Job Details
Posting Date
08/01/2020 Expiry Date 19/02/2020 Job Reference Number: 1415-2020-01-08T12:47:47
Educational Technologist
Category Non Faculty Vacancies
College Departments
Department Institute of Leadership in Higher Education
Job Purpose

The Institute of Leadership in Higher Education at the University of Sharjah invites applicants for full-time permanent staff position titled Educational Technologist.

Main accountabilities & expectations

  • Partner with faculty to develop timely and effective innovative courses and digital learning materials, develop technologies that support other learning initiatives such as contextual learning, academic assessment, or student services.
  • Coordinate training efforts for faculty, staff, and students in the use of technology and active learning techniques, including preparing materials, offering training sessions and developing online tutorials.
  • Manage the development process of assigned course/ projects and provide periodic reports on course development and other projects.
  • Provide advice and counsel to the Director of Institute of Leadership in Higher Education on the strategic, tactical and operational issues associated with the use of technology for teaching and learning purposes.
  • Assist in assessing the effectiveness of course/instructional materials that are produced. 
  • Provide methods for learning needs analysis to ensure the appropriateness of digital instructional materials.

Job Specific Accountabilities --
Required Skills
Preferred Qualification & Experience

Minimum requirement of Bachelor's degree in a field such as Education, Educational Technology, and Information Technology with at least five (5) years professional working experience in a higher education setting.


Preferred Educational Qualification/Experience:


  • MSc. in Education Technology with at least three (3) years professional working experience in an institution of higher learning.
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory, including instructional design, learning styles, distance learning theories and practices, etc.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and provide information to individuals and groups.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, problem-solving capabilities and a respectful communication style.
  • Familiarity with modern teaching and learning technologies.
  • Experience working with faculty and students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and strategic planning skills.


    Required Application Materials

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of interest
  • List of 3 references

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)

Work collaboratively with faculty and staff of the Institute of Leadership in Higher Education to promote innovative pedagogies and student learning through the use of technology; support faculty with the learning management system, communication technologies and the development of audio visual learning resources; provide training and tutorials both in the traditional face-to-face and web-based contexts; carry out other tasks and duties as assigned.

Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Bachelor's degree/higher diploma
Relevant Experience 5 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
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