Instructional Center for Educational Technologies
Emerging Technologies Manager

Job Details:
The Instructional Center for Educational Technology (ICET) seeks an energetic and experienced individual to work with faculty on the use of various technologies when designing and developing instructional content for on-campus, blended, and on-line courses. The person in this position will work with a team of instructional designers, editors, media specialists, and trainers to serve the needs of faculty and students in using appropriate technologies in academic settings. The position is an annual appointment with the period of employment beginning May 1, 2013. The work schedule is 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. The annual salary is approximately $50,000, based on knowledge and experience.

Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor's degree in instructional technology, instructional design, information technology, educational technology or related field.
  2. Four years of experience in the instructional technology, training, or education field.
  3. Experience working with a variety of educational technologies (examples: Camtasia, Adobe, HTML, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Captivate, etc.).
  4. Experience working with a Learning Management System.
  5. Intermediate skill set in Microsoft Office Suite.
  6. Knowledge of instructional design principles, educational theories, including instructional systems design, and adult learning theory.
  7. Knowledge of online and hybrid course development standards and procedures.
  8. Excellent oral and written skills.
  9. Excellent customer service skills.
  10. Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Master's degree in instructional technology, instructional design, information technology, educational technology or related field.
  2. Work experience in higher education.
  3. Experience working with a variety of Web 2.0 and 3.0 technologies.
  4. Successful grant-writing experience.
  5. Publications or presentations at professional conferences.

Responsibilities:
  1. Developing and delivering workshops, webinars, and training sessions on using technology in teaching and learning management systems.
  2. Designing and developing documentation for various training topics.
  3. Trouble-shooting technical course design issues with faculty.
  4. Working with a wide variety of technology tools to develop materials for various courses.
  5. Researching and identifying grant opportunities relevant to instruction, faculty support, and online/blended programs.
  6. Conducting software training sessions for students and faculty.
  7. Researching, evaluating, and testing emerging technologies and provide input for readiness to implement.
  8. Assisting faculty in conducting research on efficacy of using technology in teaching.
  9. Assisting with designing and developing future plans for the ICET unit.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

To Apply:
Submit a letter of application that addresses each published qualification for employment; a resume; a concise separate statement describing the applicant┐s history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization; and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Materials must be submitted via the online application system.

Please direct questions to:
Pam Mootz
Distance Learning Center
Email: mootzp@uwplatt.edu

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Applications received by March 27, 2013, will receive priority review.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, enrolls approximately 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. Additional information about the distance education programs is available at www.uwplatt.edu/disted.

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