Assistant Educational Technologist - SPH School of Public Health, Public Health Practice

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
23 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

This position will be a part of the Distance Education Team, a collaborative working group serving several workforce development/training grants and initiatives at BUSPH.  As a part of the Distance Ed Team, this position will assist in the production of a variety of trainings for the public health workforce across New England.  Trainings are offered in multiple settings and modalities (classroom, webinar, online, blended).

Online Training Module Maintenance
- Assist Educational Technologist in new modules’ “going live” process by integrating each training module with LMS.
o This is a multi-step process including updating Learning Management Systems, integrating evaluation data collection, landing page creation, embedding of google analytics, front-end and some back-end editing, troubleshooting.
o Make improvements to “going live” process at every opportunity based on Technical manager’s professional experience and knowledge of best-practices.
- Perform maintenance tasks to ensuring that all components of online training process are working correctly at all times.
o Develop maintenance plan and conduct or delegate activities as available.
- Implement quality improvement measures to online training content and delivery systems as advised by evaluator and program directors.
- Assist Educational Technologist in developing streamline process for continuous quality improvement of online modules.
- Participate in University wide technology meetings to stay up to date on the latest technology used by BU, including resources available to support our programs and latest criteria and recommended practices for technology use.

Online Training Module Production
• Adapt well-developed content to online formats using software such as Softchalk or Wordpress, in accordance with strategies described in the “Distance Education toolkit” best practices guide
• Produce audio and video content for online modules (Details described below in Digital Media Production)
• Explore new or additional tools to support distance-based learning
• Install Google analytics to track module use over time.

Presentation support
• for on and off-campus grant funded events including, webinar technical facilitation, audio visional equipment set up and use, maintaining and prepping digital presentations files and occasional program facilitation
Cross Project collaboration & support: Report writing, grant application process participation, general event support

Required Skills

1-3 years of experience and an Associate's Degree required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.