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E-Learning Specialist

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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Job No: 505322; 9/29/2021

E-LEARNING SPECIALIST 
Administrative Analyst/Specialist- Exempt II
Center for Effective Teaching & Learning (CETL)

Salary Range: $4,693 - $8,489/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Cal State LA's Center for Effective Teaching and Learning (CETL) provides faculty development programming on teaching best practices with and without the use of academic technology. One of CETL's objectives is to support faculty to effectively leverage active learning, academic technology, and/or teaching best practices to enhance teaching and learning and to ultimately increase student success. The E-Learning Specialist will be responsible for developing, supporting, and delivering campus-wide faculty development activities and programming with an emphasis on assisting faculty in their teaching and course re/designs. The incumbent will promote a scholarly approach to teaching and learning to enhance CETL, the University, and CSU system-wide initiatives to benefit Cal State LA faculty, staff and students. As a member of the CETL team, this position reports directly to CETL's Executive Director. The incumbent will work in a fast-paced and lively team environment to help grow CETL's programming and reach. This role will vary based on campus and CSU system needs, but will include developing and participating in strategic initiatives to support the continuous improvement of teaching and learning at Cal State LA. The E-Learning Specialist participates in all phases of educational development initiatives by providing expertise related to .teaching enhancement including dealing with both general and discipline-specific teaching and learning issues, classroom management techniques, instructional development (including face to face and on line curricular design, scholarship (including the scholarship of teaching and learning; SoTL), development of grant proposals, facilitation of CETL programming, and consulting on teaching portfolios. Assists with course-curriculum, and program-level efforts.

Required Qualifications & Experience: An advanced degree and at least three years of experience in a combination of college-level teaching and instructional/curriculum design, development, and implementation of online, hybrid, or blended courses. The incumbent must have experience using academic technology tools ( e.g., Camtasia, Zoom, Turnitin, clickers, ePortfolios, Google Apps, Qualtrics, etc.) in teaching and learning environments; and experience using a learning management system for teaching and learning. The incumbent must have a demonstrated knowledge of and skill in providing consultation and creating plans and programming to enhance teaching and learning at the course, program, and/or curriculum levels; have excellent knowledge of adult learning theory; oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and facilitation skills; excellent organizational and time management skills; strong writing and proofreading skills; excellent analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills; strong customer services skills; strong proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite and Outlook; work independently, occasionally with minimal supervision. The incumbent must have the ability to maintain professionalism when consulting with faculty client; exercise mature judgment, diplomacy, discretion, and to maintain confidentiality; understand and apply university, local, state, and federal policies and procedures, as applicable; and demonstrated commitment to an institutional mission dedicated to the success of a diverse, non-traditional, first- generation student population. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered. A task to assess teaching demonstration skills will be part of the recruitment process.

 

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to OfficeHRM@calstatela.edu.

Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated experience with assessing face-to-face and online curriculum, including course alignment; with project management, program management, and/or cost-benefit analysis; reviewing documents for structure; ensuring webpages, images, video, and audio content are accessible. Previous experience with online or hybrid courses as an instructor or learner
and with designing and/or teaching a fully online or hybrid course. Knowledge of universal design (UDL) principles and skill in the use, integration, and/or application of learning technology in course design. Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and engage in multiple tasks simultaneously.


Closing Date:  Review of applications will begin on October 13, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.  A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED.  RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.  

 

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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