LMS Trainer

at Vaal University of Technology
Location Vanderbijlpark, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Education
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR




The main purpose the position is to deliver online and onsite (face to face) training and

consultation sessions to enhance the skills of academics in the effective use of the LMS for

the purpose of teaching and learning

Key Performance Areas include but not limited to:

 Design, develop, and deliver workshops and training to staff in the use of instructional

technologies and good educational practices; evaluate the training effectiveness

 Work with academics and course development teams on course design as directed; assist with

the compilation of resources for the course development process as required; document the

course design, development, and implementation processes

 Digital material designer support with setup and production management duties

 Support (technical and administrative) to staff with practice questions and challenges

 Assists with the development of policies and procedures

 To undertake any other task or duty as assigned by the Director and/or Executive Director.


Qualification and Experience:

 Relevant Honours degree or NQF level 8 qualification AND a Master’s degree in information

technology, instructional design or instructional technology or similar field (e.g. education,

communication, media science, eLearning) OR progress with a master’s degree in a relevant

similar field

 Excellent knowledge of learning theories, instructional design strategies, curriculum standards

and assessments

 Certification as a Blackboard trainer is recommended

 Experience in the educational use and technical support of Learning Management Systems (e.g.


 Experience in creating digital content and online/blended course

 Experience in the use of Authoring teaching tools

Skills and Competencies:

 Ability to work with faculty members both individually and within small groups

 Ability to establish positive, professional and respectful working relationships with staff and adapt

to the diverse learning needs of adult learners

 Interpersonal, conflict management, communication (verbal and written), report writing and

presentation skills

 Proficiency with Microsoft Office, internet/web-based platforms, and mobile technology

 Detail-oriented with strong interpersonal, organisational, administrative and management skills

 Self-driven, ability to prioritise multiple tasks and to achieve deadlines

 Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

 Willingness to learn new skills and take on new challenges and responsibilities

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