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Zovio Learning Technology Specialist I in United States

At Zovio, we’re doing something different, and we want you to be a part of it. To put it simply, we’re all here to meet the needs of today’s learners. Whether that’s by helping them get a college degree or by providing them specific, focused training, we’re all about making it possible for people to achieve their aspirations and dreams. We partner with higher education institutions and employers to make that happen.

With our mission to innovate and take bold steps forward in education as a leading education technology services provider, we are an entrepreneurially-minded organization looking to the future—but with more than a decade of experience and resources backing us up! We have a culture of Passion , Innovation and Teamwork , and are full of ambitious people that, like you, support our commitment to putting people first. If you want to know more about us, be sure to check out Zovio.com.

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Learning Technology Specialist I (LTS) position is a full-time employment opportunity. The LTS contributes to day-to-day functions surrounding the Learning Management System (LMS) and setting up courses for course copy and curriculum revision. The LTS troubleshoots and resolves issues within the LMS and associated integrated online classroom tools.

The LTS provides direct support to departmental and organizational projects, representing the team outwardly for process guidance and material support. The LTS shares expertise with groups across the organization for appropriate and expanded usage of technology and the LMS within their projects and departments.

What You Will Do:

Essential Job Duties:

• Maintain online curriculum shells within the LMS for course copy and revision

• Provide technical support on LMS, Waypoint, or other major technology implemented across the online classroom environment, including troubleshooting, guidance and coaching for community members on the effective use of the platforms’ tools and content

• Evaluate revised curriculum shells for adherence to quality assurance standards

• Assist with the integration of instructional technology into curriculum resources

• Conduct technical training and help to create support documentation for the curriculum team

Additional Job Duties (include but are not limited to):

• Development of skills and knowledge related to emerging technology in the education field, expansion of LTS job duties and/or related industry expertise or skillsets

What You Will Bring:

REQUIRED:

• Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Technology, Instructional Technology, or related subject. (Bachelor’s degree in alternate field with demonstrated technical certification or professional experience equivalence accepted)

• Must be able to work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced, innovative environment that demands high quality, creativity, and consistency.

• Manage and work on multiple projects concurrently with limited supervision.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Experience with online collaboration tools.

• Proficient in standard software applications (i.e., word processing, spreadsheets, email applications, web browsers).

PREFERRED:

• Experience working in an educational setting.

• Learning Management System administration experience.

• Prior experience with Web based authoring and instruction and HTML coding

• Technical writing skills/experience with the ability to write clear and accurate training documentation

Who you are:

  • You want to share what you know and learn what you don’t

  • You don’t settle for good , you strive for great

  • You crave change, you embrace it

  • You are bold and challenge the traditional way of thinking, bring new ideas to the table

Why Us?

  • We’re an organization changing and shaping the lives of learnings across the country. Whether directly or indirectly, you’ll be helping make a real difference in the world.

  • Our environment and culture encourages collaboration, requires communication and rewards risk-taking.

  • We try hard to provide a good work life balance. We think we’re a great place to work that also allows you to have down time with friends and family.

  • We believe in giving back to the communities in which we live and work. In fact, we offer 16 hours of paid time off for you to volunteer, in addition to your vacation days and company holidays.

  • We want you to live a healthy lifestyle, and offer wellness programs, fitness centers, and onsite health clinics.

  • Zovio is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity of thought, culture, identity, and experience are important for what we’re doing. If everyone here thought alike, we’d never come up with anything new, much less anything bold or innovative. We want you to be your whole self here, and appreciate the unique nature of the people around you, too.

Zovio’s purpose is to help everyone be in a class of their own.

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