Job Opportunity: Educational Technology & Instructional Design Specialist at College of Lake County

Discussion created by srichter on Jun 26, 2019

College of Lake County’s Teaching, Learning, and Educational Technology Center (TLETC) is seeking a specialist to join their team! The TLETC is dedicated to providing faculty development opportunities to improve student success. 


The Educational Technology and Instructional Design Specialist is accountable for providing the training and instructional design associated with developing academic courses and creating educational programs for traditional, online, and blended courses. The Educational Technology Specialist also assists in creating and reinforcing the strategic direction of technology-based education in the College, providing instructors with the knowledge, skills, and training they need to effectively integrate technology into their instruction. This role reports to the Director, Educational Technology.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Instructional Technology or related field
    Associates Degree with three years of experience in an educational technology role
    Seven years of experience in an educational technology role
  • Knowledge of web and media based technologies for education. 
  • Knowledge of accessibility standards and practices 
  • Experience providing technical training and producing training materials in various delivery modes. 
  • Expertise in developing instructional design strategies, policies, and deployment procedures with school or department stakeholders. 
  • Expertise with one or more digital education (content) authoring tools (e.g., Camtasia, Captivate, Lectora, Softchalk, Articulate). 
  • Understanding of and application of social networking and mobile applications in environments for teaching and learning. 
  • Committed to keeping up-to-date with the changing educational technology landscape.
  • Effective and polished verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of customers and a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Reflect a positive, high-energy and professional demeanor.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well on and improve the performance of a team.
  • Ability to adapt to and communicate successfully with different people and situations; and incorporate honesty, respect, humor and fairness in daily actions. 
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and deliver according to deadlines while handling multiple tasks, ability to exercise judgment, handle confidential information, and function with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational abilities and attention to detail.
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and procedures to non-technical users.
  • Ability to problem-solve, analyze information to make informed decisions and/or recommendations.
  • Application of principles of logical thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
  • Ability to travel between campuses as needed.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.

Proven ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Learn more and apply at Applications are due July 15, 2019.