Educational Materials Specialist - American Public University System in Charles Town West Virginia

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American Public University System

Charles Town, West Virginia

United States


Detailed Job Description

Synopsis of Role:

The Educational Materials Specialist assists with the selection, preparation and distribution of both electronic and print materials to the University’s students around the world. This position is within the combined online library and course materials center and reports directly to the manager of electronic course materials.

Essential Functions: 

  • Works collaboratively with department chairs, faculty, and other Academic support staff to further the electronic delivery of course materials to students and faculty, to include web-based multimedia products.
  • Assists students with course material and library inquiries, via an email and phone queue.
  • Provides Academic staff with course and library materials as requested.
  • Assists with evaluating course materials to ensure copyright compliance.
  • Utilizes reports and spreadsheets to maintain accuracy and provide information.
  • Works daily in multiple databases and online interfaces to perform tasks.
  • Supports the library staff and manager of electronic course materials.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.
  • Proactive, yet diplomatic capacity to support the University’s programs.
  • Self-starter requiring minimum supervision.

Required Experience

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Some college or work experience equivalent desired.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills required. Experience with Microsoft Access preferred.
  • Previous work experience in online information services preferred.
  • Familiarity with office automation packages and knowledge of web software preferred.
  • Working knowledge of copyright law and/or ADA 508 compliance preferred.
  • Experience working with web-based multi-media preferred.

Keyword Phrases

  • Academic Administration
  • Educational Materials Specialist
  • Embracing and creating diverse learning environs
  • Superior and relevant distance learning programs
  • Online education supports a community of learners
  • Libraries
  • Curriculum & Instruction
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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