New Job Education Technology Manager In British Columbia

Education Technology Manager
Education Technology Manager

Education Technology Manager

Company : University of British Columbia
Salary : $4,341–$6,254 a month
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Staff - Non Union
Job Category
Job Profile
AAPS Salaried - Educational Programming, Level A
Job Title
Education Technology Manager
Administrative Support | Department of Physical Therapy | Faculty of Medicine
Compensation Range
$4,341.17 - $6,253.75 CAD Monthly
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Posting End Date
February 16, 2023
Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the Posting End Date above.
Job End Date
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Job Description Summary
The Department of Physical Therapy is growing! The Department provides the only provincial program for the education of entry-to-practice physical therapists and has distributed education sites at three locations around the province (UBC Point Grey, UNBC and the Fraser Valley). This position has the option of arranging a hybrid work schedule and is based out of the UBC Point Grey Campus.

The Department of Physical Therapy’s Education Technology Manager will provide support to faculty and external instructors in developing and updating curriculum materials for online and distributed education as well as educational materials to support continuing professional development. This role is also the point of contact and administrator for the learning management system, Canvas. The incumbent will assist in the implementation of the distributed MPT Program by working with the PT Programs Manager and the Administration Manager to develop policies, procedures and training materials related to education technology and curriculum materials for a remote or distributed learning environment.

Organizational Status
The Department provides the only provincial program for the education of entry-to-practice physical therapists. Through rigorous scholarly activity, high standards of instruction and creative opportunities for learning, the Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) program provides a strong foundation that supports the current and future practice of the profession. The Department is also a research-intensive unit with award winning faculty conducting state-of-the art healthcare research.
This role is part of the Master of Physical Therapy team and reports directly to the Physical Therapy Programs Manager. They also work in consultation with the Associate Head of the MPT Program and the Associate Head of Clinical Education.

Work Performed
Instructional Design Support:
  • Assist Faculty and external instructors in preparing materials for online and distributed education. This includes designing and editing content provided by experts, updating and editing content as
needed; translating content into web-based formats. Makes recommendations to course authors and external instructors in the development of educational processes and materials.
  • Assists in the programming of online modules and learning artifacts using software and media authoring tools for e-learning.
  • Performs regular assessment and updates to existing online modules and educational materials. Assist in the evaluation of the effectiveness of designed materials.
  • Oversees the department's learning management system, CANVAS: Managing access, providing advice and guidance to faculty in the use of education technologies and learning management systems in the remote and/or distributed learning environments.
  • Maintains and updates a common look and feel for department CANVAS sites in-keeping with UBC Branding and guidelines.
  • Ensures appropriate learner access to resources.
  • Coordinates with MedIT and classroom support staff the recording of sessional material as requested. Establishes a procedure to archive material and provide access to learners when required.
Implementation of Distributed and Online/Blended Education- Training, Developing Policies, Continuous improvements:
  • Prepares training materials to support faculty in the use of education technologies and learning management systems in the remote and/or distributed learning environments.
  • Develops departmental best practices for delivering remote/distributed content.
  • Maintain and upgrade applicable job skills as identified and required.
  • Stay up-to-date with new current education technologies, through training and engagement with other university groups such as MEDIT, Faculty Development and CTLT.
  • Provides training and support for staff and faculty at all Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) sites related to various online educational tools such as: slido, zoom, CANVAS, Articulate. Prepares and distributes training materials.
  • Identifies recurring issues related to the management of curriculum materials. Assesses and develops approaches to standardise processes and resolve issues.
  • In collaboration with other members of the MPT team, shares in the identification, implementation, and evaluation of strategic goals for Department of Physical Therapy programs and initiatives.
  • Ensures private data is handled according to UBC Data Privacy and Security guidelines.
  • Other related duties as required.

Consequence of Error/Judgement
Errors in judgment may result in the inefficient use of resources, and may damage the image and reputation of the University, the Faculty of Medicine and the Department of Physical Therapy. The consequence of staff error could negatively impact the reputation of the department for quality and reliability and affect the enrollment of students. Errors could also affect the quality of students learning experience in the Master of Physical Therapy Program and their progression through the program.

Supervision Received
The incumbent will work under general direction by the PT Programs Manager. Work will be reviewed regularly to ensure it meets university and department standards.

Supervision Given
Required Qualifications
University degree in a relevant discipline. Minimum of two years of related experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Qualifications
Degree in Adult Education, Curriculum Development or Educational Technology preferred.
Experience developing learning objectives and ensuring content matches those objectives.
Computer skills-Word, Excel, presentation software, Outlook or other email program, and the Internet. Some knowledge of web design preferred. Familiarity with information and communication technology and multi-media applications. Experience with online educational tools such as CANVAS, Blackboard, Slido, Zoom. Experience with e-learning authoring software applications such as Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, and/or Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with user experience and user interface design.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Ability to set priorities in managing multiple projects.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Familiarity with information and communication technology and multi-media applications.
Ability to show initiative and judgment.
Ability to work with subject matter experts to identify learning needs.
Ability to structure content and activities appropriate for adult learners.
Demonstrated ability to adept instructional materials created for one format to another format.