Consultant, Instructional Technology
Job Details

MIND Research Institute is dedicated to research on learning, the brain, and developing effective math education programs, resources, and services. MIND's uniquely visual math education process engages the learner's spatial-temporal reasoning abilities to explain, understand, and solve multi-step problems. We are currently seeking an educator with technology experience to join our Curriculum and Instruction Team who will partner with curriculum writers to bring their designs to life in our digital platform. The ideal candidate is comfortable with technical markup languages like JSON and XML or lightweight coding languages like HTML. The ideal candidate will have classroom teaching experience (e.g., technology teacher, computer science teacher). The Instructional Technology Consultant will take lesson designs and author JSON objects. This is a part-time position.

What can you expect to work on?

  • Support the Curriculum and Instruction team in inputting content into a curriculum management system, including creating and editing JSON files

  • Test newly created lessons to ensure they function and partner with lesson authors to modify and refine the lessons in the CMS.

  • Support the Curriculum and Instruction team in strategies and ideas for integrating technology into the classroom.

  • Support the Curriculum and Instruction team in using technology programs to optimize our instructional resources (e.g., embedding video, using tools like Camtasia, Illustrator, etc.)

Character

  • Humility

  • Commitment to continual learning

Qualifications

  • Teaching experience

  • Demonstrated expertise in creating and editing files using a markup language such as JSON or XML or software development

  • Highly skilled in Google Suite required (i.e., Docs, Slides, Sheets)

  • Proficiency with Adobe programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat)

  • Highly organized, able to manage projects, and meet timeline requirements

  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards

  • Ability to look at situations from several points of view and be solution-oriented

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Knowledgeable about instructional pedagogy

Additional areas of expertise preferred but not required

  • Experience using video creation and editing software (Camtasia, Canva, Premier, etc.)

  • Experience with Javascript

  • Experience with HTML

After reading about the opportunity on our team, are you more excited than you were before? Are you committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and integrating it into your work? Still saying, Yes!? Then we absolutely want to talk with you!

This part-time position (up to 20 hours a week) is part of the Curriculum and Instruction Team. This is a fully remote role and can be anywhere in the United States, as long as you don't mind turning on your webcam to build a rapport, even from a distance.

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