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Instructional Technology Specialist
South Central College in Mankato, Minnesota
Date Posted 04/27/2021
Admin-Instructional Technology And Design
Salary $21.83 - $31.70  USD Per Hour
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline 05/21/2021
Classification Title Management Analyst 2
Working Title Instructional Technology Specialist
Position Type Staff
Division Academic Affairs
Department Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence
Unit Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence
Location College-wide, based on the North Mankato campus
FLSA Exempt
Full/Part Time Full Time
FTE 1.0
Employment Condition Unlimited
Work Shift Days
Work Schedule/Hours/Days

Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Posting Details
Salary Minimum $21.83
Salary Maximum $31.70
Salary Type Hourly
Bargaining Unit/Plan 214, MAPE
Job Description

This position provides leadership and primary educational technology support to ensure teaching quality and enhance equity in teaching with technology. The Instructional Technology Specialist will collaborate with instructors, programs, and leadership to champion quality learning design and experience. In addition to providing leadership and support for educational technology tools utilized by faculty teaching in face-to-face, hybrid, and online modalities, this position will facilitate the quality assurance process in online instruction to meet college, system, and national accreditation standards and will partner with the Information Technology department to administer and support the learning management system and other educational technology tools at the college.

1. Work collaboratively with the faculty and staff across the college to support quality in online course design and delivery.
2. Provide support of faculty in use of the learning management system. As the site administrator, take responsibility for monitoring, communicating, and providing training on upgrades, maintenance releases, and changes from the vendor or the Minnesota State system office.
3. Provide training and support for educational technology tools to enhance teaching and ensure accessibility for students.
4. Collaborate with Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence staff in the creation and evaluation of comprehensive faculty development planning and opportunities to support quality in teaching with technology.
5. Advocate for effective, evidence-based course design and delivery teaching with technology through service on college and Minnesota State committees and activities that are related to online teaching, teaching with technology, quality assurance, accessibility and inclusive teaching, and educational development.
6. Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the smooth functioning of the department and maintain the alignment of college and center mission.

Required Qualifications

• Five years’ experience with demonstrated knowledge of designing, developing, assessing, and supporting hybrid and online course design and delivery.
• Proficiency using educational software applications and tools including, but not limited to, learning management system such as D2L Brightspace, course media production software, accessibility tools, and desktop tools such as Office 365.
• Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
• Demonstrated commitment to equity in teaching and learning.
• Demonstrated knowledge of learning theory, instructional design, and teaching methods applicable to a variety of disciplines.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively and tactfully with members of the academic community.

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in information technology, instructional design, or a closely related area.
• Teaching experience in a postsecondary or adult environment.
• Experience with continuous quality improvement in teaching with technology.
• Demonstrated experience in the design and delivery of high-quality professional development on teaching with technology and teaching in online and hybrid environments.
• Team player who is able to manage multiple competing priorities and complete projects according to schedule.

Other Requirements

South Central College is a comprehensive community and technical college that is part of the Minnesota State system, with campuses in Faribault and North Mankato. To meet the educational needs of students and our communities, SCC provides lifelong learning opportunities.

SCC is committed to fostering a campus environment of inclusion, knowledge, and understanding in which faculty, staff, and students learn to value diversity and to respect individual differences that enrich our college community.

To learn more about South Central College visit www.southcentral.edu

Benefits Info

The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefit package, including health, dental, and life insurance, a robust retirement program, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, generous sick and vacation time, among a variety of other benefits.

This position is covered under the MAPE Collective Bargaining Agreement. View union contract here: https://mn.gov/mmb-stat/000/az/labor-relations/mape/2019-2021/2019-2021-MAPE-final.pdf

For additional information on benefits, review the State Employee Group Insurance Program (SEGIP) website: www.mn.gov/mmb/segip/

Posting Number F060P
Number of Vacancies 1
Re-posting No
Desired Start Date 07/06/2021
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 04/26/2021
Close Date 05/21/2021
Open Until Filled No
Accept Applications Yes
Special Instructions Summary
Posting Contact Jen Groebner, HR Generalist - jen.groebner@southcentral.edu - 507-389-7292
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

SCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. This document is available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities, consumers with hearing or speech disabilities may contact us via their preferred Telecommunications Relay Service.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Briefly outline your 5 years of experience designing, developing, assessing, and supporting hybrid and online course design and delivery.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please outline the educational software applications you've utilized and your level of comfort with each.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your analytical and organizational skills.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Provide evidence of your commitment to equity and inclusion.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Briefly describe your level of knowledge of learning theory, instructional design, and teaching methods.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • South Central College Website
    • Minnesota State Employment Opportunities Website
    • Indeed
    • LinkedIn
    • Personal Referral/Word-of-Mouth
    • Newspaper Advertisement
    • Other Website

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
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