The Ohio State University Libraries invites applications for the position of Affordable Learning Instructional Consultant to join an innovative, dynamic, and collaborative Teaching & Learning Department that emphasizes undergraduate student success and supports evidence-based faculty development. The successful candidate will work closely with the University’s Affordable Learning Exchange (ALX) to help instructors find, curate, create, and use open educational resources (OERs) and affordable learning materials; assist with transformative course and assignment design as a result of the adoption of affordable learning materials; and help instructors assess the effects of adoption on student learning at the course level. In addition, the successful candidate will coordinate the Libraries’ affordable learning initiatives, which includes leading the Affordable Learning Working Group, designing professional development opportunities for University Libraries’ colleagues, and providing support to liaison librarians working with instructors to adopt affordable learning materials. All other duties as assigned.
Consistently demonstrates commitment to our values and promotes an organizational culture of Discovery, Connection, Equity, Integrity, and Stewardship (https://library.osu.edu/strategic-directions) as well as dedication to advance the work of the Teaching & Learning Department.
This position is a funded position not to exceed five years from the date of hire.
Bachelor’s degree in education, instructional design, technology, or fields related to teaching or learning. 3-5 years of professional experience in a higher education institution in a role providing instructional support to instructors leveraging affordable learning resources. Evidence of effective outreach and delivery of programming to key stakeholder groups. Evidence of working with various educational technologies, including learning management systems, publishing platforms, and interactive technologies in a classroom environment. Excellent analytic and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and creatively in a collaborative and complex environment and a demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.
Master’s degree in education, instructional design, technology, or fields related to teaching, or learning. A degree, certificate, or coursework in instructional design, instructional technologies, educational psychology, or related field. Evidence of both professional initiative and flexibility. Demonstrated project management experience. Demonstrated consideration of accessibility and inclusivity in designing or delivering instructional content.
Target Salary: $55,000.00 - $60,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
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