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Web Course Designer
Georgia College & State University Office of Information and Instructional Technology - Electronic Instructional Services is accepting applications for a Web Course Designer (Instructional Tech. Support Specialist).
As members of Electronic Instructional Services (EIS), web course designers will work in all phases of the collaborative creation of web-based distance learning and supplementary courseware, including curriculum planning, course design, course development, evaluation, and maintenance. Primary emphasis will be on the construction of course materials using HTML and WebCT. The ability to create professional-looking materials with HTML, Photoshop, QuickTime and Flash is especially desirable.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the director, web course designers will:
· Work with other designers and with content experts and faculty in diverse fields to plan and document course objectives, format, content, assignments, and assessment
· Design, create, edit, and proofread HTML documents and other electronic resources for web courses, based on materials provided by content experts
· Incorporate these resources into WebCT to deliver complete, functional distance learning courses
· Test these courses for ADA accessibility, ease of use, browser and platform compatibility, reliability, and performance
· Work closely with other EIS staff on the production of artwork, photographs, animation, audio, video, interactive elements and software required by course designs
· Manage projects efficiently and with high attention to detail; meet deadlines consistently
· Perform other web development and unit-level tasks as necessary
Required Skills, Education, and Experience
· Strong Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) skills
· Strong personal computing and Internet skills
· A degree in instructional technology, instructional design, graphic design, or other related field, or an appropriate combination of education and experience
Desirable Skills, Education, and Experience
· An academic background
· WebCT, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, GoLive, and QuickTime authoring experience
· Writing and editorial skills
· Teaching experience
· Experience producing or supporting instructional materials
Salary: Commensurate with skills and experience. Minimum $30,000.
Applications should be submitted to:
Human Resources Department Office
E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants should also submit a resume and a portfolio of HTML work (either on disk or as URLs) to Frank Lowney, Director, Electronic Educational Services, CBX 034, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA 31061 (email@example.com). Applications without a supporting HTML portfolio cannot be considered.