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INSTRUCTIONAL SPECIALIST

Company: Arizona State University
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 9, 2022

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Instructional SpecialistArizona State UniversityDepartment: FSE Learning & Teaching HubCampus: TempeReq ID# 78932BRJob DescriptionThe Instructional Specialist will report to the Director of Instructional Effectiveness and assist faculty in transforming delivery of courses to include evidence-based teaching strategies like active learning and formative feedback. They will share pedagogical best practices with FSE instructors and encourage implementation of innovative instructional practices with a primary focus on personalized and active learning strategies in hybrid and face to face modalities. They will provide one-on-one consultation with faculty seeking assistance with classroom instruction and assessment of student learning. They will also work collaboratively to develop inclusive and effective professional learning including highly effective instructional guides, instructional technology training, 'just-in-time' learning resources, tutorials and quick-reference guides, and self-paced training.Full-Time/Part-TimeFull-TimeSalary Range$60,682 - $75,000 per year; DOEClose Date20-May-2022Essential DutiesCollaborates with faculty in transforming delivery of courses to include evidence-based teaching strategies like active learning and formative feedback and provide guidance on instructional methods primarily in hybrid, blended, and face to face modalitiesCollaboratively develops guidelines/standards for hybrid, personalized courses with active learning componentProvides guidance to individual faculty in the design and development of engaging, interactive and instructionally sound materials that address various learning styles and are accessible to all studentsLead, promote, and encourage implementation of innovative instructional practices, providing timely one-on-one consultation for faculty seeking assistance with classroom design and delivery, assessment of student learning, flipped course design, and innovative instructional techniques and technologyCreate highly effective instructional guides, instructional technology training, 'just-in-time' learning resources, tutorials and quick-reference guides, self-paced trainings, recommended readings lists, and additional website contentWork collaboratively with team members and instructors to develop inclusive and effective professional learning opportunities that enhance quality of instruction in all modalities and include experiences aligned with faculty career progression (including new, tenure-track, teaching track, IOR, and FA)Work collaboratively with faculty instructional leads on classroom observations and instructional coaching to ensure seamless instructor support and guidanceIdentify and celebrate quality instruction within the FSE community through recognition, nomination, and award processes and platformsCollaborate with various stakeholders, including colleagues from the FSE Learning and Teaching Hub and colleagues throughout ASU, to support new initiatives as neededChampion the scholarship of teaching and learning by staying abreast of current trends in STEM education, educational research, educational technology and curriculum, teaching practices, faculty policies, and research-based practices and ensuring alignment between professional learning initiatives and school/college/Hub goals and missionLead, promote, and encourage the implementation of innovative instructional technology to enhance deliveryMinimum QualificationsBachelor's degree in Education or a related field. Five (5) years of providing learning/instructional design and/or technology development services. Or, any equivalent combination of experience or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.Desired QualificationsExperience working with faculty in the STEM fieldsClassroom teaching experience, preferably in the STEM fieldsExperience integrating instructional technologies in a ground or hybrid instructional modalityExceptional interpersonal skills (e.g., with students, faculty, etc.) with the ability to develop trusting mentoring relationshipsExperience conducting classroom observations in a ground or hybrid instructional modalityWell-developed ability to provide feedback on instructional design and delivery for all levels of facultyStrong knowledge of instructional best practices in Engineering Education and flipped course designExperience leading professional development trainings and webinarsStrong written and interpersonal communication skillsSkilled in creating and organizing resources and establishing prioritiesWillingness to learn and support instructional technology applicationsMaster's degree in Education or related fields4 or more years guiding or advising instructors in a higher education institutionWorking EnvironmentActivities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse 75 percent; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work 10 percent.Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions.Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds 15 percent.Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include or are subject to resolution of conflicts.Department StatementThe Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering is the largest and most comprehensive engineering school in the nation and seeks to deliver a world-class learning experience for our students and to advance research and innovation - all at scale. We value and emphasize inherently interdisciplinary endeavors that capitalize on both the breadth and depth of our outstanding faculty and have built a special place for largescale innovation characterized by foundational excellence and translational impacts. We are an engineering school on the rise in the most innovative university in the country and in the heart of the nation's fifth largest metropolitan area. The scale of our faculty research interests, and interdisciplinary mindset combined with 47 graduate degree programs and 25 undergraduate degree programs provide the foundation and collaborative possibilities to advance new ideas.The Fulton Schools of Engineering on the Tempe and Polytechnic campuses is comprised of seven schools based on academic programs and research areas. Fulton Engineering has a nationally recognized faculty that conducts research, instructs and mentors students, and provides service to the profession and community. If you wish to work in an environment where you will be valued for the skills you bring to projects and be challenged to stretch your current capabilities and imagination, then consider becoming part of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. Learn more at engineering.asu.edu/about.The FSE Learning and Teaching Hub (LTH) is a newly formed unit within the ASU Fulton Schools of Engineering working to facilitate a culture of teaching and learning in which all Engineering students thrive in environments that are relevant, engaging, and designed for student success. The LTH is seeking a motivated, collaborative, and solution-oriented individual who can thrive in an evolving environment while they facilitate the development of active learning experiences intended to improve the quality and consistency of student outcomes across programs and modalities.Working at ASU has outstanding benefits which include: health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; ASU/UA/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to ASU recreation and cultural activities; and more. To estimate the value of your total compensation, please visit https://cfo.asu.edu/compensation-estimatorASU StatementArizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment Verification StatementASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.Background Check StatementASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.Fingerprint Check StatementThis position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.Instructions to ApplyApplication deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.To apply, please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ (See Req ID# 78932BR), or go directly to:https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494#jobDetails=4528113_5494

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