Multimedia Learning Specialist – Hostos

Department: Educational Technology

Location: Hostos Community College

Issue Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2011

PVN Number: RIT-815

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General Description:

Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Educational Technology, with wide latitude for independent initiative and judgment, the Multimedia Specialist will implement complex technical programs and/or projects to support faculty & students depending on the needs of the Educational Technology Office (EdTech.) The Multimedia Specialist will:

1.Support the enhancement and expansion of Virtual HALC (Hostos Academic Learning Center)

2.Support the creation of a Hostos Media Repository

3.Support the development of a Learning Styles Inventory System

4.Support other EdTech projects as determined by the Coordinator of Educational Technology

Other Duties:

• Act as a liaison between the Hostos Academic Learning Center (HALC) and the Office of Educational Technology (EdTech)

• Implement innovative pedagogical applications of the latest computer, mobile and digital media technologies.

• Develop educational and tutorial websites, interactive learning modules, multimedia presentations, video, audio and print educational media.

• Provide one-to-one guidance to professors and instructors in Blackboard, distance learning, online applications, mobile technology and digital and print media use in the classroom across all disciplines in a professional setting.

• Keep abreast of the latest hardware and software developments and adapt them for pedagogical uses across disciplines.

• Modify existing applications as required.

Salary:$35,000 – $55,000

Core Competencies/Qualifications:

• A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and three years of full time work experience in computing or a related field. A master’s degree in computer science or a related field is a plus.

• Proven ability to keep abreast of the latest hardware and software developments and the ability to adapt them for pedagogical uses across disciplines.

• Proven track record of managing multiple projects in a dynamic team-oriented environment.

• In-depth experience in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, or related video editing software.

• In-depth experience programming in Java, .NET, ASP, PHP.

• Strong understanding of database design (MySQL, MS SQL).

• Strong understanding of HTML, XHTML, XML, JavaScript, AJAX, JQUERY, and Internet standards and protocols.

• Experience with virtual environments (Second Life), and gamification is a plus.

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