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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Educational Technologist, MITx in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Educational Technologist, MITx

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Educational Technology

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Office of Provost

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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIST, MITx, Office of Digital Learning (ODL), to facilitate and support the use of the edX platform for the development and deployment of MITx course content (on-campus courses and MOOCs). Will work across multiple disciplines and complete a variety of tasks to assist the ET team. Responsibilities include working closely with the manager of educational technology and senior educational technologists to provision courses, performing technical audits of course content, updating records, building sample course content, troubleshooting user access issues, and performing other duties as needs arise. Will work with a range of technologies as required for course development and must be prepared to learn new skills as necessary.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a four-year college degree; at least one year of work experience using web-based learning, authoring, or publication systems; problem solving skills; working knowledge of standard web markup languages and best practices (HTML/CSS); self-motivation; excellent communication skills and ability to build strong working relationships with teammates, staff, and business partners; and flexibility and adaptability in a rapidly changing platform/environment. Must be able to support multiple projects concurrently and demonstrate strong task management skills and attention to detail. An interest in online education is preferred. Job #16865-7 This is a temporary, one-year position, renewable on a yearly basis. 12/11/18

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.