Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 246.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Sat, 05 Oct 2002 07:31:01 +0100
Subject: job at UCLA
Instructional Technology Coordinator (PA III)
Requisition Number: 813 Location: LOS ANGELES, CA
Salary: $3997 - $7198
Working hours are 8:30 am - 5:30 pm.
Report to the Academic Services Manager and in coordination with the FLITC
(Foreign Language Instructional Technology Coordinator) the Instructional
Technology Coordinator co-manages a team of graduate student Instructional
Technology Consultants (ITCs) who provide technical support to faculty in
the use of instructional technology. Hire, train and supervise the ITCs.
Oversee the ITC laboratory. Oversee "front-end" aspects of the Humanities
E-Campus course web-sites, working in close collaboration with the system
administrator, individual faculty, departmental staff, the registrar's
office and other technical units on campus, to ensure that the class web
sites and syllabi are available for undergraduate classes each quarter.
Test features of E-Campus to ensure functionality and reliability. Assist
in the creation of digital content for class websites. Create clear and
concise documentation on instructional technology services and software.
Provide training to faculty, teaching assistants, CDH staff and other
divisional staff as appropriate. Assist in the planning and development of
CDH's technology services. Consult with faculty throughout the Division of
Humanities, analyzing instructional technology needs and making
recommendations about how to meet those needs. Keep abreast of issues in
the use of Information Technology in instruction both at UCLA and in the
wider higher education community.
Degree in Humanities or related academic discipline and/or teaching
experience preferred. Interpersonal skills to work with faculty, students
and staff from a wide variety of backgrounds to diplomatically pursue the
goal of enhancing teaching through the use of Instructional Technology.
Demonstrated proficiency in teaching users at all levels how to use
instructional software, with skill in making oral presentations on
technical issues. Knowledge of course management systems, such as WebCT or
Blackboard. General knowledge of issues in Instructional Technology and
demonstrated ability to keep abreast of issues in a fast changing and
complex environment. Writing skills to produce clear and concise
documentation about instructional technology for use by faculty, staff and
students. Demonstrated knowledge of desktop and network operating systems
(including at least Microsoft, Macintosh and Novell Netware). Proficiency
in writing HTML using both text editors and web authoring tools such as
Dreamweaver. Experience with multimedia development, including QuickTime,
Real and Flash. Demonstrated knowledge of issues in web development,
preferably with hands-on experience in developing interactive web sites
(using, for example, Perl, PHP, Cold Fusion or ASP). Knowledge of database
development (for example with Microsoft SQL or MySQL) preferred. Skill in
strategic and long-range planning to set goals and prioritize tasks in a
demanding and fast changing environment.
See http://careers.hodes.com/ucla/job_detail.asp?JobID=63335. Job#813
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