The following employment opportunities are posted here on behalf of SLATE member institutions. See each individual listing for additional information and the application process being used by each institution If you have questions, or would like to apply for any of these positions, please contact the individual or institution listed.
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Rush University Medical Center - Director
The McCormick Educational Technology Center (METC), the instructional technology and computing component of the Library of Rush University Medical Center, is seeking an experienced, innovative and dynamic Director. In this role you will provide leadership for a collegial staff which provides institutional support and training for educational technology across the entire university.
- Services include support for online and face-to-face university courses, onsite use of computer workstations, computer classrooms and software, optical marking system services and exam software, and faculty projects
- Directly supervises 7 technical/support staff
- Analyzes implements and evaluates departmental activities to ensure the most effective services, access and resources that support the educational endeavors of faculty, students and staff.
- Collaborates with the staffs of Information Services and the Library to assure optimal maintenance of computer hardware and software.
- Prepares and oversees the budget of the METC
- Directs the Instructional Designers and The Technology Support Specialist to best provide access and training in regards to the learning management system and its many supporting applications: Collaborate, Respondus, Panopto, ExamSoft, and others as required.
- Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or Master’s degree in Instructional/Educational Technology
- 5 years in a multimedia center or similar environment
- Has held supervisory positions of increasing responsibility
- Experience in public services.
- High level interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills
- Demonstrated leadership and problem solving skills
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Familiarity with current trends in academic information management
- Demonstrated continuing professional development, including participation in professional associations and/or advanced coursework.
Rush University is the academic component of Rush University Medical Center. The University currently has over 2,200 students in Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and The Graduate College. Located just west of the Loop in downtown Chicago, Rush offers an ideal atmosphere for professional to fulfill their career goals.
We offer generous benefits, including several tuition assistance programs. To apply, click on:
Job ID: 2014-0072
posted: February 4, 2014
Columbia College - Moodle Developer/Software Engineer
The Moodle Administrator/Tech Support position is a member of the Client Services team and is responsible for configuring, maintaining, customizing and administrating Columbia College Chicago’s Moodle LMS application. The Moodle Administrator/Tech Support is under the direction of the Director of Client Services.
- Administer and maintain the Moodle LMS application
- Develop new features for the Moodle LMS application as required by
- Provide technical support for Moodle application to faculty and staff
- Meet with users to define application change requirements based on
- Implement, install and rollout new Moodle-based applications
- Manage and administer Moodle upgrades as required
- Manage the course and content backup process to ensure disaster recovery
and policies are adhered to.
- Develop and write quality assurance tests and participates in their
- Manage and define all user accounts and all roles in cooperation with
Information Security Officer and the office of CITE.
- Assist with internal process auditing and innovation of best practices.
- Provide and prepare LMS consulting, training and technical
- Provide day to day issue resolution and support to key stakeholders.
- Stay current with technical trends and research improvements for the
- Work closely with the Applications, Infrastructure,Client Services and
- Perform any additional tasks that may be required by the Director.
- Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent expertise.
- At least two years' experience in development and administration of
- Proficiency with PostgreSQL, PHP,HTML XHTML HTML5,CSS desired
- Working knowledge of relational database concepts, client-server
concepts, systems security, authentication systems, disaster recovery, and
service life cycles.
excellent verbal and written communication skills
good organizational skills
patience in stressful situations
attention to detail
under tight deadlines and pressure
well as part of a team
- Shows a
positive and enthusiastic attitude
Individuals can apply online at: www.colum.edu
posted: January 13, 2014
Northwestern College - Instructional Support Specialist
Northwestern College, an
institution of higher learning with regional accreditation, provides a solid,
career-focused education in some of the fastest-growing professions. As Chicago’s first private business college,
founded in 1902, we are an educator and employer of choice in the Chicagoland
area. Supportive faculty and staff
dedicate their skills and work collaboratively to make a difference in the
lives of our students.
Northwestern College currently
seeks an Instructional Support Specialist for our online programs, who will be
- Collaborating with
faculty to develop online and hybrid courses and supplemental materials using
- Identifying and communicating
issues relating to course management systems and online/blended course
and recommending emerging learning technologies that provide utility and integrating
technological innovations into the course development process
- Recommending appropriate
tools and teaching strategies to accomplish learning objectives
- Providing support to
faculty who wish to incorporate media into their distance education classes
in creating and maintaining quality assurance and assessment criteria for
evaluation of instruction and online course delivery outcomes
- Working with the Distance Education Director to
assess professional development needs and recommend appropriate training for
position will be based out of the College’s Bridgeview campus.
of Bachelor’s degree preferably in instructional technology, educational
technology, or related field
to three years’ experience in online course and curriculum design
of principles and practices of instructional design and distance education
written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to
work in team environment
College fosters a work environment where innovation, service excellence, and teamwork
are a part of everyday life. We offer a
competitive benefits package, including:
dental, vision, and life insurance
time off away from work
We encourage you to share with us your expertise! Email resumes to email@example.com or fax to
773-326-0957 – please be sure to include “ISS” in the subject line.
Visit us at: www.nc.edu
posted: January 13, 2014
The Adler School of Professional
Psychology - Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs for Learning, Teaching and Educational Technology (AVP)
Reporting directly to the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the AVP will provide leadership and strategic direction that will transform educational delivery at the Adler School. The AVP will be a key leader in taking the Adler School to the next level of programming, including advances in online education by focusing on quality, growth, and innovation. The AVP will be dedicated to fostering innovation to continue to improve learning effectiveness and student success, in the on-campus, online, and blended settings. This position will also provide leadership and strategic direction to the enhancement of learning and teaching through the integration of technology and other learning tools for members of the Adler School learning community.
The Adler School began providing online education options in 2007. Since then, the School’s unique online offerings have attracted a robustly growing share of the School’s new student enrollment, which has increased by 68% since 2007. In 2010, the Sloan Consortium recognized the Department of Online Learning with an Effective Practice Award for best practice in innovating faculty and student support systems. The School’s strategic plan calls for significant growth of current degree offerings and the development of a vibrant system of online graduate degree programs--designed for current and emerging adult student markets, and distinctively addressing their education needs through dynamic content, technology and support.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Universal Core Behaviors:
- Lead the strategic academic planning process for online degree programs by working with academic and administrative leadership groups to assure the delivery of high quality educational experiences for students.
- Work closely with faculty and administration to develop mission consistent new programming, including an increasing number of online offerings. Leverage collaboration among the Adler School departments in Chicago and Vancouver in the development, administration, and marketing of innovative programs.
- Oversee all administrative and technical operations of the Center for Learning and Teaching and Department of Online Education. Provide leadership to support, promote and enhance excellence in learning and teaching through creative and innovative uses of technology.
- Support the academic quality, integrity and continuous improvement of campus curricular content and instructional delivery for all programming in on-campus, online and blended degree programs.
- Collaborate with faculty, staff and administration to develop policies and structures to further support advancements in learning and teaching to ensure student success within a high quality learning environment.
- Recruit and hire diverse and talented staff. Participate in the hiring process of faculty and program directors.
- Train, encourage and support faculty in best practices for instruction and delivery, in on-campus, online, and blended settings. Serve as the ambassador for educational modalities both internally and externally.
- Oversee student support activities, such as student technical support, and student academic support.
- Develop and recommend policies and standards to the Vice President of Academic Affairs to assure innovation, retention, quality, and continuous improvement for all degree programs, including online and blended degree programs, at the Adler School.
- Collaborate with marketing and admissions teams to enhance the recruitment of high quality students for non-traditional degree programs.
- Identify, evaluate, and recommend cutting edge technology and industry standards related to learning.
- Oversee the preparation and oversight of the annual budget for the Department of Online Learning and the Center for Learning and Teaching.
- Develop and maintain knowledge of current and established trends to be reflected in course/program content and all aspects of distance education.
- Participate in continuous professional development.
- Teamwork and collaboration
- Responsiveness to change
- Quality and accountability
- Support of vision, mission, values, and key strategies. Support and model the School’s values of: social interest, compassion, justice, respect for the individual, honoring diversity and difference, intellectual rigor, optimism and collaboration.
- Earned doctorate from an accredited institution preferred; masters may be considered based on related experience.
- Solid experience in developing and implementing online/blended programming from a leadership position with experience in ensuring academic quality, faculty mentorship, innovative program development and student retention.
- Demonstrated effective leadership in interacting and collaborating with administrators, staff and faculty.
- Experience with and knowledge of on-campus, online, and blended learning and teaching policies and best practices.
- Experience with faculty recruitment, retention, promotion and professional development.
- Understanding of current pedagogy and technologies for all learning modalities, on-campus, online and blended.
- Understanding of the importance of the instructional design process and the amount of time involved in completing it correctly.
- Values aligned with the mission of the Adler School.
- Knowledge of and experience with using assessment of student learning for continuous improvement.
- Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
- Ability to collaborate and work collegially with multiple constituencies in a dynamic academic environment.
- Online teaching experience at the college level and preferably the graduate level.
- Ability to write technical material, grant proposals, reports and articles.
posted: October 24, 2013
Moraine Valley Community College - Instructional Designer
Under the direction of the Director of Non-Traditional Learning, the Instructional Designer is responsible for working with faculty to review and redesign curriculum (as appropriate), and infuse innovative and contemporary methodologies into the teaching and learning process to improve student success. In addition, the Instructional Designer is responsible for raising faculty and staff awareness of student learning styles as they relate to curriculum delivery and student success. The Instructional Designer is dedicated to the learning college concepts by developing programs and facilitating activities that promote student success and lifelong learning. The Instructional Designer will partner with faculty in the learning design process to make the best use of available teaching methods and the best uses of technology to enhance student learning and success.
Moraine Valley Community College - Manager Staff Training & Development
Under the general direction of the Dean of Academic Development and Learning Resources the Staff Training and Development Manager is responsible for assisting with the staff development and technology training functions for the college, in collaboration with the CTL staff and other college employees as appropriate. The Staff Training and Development Manager is dedicated to the learning college concepts by developing programs and facilitating activities that promote student success and lifelong learning.
posted: October 21, 2013
Wheaton College - Academic and Media Technology Instructional Specialist
Responsible to the Manager of the Course and Media Development division of Academic and Media Technology working with the faculty and community of Wheaton College for the administration and integration of instructional technologies.
posted: September 16, 2013
Adler School of Professional Psychology, Adler Online - Instructional Designer
The Instructional Designer will report to the Director of Adler Online. This individual is responsible for collaborating with faculty and staff members to design, develop, support and implement courses and multimedia offered through Moodle. The Instructional Designer will provide support for the instructional design cycle by designing, developing, supporting and implementing instructional and multimedia strategies; selecting appropriate technology tools; assessing the effectiveness of the technology tools; training faculty, and coordinating course administration.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter, resume and salary requirements. Only complete applications can be reviewed. Please put “Instructional Designer” in the subject line.
posted: September 13, 2013