Learning Management System Administrator - Parker University in Dallas Texas

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Parker University

Dallas, Texas 75229

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Learning Management System Administrator will provide support for faculty in their use of Blackboard via chat, email, phone, in person, and in workshops. Provide support for faculty in their development and implementation of hybrid, flipped and online courses. Perform research on innovations in instructional technology and provide recommendations on best practices and solutions for Parker University. Design effective, quality instruction and provide pedagogical and curricular consultation for both technology-enhanced and traditional learning environments. 


Education/Expertise: Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Technology or related field and 5 years training experience.  Blackboard and Jenzabar Experience a plus.

Job Requirements/Skills: 

  • Proficiency      in web and design-related applications, and have teaching experience in      these applications:
  • Web      applications (Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash, Captivate, Contribute and      Photoshop, etc.)
  • Learning      management systems -Blackboard products and building blocks (certification      preferred)
  • HTML, CSS      and XML (basic knowledge: errors, response codes)
  • Strong skill      in Dreamweaver, Flash and Photoshop and video technology
  • Browsers      knowledge (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
  • Cascading      Style Sheets (CSS)
  • ActionScript      Coding
  • PHP coding      (basic knowledge) and MySQL
  • Javascript      Coding (basic knowledge)
  • File      Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • 2 years of current      Blackboard experience at the administrator level, certification preferred.
  • Proficiency      with Microsoft Office products, standard web technologies, languages and      authoring tools, and graphic/multimedia development tools;
  • Thorough      knowledge and experience in instructional design and adult learning      theories;
  • Ability to      work both independently and collaboratively in a rapidly changing      environment with commitment to support service and teamwork.
  • Strong interpersonal      and project management skills in order to motivate and encourage faculty      to try new and different learning styles;
  • Experience      with distributive course management systems; Portfolio or online examples      of completed projects
  • Competent in      use of web/social/mobile applications in higher education.
  • Exhibits      adaptability with rapidly changing current and future learning      technologies.
  • Strong      familiarity with both PC and Mac operating environment
  • Experience with common eLearning content authoring and      animation tools, such as * Adobe Captivate, Adobe Flash, Articulate      Storyline, Lectora Inspire, or Techsmith Camtasia
  • Experience designing and developing interactive      animations, simulations, and/or learning objects

 Application Process:   For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter to resumes@parker.edu

Parker University is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

Keyword Phrases

  • Learning Management Systems
  • Web Applications
  • Web design-related applications
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: At least 5 years
Level of Job: Other
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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