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Instructional Technology Specialist - Office of Information Technology

Mississippi College is seeking an energetic and experienced individual to fill its position of Instructional Technology Specialist, especially concerned with assisting faculty to build online class and supporting students, faculty, and staff in advancing online learning programs. The successful candidate will support faculty with instructional content that is used in traditional on-campus courses, hybrid, and online courses; plan, coordinate and conduct workshops on the use of Moodle integrated technologies (Respondus, TurnItIn) and new technologies (virtual classroom), conduct research on emerging technologies for use in an academic setting, and provide instruction and support to students and staff to assist them in the development and/or improvement of technology skills. The position may require occasional evenings and weekends. This is a full time position.

A detailed job description is attached.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in instructional technology, instructional design, or Education preferred; Master’s degree preferred
  • 2 years of experience working in the instructional technology field in Higher Education setting
  • Experience providing technical support and training in group and individualized sessions
  • Intermediate to advanced skill in the use of Microsoft Office applications, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Windows 7
  • Intermediate to advanced skill in the use of the Moodle course management system
  • Intermediate to advanced skill in using web and media based technologies for education, such as but not limited to Flash Professional, Camtasia, Google docs, VoiceThread, Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Curiosity about and commitment to learning cutting edge technologies for support of education online
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work with and train in both a PC and Macintosh environment
  • Knowledge of instructional design principles
  • Knowledge of online course development standards and procedures
  • Knowledge of educational applications of social media
  • Knowledge of educational theories, including instructional systems design, and adult learning theory
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Positive attitude

Interested candidates should send a completed Mississippi College Staff application, resume, and cover letter to humanresources@mc.edu or mail to Office of Human Resources, Box 4052, Mississippi College, Clinton, MS 39058. (ONLY APPLICANTS THAT FOLLOW THIS APPLICATION PROCESS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.)