Under the supervision of the Associate Director, the Instructional Technology Specialist will partner with faculty and other members of the law school community to enhance teaching and learning at NYU Law. The incumbent will assess current and potential future technological needs, and will facilitate the integration of innovative technological approaches and tools into the teaching/learning process and experience. The incumbent will also provide consultation, technical support, design expertise, and general assistance, to faculty and other members of the law school community who require training or support for a project utilizing current, emerging, online, in class, or other related technologies, tools, and solutions. The Instructional Technology Specialist will collaborate with the Media Services Group, other members of ITS, and other groups within the law school community on assigned projects related to classroom technology, distance/online courses, and other areas where collaboration is required to complete assignments and projects. The Incumbent will research and recommend solutions for the use of educational media and technology in support of the educational goals of the faculty, the law school, and the University. The Instructional Technology Specialist will manage projects and supervise team members, and will also provide updates to the instructional technology team on assignments, schedules, deadlines, and changes.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
Master’s degree preferred.
5-7 years of professional work experience or the equivalent education and years of work experience. Must include experience working with clients/customers on complex projects. Demonstrated professional experience in designing and developing teaching and learning materials, such as: ● Experience providing formal instruction, preferably at the college level; ● Experience working on a variety of projects simultaneously; ● Experience working independently as well as cooperatively with colleagues and clients required; ● Experience working with other information technology professionals on joint projects required; ● Experience creating rapid prototypes for projects; ● Experience evaluating the usability of web user interfaces.
● Extensive experience with image editing software: Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks; ● Extensive experience with audio and video codecs and image file formats; ● Experience working with e-Learning authoring tools: Captivate, Articulate, Storyline, Edge; ● Experience creating motion text graphics; ● Experience with data visualization tools; ● Experience with the Sakai LMS. ● Experience working with faculty and students in a higher education institution; ● Experience with the development of e-learning tools; ● Experience in a higher education institution, especially developing and/or supporting research and teaching innovation; ● Experience collaborating with college faculty on application development; ● Experience working in a culturally diverse environment.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
● Must have an understanding of classroom technologies including networking, projectors and other media equipment typically found in networked classrooms; ● Must be comfortable and competent working with the following client-based operating systems: Apple Mac and iOS, MS Windows, and Android; ● Excellent written and oral communication skills; ● Interpersonal and team building skills;● Creative problem solving abilities and initiatives.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
● Familiarity with Web 2.0 technologies such as Google APIs; ● Knowledge of and ability to use still and video cameras; ● Knowledge of assessment theories and strategies.
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