Senior Educational Consultant

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    With nearly 20,000 organizational customers and millions of student users, Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company. Blackboard is shaping the future of education with big ideas that challenge conventional thinking and advance new models of learning. Every day we’re inspiring people to find new ways to learn, connect and drive change in the way education is delivered and experienced. Through technology and services we bring people closer to the knowledge they seek and to ways they can change their own education and the world for the better.

    Blackboard is helping education leaders enhance every aspect of the teaching and learning experience. Blackboard’s broad reach covers our traditional, market-leading e-Learning, Mobile, Collaboration, Analytics and mass notification solutions. We are dedicated to fostering a culture of lifelong education and growth. Across courses, campuses, organizations, companies, government agencies, and communities, Blackboard is powering the educational age around the globe.

    The Blackboard Educational Consulting team consults clients in the effective implementation of Blackboard platforms to support the use of digital teaching and learning, ensure successful adoption of the platforms, and maximize the educational returns on the client's investment. We provide clients with strategic consulting services which include defining requirements and business rules, facilitating application strategy sessions, drafting specifications, and leading the process that delivers our client systems to the production state.
    Position Responsibilities
    Develop and deliver online client training via Blackboard Learn and Blackboard Collaborate™
    Develop and deliver onsite Blackboard platform and/or course design training
    Deliver strategic e-learning consulting services as needed for a broad range of clients around the topics of course design, course facilitation, faculty development, and implementation
    Communicate project results in well-documented reports
    Play and active role in mentoring and supporting team members
    Maintain product currency as well as industry knowledge

    Required Skills:
    • At least (5) five years of experience in consulting/training
    • Teaching experience in higher education, K-12, or government setting.
    • Experience with online education technology platforms, preferably Blackboard platforms.
    • Broad understanding of digital teaching and learning technologies
    • Excellent skills in navigating issues in client environments and overcoming obstacles with strategic problem solving skills.
    • An aptitude for generating client specific documents for unique implementations.
    • Successful track record at leading clients through a program of change that impacts business, processes and technology
    • Willingness to travel to client site (up to 75% of time) and to work both independently and with a team to deliver high-quality functional consulting services
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a geographically distributed virtual team environment and to build relationships with internal and external organizations.
    • Demonstrated time management and prioritization skills, and ability to manage expectations effectively when handling multiple assignments simultaneously with competing deadlines.
    • Exceptional attention to detail, excellent work ethic and drive, great interpersonal skills, team oriented, and demonstrated problem solving skills.
    • Fluency in written and spoken English
    • Second language desirable, preferably Spanish
    • Bachelor's degree from internationally recognized university required; Master’s degree preferred.
    Preferred Skills:
    A background in instructional design and/or online learning theory
    Understanding of Learning Analytics technologies

    This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.

    Blackboard Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.

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