Position:  Learning Technology Specialist
Location: 
Job Id:  690
# of Openings:  1

Job Title:            Learning Technology Specialist
Area:                   Learning and Development
Reports to:         Supervisor, Learning Technology
Classification:    ​Exempt
 
Organization Overview
Rotary unites people from all continents and cultures who take action to deliver real, long-term solutions to pressing issues facing our communities. Each year, Rotary members invest more than $200 million and 16 million volunteer hours to improve lives and create positive change in the world. In exchange for hard work and dedication in support of Rotary’s clubs and humanitarian initiatives, our employees receive competitive salaries, flexible schedules, comprehensive benefits, and job enrichment. To learn more, visit http://www.rotary.org.
 
Rotary’s Commitment to Diversity
As a global network that strives to build a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change, Rotary values diversity and celebrates the contributions of people of all backgrounds, regardless of their age, ethnicity, race, color, abilities, religion, socioeconomic status, culture, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
 
General Overview
Collaborates with others in the Learning Resources department to support online learning via the Learning Management System (LMS) which is available in eight different languages with courses offered in over 20 different languages. Responsibilities include creating and updating e-learning content, coordinating webinars, consulting with Rotarians who create e-learning content, and analyzing data on distance learning activities.
 
You Will Have
  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in work experience.
  • Minimum two to four years related job experience in learning technology.
  • Knowledge of Learning Management Systems and webinar software.
  • Functional knowledge of instructional design.
  • Facilitation skills to conduct effective training in person and online.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills essential.
  • Excellent customer service skills required.
  • Capacity to multi-task and integrate knowledge on multiple, complex projects.
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team.
  • High attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.
  • Computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft software.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Non-English language skills or cross-cultural experience is helpful.
 
You Are Good At
  • Written and oral communication
  • Taking direction and display initiative
  • Proactively seeking out and learning new distance learning technology.
  • Working well under pressure
  • Interacting with all levels of organization
 
You Will Be Responsible For
The Learning Management System
  • Knowing all the functionality of the LMS and consulting with staff on the best way to meet their learning objectives.
  • Maintaining the LMS and looking at ways to implement new features..
  • Creating courses on the learning center, and information on systems for volunteers and staff.
  • Uploading course content, organizing content, and assisting with promotion of courses in the LMS.
  • Communicating with LMS vendor about technical issues and software features.
  • Consulting with content owners to guide content and structure of e-learning courses and placement on the LMS.
  • Incorporating feedback to improve the current structure of offerings.
  • Running reports and providing analysis. 
eLearning Partner Program
  • Managing a program for volunteers who create courses in the LMS, including consulting on best practices.
  • Conducting training and regular support for volunteers.
  • Creating materials to help Rotarians use and promote the LMS.
Webinars and videos
  • Serving as project manager and providing technical support for Rotary webinars.
  • Creating and editing videos.
  • Assisting staff who want to create and edit videos or webinars.
Other
  • Responding to inquiries about distance learning.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
  • Working some evenings required.
 
Why Work for Rotary?
  • Generous medical, dental, and vision benefits package
  • Progressive 401k matching contributions
  • Above market and generous paid time off package
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Flextime-several different work schedules to choose from
  • Close to CTA, Metra, a variety of stores, and many food options

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