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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
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
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