Instructional Services Coordinator

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Sep 05, 2021
Full time Instructional Services & Curriculum Design

Job Description

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Instructional Services Coordinator

Job ID: 232865
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associates, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
0110201 - The Faculty Center

Job Summary
Reporting to the Director of the Faculty Center, this position supports faculty and graduate teaching assistants in realizing their potential as educators, researchers, leaders, and scholars committed to excellence. This is an exciting opportunity to join a collaborative, innovative team as we transition from the Center for Teaching Excellence to a Faculty Center with a broader mission for faculty support including research, scholarship, leadership, and teaching. This position will build on existing programs while introducing new initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University


Pedagogy

  • Train and support faculty in the technical and pedagogical skills necessary to deliver quality face-to-face, online, blended, flipped and Hybrid courses and learning content
  • Assist faculty in adaptation of instructional materials from one course format to another (face to face, flipped, blended, Hybrid, or online)
  • Review courses to ensure compliance with nationally-recognized higher education course design standards, web accessibility guidelines and copyright laws
  • Consult with degree program faculty teams to design, develop, and implement courses and related external learning technology tools for online degree programs.


Technology

  • Develop multimedia tutorials and instructional materials for faculty
  • Coordinate media/video/audio with faculty to design, develop, and teach media-rich, highly interactive courses that provide a student-centered, authentic learning experience
  • Guide faculty in creative and effective use of available campus technologies
  • Advance the usage and best practices of the University's Learning Management System (LMS).


General Support

  • Serve as a consultant to faculty teams developing courses/programs
  • Collaborate with colleagues to design, deliver and assess tailored workshops for faculty including but not limited to, technology trainings, pedagogical trainings, and course design institutes
  • Support faculty development initiatives by working with colleagues and other campus units to develop, implement, and coordinate projects and services to address faculty needs
  • Facilitate consultations, observations, and student feedback for all course modalities
  • Support the use of high impact education practices (HIPs) across all course modalities
  • Remain current on best practices in teaching and learning and faculty development


Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements

  • Master's degree


Other Required Qualifications

  • Familiarity with research on effective teaching strategies and classroom implementation


Required Experience

  • Experience teaching in higher education
  • Experience developing and leading faculty training initiatives
  • Experience working independently as well as cooperatively with colleagues


Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with research and implementation of effective teaching strategies for technology rich learning environments


Preferred Experience

  • Experience supporting the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
  • Experience supporting Graduate student programming
  • Experience with a wide variety of educational technologies and their implementation in face-to-face, flipped, online and blended course modalities. (G-Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Perusall, Nearpod, Articulate, Camtasia, Lightboard)
  • Experience conducting course reviews/classroom observations.
  • Experience with Open Education Resources (OER) and Creative Commons Licensing.
  • Experience designing mentoring programs and career-stage programming.
  • Experience designing support for faculty research, scholarship and leadership development


Proposed Salary
$50,000 - $58,570

Required Documents to Attach

  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section of your application


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
ABILITIES

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to design and deliver appropriate faculty professional development programming
  • Ability to establish effective, professional relationships in a collaborative working environment
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of work


KNOWLEDGE

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Pedagogical and Technical knowledge to support best practices in teaching and learning
  • Working knowledge of copyright laws, ADA/508 compliance, Web Accessibility, and UDL principles.
  • Current knowledge of research on instructional design, curriculum development, and pedagogy across modalities.


SKILLS

  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Demonstrate appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position
  • Advanced critical thinking skills in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Strong process orientation with excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, initiative, and follow-through.


Apply Before Date
September 20, 2021

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by e-mail at hrservice@georgiasouthern.edu .

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu .

Conditions of Employment

  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation


Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Work generally performed in office or virtual environment
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends


Background Check
Standard and Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.


To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=39000&JobOpeningId=232865&PostingSeq=1




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