Job Opportunities at UTK

From Karen Sliger:

Good morning, Dr. Martindale! These jobs are in the UT system and thought I would share. I have attached the descriptions of three open positions. Here is the website for applying:


Karen Sliger
Program Resource Specialist
UTM Employee Training
Ext. Campus & Online Studies
110 Gooch Hall


Curriculum Coordinator – Ctr. for Ag. & Food Security & Preparedness-120000004T Description

Pay Grade 41: The individual filling this position will plan, develop, and maintain all courses for the Center’s grants from the Department of Homeland Security and the Food and Drug Administration. Responsibilities will include developing, writing and/or editing of materials used on training courses, seminars and other presentations developed through the CAFSP. This position will work closely with the Director of the Center and Curriculum Coordinator in the development of materials used in training adult learners in communities across the United States. The position will collaborate with the Curriculum Coordinator and the Director on the instructional design of all courses. Qualifications

Master’s Degree required with two years in instructional design and course development required. Experience with working in multidisciplinary teams beneficial Job

Other Professional
Primary Location


General Administration 1801


Glenn M. Rieder

IT Manager, Instructional Development & Training Group-12000000BK


Pay grade 45. The IT Manager manages and mentors employees (15 FTE) and provides guidance on all projects this group has responsibility to undertake. This position provides expertise related to Office of Information Technology (OIT) services that involve instructional design; instructional project development; training development and delivery; faculty development; the integration of instructional technology in teaching within traditional and online learning environments; evaluation of instructional technology implementation; and, visual design and digital media services (converting instructional materials to a digital format). The successful candidate will also provide leadership and support toward the development and implementation of programs and initiatives; and, the design and development of traditional and non-traditional course components, courses, and curricula in conjunction with UT faculty. This position will also manage and maintain large-sized projects with significant degree of independence and establish and maintain successful partnerships with other university groups to aid in the support of faculty integration of technology into their teaching.


The successful candidate will have demonstrated:

· instructional design expertise from design to evaluation

· knowledge of instructional technology solutions within educational settings

· the ability to frame discussions around pedagogical issues of technology and effective teaching and learning for traditional and nontraditional instructional environments (online and face-to-face)

· the ability to delegate tasks appropriately and mentor staff

· the ability to perform quality checks on project development and provide feedback for improvement

· strong project management, planning, and organization skills

· the ability to lead a team project and meet deadlines

· the ability to work independently on multiple projects and as a team member

· excellent written and oral communication skills

· excellent interpersonal and leadership skills

· strong analytical and presentation skills

· the ability to research, learn, and teach new technologies, as appropriate

· intermediate to advanced knowledge of general productivity tools, to include, but not limited to: Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office

Masters in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Education or related field required. Doctoral degree preferred.

A minimum of 15 years’ experience designing/developing/delivering instruction/training or an equivalent combination of training, education, demonstrated knowledge and experience is required. Ten years of successful and progressively more responsible supervisory experience is required. Five years’ experience working in higher education is also required.


Information Technology Professional

Primary Location



General Administration 0101




Avice Liebl

IT Specialist II – Ctr For Ag & Fd Security & Preparedness-120000009R Description

Pay Grade 39: The individual filling this position will plan, develop, coordinate, promote, administer, maintain and facilitate a full range of online training courses and web-based services. This position serves as the primary lead on developing, hosting, maintaining, updating, and distributing interactive, online training programs as well as the primary point of contact with regard to online course registration and marketing. The position will be responsible for selecting, maintaining and developing media for use in online courses in accordance to the Food and Drug Administration regulations as well as complying with all FDA required admissions. The participants in this training are located throughout the United States. These programs will be delivered via the internet at no charge to the participants. Bachelor’s degree required. Two years minimum in developing, managing and maintaining online training modules. Significantly measurable experience developing websites and other types of multimedia applications will be essential for this position. Experience with Adobe Captivate, Dreamweaver, and/or Flash or equivalent. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as time management and general organizational skills will be essential for the position. Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree preferred in Instructional Design, Adult Learning, Online Training or related field. Prefer three years experience with a wide variety of computer skills and technical expertise with the ability to work efficiently, both independently as well as part off a multidisciplinary team. Job

Information Technology Professional
Primary Location


Institute of Agriculture


Glenn M. Rieder


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