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FDIC is seeking an Instructional Support and Training Specialist for CLAS

Eastern Illinois University’s Faculty Development and Innovation Center is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Program Coordinator – Instructional Support and Training Specialist. This position will be part of the FDIC team and provide faculty training and support with instructional technologies for face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses with a focus on the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, though may also serve other colleges as needed.

Duties will include:

  1. Train and assist faculty in incorporating a wide range of teaching technologies into face-to-face, hybrid, and online classes.
  2. Serve as a subject matter expert in academic technologies to assist faculty in incorporating the right technology to support their courses.
  3. Provide faculty with one-on-one and group instructional technology training for D2L Brightspace, Microsoft Teams, Adobe Creative Suite, Office 365, Zoom, Turnitin, Respondus, Kaltura, and other systems utilized by EIU.
  4. Train and assist faculty on technology use in face-to-face, hybrid, and online environments.
  5. Develop written and video training materials for EIU specific technologies.
  6. Advise the Director of the Faculty Development and Innovation Center on instructional technology needs and new and emerging technologies.
  7. Collaborate with the Center for Student Innovation (CSI) on instructional technology initiatives.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree in Educational Technology, Training and Development, Digital Media Technology, Organizational Development, or a closely related field.
  2. One year of experience that includes both of the following:
    • Experience with a learning management system
    • Experience teaching and or training

(A Bachelor’s degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position plus three years of the above experience may be considered.)

The Civil Service Examination for this classification is a credentials assessment. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from qualified applicants. Upon successful selection of a candidate, all scores will be voided from this Program Coordinator – Training and Development Specialist register.

To apply, please submit application, resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three (3) business references to Applications should be received by April 15, 2024, to ensure consideration for this position.

EIU offers an excellent benefits package, including competitive employee insurance premiums as well as flexible options for medical coverage. Vision insurance is included at no cost and dental insurance is available. Eligible employees participate in the State University Retirement System, which offers medical insurance upon retirement. Tuition waivers are offered for continued educational goals, and a generous paid time off package includes at least 12 paid holidays, earned vacation, and sick time.

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/female/disability/veteran – committed to achieving a diverse community.

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