Utah State University

Online Education Specialist II

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(11/5/2020 12:21 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
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Category (Portal Searching)
Teaching (non-Faculty)
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Special Educ & Rehabil Counseling
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.


The Online Education Specialist will adapt existing curricula and develop new material for online/broadcast delivery.


This is a full-time position. Excellent University benefits are included with an approximate value of 45% of your annual salary (see https://hr.usu.edu/benefits/). Continued employment is contingent upon performance and on-going grant funding.


The position is currently funded for two years with the possibility of additional future funding. This position will either be 75% or 100% time.


  • Adapt existing Aggies Elevated coursework for engaging online/broadcast delivery to distance students with intellectual disabilities.
  • Provide technical support for instructors and students during synchronous classes.
  • Assist instructors in developing lesson plans, companion resources and new modules.
  • Designs and creates promotional materials.
  • Updates content on website.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in special education, ITLS, or a related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
  • Experience working with students with intellectual disabilities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of inclusive post-secondary education programs for students with intellectual disabilities, including current trends, philosophy, and teaching strategies.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of academic and/or vocational curricula.
  • Skilled in the use of personal computers and related software applications, including Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Canvas, and Zoom video conferencing.
  • Program planning and implementation skills.
  • Ability to manage and facilitate educational programs.
  • Knowledge of educational methods and teaching strategies related to classroom activities.

Required Documents

Along with your on-line application, please attach:

1) Resume to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile

2) Contact information of three professional references 

3) Cover Letter to be typed/pasted in the a text box at the end of the application


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

Aggies Elevated Highlights

Aggies Elevated is an inclusive post-secondary education program for students ages 18-26 with intellectual disabilities. Located at Utah State University’s main campus in Logan, the two-year program offers a Certificate of Integrated College and Community Studies. Students live in the residence halls, take classes, and participate in extracurricular activities with their traditionally admitted peers. Aggies Elevated was the recipient of a 2015-2020 TPSID grant, and is the technical assistance provider for the Utah Higher Education Inclusion Alliance, a 2020-2025 TPSID grant recipient. UHEIA members include Aggies Elevated at USU, Wolverines Elevated at Utah Valley University in Provo, and Eagles Elevated, at USU-Eastern in Price.


College Highlights

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services graduate programs are ranked #1 in all of Utah and #26 in the nation according to the U.S. News and World Report. We are ranked 6th in the nation in total research dollars. Our college has placement rates at or above 94% for certified graduates seeking employment in special education, elementary education, speech-language pathology, audiology, and 18 secondary education fields.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.



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