As a key member of the Office of Education & Instructional Support (OEIS), the Technology Education Specialist plays a leadership role by supporting educational technology in the three-year PharmD program and reports to the OEIS Director. The individual has broad, independent responsibility for designing, developing and supporting technology-based solutions for pharmacy education curricula, along with the key services provided by the OEIS unit, through the application of technology-based analysis of teaching, learning and assessment practices, processes and problems, utilizing complex enterprise education technologies such as online course management, assessment and curriculum management technologies, including researches, designs and pilots emerging technologies to support educational innovations.
The Technology Education Specialist works closely with faculty, OEIS staff, students, curricular programs, committees and campus technology stakeholders to support rich learning environments that includes the development and evaluation of blended/online courses, learning modules, computer-based assessment activities, electronic portfolios, classroom technologies, web-based and simulation tools, collaboration tools and spaces, all designed to meet current and emerging education, curricular and assessment needs.
The Technology Education Specialist develops training materials for system implementation and gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations for approval of online learning and assessment process and procedures and implements changes in processes and procedures. Negotiates with educational stakeholders on the creation of specifications for new online learning processes.
The Technology Education Specialist provides primary support for the SOP Education HelpDesk and works closely with OEIS and other skilled campus technologists to provide end-users with high-quality, prompt customer service for technical support requests, including help desk support and training on the use of educational technologies systems. The individual regularly interfaces with campus IT partners, Educational Technology Services and technology staff in the Library to resolve a wide range of educational technology issues moderate to complex scope.
* This position is following a hybrid model of working predominately remote and being onsite as necessary.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.