Learning Technologist

Department: 
Centre for Teaching and Educational Technologies (CTET)
Reference number: 
15-099-T0052
Closing date: 
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Temporary
Full or part time: 
Full-time
Competition status: 
Completed
Job description: 

This is a temporary full time recruitment -- two positions due to a leave vacancy and workload.

Learning Technologist
Centre for Teaching and Educational Technologies

The Learning Technologist is responsible for ensuring timely course production, course quality, and user training, support, and documentation.   In a team environment, learning technologists work on courses and projects to ensure innovative and effective use of technology that delivers high quality learning and teaching experiences for RRU students and faculty.

These temporary full-time positions will work on campus for 37.5 hours per week.  Both positions will start immediately for approximately 6 months, with the possibility of extension dependent on operational needs.  The recruitment range starts at $42,864 per annum and the University is pleased to offer a percentage of salary in lieu of vacation.

 

Qualifications: 

To be well qualified for the role you will require the following qualifications and competencies:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in relevant field, plus minimum one year relevant combination of skills and experience
  • Attention to detail, highly organized, ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong general computing skills (MS Office, file manipulation, remote access) and web skills ( html, web layout, writing for the web)
  • Produces quality images, audio and video for a web environment
  • Experience coordinating projects with a proven ability to establish priorities, identify tasks, coordinate the activities of project participants and report on the status of a project
  • Experience with the following would be considered an asset:
    • Moodle and Blackboard Collaborate (or similar)
    • PC, Mac, and mobile platforms
    • E-learning trends, issues and technologies
  • Works independently, and as a positive contributing member of a team, in a changing and innovative institutional environment
  • Ability to analyze problems and make sound decisions about a course of action within the scope of the position
  • Contribute to a work environment that is sensitive to the effect of personal language and actions on others.
  • Take a professional approach to maintaining positive relationships and resolving conflict in order to promote a respectful and harmonious work environment.
  • Positive, professional relations with clients and external organizations in order to support University objectives of excellence in service.
Application submission information: 

To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to:

Email:  rru-career-opportunities@royalroads.ca
Competition #15-099-T0052
or
Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2
Fax:  (250) 391-2570

The competition will begin on August 21, 2015 and will close on September 4, 2015; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

While RRU values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted.  Royal Roads University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf.