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University System of Georgia
Project Coordinator II
Advanced Learning Technologies, Office of
Academics and Fiscal Affairs
Coordinate the development of specific instructional projects from conception to implementation, including all or major portions of planning, facilitation, instructional design, setting and maintaining project timeline, provision of documentation, and project completion. Guide face-to-face and online project team activities, eliciting ideas from team members, resolving conflicts and bringing the team to consensus on key issues. Ensure that the instructional design of course projects complies with identified quality criteria. Work closely with other team members, including faculty, production coordinator and/or vendors to produce a design consistent with instructional goals, outcomes and available technical resources. This includes the application of appropriate pedagogy, identification of online teaching strategies, and achieving electronic interaction between students, instructors and content.
The type of project will vary and may be significant in scope. Activities and decisions are varied in nature, requiring independent action and judgment in solving common problems. The Project Coordinator II reports to the Project Manager.
The Project Coordinator II performs any combination of the following duties according to specific departmental guidelines:
Facilitate and manage the development of multiple web-based instructional development projects and documentation materials.
Facilitate collaborative work among project team members in both face-to-face and online environments.
Construct project development plan and course design, manage workflow, timeline, resources and appropriate integration of content, graphics and multimedia.
Monitor and document project activities.
Prepare reports relating to project work in progress.
Monitor project budget(s) to ensure effective cost control.
Maintain a current level of knowledge of instructional design, pedagogy, and tools as they apply to the development of web-based courses.
Participate in professional development opportunities such as conferences and workshops.
Contribute to the scholarship of the field through presentations and/or publications.
Contribute to successful team efforts by assuming other duties as defined.
MAJOR KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Advanced level of knowledge in instructional design, pedagogy and instructional product development, particularly as they relate to the online environment.
Proven knowledge of, and the ability to develop materials in online course development software, most notably WebCT.
Experience in a higher education setting.
Ability to foster teamwork and collaboration.
Working knowledge of project management and the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects.
Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing with a wide range of individuals including administrators, faculty and staff. Prepare and edit written communications such as documentation, memoranda, letters, budgets, reports, and proposals.
Facilitation skills including the ability to identify common ground among groups of individuals with diverse backgrounds; advising, recommending, negotiating, exchanging information and troubleshooting; participating in and conducting meetings; and making presentations.
Ability to analyze and synthesize information into a reportable format.
Strong planning, organizational and problem-solving skills.
Experience maintaining project budgets.
Knowledge of standard office equipment, office productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, data bases and planning tools, e-mail, Internet and World Wide Web. Knowledge of HTML, web development software and tools and Microsoft Project preferred.
Bachelor's degree in a related field and six to ten years' job-related experience or any equivalent combination required. Preferred qualifications include: Master's in related field or combination of experience working in instructional development, instructional design, or electronic course development preferred.
Note: This position description may not describe all duties, responsibilities and skills associated with this position. It is intended to portray the major aspects of the job. Other duties or skills may be required.
SALARY: Upper 30's
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Interviews will continue until position is filled.
Applicants should submit an application letter, resume and salary history to:
Board of Regents, Office of Human Resources,
Job Code: ALT/IDD-PC
For the complete position announcement, please see http://www.usg.edu/admin/humres/cojobs then click on the Project Coordinator II listing.
The University System of Georgia is an equal opportunity employer.