Director of Instructional Technology

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in an Instructional Technology related area
  • Knowledge and experience in instructional design and applications of technology
  • Knowledge of H.323 videoconferencing network infrastructure and peripheral equipment
  • Teaching and/or training experience
  • Good communication and strong interpersonal skills

 

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  1. Plan, develop and coordinate technology training for South Plains College employees, includinginstructional design and technical implementation issues.
  2. Serve as the primary administrator of the Blackboard Learn 9 system in a Managed Hosting environment.
  3. Serve as the primary administrator of the Interactive Television (ITV) network at SPC and coordinate with other departments for delivery of instructional content using ITV technologies.
  4. Assist employees in identifying, designing, developing, testing and evaluating applications of technology and equipment for the office or classroom to improve student success. This includes using software such as Blackboard Learn 9, Softchalk, Respondus products, and various digital content provided by book publishers. In addition, it includes presentation programs for classroom, online or official presentations, media-streaming applications and emerging technologies.
  5. Assist faculty and staff in identification and evaluation of vendor hardware/software, develop software when necessary, and research emerging technologies.
  6. Serve as a technical resource and facilitator for the faculty, staff and students using instructional technology at SPC.
  7. Develop a process and maintain records to document the use of instructional technology and to evaluate its effectiveness.
  8. Provide maintenance for ‘smart classrooms’ in all SPC instructional facilities as needed.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of faculty, clients, students, and the general public.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts consistent with budget preparation.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 


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