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Bureau of Communication & Planning; Des Moines

Position Title: (job title) Training Course Update Assistant

Brief Description of Project: Update an online course, including script writing, updating video clips,
working in collaboration with the University of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Public Health, Education Coordinator.

Responsibilities (project objectives):
-Review current training course on the Learning Management System (LMS)
-Prepare recommendations to the IDPH Education Coordinator, for updated information and possible course improvement
-Point of contact between the Iowa Department of Public Health and the University of Iowa, Prepare Iowa Learning Management
 System staff
-Update course script
-Update video clips
-Update content to reflect Department of Labor information

Specify any skills needed/required for this project:
-Strong writing skills Strong communication skills, able to provide clear verbal updates to supervisor
-Ability to use video camera
-Responsible, a self-starter, can work with minimal supervision
-Detail oriented
-Strong organizational skills
-Ability to use Microsoft Word
-Student does not have to live in the Des Moines area but does need to be able to meet in Des Moines periodically during the semester.

Internship Start Date: Spring semester, 2012
Internship End Date: Spring semester, 2012
Application Deadline: It is best to apply during the fall semester 2011.

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For more information: Waldorf University is a four-year liberal arts college offering 20 bachelor degree programs in a variety of popular fields both residential and online. For over a century, Waldorf has provided a signature student experience through an engaging community of learning and faith. That community has now expanded beyond the campus through Waldorf’s distinct approach to online education. Waldorf’s academic programs combine a strong liberal arts base with applied learning. Co-curricular programs ranging from the second oldest a capella choir in the nation, to an outstanding theatre program, to highly competitive athletic teams, provide students with a wide range of opportunities for meaningful participation in personal development. Waldorf is committed to engaging its students in service and in bringing the world to its students through international student recruitment and study-abroad programs. Every student is challenged to excel in Waldorf’s community where students are treated with dignity and respect. The university has an attractive campus with 14 major buildings and excellent resources.