Job Title: Senior Education Specialist - e-Learning Course Developer
Job ID: R19-69
Location: Rockefeller College
Full/Part Time: Full time
The Professional Development Program (PDP) of the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to design, develop, and maintain interactive e-learning products in a variety of human service and policy-related topics for an adult audience. The right candidate will combine e-learning authoring skills with a passion for creating instructionally sound and engaging e-learning courses in accordance with workplans and timelines. Applicants should have a minimum of two years’ experience in e-learning development using Lectora or an equivalent authoring tool.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
· Work with program sponsors, subject matter experts, curriculum writers, and graphic designers to design, develop, and publish engaging web-based training projects on a variety of subjects using the Lectora authoring tool (or equivalent) while conforming to accessibility standards and guidelines.
· Update and maintain existing Lectora modules, track revisions in change charts, and publish to a variety of learning management systems. Create design documents, storyboards, flowcharts, and prototypes to illustrate instructional and technical approaches.
· Provide thorough quality assurance testing for e-learning modules.
· Create work plans, design documents, storyboards, flowcharts, and prototypes to illustrate instructional and technical approaches.
· Work with managers, developers, and program sponsors to conceptualize new projects and recommend approaches to meet project deliverables.
· Conduct usability and accessibility tests and generate reports and related documentation.
· Research, recommend, and document best practices, development standards, and appropriate technologies to enhance web-based learning components and approaches.
1. Bachelor's Degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.
2. Minimum two years of experience in e-learning design and development.
3. Experience using the Lectora (or equivalent) authoring tool to develop and publish e-learning products.
4. Working knowledge of web development standards, including accessibility guidelines.
5. Ability to work under pressure and meet posted deadlines.
6. Demonstrated ability to work with culturally diverse groups.
7. Ability to handle multiple projects.
8. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
9. Demonstrated ability to learn new tools and technologies.
1. Master’s degree from a college or university accredited by a USDOE or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.
2. Additional years of experience in e-learning development.
3. Experience with learning management systems.
4. Practical experience in web development.
COMPENSATION: Salary is expected to be in the Low $60s
BENEFITS: The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing arts, world class libraries, and competitive sporting events.
HOW TO APPLY:
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, along with a letter of application.
To apply go to http://rfhr.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=119192
Applicants may also visit our website at www.pdp.albany.edu for more information.
CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.