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Instructional Technologist position at Washington Square Campus NYC

NYU Global Technology Services is looking for an Instructional Technologist at Washington Square Campus, NYC. Assists faculty with the creation and/or use of digital resources, including software, hardware, data, multimedia, and collaboration tools, to support the educational goals of the faculty, department, school, site, and University.


Instructional Technologist position at NYU Global Technology Services

Qualifications/Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree

Preferred Education:

  • Master's degree

Required Experience

  • At least 3-5 years of professional work experience or the equivalent education and years of work experience;
  • Experience with one or more web content management systems, such as WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, or Plone;
  • Experience designing graphical elements of web applications;
  • Extensive experience with audio and video codecs and image file formats;
  • Experience working on a variety of projects simultaneously;
  • Experience working independently as well as cooperatively with colleagues and clients required;
  • Experience working with other information technology professionals on joint projects;
  • Experience creating rapid prototypes for projects;
  • Experience evaluating the usability of web user interfaces 

Preferred Experience

  • Prefer experience working with faculty and students in a higher education institution;
  • Experience providing formal instruction, especially at the college level;
  • Prefer experience with the development of e-learning tools;
  • Prefer experience in a higher education institution, especially developing and/or supporting teaching innovation;
  • Prefer experience collaborating with college faculty on application development;
  • Prefer experience developing dynamic websites with CSS, XHTML, XML, JavaScript, and Ajax;
  • Experience working with Photoshop, Illustrator, and other graphics development tools;
  • Experience with Final Cut Pro or Avid digital video editing software;
  • Experience with data visualization tools;
  • Experience with the Sakai LMS as well as Blackboard, Moodle and/or Canvas;
  • Experience developing web sites and implementing graphic design work on the web required; and,
  • Prefer experience developing and supporting complex, data-driven projects in a LAMP environment. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to create graphical user interfaces;
  • Knowledge of and ability to use still and video cameras;
  • Must have an understanding of classroom technologies including networking, projectors and other media equipment typically found in networked classrooms;
  • Must be comfortable and competent working with the following client-based operating systems: Apple Mac and iOS, MS Windows, and Android;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Interpersonal and team building skills; and,
  • Creative problem solving abilities and initiatives. 
  • Knowledge of assessment theories and strategies as well as the ways in which they have been implemented with technology in education;
  • Knowledge of the computer game industry from a technical, theoretical, and educational perspective;
  • Familiarity with Web 2.0 technologies such as Ajax and Google APIs;
  • Knowledge of ODK, Google App Engine, Fusion Tables, Google Refine, and other Google tools for data management, analysis and visualization;
  • Experience with Mathworks' Matlab and Wolfram's Mathematica;
  • Experience with GIS tools, ESRI ARC GIS and Google Earth Pro especially;
  • Knowledge of statistical software, especially R and SPSS; and,
  • Familiarity working with Python, PHP and relational databases (i.e. MySQL, SQLite). 

Apply to: http://www.nyucareers.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=55843Posted by Cristián OpazoSenior Instructional TechnologistAcademic Innovation | NYU Global Technologynyu.edu/gts

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