Instructional Designer and Technology Support Specialist

Doane University Lincoln, NE
Doane University invites applications for the position of Instructional Designer and Technology Support Specialist. This position is an Instructional Designer that is responsible for support of online and blended courses; provides consulting, development/training, academic, and technical support for faculty and staff in the use of Doane's learning management system (Blackboard) and other online learning platforms.The IDTSS will assist in maintaining and managing the University's online course offerings.

Education/Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:

* Bachelor's Degree required. Master's degree (preferred) in Instructional Technology, education or a related field

* Two to 3 years of experience with an emphasis on academic and technology support of academic software and LMS systems with experience in application of technology for teaching and learning

* Teaching or training experience and understanding of pedagogy

* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with various stakeholders (administrators, faculty, staff and students)

* Advanced technical skills and knowledge for an LMS system, educational software, video production and online tutoring services

* The ability to persuade, lead, motivate, instruct, act as part of a team and prioritize projects and activities as required

* Demonstrated understanding of instructional design methodologies and adult learning theory is necessary

* Knowledge and application of WCAG 2 and ADA standards is preferred

The search will begin immediately and will remain open until the position is filled.

Doane University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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