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UT Health Science Center Job Posting

Educational Specialist Job ID 150000008R (50211565)

Job Summary/Essential Job Functions:    The Educational Specialist will collaborate with residents and faculty in an effort to facilitate the development and implementation of educational programs both on-line and live.  This position must design, develop, manage curriculum, and monitor compliance with accreditation standards.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop educational content and products in the form of workshops, symposiums, conferences, on-line e-learning, webinars, manuals/monographs, blended learning, and other emerging adult learning methods.

Coordinate efforts to bring the COM (both UME and GME) into compliance with accreditation standards related to education goals, outcome, document compliance and evaluation as monitored by LCME and ACGME.

Collaborates with Assistant Director to manage the operations of the Office of Faculty and Resident Development (OFRD) to include data management, marketing, accreditation compliance, and the development of educational training activities.

Manage the social/media presence and engagement. Plan content updates, generate story ideas, and write and edit for the dissemination of survey results and other data.

Working under the direction of the supervisor, this position will create and manage databases, develop and analyze reports, and make recommendations in support of educational content of the OFRD.

Develop continuing medical education applications, documentation, and assessment for all CME activities in accordance with American Council for Continuing Medical Education standards.

Develop and maintain resident and faculty databases and surveys to identify how resident and faculty use different services in preparation of departmental, institutional and accreditation reporting.

Provide ideas and develop methods to communicate the Office of Faculty and Resident Development OFRD services that are underutilized by residents and faculty. 

Perform other duties as assigned.                     

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor’s Degree; three (3) years with technological software and hardware platforms that support management and educational delivery preferably in a higher education setting; OR Master’s Degree (preferably in education, medical education, educational technology, curricular instruction, adult education, or related areas). and one (1) year of related work experience, preferably in a higher education setting.  Knowledge of distribution modes supporting content delivery, web accessible and mobile applications, and LMS; documented success in new program development, implementation and evaluation.; experience with Windows and Mac Platforms; high degree of computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, web-based applications); Ability to work independently and effectively to provide team support and content project management. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to work with faculty, staff, and students in a courteous and helpful manner. Strong oral and written communications skills. THIS IS A GRANT FUNDED POSITION.   (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED).

An official transcript or documentation to verify education must be submitted in a sealed envelope to the Human Resources Department prior to first day of employment if selected for a position.


For more information, click here: https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/ut_health_science_center/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&radiusType=M&searchExpanded=true&radius=1
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IDT Doctoral Student +Niki Bray  Joins the Department of Outreach at Ole Miss

Niki Bray is the newest member, joining in January 2015, of the Online Design & eLearning team in the Department of Outreach at the University of Mississippi.  Niki serves as an Instructional Designer & Training Specialist with three other members of the Instructional Design team.  Currently, she works with professors in the School of Education, Pharmacy, and Engineering to create online courses for their respective programs.

Congratulations Niki!
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Congratulations Niki!
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The Arkansas Association of Instructional Media's annual conference is taking place March 29-31 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. It's a great conference with plenty of technology based sessions and keynote speakers!
This year’s theme is Divergent Educators
The goal for all attendees is to encourage them:
• To be divergent in learning new and emerging technologies and how these technologies can be incorporated in education.
• To be divergent in our use of collaboration so that the library media frameworks are not taught in isolation but through relevant instruction.
• To diverge our literary contributions to our schools as we are inspired by authors and discussions of new books.
• To leave the conference inspired to set goals and take action. Let's all be divergent educators for our students!
The goal for keynote speakers, session presenters and exhibitors is to:
Inspire our attendees to be divergent educators for the success of all of our students!

The conference wiki is at: http://aaimconference.wikispaces.com/

All session proposals must be received no later than February 11, 2015.

Early bird registration ends February 21.
Registration link: http://aaimconference.wikispaces.com/Registration

Presentation proposal form:
https://docs.google.com/a/greenbrierschools.org/forms/d/1b13m3AeVI51bF50hx4kO5mi6i6g9S5zGe7k66PlD2BM/viewform

hope to see you there!
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Will there be any virtual participation?
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This year's Professors of Instructional Design & Technology (PIDT) conference will be held May 17 - 20 in Estes Park, Colorado. Faculty attending this conference may sponsor one doctoral student to attend. If you are interested in becoming a higher education faculty member after graduation, you may want to consider this opportunity. 

To express your interest in attending PIDT 2015, please complete the form below by Friday, February 13th. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1R2YW_w6diG1DjCWB6hDBYZSB2TFamUgW6cGSpi8j8Vk/viewform?usp=send_form​
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PIDT Student RepresentativePlease use this form to indicate your interest in attending the Professors of Instructional Design and Technology (PIDT) conference as a student representative.
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To learn more about PIDT, visit the website: 
http://www.byuipt.net/pidt/
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Awesome opportunity, especially for our doctoral students!

Third Annual School of Public Health
Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Case Competition:
Transforming Communities: Using the Built Environment and Community Resources to Improve Health and Well-Being

Kick-off: Sat., January 31, 2015, 9-11 am
Mid-term Meeting: Sat., Feb. 21, 2015, 9-11 am Presentations: Sat., March 28, 2015 9 am-12 pm

Kick-off and Mid-term meetings will be held in 117 Robison Hall; Case Presentations will be held in the UC

CASH PRIZES AWARDED

For more information or to sign up, contact: Dr. Paige Powell, 124 Robison Hall

901-678-2883, mppowell@memphis.edu
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IDT GSA Lunch

If you are in the Memphis-area this week, a group of IDT students will be meeting for lunch at Cafe Eclectic off of Highland near the U of M campus this Friday (Jan. 16th) at 12:00 if you'd like to join. Friends, coworkers, and family invited, too! Hope to see you there!
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I will not be able to make it but thanks for the invite!
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Interested in becoming active in AECT, but not sure where to start? Run for a Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) division or committee board representative position! Faculty and practitioners in AECT value the graduate student voice, and many of the divisions have partnered with GSA to establish leadership positions that allow you to participate in the division's regular leadership meetings and report back at the monthly GSA leadership meetings. These positions give you a unique view of how the organization works and ways in which you can contribute to the field. GSA is currently seeking nominations for the following positions:

Systemic Change
Teacher Ed
Organizational Training & Performance
School Media Technology
Professional Ethics Committee

Interested students should send a 150-200 word bio and headshot to tdousay@uwyo.edu by Sunday, December 21 at 11:59PM. All nominations will be forwarded for the online election system on Monday, December 22.
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Job Opportunity
We received the following request. If you are interested, please let me know: carmen.weaver@memphis.edu

Needed: Part time teacher who can teach keyboarding and Office applications to 6th, 7th & 8th grade students. This is for 12 hours a week, 3 hours a day on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from approximately 12:00 - 3:35 PM. The salary is $20 per class hour. Begins January 5.
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The Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) of AECT is seeking nominations for key leadership roles! Please see the attached flyer for details.
Deadline: December 15, 2014 at 11:59 PM PDT

A special thanks goes to +Jessica Resig for designing our flyer!
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The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning is hosting an Open House tomorrow from 2pm until 4pm on the 8th floor of Wilder Tower. They will be showcasing services such as Distance Learning, UM3D Instructional Impact, Finish Line, and Experiential Learning. 

 Our own +Fair Josey is an instructional designer in the Center.

Stop by the Open House before attending our T3 workshop! 
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Oh, I'm just now seeing this! Thank you for passing the word along! :)
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The annual Graduate Student Research Forum is approaching! If you would like to participate, abstracts are due Monday, March 2. This is an excellent and fun opportunity to share your work. 

http://www.memphis.edu/srf/
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Good Morning, 

I'd like to share our latest EdTech career opportunity with you. We are currently in search of an instructional designer to complete our team of support professionals. The occupant will work closely with UTHSC faculty and staff to develop course content for online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses. Please visit the posting on our UTHSC HR website using the link below. I encourage you to share this opportunity with your network and those who may be interested in the position. 

https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/ut_health_science_center/jobdetail.ftl?job=1500000057

Thanks,
 
Ebony J. Smith
UTHSC
Director, Educational Technology
Information Technology Services
847 Monroe, Suite 205AJohnson Building
Memphis, TN 38163
Tel: 901.448.1817
Fax: 901.448.1370
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Dear Students, 

In the coming weeks, applicants for our open faculty position will be visiting campus. We would like to invite you to be a part of this process. We also welcome your feedback of your experience with the applicants. 

All events will be held from   11:15am to 1pm Central in the IDT Studio. 

From 11:15 - 12, applicants will give a research presentation (We can also stream the research presentation for our distance students.).

From 12 - 1, we would like each applicant to enjoy lunch with our students. 

The dates are as follows:
Monday, February 2 - Dr. Rick Van Eck
Friday, February 6 - Dr. Andrew Tawfik
Monday, February 9 - Dr. Matthew Schmidt

Please follow the link below to let us know if you will be able to attend these events so that we may plan lunch. We understand that many of you have day time obligations, so any time you can spend will be valuable. We really want our applicants to get a good sense of who are students are, plus, one of them will be your professor in the fall. 
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ATD Memphis (formerly ASTD) is looking for local elearning and training professionals and graduate students to submit brief articles to their monthly newsletter. 

Recommendations include  reviews of elearning tools,  book reviews, brief research-based articles, and entries on best practices in the training and development field. 

If interested, send your inquiries to newsletter@td.org.
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I'm so sorry for the error. The email should be *newsletter@tdmemphis.org.
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The deadline to apply for scholarships for Fall 2015/Spring 2016 is this Monday, January 26.  These are private or departmental scholarships so ALL students are encouraged to apply!  Simply click on the link below to access Tiger Scholarship Manager and enter “College of Education” in the search box at the top to pull up all scholarships designated to our college.
 
Feel free to email me at hddeluco@memphis.edu with any questions.
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Julie Zammit
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Call for Volunteers - Deadlne January 2nd. Designers for Learning is partnering with the AECT GSA. This is a great opportunity for anyone who would like to apply.
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Here is the URL so you can join in virtually to our IDT Holiday party. Hope to "see" you there!

http://ummeet.adobeconnect.com/idtgsa1/
To login as registered user, press shift tab and use up or down arrows. Name. OR. Enter with your login and password(Required for hosts, recommended for registered users). Username. Enter user name. Password. Forgot your password? Press spacebar. Remember username. By using Adobe Connect, ...
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IDT masters and doctoral students, you are invited to attend the IDT Holiday Party this Thursday! See the attached invitation.

Also, be sure to RSVP whether you will be attending online or face-to-face here >> RSVP http://bit.ly/1u7YQxX

Hope to see you there!
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I wish I could come down for the party. I'm on a committee that is searching for our next Vice President for the college and will be meeting all day tomorrow. I hope you all have a great time!
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