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Johns Hopkins University Instructional Technologist in Baltimore, Maryland

General summary/purpose:

The Instructional Technologist will provide primary instructional technology support for online course and eLearning creation and related resources including audio and video components, which may include academic courses, self-paced learning modules, and other training resources for faculty, staff, and students.

Note: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • Works with team members to provide support on course delivery platforms (i.e. LMS, 3rd-party MOOC service providers).

  • Consults with faculty on the use of instructional technologies for activities such as evaluation, presentation, audience response, live meetings, streaming video, and learning management system (LMS) tools.

  • Assists in effective implementation of instructional technology tools within learning management systems.

  • Consults with instructional designers and/or faculty on the planning, use, and development of self-paced learning objects such as stand-alone eLearning training modules and on-demand MOOCs.

  • Assist with developing courses, MOOCs, and online learning content for various audiences per design plans/consultation discussions in the LMS and/or using other course authoring tools (e.g., Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, etc.)

  • Supports faculty and staff in the application of technology to the curriculum.

  • Advocates use of pedagogical strategies and educational technologies to faculty and staff.

  • Creates documentation on various instructional technologies.

  • Provides faculty and staff support on instructional technology tools and their effective implementation via group and one-on-one training sessions.

  • Assist with developing, maintaining and updating training materials and resources in various delivery modalities.

  • Utilization and management of assets across various video platforms.

  • Develops and maintains standard operation procedures.

  • Ensures course content consistently meets Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1

  • Designs, develops and delivers training workshops to introduce faculty, TAs, and students to the emerging instructional technologies and their effective application in teaching and learning.

Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in instructional design, instructional technology, education, or related field.

  • Two years of progressively responsible experience in course design and development, faculty training, or program/course assessment/evaluation required.

  • Additional education may substitute for experience, and additional experience may substitute required education to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with a variety of educational technologies and their value-added use.

  • Course authoring experience using Adobe Captive or Articulate Storyline.

  • Experience developing interactive training materials and learning objects.

  • Experience with Blackboard, Coursera, and Absorb platforms.

  • Experience working closely with executive leadership and higher education faculty members.

  • Thorough knowledge of online instructional design, pedagogy/andragogy, emerging technology, and distance learning best practices desirable.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of best practices for the effective implementation of instructional technology tools in higher education.

  • Familiarity with best practices in the use and development of video in higher education distance learning, including digital video editing tools.

  • Utilization of web design tools (e.g., Photoshop, DreamWeaver, HTML, CSS, JavaScript),

  • Digital video and audio editing.

  • Experience working closely with subject matter experts.

  • Expertise in multiple learning management systems

  • Expertise with raster and vector file manipulation (e.g., Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator), and screen casting (e.g., Camtasia, ScreenFlow).

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

  • Ability to collect data, create reports, and prepare written communication with an attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Familiarity with configuring, importing, and exporting SCORM packages

  • Video conferencing/lecture capturing technologies (e.g. Zoom, Teams, GoToMeeting, WebEx)

  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Strong graphic design skills.

Classified Title: Instructional Technologist

Working Title: Instructional Technologist ​​​​​

Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CG

Starting Salary Range: $24.62 - $33.85 per hour

Employee group: Full Time

Schedule: Monday - Friday hours 8:30 - 5:00

Exempt Status: Non-Exempt

Location: 06-MD:School of Nursing

Department name: 10001255-Academic Affairs

Personnel area: School of Nursing

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at . For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.