Massachusetts Institute of Technology Senior Educational Technologist in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Senior Educational Technologist
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Office of Digital Learning
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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.
SENIOR EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIST, Office of Digital Learning (ODL), to facilitate and support the use of the edX platform for the development and deployment of MITx course content (MOOCs). Will work across multiple disciplines and serve as the technical/platform expert for course development teams. Responsibilities include training MIT faculty, staff, and students (often nontechnical) to best utilize the edX platform to meet their pedagogical needs; working with MIT course teams, faculty, and edX partners to identify, report, and resolve any technical issues; staying abreast of changes between edX platform releases and communicating these changes to stakeholders as a feature expert; producing end-user documentation; managing cross-team and cross-department projects and initiatives; and piloting new MOOC features and development processes with minimal supervision and reporting out to stakeholders. Will work with a range of technologies as required for course development and must be prepared to learn new skills quickly as necessary.
This is a temporary, one-year position renewable on an annual basis.
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.