Primary Activities: The Instructional Technology Consultant responsibilities are necessarily broad and fluid, in order to address HHS priorities and the current rapidly changing environment.
Most commonly, consultants provide teaching and learning support to faculty, adjuncts, TAs, and GAs – often, but not exclusively, involving technology. Areas of support include, but are not limited to, helping to plan, develop, implement, assess, and enhance teaching and learning strategies and materials to ensure strong pedagogy.
To provide quality support, the consultant must maintain currency and share knowledge with instructors in the areas of instructional technology, learning research and theory, and other areas pertinent to teaching and learning in higher education. Consultants must be able to adapt to a range of teaching and learning styles.
The consultant values the teaching and learning enterprise and those engaged in it, collaborates well with others, is organized and flexible, responds quickly, anticipates needs, and possesses excellent communication skills. Additionally, consultants should value the diverse population of HHS, in particular how it relates to the digital divide or other technological obstacles that may impact faculty, adjuncts, TAs, and student success.
Other Activities (vary over time) -Produce support materials, including web-based documentation. -Test and troubleshoot software and hardware. -Support faculty and program research (survey development; technology sections of grants). -Teach courses and guest lecture. -Provide workshops for HHS and campus wide via the UTLC. -Organize showcases for faculty to share their practices. -Inform faculty of possible training and grant possibilities. -Serve on search committees. -Serve on degree program committees. -Serve on campus wide committees. -Support faculty to present at teaching and learning with/without technology conferences. -Present at teaching and learning with/without technology conferences. -Reviews articles, artifacts, and courses for journals and for open education resource sites such as Merlot.
Master’s degree in Education, Instructional Design, Instructional Technology or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Three to five years of teaching experience and course development, and experience in a digital learning environment. Letters of recommendation should clearly address the candidate’s qualifications and experience. It is preferred that letters of recommendation come from a person who has supervised the candidate in some capacity. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring faculty representing diverse racial/ethnic groups or marginalized individuals and supporting all faculty to best teach students from diverse racial/ethnic or marginalized groups. Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.
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