The University at Buffalo (UB) Office of Curriculum, Assessment and Teaching Transformation (CATT) seeks to hire a Temporary Learning Management Assistant for a period not to exceed one (1) year. The Learning Management Assistant will provide direct support to instructors and instructional support staff as they are trained to deliver courses via the new learning management system. The Learning Management Assistant develops and delivers training related to key functionality within the new system, and provides direct support for course content migration and setup within the new system.
Key accountabilities and responsibilities
- Development and delivery of training workshops in use of the new learning management system.
- Direct user support related to the use of the new learning management system.
- Direct content migration and course building support in the new system.
Outstanding Benefits Package
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About the Department
The Office of Curriculum, Assessment and Teaching Transformation (CATT
) at the University at Buffalo promotes educational excellence through: support of instructional and learning environments design; assessment of program and teaching effectiveness; and dissemination of evidence-based instructional strategies. Each office within the department supports the mission of educational excellence. Educational Effectiveness & Learning Analytics (EELA
) supports program improvements through the program assessment and review process and through student evaluations of teaching. The office of Curriculum, Pedagogy & Design supports the effective design of courses and curricula through evidence-based approaches. The office of Learning Environments & Technologies works to establish in-person and virtual learning environments that promote effective teaching and learning. The Research & Development Team promotes the scholarship of teaching and learning and works to disseminate evidence-based pedagogy. For more information, please visit the CATT
About The University at Buffalo
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University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Associate’s degree and familiarity with user support and learning management systems with competencies in the following areas:
- Strong planning and organizational skills.
- Excellent analytical skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
- Strong computer skills essential. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
A bachelor’s degree in information technology or a related field with one (1) year of professional experience are preferred.