Coordinator of Instructional Design & Development (Coor. of Instructional Technology)
About North Shore Community College:
NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
Coordinator of Instructional Design and Development (Coordinator of Instructional Technology)
MCCC Unit Professional position, Grade 7, 12 month position
Serves as a key member of the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation (CTLI) staff. In collaboration with the Director of the CTLI, coordinate programs, resources and initiatives that support faculty throughout the instructional design and development process. Work directly with faculty to ensure quality, promote innovation, and encourage continuous improvement across all teaching and learning modalities, from conception to outcomes assessment, through the application of sound principles and best practices of instructional design. Provide support and guidance in the effective use of technology in the classroom, the design of online and hybrid courses, the development and application of collaborative learning environments (from high- tech to no-tech), and the integration of formative and summative assessment to verify and improve specifications. Participate as a key contributor to the Technology Across the Curriculum (TAC) program and other professional development initiatives.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Instructional Design and Development
- Support faculty in developing strategies that contribute to effective teaching and learning across the continuum of instructional modalities, including, but not limited to, online, face-to-face, hybrid, accelerated, collaborative, and flex designs.
- In collaboration with faculty, design, develop and promote innovations in teaching that maximize the student learning experience.
- Consult with faculty in the systematic design of learning environments that blend modalities across physical and digital resources.
- In collaboration with faculty, academic departments, and the Director of the CTLI, establish and maintain measurable instructional objectives and standards from which to develop sound instructional models.
- Work closely with faculty and the Sr. Specialist for Learner Effectiveness throughout the design and development process towards embedding assessment strategies that inform academic program review and related self-study activities.
- Co-lead the Technology Across the Curriculum program, serving as a member of the proposal selection committee and as a facilitator throughout the online training and course development process.
- Facilitate faculty professional development programs and workshops dedicated to instructional development and participate as a key member of the planning groups for the Summer Technology Institute and Institutional Professional Days.
- Actively research and apply emerging instructional models and the resources and technologies that support them
- Apply knowledge of Learning Management Systems, online and open education resources, mobile apps and technologies, collaborative tools, and presentation technologies toward instructional design specifications developed in partnership with faculty.
- Lead selected professional development initiatives for both full-time part-time faculty.
- Coordination and Management
- Supervise the Instructional Technology Assistant in providing first tier faculty technical support and in the collection of LMS data for purposes of analysis and continuous improvement.
- Work closely with CTLI staff on the design and delivery of departmental programs and activities
- Maintain a dynamic resource repository (print and online) pertaining to teaching and learning research, curriculum design/redesign, course development, technology, innovative practices, and assessment.
- Participate in college-wide activities and initiatives including governance, special projects and potential grant initiatives.
- Other duties as assigned
- Master's degree required with at least six years of experience and/or training in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Curriculum and Instruction, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
- Experience teaching college-level courses, both online and classroom teaching, preferably in a community college.
- Demonstrated experience contributing to teaching and learning innovation in a higher education setting
- Demonstrated experience with the instructional design process from conception to assessment
- Demonstrated experience in quality management of online course development and instructional technology integration through use of recognized rubrics (i.e. Quality Matters, Online Learning Consortium, and/or Instructional Technology Council)
- Thorough knowledge of current resources and technologies and their application to teaching and learning, i.e. Learning Management Systems, OER, mobile apps, collaborative tools, screen capturing, and presentation technologies
- Demonstrated experience working closely with faculty in course design across all learning modalities.
- Working knowledge of Internet and software instructional tools, and experience in the assessment of the instructional design process
- Demonstrated interpersonal, written and oral communications skills, including superior presentation skills.
- Excellent project management, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Ability to implement multiple projects simultaneously.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse constituencies, showing sensitivity to multicultural and non-traditional populations.
- Must be creative, collaborative, and flexible; detail oriented, and thrive in a dynamic team-oriented environment
- Must be available to work flexible hours, including some weekends.
- Must be available to work multiple days at both campus locations, Danvers and Lynn.
SALARY: Anticipated starting salary range $65,161.00-$69,000.00 per year for 12 months. Actual salary will be commensurate with education and experience in accordance with the MCCC/MTA collective bargaining agreement.
STARTING DATE: ASAP
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Director, Center for Teaching Learning and Innovation
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Instructional Technology Assistant
North Shore Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Submit cover letter and resume no later than Sunday, May 14, 2017 to http://nscc.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=83571. Applicants selected for an interview will need to provide copies of all academic transcripts and names, address, email and telephone number of at least three current professional references.