Bachelor's degree in Instructional Technology, Educational Technology, Education, Teaching, Computer Science, or a related field. Minimum of three year's experience in course development and instructional design using emerging technologies or a combination in any of the following: web page development, computer multimedia, computer use support or related field. A combination of education, work experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Assists faculty in the design and development of web-based courses and course content. Provides support to faculty and staff in the use of instructional technologies.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Assists and supports faculty in the development and implementation of web-based courses utilizing instructional technologies. Provides design and development support to faculty in course redesign for web-based delivery. Supports faculty in the design and creation of course content for support of web-based courses. Provides audio and video service and support for faculty. Provides support to faculty in developing appropriate teaching and learning applications and best practices for web-based courses. Facilitates faculty training as needed for web-based course implementation. Develops and conducts instructional technology workshops for faculty. Consults with faculty members to determine appropriate technology and strategies for course delivery. Creates and maintains appropriate records and spreadsheets of work activities. Participates in continuing professional development activities. Performs other related duties as assigned.
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor it...s historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.