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Learning and Technology Services: Instructional Design Consultant

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
Learning and Technology Services

Full Time, Administrative

  • Official Title: Information Processing Consultant title series
  • Job ID: #16209
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Learning and Technology Services: Instructional Design Consultant

A full-time, professional academic staff position is available in Learning Technology Services beginning February 10, 2020. The working title for this assignment is Learning Technology & Instructional Design Consultant with an official title in the Information Processing Consultant title series. This is a renewable assignment contingent on performance and funding. The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree (ideally in educational technology, education, instructional design, e-learning, training and development, information technology, information systems, or related fields) from a regionally accredited institution is required; Effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to translate complex technical information into usable, easy-to-follow instructions; ability to communicate with individuals from diverse backgrounds; adaptable to changing work environments; experience working in a team environment; technology troubleshooting skills; experience creating tutorials/videos and other educational materials; and commitment to Universal Design for Learning and equity, diversity, and inclusion. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  A Master’s degree in a related field; experience supporting individuals using an learning management system; teaching experience (online or face-to-face); knowledge of instructional design; experience in providing technical support; experience learning online; working knowledge of HTML; experience developing workshop materials; ability to diagnose and solve complex technical issues; and experience with software such as Camtasia, Articulate Storyline, iPad apps, and related tools for e-learning. 

DUTIES:

  • Assist faculty to choose learning technologies appropriate for their educational objectives and technological expertise
  • Provide professional development about learning technologies, individually or in groups
  • Stay current with emerging technologies for teaching and learning and evaluate the impact on UWEC
  • Work with individual faculty to analyze their needs to design and develop high quality online, hybrid, and technology-enhanced face-to-face courses
  • Discuss various learning theories/instructional design models and best practices in education with faculty to offer options for instructional design using technology
  • Integrate current educational technologies to promote effective teaching strategies and to improve student learning experiences
  • Collaborate with instructional technology staff to design and implement training workshops and communities of practice
  • Provide professional development for video creation using a variety of technology.
  • Create resources for online course development and teaching with technology.
  • Provide day-to-day support for technologies such as Canvas, Kaltura, etc.
  • Coordinate technical implementation of captioning for students with disabilities in collaboration with the Services for Students with Disabilities office.
  • Support campus needs as the Learning Management System and Video Platform back-up administrator. 

THE UNIT: The unit of Learning Technology Services consists of 51 staff members that perform a wide variety of learning and technology services for UW-Eau Claire students, faculty, and staff. Learning Technology Services provides the campus community with instructional and informational technology tools as well as a robust networking infrastructure and the support to foster all aspects of student learning and academic excellence.  Please see our website for additional information at https://www.uwec.edu/learning-technology-services/.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Learning and Technology Services: Instructional Design Consultant position (Job ID # 16209) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial bachelor’s transcript or unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Names and contact information for three references. 

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Angie Stombaugh;   stombaam@uwec.edu

 

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.