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Position Number: 00060840
Primary Function of Organization Unit: DELTA's role within the Office of the Provost is to foster the integration and support of learning technologies in NC State's academic programs, both on the campus and at a distance. We coordinate the funding and production of all distance-based credit programs and courses for the university, and promote high-quality education by extending the reach of the faculty and collaboratively applying expertise in technology and pedagogy in an efficient, effective, and service-oriented environment.
Essential Job Duties: Manages the day-to-day workflow of the instructional training team within the Instructional Support Services unit, which includes overseeing business and personnel operations (e.g., work planning, supervision of training staff) and providing planning and oversight for our faculty training service and special programs. *In collaboration with the Director, Instructional Support Services, designs, develops, coordinates and implements programs, workshops and seminars for instructors, instructional support staff and graduate students to promote best instructional practices in teaching and learning with technology (TLT) at NC State. *Leverages specialized expertise across DELTA (and the university) for instructional training efforts, calling on colleagues to provide content and/or teach seminars/workshops as part of our training efforts. *Conducts needs assessments and implements appropriate evaluations (formal and informal) of training events, programs, workshops, seminars, etc. *Serves as the liaison between the Instructional Training and Instructional Design teams, working closely with the Associate Director, Instructional Design and Development, in leveraging expertise across the staff to ensure that training and support availability and processes are available to and known to instructors whose courses DELTA has provided production support for. Additionally, works with this team to collaborate on instructional consultations, defining and facilitating appropriate handoffs between teams depending on the instructor's needs. *Ensures coordination with communications/marketing support colleagues and DELTA's workshop coordinator to coordinate marketing/communication efforts for training events, programs, etc. *As part of the training team, teaches workshops and seminars, and develops training materials, in areas of expertise (e.g., effective pedagogy using instructional technologies, evidence-based teaching practices, etc.). *Participates in Learning Management Systems/Learning Technologies committee and governance meetings as assigned in order to keep abreast of training needs and opportunities. *Serves as proxy for, and/or attends designated meetings for the Director, Instructional Support Services, upon request. *Under the leadership of the Associate Vice Provost, Instructional Technology Support and Development Services, serves as a member of the ITSD Managers Team, and serves as a member of other operations and leadership councils as part of DELTA leadership as assigned. Actively participates in strategic planning discussions for the unit as part of these teams. *Actively researches and keeps abreast of trends, research and opportunities in the area of instructional technology, instructional tools and instructional support practices. *Advises and assists faculty in the use of learning technology to enhance instruction and create new learning environments. *Facilitates teamwork and maintains collegial relationships with colleagues, faculty, staff and students.
Minimum Education/Experience: *Masters or advanced degree in an academic discipline relevant to the position. *Four years experience in working with University faculty in the design and delivery of instruction, in a training, support, or production role. *Two years experience in managing training or instructional development initiatives and managing professional support staff.
Department Required Skills : *Professional preparation and demonstrated experience in using a variety of instructional technologies (such as Web technologies and multimedia applications) for both face-to-face instruction and distance learning. *Awareness of emerging technologies and competence in applying new technologies in instructional settings *Demonstrated competence in supporting instructors leveraging technologies for their teaching practices. *Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to facilitate teamwork and collaboration, ability to work well in collegial relationships with faculty, staff, and students. *Experience in teaching courses, workshops and/or seminars. *Expertise related to pedagogy, faculty development and student learning outcomes, and the ability to communicate this expertise effectively with campus clients. *Ability to work well independently and to work well on own initiative.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: *Advanced degree (Ed.D., Ph.D.) in an academic discipline relevant to the position. *Seven years experience in working with University faculty in the design and delivery of instruction, in a training, support, or production role. *Five years experience in managing training or instructional development initiatives and managing professional support staff. *Familiarity with relevant educational research and ability to apply research to practice effectively. *Experience in applying principles of instructional design, particularly needs assessment and evaluation, to training and support programs/initiatives. *Experience in a teaching role using instructional technologies at a college level.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
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