Provide pedagogical and instructional design consultation to faculty and academic program personnel to plan and enhance instruction with digital media and tools, including analysis of faculty needs, instructional materials design and production, and course assignment development.
Serve in a leadership role for the support and development of the Digital Learning & Media Center (DLMC) as a premiere campus learning space (including the curation and maintenance of a digital technology lending pool).
Coordinate the supervision and management of a diverse team of student media consultants (including yearly hiring, managing semester work schedules, and approving time cards.)
Collaboratively design and facilitate learning opportunities for students and faculty focused on the effective use of digital technologies to support learning and course work.
Provide instruction and resources for existing and newly developed programs supported by the DLMC (e.g., digital storytelling, video narratives).
Model research-based practices in the use of innovative media when planning learning experiences.
Manage and participate in team-based project work that involves faculty, staff, ITS colleagues, librarians and student media consultants.
Work both independently and collaboratively with colleagues in the discovery, assessment, piloting and support of new technologies to enhance learning.
Regularly engage in outreach and consultation with faculty members to develop a grounded understanding of instructional approaches, course design challenges and scholarly interests.
Create learning opportunities that support exploration and experimentation with digital media.
Participate in the conception, development and implementation of new initiatives supporting the University's strategic mission (Third Century Plan).
Have a clear understanding and commitment to diversity, equity and cultural competence.
Build strong collaborative relationships with colleagues on the Learning and Applied Innovation team, Informational Technology Services, the Center for Learning, Teaching and Research (CLTR), and University Libraries, to strengthen support for the academic mission of the University.
Demonstrated experience assisting faculty members (K-12 / college) with the effective use of technology to support teaching and learning, including facilitation of workshops to support course-based digital media projects.
Broad experience integrating web-based learning tools in educational contexts, combined with digital video editing skills, strong understanding of the use of innovative media, and support for creating instructional content using audio / video (e.g., digital storytelling, podcasts, screen recording, micro-lectures)
Deep understanding and knowledge of teaching and learning — demonstrated teaching experience strongly preferred.
Working knowledge of instructional design principles / practices (e.g., needs assessments, task analysis, activity design, prototyping, evaluation), to support the development of in-person and hybrid courses.
Three (3) or more years experience working with clients in instructional design or educational development in a university setting.
Experience supervising and mentoring students in a university work setting.
Demonstrated understanding of educational technology trends, issues, and innovations.
Ability to troubleshoot technical issues via phone, email, videoconferencing and in person to find solutions to challenges faced by faculty.
Experience supporting the use of emerging digital media in educational settings (e.g., 360 video, knowledge of AR/VR systems, digital animation principles).
Demonstrated knowledge and skills in project management.
Experience designing and conducting program evaluations and/or research studies.
Experience participating in pilot and large initiatives across an entire organization through consultation, facilitation, and training.
Master's degree in a relevant field (including but not limited to education, instructional design, educational technology) OR a Bachelor’s degree with an equivalent combination of relevant professional experience.
Colgate is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student population. We strive to be an inclusive community — one that embraces and values diversity (in the broadest sense possible) in an environment of mutual respect, communication, and engagement. A variety of cultures and perspectives enriches the quality of campus life, and the opportunity to share different views and experiences is at the core of Colgate's educational enterprise. These differences can include but are not limited to race, ethnicity, gender and gender expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, geographic background, national origin, culture, age, mental, cognitive and physical abilities, religious beliefs, and political beliefs.
As a result, we ask all candidates seeking consideration for this position to submit a diversity statement with their application materials.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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