Instructional Design & Educational Technology Coordinator

Hartford, CT
Full Time
CT State Capital
Experienced

Details:

Posted: 
Level: Community College Professional 18, 12-month, tenure track position.
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Closing Date: The committee will begin review of applications immediately. Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on Wednesday, June 26, 2024.

Location:

CT State Capital
950 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
**This position is not remote**
For more information, please visit the campus website or www.ct.edu/hr/jobs

CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The college supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, and advances positive change for the students, communities and industries it serves.

CT State Community College Vision:

Connecticut State Community College is recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

CT State Community College Equity Statement:

Connecticut State Community College commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.

Anticipated Start Date:
September 2024

Position Summary:

The Connecticut State Community College makes higher education available to a broad range of constituents and strives to make academic programs as accessible, innovative and engaging as possible. Among the techniques used to accomplish that objective, the campuses use distance/online learning pedagogy/andragogy combined with state-of-the-art technology to enhance academic instruction through synchronous, asynchronous and combined instructional modalities.

The Instructional Design and Educational Technology Campus Lead Coordinator (IDTC) is the strategic person on the campus, responsible for planning, developing, and facilitating/providing direct pedagogical and technical support as well as training to faculty, students, and academic staff in the exploration, innovation and effective use of instructional and educational technologies to enhance the teaching and learning environment/experience.

This Campus Lead Coordinator is responsible for planning, assessing and implementing best practices related to distance and online learning and collaborates/works closely with the CT State Director of Educational Technology & Curricular Innovation on developing state-wide professional development training and standards for faculty, students, and staff in regard to instructional and educational technology.

Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the Academic Deans/Leadership Regional Academic Technology Manager (RATM) or other manager or administrator, the Instructional Design & Educational Technology Coordinator is accountable for providing and enhancing/supporting learning opportunities for the campus’ faculty and students through effective performance in the following essential functional areas:

  • Planning, oversight, and implementation of instructional and educational technologies in collaboration with the campus support, faculty and other and academic staff with the implementation of instructional technologies in collaboration with the campus information technology staff.
  • Provide training programs developed/created by, or in collaboration with, the Director of Educational Technology & Curricular Innovation on the use of instructional and educational technologies, including learning management systems (LMS).
  • Provide administrative support.

In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of: Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings.  These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.

This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and students. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.).

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Educational Technology, Instructional Design Technology or other appropriately related field with one (1) or more years of related experience that includes (2) years of supervisory experience; or a combination of education, training and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties.

Incumbents are required to have demonstrated advanced knowledge and abilities in the following: 

  • Expertise/Familiarity with online pedagogy/andragogy and training methodology.
  • Expertise/Familiarity with instructional course design (e.g.: Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Backward Design), and/or learning management systems, and integrated tools (e.g.: SafeAssign, Kaltura; Ally, Collaborate, Inline grading).
  • Expertise in web conferencing technology and platforms (e.g.: Collaborate, WebEx, MS Teams).
  • Knowledge in lecture capture and media sharing technologies.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of members of the College community, including those with disabilities.
  • Application of computers and internet to transmission of instruction, including information technology literacy skills.

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:

Anticipated Salary; $72,784 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits. 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include generous leave policies; several retirement plans; and many choices for comprehensive health insurance. You also have access to many additional benefits to save for retirement, protect your family & more with supplemental benefits. Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable. 

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume. The cover letter may be entered as text in the corresponding box, or it can be uploaded as a combined file with the resume.  

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

For more information or to apply via our website at www.ct.edu/hr/jobs

Selection Procedure:

Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement. Candidates who have been selected and approved to interview will be contacted, and finalists will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager for final selection and recommendation for employment. The selection process may also include practical exercises (i.e., teaching demonstration and/or other written, technical, manipulative, or simulation exercises) to evaluate candidates' qualifications.

Background Screening:

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check, including granting permission to contact current and previous employers for verification. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: John-Paul Chaisson-Cardenas, PhD, MSW, Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, ([email protected]).

CSCC IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F

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