Specialist - Curriculum Dev, ASC PRV Teaching Learning and Technology

East Lansing, MI
Apr 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Posting Number: 5260

Internal Posting Date: 04-13-2017

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on:

Job Title: Specialist - Curriculum Dev

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Multiple Position Numbers: No

Major Administrative Unit/College: ASC PRV Teaching Learning and Technology


Position Employee Group: Continuing System Academic Staff-FAS

Appointment Basis: Annual Year, 12 months

Appointment Status: Continuing System Academic Staff

Employment %: 100


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Faculty: Salary Range Support Staff: Pay Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience

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Position Summary: The MSU Hub for Innovation in Teaching and Learning is seeking exceptional talent to work with Hub project teams as an academic specialist with a focus on teaching professional development. This position works with faculty and other University clients, as well as team members (designers, developers, student colleagues) to consult, develop, and produce learning and teaching innovations to advance Michigan State University by realizing a more active, engaged, successful, and valuable student experience.

To be successful in this position, you should enjoy learning new skills, working in a dynamic context, and have a passion for solving complex problems. The ideal candidate will be capable of working across a number of skill sets. We seek someone with teacher and faculty development experience, who is capable of professional development curricular design in collaboration with faculty, students, and staff from any field. We also value quantitative and qualitative research experience, as our work is inquiry driven. We are interested as well in expertise in working on learning in scientific or medical contexts.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements A master's degree in education, curriculum, educational technology, educational psychology, instructional design, communication, or related field; a background in teaching and/or professional development; knowledge of current curricular models, instructional design frameworks, and assessment methods; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an educational setting, excellent communication skills; knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies and assessment or evaluation methods; ability to work well in a team environment.

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Desired Qualifications: PhD in higher education administration, educational psychology, educational technology, instructional design or a related field.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter
Other Document
Other Document 2

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Number of Reference Letters Required: 2

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must include a CV, Cover Letter and Two Letters of References.

Department Website Address: hub.msu.edu

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Jeffrey Grabill/Associate Provost/grabill@msu.edu

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Web Address for Posting: jobs.msu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=70316

Union Affiliation: Non Union

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.


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