Instructional Technology Specialist

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
Specialist / Associate
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology

Job Summary

This position will provide instructional technology, development and maintenance of course materials, faculty development, and support for special projects for the Office of Distance Learning and the Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT).

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree or bachelor's degree with work experience at a level which equates to an advanced degree. Experience in translation of learning objectives into courseware product. Basic understanding of learning theory and practice. In-depth hands-on expertise in learning technology development and deployment. Basic understanding of learning theories, principles, and practices. Skills and abilities in a wide array of learning technologies including traditional technologies such as, Microsoft & Adobe products, programming skills, course management systems such as Blackboard. Project management skills. Attention to detail. Well-organized. Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and publishing). Strong interpersonal skills. In-depth understanding of design and production of media elements such as graphics, sound, and video. Professionalism necessary to operate easily in a higher education environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Some knowledge of and experience working with leading technologies in current and emerging web design and development technologies as well as project management applications. Basic understanding of the theories, principles, and practices in the development and maintenance of accessible instructional materials.

Application Review Date: 12/11/2020

ODU Statement

Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. Through a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research, the University focuses on student learning and addresses critical needs in the professions. ODU's programs are offered on the main campus, at higher education centers in the region, and at numerous distance learning sites.