The Medical Resources Specialist is responsible for the development of educational materials and the coordination of LRC educational events, and performs a variety of academic support services to faculty and students. This support includes: answering student and faculty enquiries in the use of LRC educational resources, equipment, and facilities; troubleshooting computer hardware and software problems; , setting up the video classroom and computer labs for class use and coordinate the E-learning System, assist in teaching IT course and interactive blackboard communication tools and follow up the students attendance. General Tasks: • Performing day-to-day tasks such as monitoring classrooms /PBL and TBL Activities. • Coordinates all aspects of the Community Outreach program and its activities involving students • Coordinates all aspects of the E-learning System • Coordinates all aspects student attendance checking for discrepancies • As requested, assumes responsibility for the management of the LRC in the absence of the Director. • Development of Educational Materials and Events • Maintains the organization of medical materials, and routinely ensures that materials are in good repair and accessible to students. Specialized Tasks • Develop and maintains SharePoint websites and databases. • Assist in the teaching of CMHS Numeracy and IT course for freshmen students. • As requested, assist in teaching the medical information literacy programs by demonstrating the use of online medical databases. • As requested, assist in teaching the medical information literacy programs by demonstrating the use of online medical databases. • Perform maintenance and trouble-shooting procedures on audiovisual equipment and interactive Smart Boards during sessions for efficient use of technology • Help in analysis for LRC equipment selection to achieve the objectives outlined by CMHS needs • Train faculty/student and staff in the use of audio-visual equipment. • Record and edit audio-visual material such as lectures, movies, soundtracks, using audiovisual recording and editing equipment and software • Troubleshoot and resolve classroom computers hardware and software issues. • Provides support to Blackboard users and administrate the Blackboard (BB) Learning Management System (LMS) for the CMHS's delivery of instruction. • Support faculty in the development and use of medical courseware designed to engage students and achieve learning outcomes. • Create and coordinate Blackboard courses structures and uploading materials and resources on to the blackboard • Train academic, non-academic staff and students on how to use blackboard and create courses. • Assists in the creation of online materials by finding relevant medical resources and information, and participates in multi-media and web design for educational materials.
Minimum Qualification BA or BSc in Education related discipline, e-learning, blended-learning, information literacy etc.
Preferred Qualification As above
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience 5-10 years experience in similar position in higher education learning environments Excellent knowledge of Medical Terminology Development and designing of SharePoint Blackboard Administrative skills Excellent IT Knowledge in trouble shooting SmartBoards, IPads, laptops , computers, photocopiers in order to give direct support to faculty and students Multimedia editing (Audio and video) Experience in creating eBooks for Medical Problem Based Learning Experience in organizational support of PBL and TBL Experience in organizing Medical Outreach Programs Designing of Medical Game Shows Excellent knowledge of using and teaching Medical Databases to faculty and students such as: Access Medicine, Clinical Key, MedlinePlus, PubMed, Embase, Up-to-Date and others Evidence Base Medicine Databases. Outstanding knowledge of information literacy which include teaching and creating tutorials for students and outside users on how to use medical resources. Excellent IT Knowledge in trouble shooting smart Boards, IPads, laptops, computers, photocopiers in order to give direct support to faculty and students
Special Instructions to Applicant Interested candidates should submit electronically their curriculum vitae with the names of at least three referees