SALT Jobs Update

Listed below are the most recent Job Postings that have been added to the SALT® Web Site (


1. Instructional Technologist

East Lansing, Michigan

Virtual University Design and Technology at Michigan State University has openings for two instructional technologist positions.  Work with faculty, university clients and the vuDAT team to consult, develop and produce complete web-based courseware for online and blended offerings at MSU.


2. Life Support Simulation & Course Specialist

Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Manage pediatric simulators; coordinate simulation-based education, life support courses; manage inventory, simulators, medical equipment; plan, develop, evaluate live & electronic courses (seminars, Webcasts). Coordinate CME credit process; manage daily systems operations for Neonatal Resuscitation Program online exams. BS/BA degree in education, public health, nursing or allied health, & 3-5 yrs program coord or CME. Understand anatomy/physiology & medical/clinical practice reqrd. Previous exp w/ simulation methods & databases desirable.


3. LMS Analyst

Annapolis, Maryland

BOMI International seeking a Learning Management System (LMS) Analyst to join Education Dept. on part-time basis.  Requirements are to set up and close out courses on semester basis; support courses, students, and instructors; document processes and manage reports; and perform other duties as assigned.  Please send resume and salary requirements to or FAX to 410-974-0544.


4. Evaluation and Accountability Coordinator 

Greensboro, North Carolina

Coordinate and assist Extension faculty and SAES researchers in the development and implementation of evaluation strategies, assessment measures and instruments to determine the impact of educational programs and research projects. Develop impact and accountability reports for internal and external partners, stakeholders and, other constituencies. Develop and implement in-service training opportunities to enhance the proficiency of Extension faculty and SAES researchers in designing and implementing appropriate evaluation strategies and compiling accountability reports.


Educational Technology position, University of Calgary

Here’s a terrific opportunity for the right person.  Excellent program and terrific people to work with.
Position Description
The Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor with research expertise and innovative teaching experience in the area of Educational Technology. This appointment will commence July 1, 2012, or at a mutually agreeable date.
The Faculty of Education seeks an Educational Technology leader in research and design of innovative technology enabled engaged learning environments for diverse contexts.  We seek candidates with the qualifications and experience to contribute to our research and professional graduate programs in Educational Technology, as well as teach and lead through innovative, technology enabled practices in our B.Ed. program. The candidate will have expertise in theories, technologies, and design practices associated with Educational Technology and/or Instructional Design, or another discipline related to learning technologies.
Applicants must have a doctorate in Educational Technology, a strong beginning or established research and publication record, and teaching capabilities in theoretical and practical areas relating to eLearning and participatory cultures. Innovative teaching in K-12 and/or post-secondary contexts, experience with mobile, blended and online learning environments using a variety of technologies, and a demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively is expected. Preference will be given to candidates with successful experience designing and studying effective learning experiences and environments for a variety of settings and contexts. Diverse experience in the design, development and integration of effective technology enabled, knowledge building and learning environments is strongly desired. Experience studying and using a range of technologies to facilitate teaching, learning and leadership is essential.
Applicants are invited to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining your program of research and post-secondary teaching experience, a brief description of contributions to the field of educational technology, reprints of two (2) representative academic publications, and the names of and contact information for three referees.
Information about programs and research in the Faculty of Education in general can be found at our website, and information specific to Educational Technology programs can be found at
Applications should be sent via email in a pdf format and addressed to:
Dr. Dennis Sumara, Dean
Faculty of Education
University of Calgary
13th Floor, Education Tower
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 1N4
Consideration of applications will begin February 1, 2012 and will continue until the positions are filled.

ID position at SIAST Kelsey Campus (Saskatoon)

Thanks to Heather Ross for passing this along.

Instructional Designer – Online/Multimedia SIAST Kelsey Campus – Saskatoon Full-time

Full posting at

The primary responsibility for the position is to apply principles of instructional design in the creation of online course materials. The position will analyze content and identify appropriate instructional media, design learning activities, develop interactive components, create and construct content in an online environment. The successful applicant will support all phases of integrating instructional technology into the teaching and learning process.

Your role as a full-time instructor at SIAST will be supported through instructional materials, on-going employer provided training, and our requisite faculty certificate program. This initiative will develop our instructors professionally while ensuring a high quality learning experience for all SIAST students.


1. Develop online learning student and instructor resource materials; design effective instructional strategies and technology-based resources.

2. Create effective learning designs for online delivery of synchronous and asynchronous courses. 3. Facilitate the adaptation of course materials to asynchronous Web-based environment and assist in setting priorities for projects and

activities. 4. Design and create pedagogically sound course materials that require the integration of technology with instruction in online environments

including multimedia authoring tools, FlashTM, PhotoshopTM, streaming media, audio/video technologies and other related software. 5. Assist in the analysis of learning goals, learners, and learning context for course design and evaluation. 6. Participate in the production of course materials that require the integration of technology with instruction including Web development, multimedia authoring tools, streaming media audio/video technologies and ensuring appropriate evaluation methods are included. 7. Participate in establishing course development schedules. 8. Employ effective time management strategies while working on multiple course development projects simultaneously. 9. Integrate all course elements and provide attention to detail and quality assurance in the development of electronic course materials. 10. Assist and advise faculty in defining appropriate instructional strategies & philosophies in the preparation of courses and course redesign. 11. Provide knowledge and skills in instructional design, assessment, adult learning theories, instructional principles and practice. 12. Analyze existing instructional materials to identify potential areas for design modification using new technologies. 13. Conduct education/training analyses; develop assessment and evaluation strategies and tools. 14. Contribute to the evaluation of emerging Web technologies and tools. 15. Work collaboratively with Learning Technologies staff and distributed teams to develop/promote a variety of support services. 16. Lead development teams in the design of effective WBT instructional strategies in collaboration with content specialists and technical support. 17. Other duties as assigned.