- Job date: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 07:05:04 GMT
- Expected salary: $4372 – 10792 per month
- Job title: Instructional and Media Technologist
- Location: Northridge, CA
About the University
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor’s degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor’s degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.
Under general supervision, the Instructional and Media Technologist provides technical support to faculty with technology integrations into the curriculum and innovates new ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of instructional delivery. The incumbent provides expertise to the video recording, delivery, and production processes for campus courses, virtual and online learning and special events; collaborates with appropriate campus stakeholders on the research, design and delivery of new learning environments both face-to-face and online; creates professional development materials and opportunities for faculty on instructional technology; designs, installs, maintains, trouble-shoots and repairs instructional and video broadcast technology; provides support for the campus cable television station; assists in the set-up and recording of live and special events for the CSUN campus; assists in editing video material into finished projects using appropriate hardware/software; and performs other duties as assigned.
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in Instructional Technology or a related field. Master’s degree preferred. Certification training and applied experience may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis. Three years of full-time, progressively responsible field-related experience that includes knowledge of relevant hardware, software, maintenance, and user support. Experience with learning management systems, Canvas preferred. Experience leading a team and training others to use broadcast technology and audio-visual equipment desired. Previous professional experience working in a higher education environment preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Thorough knowledge of a variety of software application packages, equipment platforms, reference database systems and sources, and training methods and a basic understanding of networks, data communication, and multimedia systems. Knowledge of: learning models and learning-related research desirable. Ability and specialized skills to: apply and assess user needs; identify, analyze and address user problems; analyze problems and propose effective solution; understand functional and procedural requirements and develop alternative solutions; relate system solutions to departmental management and staff; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; make presentations; conduct meetings; develop and/or provide user training; meet milestones and deadlines; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administration.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
The university offers an excellent benefits package.
The salary range for this classification is: $4,372 – $10,792 per month.
The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $5,000 – $6,400, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
HOURS: Full-Time; 40 hours per week; 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. May include some evenings and weekends.
REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.
Applications received through August 19, 2020 will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
How to Apply
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below:
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.
The person holding this position may be 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 as a condition of employment.
Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in https://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1096-rev-10-5-16.html. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.