instructional Technologist,
Instructional Developer or Instructional Designer. Preferred
Must pass a background check. Required
Occasional local travel to various SOM and affiliate sites.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed for Faculty
Development events and tranings. Required
Ability to assess campus or institutional needs for AV IT
technology products and design services to meet those needs.
Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds.
Thorough customer service and consultative skills to identify and
implement required technology solutions.
Thorough understanding of media production methods and equipment
and ability to use this information to troubleshoot the most
Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to
technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the
Skills to determine priorities based on knowledge of work area.
Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team.
Demonstrates problem solving skills.
Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
Knowledge of computer, media, and networking technology.
Thorough understanding of post-production processes including
internet-based media distribution solutions.
Excellent skills in classroom and online teaching and/or at
delivering of faculty development programming in a variety of
Outstanding technical skills with a variety of educational and
production technologies, including Camtasia, Articulate, Yuja,
Zoom, and other video and audio editing tools.
Strong demonstrated organizational skills in prioritizing and
handling multiple complex assignments and projects with excellent
attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to complete projects by
Ability to assess needs, define problems, collect data, draw valid
conclusions, and effectively present information.
Knowledge of intellectual property (IP) restrictions and skill to
ensure that media meets IP requirements.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located
on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern
California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the
vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living
laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing
communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the
arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and
staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse
research universities in the country boasting several key rankings
of which we are extremely proud.
* UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The
Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
* Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of
World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151
institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy
precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500
* In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for
achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and
* UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the
nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
* In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated
UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student
success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named
top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California
campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities
in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the
achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and
staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
For information about our generous employee benefits package,
visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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