Oct 31, 2011 | Interpreter Internship Trainer (e-learning) | Head Office Toronto | Competition #2011-057
|Date:||October 31, 2011|
|Position:||Interpreter Internship Trainer (e-learning)|
|Location:||Ontario Interpreting Services, Provincial; Toronto|
|Minimum Start Salary:||$46,528 per annum|
|Position Status:||Permanent, Full-time, 35 hours per week|
In consultation with the manager and other trainers of the Interpreter Internship Program, research, design and implement a wide range of instructional materials in e-learning formats for both onsite and offsite participants. Acting as a web architect, implement new systems to support cloud based training and the streaming of e-learning modules. Responsible for the IIP Language Lab, virtual classroom initiatives, and instruction.
• Leading the team in the development of e-learning content and activities related to the process of interpreting in ASL and English.
• Working with IIP team to identify learner needs and to develop innovative solutions to address these needs.
• Taking training ideas from concept to final digital products
• Developing and supporting interactive e-learning web sites, cloud based web applications
• Designing and building modules and components for OIS/IIP e-learning websites
• Setting up and maintaining networks including all technical support
• Videotaping and editing content using a number of editing tools
• Maintaining videolibrary, developing and maintaining IIP data base library of materials, converting current materials to support on line learning
• Providing technical support and systems training to interns and IIP trainers
• Maintaining equipment for IIP Language Lab, and all new cloud based applications/technology
• Preparation, instruction and marking for the IIP Language Lab and virtual classrooms as appropriate.
• In conjunction with other trainers, develop curriculum and content for e-learning instruction on a range of topics
• Lead the development of materials to be used for instruction in class and through e-learning and maintain a database library of all materials
• Provide direct instruction for interns and other participants in OIS PD activities
• Research current technologies for onsite/off site (remote) training – if current solutions unavailable for cloud based training design new system in consultation with other trainers
• Develop and implement new systems of delivery in consultation with other trainers
• Develop and maintain LAN and WAN for IIP on-site and remote users
• Prepare materials for streaming and on demand delivery
• Develop and monitor student e-learning plans cooperatively with other trainers or as they pertain to the virtual classroom as appropriate.
• Co-ordinate live streamed educational events including follow up/evaluation after the event
• Ensure that all trainer materials, lesson plans and videos are current for each session and easily accessed on lab computers and that past session materials are removed from lab computers
• Maintain language lab workstations through routine disk maintenance, disk defragmentation, virus check etc.
• Maintain OIS video equipment, troubleshoot on equipment and software issues
• Train interns and IIP trainers on overall system and upkeep of files and file system,
• Ensure system and application software is up to date and maintained and keep current on software and system trends
• Planning, instruction of and marking for the IIP Language Lab and virtual students.
• Participate in regular in classroom instruction as assigned (e.g. co-teaching; sub, etc.)
• Other video projects for the OIS department as required
• Other duties as assigned
• Maintain confidential program files and materials database, and maintain back-ups of program computers
• Maintain equipment in good working order, arrange for repairs, keep overview of supplies etc.
• Source and price orders for new equipment as required
• Develop training manuals/materials for trainers and interns
• Participate in program meetings and actively contribute toward the development of innovative training materials
• Develop and monitor procedures to manage change control on updates and additions to the OIS/IIP website
• Shoot video, edit, maintain and post content to IIP websites
• Set up and ensure compatibility of videos (equipment settings, green screen, lighting, filing, etc.) for use on websites
• Measure learning outcomes as they pertain to Lab, e-leaning, and events, etc.
• Develop student reports and student learning plans (Lab)
• Produce progress and midterm reports (Lab)
• Other duties as assigned
• Act as CHS representative and provide information about program services as required
• Provide technical support for workshops for freelance and staff interpreters
• Prepare for and present at workshops as required
• Participate in presentations and displays related to CHS and OIS services
• Participate in special events including United Way and May Month
• Attend internal staff meetings
• Attend and participate in workshops/seminars related to position
• Keep up-to-date on issues and information related to position and agency
LINE OF RESPONSIBILITY:
• Manager, OIS Interpreter Internship Program
• University degree in Computer Sciences, Information Technology, Web Management or equivalent
• Certification in Signing Naturally (Levels 1-3) or equivalent training related to curriculum design
• 3-5 years experience teaching ASL; teaching interpreters an asset
• 3 years IT experience building web applications in collaboration with web and project teams
• Proven ability to research and design e-learning products from inception to completion
• Extensive knowledge of supporting and maintaining Macintosh computers
• Proficiency in videography and video editing using Digital Video cameras, lighting equipment, and software such as Final Cut Pro, iMovie, QuickTime Pro; MS Office Suite and Internet
• Experience preparing video materials for on line delivery using streaming, HTML5 video etc.
• Proficiency in American Sign Language required
• Excellent organizational and analytical skills
• Ability to adapt and to balance conflicting priorities
• Lifting equipment and staging required
• Some evening and weekends required; occasional travel (e.g. shooting projects, retreats, training, etc.)
• Demonstrated sensitivity to working in a culturally diverse environment
CLOSING DATE: Internal* - November 8, 2011
*Please note that as per the terms of our Collective Agreement, qualifying internal candidates will be considered first. External candidates – you will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.
*Thank you for your application and please note that you will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), CHS will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request.
|SEND RESUME TO:||Subject: Competition # 2011-057
The Canadian Hearing Society
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