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Digital Literacy Program Coordinator

Digital Literacy Program Coordinator

Texas State University Libraries Job Location: Texas Apply By: Open until filled Date Created: 04-23-2021

Digital Literacy Program Coordinator

Texas State University seeks a creative and versatile individual with experience in curriculum development and/or instructional design to oversee the complete project life cycle of an exciting new program that will be offered through the Alkek Library.

Reporting to the Director of Technology Engagement, the Digital Literacy Program Coordinator will take a lead role in designing, developing and deploying the Alkek Library micro-credentialing program. The purpose of the micro-credentialing program is to enable its participants to use emerging technologies and software to enhance their coursework and improve their employment options. Part of the program will require participants to create a range of digital assets that can be used in Alkek One, a suite of new and emerging technology spaces focused on digital fabrication, x-reality, GIS, digital design, and audio and video production. Content for the micro-credentialing program will include self-paced modules centered on design thinking and digital skills, as well as regular workshops given by faculty, staff, and/or industry professionals.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Spearhead ongoing design, development, and deployment of online course content for the micro-credentialing program. Use instructional design and multimedia development skills and best practices to help shape curricular content into coherent instructional modules that employ multimedia and a variety of interactive, web-based tools. Solve complex content or delivery related issues in conjunction with technical teams. Effectively manage projects, such as developing high-level and detailed project schedules, tracking progress against milestones, communicating project status on a regular basis, proactively identifying and managing risks, and ensuring that issues are resolved in a timely manner. Scout and recruit presenters and organize workshops to supplement online content for the micro-credentialing program. Organize and help publicize job fairs. Collaborate on promotions and outreach efforts for Alkek One. Establish meaningful relationships with faculty and technology leaders.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design, Information Studies, Education, Curriculum Development, Social Sciences, or a related field

Knowledge of:

  • instructional design principles
  • curriculum development best practices
  • course module production and development
  • general office procedures and practices
  • university/academic policies and procedures

Skills:

  • creative software skills
  • production capabilities using Adobe Captivate or similar authoring tools
  • project/process management
  • analytical and problem-solving skills
  • oral and written communication

Ability to:

  • perform a front-end analysis, develop storyboards, conduct quality assurance reviews,
  • create content, and evaluate learning using formative evaluation techniques
  • proactively establish strong relationships with a variety of clients, including faculty, staff, students, and industry experts

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Information Studies, Education, Curriculum Development, Social Sciences, or a related field
  • Prior experience establishing strong relationships with technology leaders

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Commensurate with experience. Benefits include monthly contribution to health insurance/benefits package and retirement program. No state or local income tax.

BACKGROUND CHECK: Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of a criminal history background check. This includes transfers and promotions from within.

Texas State's 38,694 students choose from 98 bachelor’s, 92 master’s and 13 doctoral degree programs offered by the following colleges: Applied Arts, McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, University College and The Graduate College. As an Emerging Research University, Texas State offers opportunities for discovery and innovation to faculty and students.

Application information:

Apply online at http://jobs.hr.txstate.edu

Texas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Texas State, a member of the Texas State University System, is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

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