Posted by: Richard Schwier | October 17, 2014

Job listings at SALT

Listed below are the most recent Job Postings that have been added to the SALT Web Site (www.salt.org).

1. Research Analyst
Vienna, VA
Conducts research using internet and/or academic resources. Conducts in person interviews and focus groups following protocols developed by others. Prepares data for analysis, checking for errors. Analyzes data under direction of senior staff. Develops tables and graphs of data for review by others. Writes sections of reports for review by others. BS\MS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or a related field. 1 – 3 years of experience conducting research.

2. Research Scientist
Vienna, VA
The Research Scientist leads, or contributes to, a range of applied research projects in his/her field. Develops the design and methodology for a variety of projects, including job analysis, competency modeling, training needs assessment, survey research, and program evaluation. Collaborates with team members to ensure quality, relevance, and timeliness of product development and delivery. Establishes and maintains professional consulting relationships with clients, demonstrating an understanding of their needs and constraints.

3. Part-time Research Assistant
Vienna, VA
The Research Assistant provides research and programming support for various programs and projects as well as company staff. Designs and develops solutions for programs and projects, writing queries for analysis and reports and documenting data steps and results. Provides extensive data analysis.

4. Full-time, Tenure-track Instructional Technology Professor
Bloomsburg, PA
Assistant Professor, full time, permanent tenure track in Instructional Technology at Bloomsburg University of PA. Appointment date August 2015. Primary duties are teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in the Department of Instructional Technology. Completed doctorate in Instructional Technology, Educational Technology, or related field is required prior to August 21, 2015. majority of the regular, full-time faculty within the area or department conducting the search.

5. Manager, Online Education
Alexandria, VA
The Manager of Online Education will manage all aspects of course development from program or application concepts to recommending optimal instructional methods. He/She will manage development and delivery of webinars, online courses and quick reference guides.The ideal candidate must have 3+ years’ e-learning, webinar, online program management experience; 3+ years’ experience with Adobe online event platform, Knowledge of all aspects of interactive web-based training;Bachelor’s degree required.

6. eLearning Training Specialist
Bethesda, MD
Bryant Consulting Group, LLC, a training and organizational change management organization, has a career opportunity for an eLearning Training Specialist to support a program office at the Department of Health and Human Services.

7. Instructional Designer
Wilmington, NC
University of North Carolina Wilmington announces an opening for the position of Instructional Designer in the Office of e-Learning. Twelve-month EPA permanent position with benefits. Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Instructional Design required, or master’s in Instructional Technology or Educational Technology with comparable work experience in Instructional Design.

Posted by: Richard Schwier | September 18, 2014

@JenM announces Designers for Learning exhibit at AECT Convention

From Jennifer Maddrell:
We just confirmed our Designers for Learning exhibit at the AECT Convention November 4th – 8th in Jacksonville, FL. Special thanks to Phil Harris for his help! Please stop by our booth at the convention, and see many of our students and faculty service-learning participants in several sessions in the program. See you there!
Posted by: Richard Schwier | September 10, 2014

ID positions from the Society for Applied Learning Technology (SALT)

Listed below are the most recent Job Postings that have been added to the SALT Web Site (www.salt.org).

1. Senior Instructional Designer
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Under the direction of the Talent Development Managers within the Center for Learning & Development, the qualified candidate we seek will be responsible for building highly effective learning programs for the Alexian Brothers Health System. This will encompass designing and developing new customized leadership and professional courses as well as maintaining and updating existing compliance courses using instructional design methods, interactive blended learning approaches, behavioral objectives, and performance measures.

2. Instructional Systems Designer 
Washington, DC
The Instructional Systems Designer works with a team of Faculty Instructors and subject matter experts to plan, design and develop instructor led training (ILT), web-delivered courseware and other human performance support solutions. May be required to instructor modules or workshops from time-to-time.

3. Instructional Designer/Instructional Technologist
Madison, WI
Work with faculty & staff developing blended & online courses within the Distance Education Professional Development (DEPD) unit. DEPD prepares educators for online teaching & leadership roles through online courses, certificates, & participation in the Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning. Applications due 09/02/2014.

4. Instructional Design & Support Specialist
Charlottesville, VA
UVa’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) seeks applicants for The Instructional Design and Support Specialist position in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Posted by: Richard Schwier | September 10, 2014

Assoc. Director, Online & Distance Ed @ Simon Fraser University

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CENTRE FOR ONLINE & DISTANCE EDUCATION

  • Location: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • Posted On: Sep. 2, 2014
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Category: IT

ABOUT THE POSITION

Develops and implements CODE’s programming goals, objectives, and measurement metrics for the development of online courses using a collaborative project management approach with cross-functional teams of CODE Program Directors, professional instructional designers and content development and multimedia specialists that involves the design, planning, implementation and evaluation of online courses using interactive instructional design strategies, web-based resources, multimedia technologies and instructional systems for online course delivery to ensure course programming meets the needs of students and other target audiences and adheres to academic quality and integrity standards. Supervises staff in the online course programming area; researches and evaluates new and emerging technologies and approaches; participates on CODE online programming committees and task forces; and serves as Acting Director of CODE.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s degree in a related discipline (e.g., education, business, educational technology).
  • 8 years directly related experience in post-secondary online and blended education design and development and project management or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • In-depth knowledge and expertise in interactive instructional design and technologies, interface design, web-based resources, multimedia technologies, and learning management systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best pedagogical practices in online course development methods and research and their application to teaching and learning.
  • Excellent project management and quality assurance management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent coaching, leadership, team management, and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, conflict management, and problem solving skills.
  • Flexibility to travel between campuses and work beyond regular business hours.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

For a detailed description of this position and the application process, please visit

http://www.sfu.ca/human-resources/prospective-employees/current-job-post…

Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and welcomes application from all qualified individuals.

 

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Posted by: Richard Schwier | September 6, 2014

A chance to work with George Veletsianos (@veletsianos)

This looks like a great opportunity– Being a research assistant, but more importantly, being able to work wit George Veletsianos would be terrific.

http://humanresources.royalroads.ca/careers/research-assistant-school-education-and-technology

 

Posted by: Richard Schwier | September 1, 2014

Academic job postings via AcademicKeys

SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS:=20

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NEW! – Program Manager, Community Education

Lee College

=20

Baytown, TX

Date Posted: Aug. 21, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D58514&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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NEW! – Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student…

California State University

Academic and Student Affairs

Long Beach, CA

Date Posted: Aug. 15, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D58333&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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NEW! – Founding Dean of the Phorzheimer Honors College

Pace University

Education

New York, NY

Date Posted: Aug. 12, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D58231&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Dean: Student Affairs

University of the Free State

Student Affairs

Bloemfontein, Free State,   South Africa

Date Posted: Jul. 25, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D57755&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Dean of Education

University of the Free State

Faculty of Education

Bloemfontein, Free State,   South Africa

Date Posted: Jul. 25, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D57754&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Dean, College of Education

United Arab Emirates University

The College of Education

Al Ain, Abu Dhabi,   United Arab Emirates

Date Posted: Jul. 2, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D57192&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Director of Education

Mountbatten Institute

North American Regional Office

New York, NY

Date Posted: Jun. 27, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D57092&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Academic Affairs Specialist

DeVry University

Academics

=20

Date Posted: Jun. 26, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D57058&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Dean of the Graduate School

University of Louisiana, Lafayette

Graduate School

Lafayette, LA

Date Posted: Jun. 16, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D56832&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Assoc. Vice President of Business and Admin. Services

Cal State University – Fullerton

University Administration

Fullerton, CA

Date Posted: Jun. 16, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D56811&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Director of the Digital Learning Center and Instructional…

Schreiner University

Student Success/Academic Affairs

Kerrville, TX

Date Posted: Jun. 6, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D56597&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Dean of the College of Education and Human Development

Texas A&M University

Education

College Station, TX

Date Posted: May. 30, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D56420&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Department Chair of Elementary & Early Childhood Education

Jackson State University

Coll. of Edu. and Human Devel. — Dept. of Elementary and…

Jackson, MS

Date Posted: May. 19, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D56132&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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ACADEMIC POSITIONS=20

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NEW! – Assistant Professor Justice and Peace Studies

University of St. Thomas

Justice & Peace Studies – CAS

St. Paul, MN

Date Posted: Aug. 27, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D58729&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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NEW! – Theology Faculty

University of St. Thomas

Theology – CAS

St. Paul, MN

Date Posted: Aug. 26, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D58706&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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NEW! – Faculty Positions in Dammam Community College

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

Dammam Community College

Dhahran,   Saudi Arabia

Date Posted: Aug. 18, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D58360&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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NEW! – Assistant Professor in Literacy Development

Colorado College

Education Department

Colorado Springs, CO

Date Posted: Aug. 14, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D58313&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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NEW! – Assistant or Associate Professor of Urban Leadership

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Education

Las Vegas, NV

Date Posted: Aug. 4, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D57972&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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NEW! – Adjunct- K-12 Math Education

Rivier University

Division of Education

Nashua, NH

Date Posted: Aug. 1, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D57935&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Prof. Community Coll. Sp…

California State University, Stanislaus

Advanced Studies in Education

Turlock, CA

Date Posted: Jul. 21, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D57600&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education

Johns Hopkins University

School of Education

Baltimore

Date Posted: Jul. 21, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D57599&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Education

American University in Dubai

School of Education

Dubai, Dubai,   United Arab Emirates

Date Posted: Jul. 3, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D57211&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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2 Open Rank Tenure-track Faculty Positions

Georgia State University

Colleges of Arts & Sci. and Edu. — Language & Literacy I…

Atlanta, GA

Date Posted: Jun. 9, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D56641&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Assistant Professor, Secondary Mathematics

The University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT)

Centre for Education Programmes

Arima, Arima,   Trinidad and Tobago

Date Posted: Jun. 5, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D56571&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Teaching Associate (2 Positions)

University of Washington-Seattle Campus

College of Education

Seattle, WA

Date Posted: Jun. 3, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D56501&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Asst. Prof. (Early Childhood and Special Needs Education)

Nanyang Technological University

National Inst. of Edu. — Early Childhood and Special Nee…

Singapore, Singapore,   Singapore

Date Posted: May. 30, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D56401&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Multiple Openings for Assistant/ Associate/ & Full Prof. …

Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University

College of Arts & Science

Al Khobar, Eastern,   Saudi Arabia

Date Posted: May. 27, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D56294&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Instructor/Assistant Professor of Instruction

University of Delaware

Coll. of Edu. and Human Devel. — Dept. of Human Devel. …

Newark, DE

Date Posted: May. 23, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D56229&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Faculty of Innovation in Teaching

Northwest Nazarene University

Faculty of Innovation in Edu. — Center for Innovation in…

Nampa, ID

Date Posted: May. 21, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D56186&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Adjunct Faculty – Systems Thinking

University of St. Thomas

OCB – Executive Education

Minneapolis, MN

Date Posted: May. 19, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D56127&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Adjunct Instructor – Online

Berkeley College

=20

Clifton

Date Posted: May. 19, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D56112&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Educational eLearning Designer and Developer

Ross University

=20

=20

Date Posted: May. 9, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D55884&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Open Rank Faculty Position – Educational Leadership

Regent University

School of Education

Virginia Beach, VA

Date Posted: May. 7, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D55832&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Faculty Member — Curriculum & Instruction and Innovation…

Northwest Nazarene University

Department of Education

Nampa, ID

Date Posted: May. 6, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D55778&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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Multiple Academic Opportunities

The University of Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Victoria,   Australia

Date Posted: Apr. 14, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D55252&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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POST-DOCTORAL POSITIONS=20

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NEW! – Post-Doctoral Collaborator: Mathematics Education

California Polytechnic State University

Center for Sustainability in Engineering: SUSTAIN Learnin…

San Luis Obispo, CA

Date Posted: Aug. 26, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D58661&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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NEW! – Postdoctoral Research Assoc. in Edu. and Instructi…

Jackson State University

Civil Engineering Department

Jackson, MS

Date Posted: Aug. 1, 2014

 

http://www.AcademicKeys.com/r?job=3D57927&o=3D770525&t=3DCU140901m=

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I don’t know this university, but wanted to pass along their ad. You can follow a link to express your interest from the original posted ad.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
International Technological University (ITU), a non-profit, graduate university, empowers people through industry-linked Silicon Valley education. ITU partners with industry professionals to teach and mentor graduate students in the areas of engineering, business, technology, and digital arts. Fundamental to ITU’s mission is engaging staff who are committed to providing excellent service and building a global organization. We are looking for people who are excited by challenges, crave growth, prioritize learning, apply technology, and strive for continual improvement. Learn more about ITU at http://www.itu.edu.

JOB DESCRIPTION
As the Faculty Development Specialist, you will train new and existing faculty in the latest pedagogical practices, assist university professors with preparing effective lesson plans that optimize student learning outcomes, facilitate course-level assessment and implementation of signature assignments, and assist the Department Chairs with faculty development initiatives.

This position reports to the Associate Director of Academic Services and works closely with all ITU faculty across the five departments of Business Administration, Digital Arts, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Management, and Software Engineering to ensure quality of teaching and learning in the classroom.

You are:

An Engaging Trainer: You are a pro at giving engaging and informative presentations and putting training resources, and you’re excited to model innovative teaching techniques through your own faculty development workshops.
A Professional Learner: You strive to stay at the forefront of the teaching and learning field and are always researching new and improved ways to increase learning and engagement in the classroom.
A Service-Oriented Mentor: You care about supporting and empowering faculty across the University to provide the best education possible, maximizing their potential as educators.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Support various on-going events and programs offered, but not limited to: New Faculty Orientation, Faculty Mentorship Program, and other faculty development workshops and trainings.
Plan, develop, and deliver new professional development opportunities, including workshops, retreats, and other special events for faculty members.
Assist faculty in the development and implementation of effective classroom management strategies, individual behavioral intervention plans, remediation strategies for students, instructional planning, and classroom organization, as needed.
Support the Chief Academic Officer and Human Resources to assess and improve teaching performance, observing instructors, collecting and analyzing relevant data to create regular reports, and providing feedback.
Serve as a liaison between Department Chairs, faculty, and students to better the classroom experience across all programs.
Keep up with pedagogical, curriculum, and assessment design best practices in line with WASC and Department of Education guidelines.
Provide one-on-one support to new faculty members, especially part-time, adjunct faculty whose expertise is in industry knowledge and may not have extensive teaching experience.
Help faculty adopt new teaching strategies, design and redesign courses, and integrate technology into instruction to facilitate the teaching of 21st century workplace skills.
Provide relevant materials and resources to foster the career advancement of our faculty members.
Assist in the updating of the Faculty Handbook regarding available resources to help faculty meet performance standards for teaching.
Develop, adapt and manage surveys to assess teaching gaps/training needs and evaluate the effectiveness of faculty development-related services and activities.
Build community and expertise among faculty by facilitating committee and departmental gatherings as well as connecting faculty to external professional development opportunities.
Other duties or projects as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s degree required; Master’s degree in Education preferred.
Minimum 3 years of teaching experience at the postsecondary level.
Teaching experience at the graduate level highly preferred.
Knowledge in sound pedagogical practices as they relate to adult learners.
Knowledge of new instructional technologies, learning modalities, and web-based resources.
Prior program development experience, related to corporate and/or university training programs and services, preferably related to faculty development.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with multiple and diverse stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability to deliver exceptional oral presentations and workshops.
Organizational and time management skills.
Knowledge of the principles and methodologies of effective teaching and curriculum design.
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Applicants interested must also provide a reel or portfolio when prompted

Compensation:

Compensation based on experience. Full-Time position. Benefits may include tuition reimbursement, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 15 days of paid time off, 11 holidays, and an exciting working environment in a growing organization.

http://hr.uoit.ca/working_at_uoit/career-opportunities/professional-and-managerial/Internal/teaching-and-learning-centre,-office-of-the-associate-provost,-academic-and-it–faculty-development-officer—uoit14-338.php

Teaching and Learning Centre, Office of the Associate Provost, Academic and IT – Faculty Development Officer – UOIT14-338

Competition Number: UOIT14-338

Faculty or Department: Teaching and Learning Centre, Office of the Associate Provost Academic and IT

Number of Positions: 1

Position Title: Faculty Development Officer

Appointment Type: Full Time Continuing

Level: Professional Managerial Level 1

Posting Date: August 21, 2014

Closing Date: August 28, 2014

JOB SUMMARY:

The successful candidate will join a team of professionals in the Teaching and Learning Centre dedicated to supporting faculty in the pursuit of excellence in curriculum and instructional design.

NATURE OF WORK:

This position reports to the Director, Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC). The successful candidate will work closely with professors and teaching assistants from each Faculty, work together with the existing staff of the TLC and work towards the mandate of the TLC.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Design, implement and support faculty development and mentorship programs for faculty through workshops seminars and individual consultations;
Plan and facilitate teaching orientations for new, sessional and contract instructors and teaching assistants each term;
Deliver specific programs/sessions concerning active learning and student engagement using information and communication technologies in laptop/classroom settings;
Offer individual consultation to faculty regarding the learning management system and educational technologies;
Contribute learning news and instructor successes to newsletter and/or website;
Participate in University committees concerned with teaching and learning and the effective use of instructional technologies;
Participate in the transformation of learning as it pertains to new and innovative teaching and learning strategies both in the classroom and in the online environment.
QUALIFICATIONS:

An understanding of research-informed teaching and the use of technology to enhance learning;
Demonstrated competence in working with University faculty to employ innovative teaching practices;
Superior communication skills and the ability to collaborate with multi-functional teams;
Proven track record of innovation, creativity and excellent organization and problem-solving skills;
Strong commitment to student success and client service.
REQUIRED SKILLS:

Proven teaching and mentoring experience;
Well-versed in the Learning Management System (Blackboard 9.1), web-conferencing (Adobe Connect, Camtasia Studio and Microsoft Office;
Demonstrated competence in producing and providing training materials.
EDUCATION:

A Master’s degree is preferable; however must have at least a Bachelor of Education or be pursuing a Master’s degree in Education.
Experience:

At least two years of teaching and/or mentoring background;
Proven record of working with faculty and students.
HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to careers@uoit.ca quoting competition UOIT14-338 and their name in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until August 28, 2014 or until a suitable candidate is found. We appreciate all applications received; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Posted by: Richard Schwier | August 6, 2014

Online Course Design Position at St. Lawrence College

St. Lawrence College is in search of the right person – a program leader who shares the college’s vision and strategic goals for contemporary learners – for the role of Manager, Hybrid & Online Course Design. This role reports to the Centre for Contemporary Teaching & Learning, a key resource established by the College to support our new Strategic Plan’s focus on the Contemporary Learner.

The job posting can be found below. For further details about this career opportunity, please request a career information package from human resources by contacting Andree LeBlancq, Associate Director, HR Client Services at aleblancq@sl.on.ca quoting the competition number (ADMN-14/15-002) in the subject line.

You will note that this position will remain open until filled. Please feel free to further circulate this opportunity. This posting will appear on St. Lawrence College website tomorrow, Aug 7 though we have already begun circulation at various other locations directly.

POSITION VACANCY

TITLE: Manager, Hybrid and Online Course Design
LOCATION: Kingston (with tri-campus responsibilities)
REPORTING TO: Associate Director, Centre for Contemporary Teaching & Learning

DUTIES:

The incumbent is responsible for the College’s hybrid and online course development process and provides internal leadership to the College with regards to the application of technology to the learning environment (in hybrid or online courses as well as in technology-enhanced fully face-to-face courses). The incumbent oversees the development and revision of quality hybrid and online courses, contributes to the evolution of instructional design models at the College as well as related processes and ensures that the best use of learning technology is being implemented to support the digital learning goals of the college and to provide engaging and meaningful learning experiences for students.

QUALIFICATIONS:
We are seeking a highly organized, customer focused individual with an in-depth understanding of Hybrid and Online Course Design. A four year degree (or equivalent); a combination of information technologies and curriculum studies / educational studies / instructional design and online learning / educational technologies specialization. All applicants must be able to apply solid pedagogy to the online environment. Recent, progressive and relevant experience in the planning of educational programs together with a strong technical expertise and experience with developing hybrid and online courses as well as technology-enhanced face-to-face courses. An experienced user of a Learning Management System (preferably Blackboard) and previous teaching experience (ideally at post-secondary level), including some form of technology-enhanced, hybrid or fully online programming is required. Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills are essential, including the ability to be proactive and influence and facilitate cooperation and support. We are seeking a program leader who shares the college’s vision and strategic goals for contemporary learners.

For further details about this career opportunity, please request a career information package from human resources by contacting Andree LeBlancq, Associate Director, HR Client Services at aleblancq@sl.on.ca

SALARY & TERMS: In addition to the salary range of $67,769 – $84,711, the compensation package includes a performance-based salary program and a comprehensive benefits package. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

START DATE: Immediately

SEND COVER LETTER & RESUME TO: aleblancq@sl.on.ca quoting the competition number (ADMN-14/15-002) in the subject line

CLOSING DATE: This career opportunity will be open until filled

The College is committed to employment equity. We encourage members of the designated groups to apply and self-identify. St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. We will make appropriate accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process for applicants with disabilities. To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact our Human Resources Officers. Information received relating to accommodation requests will be addressed confidentially.

POSTING DATE: August 5, 2014

Posted by: Richard Schwier | July 28, 2014

E-Learning & Curriculum Specialist position at Western University

E-Learning & Curriculum Specialist (Teaching Support Centre)
Appointment Type: 3 year full time contract with competitive benefit package
Salary Grade: 15 (Minimum $ 53,910; Job Rate $63,380 per year)
The mission of the Teaching Support Centre (TSC) is to foster and enhance best practices in teaching and learning at Western University. To achieve its mission, the Centre utilizes an evidence-based approach to create and deliver programs that support the teaching and learning activities of faculty members, librarians and archivists, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students. To learn more about our Centre, visit www.uwo.ca/tsc

RESPONSIBILITIES
The E-learning and Curriculum Specialist is critical to the Teaching Support Centre’s (TSC)
mandate of:
(1) promoting innovation in technologically enhanced learning and e-learning; and
(2) supporting departments and faculties in curriculum design and renewal. The incumbent will design, plan, and evaluate new online courses and academic programs in consultation with academic units. The incumbent will also design programs and services to support online teaching to assist faculty members and departments across the university.

The E-Learning & Curriculum Specialist will support departments in curriculum review and renewal, design outcome assessments, and incorporate innovative technologies into the curricula of new programs. The incumbent provides leadership, training and one-on-one design support for departments and faculty in their efforts to enhance teaching and learning.

QUALIFICATIONS
Education:

    Master’s degree in instructional design, educational technology, curriculum
    development, education, or a related field
    PhD degree in instructional design, educational technology, curriculum development,
    education or a related field, preferred

Experience:
3 years’ progressive experience with online teaching and course development
Experience with implementing universal design practices into an online environment
Teaching experience with both face-to-face and blended, or online in a post-secondary environment

Skills & Expertise:
 Knowledge of adult learning theories and their application, with skills in developing instructional resources and activities
 Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of educational technologies, and
outcome based curriculum design
 Knowledge of the theory and principles of effective teaching and learning strategies, activities and assessments
 Demonstrated understanding and application of instructional design theories, models, and strategies suited to an online learning environment
 Demonstrated knowledge and experience in training, program development and oneon-
one consultations
 Demonstrated skills with Learning Management Systems, knowledge of Sakai/Owl an
advantage
 Demonstrated knowledge of project management and the ability to manage multiple
projects, people, and schedules within an academic term framework
 Ability to quickly research, evaluate, and recommend the viability of new technologies and innovations in e-learning
 Ability to relate to faculty academically and bridge understanding of disciplinary
pedagogy to distance delivery formats
 Ability to work with a variety of faculty members, subjects and teaching styles while establishing proactive, positive consulting relationships
 Decision making skills to evaluate strengths and weaknesses of online courses based
on best practices and evaluations from students and instructors
 Effective presentation skills to both small, large and diverse audiences
 Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
 Proven ability and natural inclination to interact with people in a professional,
respectful and diplomatic manner
 Ability to work in a team environment at multiple organizational levels within Western

Equal Employment Opportunity
Western is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and
encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Reference 4155
Apply on or before August 11, 2014

Nanda Dimitrov, Ph.D Associate Director Teaching Support Centre Adjunct Research Scholar Centre for Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Western University Tel: 519-661-2111 ext. 84624 nanda.dimitrov@uwo.ca www.uwo.ca/tsc

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