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Instructional Technologist (one or more positions)

South Orange County Community College District

Job Title: Instructional Technologist (one or more positions)
Job Location: Irvine , CA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Computer services, info technology
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-11-17
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Instructional Technologist (one or more positions)
South Orange County Community College District

Irvine Valley College

Instructional Technologist (one or more positions)
Salary: 142, Step 1 is $6,625.00 per month
Deadline: 12/01/2017

PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at

Summary Description:   

Under general direction from management staff, provides instructional design consultation and expertise to faculty and staff; explores and initiates innovations in technology for online, hybrid, and web-enhanced course content; develops and offers workshop and training to faculty in instructional technology; designs, maintains, and updates web presence, tutorials, and other digital and print media related to online learning; participates in operational planning, data analysis, and report writing to support program goals and improvement; identifies and maintains instructional integrity of distance learning course development in accordance with College standards and practices; and provides as needed first-level support to ensure timely response to users.

Representative Duties:   

The duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of
the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties
from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business
practices. Please see Job Duties for details.

Knowledge of:   

  • Multi-media, web, and universal design principles, theories, and methodology.
  • Distributed learning practices and technologies.
  • Graphic and software interface design, particularly for web-based applications.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the use of instructional technology.
  • Computers and higher education applications, associated functions, and software as well as course management software.
  • Principles, methods, and techniques of designing and presenting training materials and programs.
  • Principles and practices used in troubleshooting software application problems.
  • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, data management, and project management tools.
  • Principles, practices, and procedures of research and report preparation.
  • Principles and practices used to establish and maintain files and information retrieval systems.

Ability to:   

  • Understand, interpret, and apply administrative policies and procedures as well as pertinent laws, regulations, and ordinances including federal, state, and WASC accreditation regulations and guidelines related to distance education.
  • Apply current instructional technologies to support student learning outcomes.
  • Utilize generally accepted instructional technology principles and practices as employed in higher education.
  • Utilize a wide range of digital media tools and web development tools to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Develop online instructional content using best practices in universal design.
  • Develop and facilitate workshops and tutorials in a variety of engaging and innovative formats.
  • Understand and develop 508 compliant course content and test accessibility using various assistive technology guidelines and tools.
  • Produce innovative and engaging multimedia content using current media production tools.
  • Operate, maintain, and administer current course management systems and instructional technology tools.
  • Train and create rich media for use by faculty in courses.
  • Provide applicable and effective training to faculty and staff regarding instructional technology; coordinate the development and provision of training on software applications.
  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.
  • Operate a variety of equipment including computers, scanners, cameras, printers, video, CD-ROM and DVD as well as supporting software applications.
  • Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, data management, and project management tools.
  • Assess user needs and provide adequate technical support for instructional applications.
  • Communicate effectively with beginning and experienced technology users.
  • Demonstrate organizational ability necessary to initiate, manage, and complete multiple collaborative instructional technology projects and see them through to timely completion.
  • Recommend appropriate uses of technology for online learning.
  • Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment, programs, and systems as they evolve; independently maintain currency in educational technology, computer programs/software, web design, graphic design, and related tools.
  • Collaborate with faculty, administration, and classified staff.
  • Demonstrate a customer-oriented approach with faculty and staff.
  • Work independently with little direction or as part of a team.
  • Work in an atmosphere of collegial decision-making, demonstrating consensus-building skills.
  • Research, compile, analyze, and interpret data.
  • Prepare a variety of clear and concise reports.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records and files.
  • Represent the Division and College in a wide variety of campus and community settings.
  • Demonstrated commitment to academic excellence.
  • Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Guidelines:    
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in education technology, instructional design, or a related field.

Five years of increasingly responsible experience in the development of online instructional content using best practices in universal design. Experience as a distance learning student and/or instructor/facilitator is preferred. Advanced education in a related field may substitute for some experience.

Information and Application Process Instructions

To Apply:
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.  


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