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At the end of your fellowship, not only will you have the experiences we have highlighted above, but we expect you to work on a project that serves either journalism or e-learning and that builds your portfolio so you can go on to do great things. We will provide expert feedback and guidance for your yearlong project. See complete job description below.
TITLE: Interactive Learning Fellow
DEPARTMENT: News University
FLSA STATUS: Full-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt
REPORTS TO: Interactive Learning Manager
OVERALL JOB RESPONSIBILITY
This is a one-year fellowship to aid in the creation of interactive learning modules for News University, the e-learning project at The Poynter Institute for Media Studies.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Interactive Learning Manager. He/she is responsible for conducting daily and long-term assignments under general direction. Interactive Learning Fellow must be able to work independently and collaborate with others.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None.
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS
INTERNAL: The Interactive Learning Fellow interacts with Interactive Learning staff and Poynter faculty and staff to collaborate on instructional packages for News University.
EXTERNAL: Maintains cooperative relationships with subject matter experts for instructional packages.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Bachelor's degree is required. He/she must be willing to learn and try new things. Ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and think critically and creatively, a must. Knowledge of and experience with the Internet and Web-based technologies, including, for example, HTML, CSS is preferred. Proficiency in various application suites, including Microsoft Office and Adobe’s Creative Suite, required. Strong programming, interactive design and digital editing skills, and knowledge of web design trends, a plus. Strong written and oral communication skills required. Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, theory and principles of online education. Computer skills like programming and development not required, but would be a great addition.
PROBLEM SOLVING/DECISION MAKING: Highly organized to effectively coordinate and complete multiple projects.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Primarily sedentary, as bulk of tasks is performed at a computer workstation. Physical requirements include ability to see and color perception in order to proofread, edit on paper and onscreen, and create and view graphics. Requires the ability to manipulate fingers to operate computer keyboard and mouse. He/she will be expected to work under and meet precise deadlines. Routine interruptions and unforeseen assignments are to be expected. This position calls for occasional lifting of up to 10 lbs.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Duties are performed in a non-smoking office environment. The workstation is unobstructed and he/she can expect moderate noise levels from general office activity. On occasion, he/she may be required to travel on behalf of the Institute.
OTHER INFORMATION: The Interactive Learning Fellow will generally work a five-day schedule, defined as Monday through and including Friday. He/she will generally work between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during the Institute's normal business hours. The workdays will vary from time to time depending on the workload. The employee is eligible for one hour (unpaid) for lunch and two 15-minute (paid) breaks each day. This position may require some overtime.
No phone calls, please.
Position is in St. Petersburg, FL.
Hourly Rate Range: $15-$17 per hour, based on 37.50-hour workweek
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Deadline to apply: February 19, 2018
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