Instructional Design, Technology & Professional Development Specialist



Position Summary
Serve as an instructional technology, instructional design and professional development resource for employees at all college locations. Provide training and support to faculty for pedagogy, course and program design, assessment and learning management system usage.

Duties & Responsibilities
Provide learning management system expertise and leadership.

Serve as the College's liaison with the learning management system vendor.

Provide support for faculty professional development and faculty onboarding.

Coordinate and deliver faculty development training on new and existing instructional technology applications and instructional development processes.

Provide technical support and expertise in utilizing instructional technologies to faculty.

Establish and support consistent instructional design methodology and pedagogical support for faculty.

Provide innovative and pedagogical support for all course delivery formats.

Develop and maintain expertise in instructional technologies.

Assist faculty with innovative virtual delivery options and preparing and assessing simulation-based scenarios.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field required, Master’s degree in Instructional Technology preferred.

Demonstrated knowledge and application of adult learning theory, instructional design, and appropriate use of instructional technologies required.

Prior experience with curriculum design and learning management systems preferred.

Experience in the development and delivery of best practices for virtual teaching, learning, and academic assessment.

Demonstrated use of technology and productivity applications.

Three years of teaching experience required.

Must possess excellent problem resolution, organizational, interpersonal, communication, and project management skills.

Must possess ability to:
  • Achieve a satisfactory level of technical, functional, and/or professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; keep up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise; leverage expert knowledge to accomplish results.
  • Engage an individual in developing and committing to an action plan that targets specific behaviors, skills, or knowledge needed to ensure performance improvement or prepare for success in new responsibilities.
  • Meet the personal needs of individuals to build trust, encourage two-way communication, and strengthen relationships.
  • Place a high priority on the (internal or external) customer’s perspective when making decisions and taking action; implement service practices that meet the customers’ and own organization’s needs.
  • Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjust effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.
  • Take prompt action to accomplish work goals; take action to achieve results beyond what is required; be proactive.
  • Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and approach toward work.

Must embrace Mid-State’s core values of student centeredness, commitment, accountability, respect, integrity, and exceptional service.

Compensation & Benefits
Compensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; short-term and long-term disability; paid time off and holidays; flexible spending account; Wisconsin Retirement System; 403(b) and 457; employee assistance program; educational assistance; and employee wellness program.

How To Apply
To be considered for this position, you must complete an online application. You should have the following information available when completing an application:

  • Contact information (addresses, phone numbers)
  • Employment History
  • Education
  • Electronic copy of resume and transcripts


Application materials submitted via mail, fax, email, or in-person will not be considered.

Incomplete applications or applications noting 'See Resume' will not be considered.

Continuous recruitment with first review of completed applications starting September 24, 2020. Applications received on or after September 24th may be considered in a secondary pool.

Please note that Mid-State’s main form of communication during the recruitment process is email. In addition to receiving communications from email addresses with an @mstc.edu domain, you may receive emails from donotreply@invalidemail.com . Please be sure to watch your inbox as well as junk, spam, and clutter folders.

Equal Opportunity
Mid-State Technical College, an equal opportunity employer and educator, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or other applicable legislated categories, in its services, employment programs, and/or its educational programs and activities, including but not limited to admission, treatment, and access. Mid-State Technical College provides reasonable accommodations to assist persons with disabilities to access or participate in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: VP-Human Resources, 32nd Street N, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494, Phone: 715-422-5325 or E mail:aaeo@mstc.edu .

Optimize Your Online Application Experience
Below you will find a few technical tips to help ensure a positive and successful online application experience:

  • Be sure to fill in each field in the application. You will receive an error message at the time of submission and your application will not be submitted if each required field is not filled in.
  • Avoid clicking the back, forward, or refresh buttons while applying. Doing so will interfere with the submission and may result in data loss.
  • Clear your browser's temporary files/cache and cookies prior to beginning the application.
  • Disable pop-up blockers.
  • Do not bookmark or favorite the application. Navigate to the careers site each time you wish to access your saved/submitted application.
  • Your application session will remain open for 24 hours assuming you do not close your browser. To ensure submission, complete the application process within that time frame.
  • The following browsers are currently supported:


Internet Explorer 9, 10, 11
Firefox
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  • The following operating systems are currently supported:


Windows 7 and 8, both 32-bit and 64-bit, as well as Mac OS 10.6 and greater.

If you experience issues in submitting your online application, please contact Human Resources at 715.422.5568.

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