Request for Proposals: Open Education Instructional Technologist

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Amy Hofer

Jun 13, 2022, 7:34:50 PM6/13/22
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Open Oregon Educational Resources seeks an Open Education Instructional Technologist to work remotely on a contract basis to provide technical support services in developing openly licensed course materials. The contract will run from September 1, 2022 through August 30, 2024 and will not exceed $60,000.

More information about the project:

Open Oregon Educational Resources received one-time funding to develop openly licensed, subject-specific targeted pathway materials with an equity lens. We work with faculty in three disciplines, Human Development/Family Studies, Sociology, and Criminal Justice, to develop 13 openly licensed textbooks and courses. 

The Open Education Instructional Technologist will work with the Statewide Open Education Program Director, the Statewide Open Education Instructional Designer, the Statewide Open Education Grant Project Manager, and Chemeketa Press personnel to assist with the following tasks for the course projects:

  • Import and export open textbook content in multiple file formats between Google docs, Pressbooks, institutional Learning Management Systems (LMS), and Manifold 

  • Build and develop H5P interactives in Pressbooks in collaboration with authors and course pilot instructors

  • Review Pressbooks content to make recommendations and necessary changes to meet digital accessibility standards

  • Document and openly license guidance on technical processes

Required qualifications:

  • Ability to test, monitor, and troubleshoot software application problems 

  • Experience building and developing H5P interactives

  • Ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds and levels of expertise and comfort in varied organizational relationships

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities

  • Strong communication skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Creative Commons and open licensing practices

  • Demonstrated skill in providing end-user technical support for Learning Management Systems (LMS) 

  • Experience providing technical support services in higher education 

  • Experience building and developing content in Pressbooks and Manifold

  • Experience reviewing and remediating educational content to meet digital accessibility standards

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish  

Please submit a cover letter, quote, and resume by July 30, 2022, to We will want to know your qualifications and interest in the contract, as well as the equity framework or orientation that you will bring to the project. Your quote should include your hourly rate and total estimated cost to complete the project as described (up to $60,000), a completed W9, and evidence that you meet the requirements in the LBCC Personal Service Contract.

Thank you!

Amy Hofer (she/her)
Statewide Open Education Program Director

Amy Hofer

Jun 14, 2022, 7:39:45 PM6/14/22
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Hi all, I shared a bad link in my previous email! The requirements in the LBCC Personal Service Contract can be found in the attached document. 

Personal Service Contract Info.pdf
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