HIGHER EDUCATION - Stu-Instructional Facilitator
Instructional Facilitators (IFs) working in DLiT assist with the course development process for faculty members who are teaching online or blended courses. IFs provide highly skilled professional instructional design support for faculty, following the specified course development steps. Instructional Facilitators report to the Lead Curriculum and Instructional Design Specialist and meet regularly with the Online Course Manager and the Associate Dean for Online Higher Education.
Candidates with an MA degree and some teaching and/or curriculum development experience are preferred.
Duties and responsibilities
- Support the design and production of interactive online courses.
- Provide online teaching support to new online faculty.
- Review current course to ensure it meets learning objectives.
- Review and edit curricular materials including competency statements, learning objectives, and other relevant documentation.
- Facilitate processes and tasks associated with course design and development.
- Contribute ideas to improve the quality and efficiency of course development processes.
- Develop course curricula according to Andrews University’s development model and quality standards.
- Understanding of curriculum development and course design (online preferred).
- Curiosity about and commitment to learning cutting edge technologies for support of online and blended education
- K12 or higher education teaching experience (face-to-face or online or both)
- Knowledge of online course development standards and procedures (can be learned on the job)
- Experience providing professional development in group or individualized sessions
- Intermediate to advanced skill in using web and media based technologies for education such as but not limited to learning management system(s), video recording and editing, GoogleDocs, webinar software, classroom response systems, and Web 2.0 tools to support blended and online learning (can be learned on the job)
- Knowledge of Moodle LMS preferred (at least LearningHub from the student perspective)
- Excellent people skills
- Excellent presentation skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
The Department of Digital Learning and Instructional Technology is a fast-paced, collaborative work environment. We have both on-site and remote workers integrated into a close-knit community. We are always learning from each other, sharing ideas, giving feedback, and celebrating successes.