You will assist academic technology leaders in achieving strategic goals in regard to online teaching, learning, research and technology. Your role will focus on three main areas: pedagogy, formative and summative assessment, and instructional design. Specifically, you will:
Consult with faculty members regarding online instruction, assessment, classroom (virtual and face-to-face), and pedagogical best practices,
Consult with faculty members to design and develop, and evaluate assessment instruments and strategies for online and hybrid courses,
Lead training sessions, workshops, and seminars related to teaching and learning with technology and assessment, and
Collaborate with faculty, staff, student employees, learning designers, platform providers, and colleagues on matters related to online assessment and instructional design.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Masters -instructional design, program evaluation
The demands of this job require that you have a combination of skills surrounding assessment methods, instructional design, and evaluation. You should have facility interacting with both students and faculty members, and you should be confident in working with diverse populations and understand dynamics of instruction at the university level. It is required that you:
Hold a master’s degree in instructional design, program evaluation, education, higher education, or other graduate degree related to the job responsibilities,
Can demonstrate at least two years' experience collaborating with university faculty on instructional design, assessment, online programming, evaluation and/or STEM, Business, or Humanities education,
Are fluent in current and emerging issues in teaching, learning, and assessment, including issues of bias and equity,
Have experience in training or mentorship, and
Are an excellent communicator
The ideal candidate will have the expertise, dedication, and passion to elevate the university's instructional environment and improve the student experience. The following skills and competencies are especially desirable:
Experience in developing assessments of student learning.
Experience in evaluating course and program effectiveness.
Experience in the development of learning outcomes and the implementation of assessment tools.
Experience in evaluating instructional technologies and/or pedagogical practices.
Experience in Quality Matters or similar structures for the alignment of objectives, content, learning activities, and assessment.
Productivity in the scholarship of teaching and learning.
Productivity in discipline based education research.
Required Application Materials
Review of applications will begin October 13, 2020, and will continue until the position has been filled.
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