The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Program Coordinator - COERLL Project Coordinator

Hiring department Coerll
Monthly salary $2,837+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-02-08-01-8105
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

The UT-Austin College of Liberal Arts is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, and organized individual who enjoys working with diverse groups of people to coordinate projects and operations for the Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL). This position is funded through 8/14/14 with future employment subject to funding renewal.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

Coordinate the development of online instructional materials for language learning and other projects of the Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL).

Essential Functions

Support foreign language faculty with coordinating the development of online instructional materials, including creating project plans, managing production workflow, tracking process of projects, and compiling project reports. Coordinate administrative needs for COERLL projects, including preparing project budgets, hiring staff, and purchasing equipment and supplies. Administer and publish online content in WordPress, Drupal, and other content authoring systems. Provide support and training to faculty on using open source technology and authoring tools to produce online educational resources. Promote and disseminate COERLL projects to educators, language learners, and the community through various outlets, including: news feeds on websites and social media, community discussion forums and listservs, OER repositories, and in-person conferences, workshops, etc.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Assist with answering support requests from users of COERLL-managed websites. Stay up-to-date on current trends in language learning and open educational resources (OER). Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Education, Foreign Language Studies, Instructional Technology, or related field. Five years of experience coordinating or administering a program in the field of education or technology. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Education, Foreign Language Studies, Instructional Technology, or related field. More than five years of experience coordinating or administering a program in the field of education or technology. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish. Experience authoring and publishing content in an online management system, blog, wiki, or learning management system. Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Ability to work effectively both as a member of a team and independently with little supervision. Experience teaching a foreign language. Experience developing online educational materials. Experience training educators in the use of technology for education. Knowledge of open education principles and practices (e.g. copyright issues, content authoring tools, repositories, etc.). Knowledge of instructional design principles and learning methodologies related to online learning environments. Experience working in a university setting.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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