Project Assistant

Project Assistants are advertised for when the Faculty Center has a special project that needs staffing. Examples include programming and developing an educational game and researching and designing a seminar or workshop.

Qualifications:

  • Experience and knowledge in instructional design, educational technology, distance education, adult learning, or related fields
  • Knowledge and experience with Internet and multimedia technologies
  • Knowledge of adult learning theories and of best practices
  • Ability to research and present academic information
  • Familiarity with Moodle or knowledge of the standard features (e.g. uploading and downloading files, using discussion groups and chat rooms)
  • Dependable and flexible (this may mean occasionally working some hours in the evening or on weekends)
  • Specialized skills or knowledge, as needed for specific projects (these will be identified on a case by case basis in the Call for Project Assistants)
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Adult teaching or training experience preferred

Program Assistant

Program Assistants are also hired on an as-needed basis. There is an ongoing call for applications for program assistants at the Faculty Center. The Program Assistant will use content development and design skills to enhance or develop a variety of educational technology projects at the Center.

Responsibilities:

  • Help respond to face to face, online, and hybrid course professors’ inquiries
  • Work with faculty to design online learning modules that meet the needs and with attention to adult learning theory, cognition process and sound instructional design models.
  • Outline projects’ timelines, milestones, and needed resources.
  • Help develop workshops that promote effective teaching with technology in traditional and online courses, including new technologies, course design, pedagogy, and teaching issues.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Experience and knowledge in instructional design, educational technology, distance education, adult learning, or related fields
  • Knowledge and experience with Internet and multimedia technologies
  • Knowledge of adult learning theories and of best practices
  • Ability to research and present academic information
  • Familiarity with Moodle or knowledge of the standard features (e.g. uploading and downloading files, using discussion groups and chat rooms)
  • Dependable and flexible (this may mean occasionally working some hours in the evening or on weekends)
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Adult teaching or training experience preferred
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Alumnae Hall, 123
Hours
  • Regular Semester Hours Mon-Thu: 9:00am - 7:00pm Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Summer Hours Mon-Thu: 9:00am - 3:30pm Fri: Closed
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