E-learning Specialist - QU Online - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The E-learning Specialist will work closely with faculty and other instructional design staff to design, develop, and produce online and hybrid courses. Candidate must be able to collaborate as part of a diverse team of instructional designers, technology specialists and administrators who are responsible for supporting all aspects of online teaching and learning across the disciplines.

About QU Online: 

Quinnipiac University was an early adopter of online learning. Founded in 2001, Quinnipiac University Online has developed a high level of expertise in the design and delivery of online learning. Our online programs allow students to complete their course work weekly without attending a scheduled class date and time.

Our online bachelor's, master's, doctoral degree and certificate programs are offered through the University's School of Business and Engineering, School of Communications, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, and School of Nursing.  

We offer students the best of both worlds by combining convenience and flexibility with an educational community that encourages personal connections, faculty guidance and the opportunity to consult and collaborate with peers. Our highly experienced staff provides administrative and technical support to students and faculty for all online programs and courses at Quinnipiac University.

About Quinnipiac University:

Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,500 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report and recently named one of the 2013 Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus.


Coach faculty in the use of our course management system and other supported tools.

Assist faculty in the design and development of online and hybrid courses.

Advise on instructional design methods for achieving desired learning outcomes.

Troubleshoot challenges encountered in the delivery of online learning environments.

Creating guides, tutorials and documentation for faculty and the instructional design team.

Evaluate and recommend appropriate technologies for adoption in online courses.

Manage other departmental projects as required

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree in instructional design, instructional technology or a related field strongly preferred.

A minimum of 2-3 years of experience supporting educational technology, instructional design and/or course development for online and blended learning.

Experience with Blackboard or other learning management systems.

Demonstrated ability to meet project deadlines with limited direct supervision.

Excellent writing and problem solving skills.

Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.

Video capture and editing with software such as Adobe Premiere and After Affects.



Knowledge of HTML5, graphic design, Photoshop, multimedia and screen capture.

Knowledge of intellectual property, the Teach Act, universal design and Section 508 compliance.

Understanding of the Quality Matters course review process.

Knowledge of higher education curriculum.


Applications must be submitted electronically and should include a resume and a thoughtful cover letter describing your interest in the position, and explaining how your background and experience qualify you for this position.

Contact information for three references must be submitted on the application form.

Review of applications will begin immediately with an anticipated start date of December 2014.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community. We welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity. Quinnipiac offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit program.

Job Code:  2014-1582

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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