Join CU Boulder's Support of Education Through Technology (ASSETT)
group! The Instructional Design and Technology Consultant is a key
member of ASSETT, situated in the Center for Teaching and Learning
(CTL). This position serves as a consultant for the faculty of the
College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) to provide instructional
design and pedagogical and technical expertise. The Instructional
Design and Technology Consultant provides consultations on a
variety of instructional design concepts including, but not limited
to, course design, active learning, digital, open and inclusive
pedagogies, universal design for learning, accessibility, open
education resources, learning management systems and other academic
technologies. This position develops and plans workshops for
faculty members to improve their teaching with technologies, course
and curricular designs. Additionally, this position develops online
resources for faculty including standard methodologies, videos, and
articles describing how to teach optimally with academic
technologies. This position collaborates with other ASSETT and CTL
professionals to collect data about the effectiveness of ASSETT
service offerings to deliver current and new programming that meet
the teaching, learning, and technology needs of A&S
The Instructional Design and Technology Consultant plays an
important role in informing the direction of and implementing
instructional design and academic technology programming for
faculty with the ultimate goal of improving the undergraduate
student learning experience. This position reports to the ASSETT
Manager and collaborates with the other ASSETT and CTL team
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a
culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We
are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
The mission of the Arts and Sciences Support of Education Through
Technology (ASSETT) program is to integrate technology with
pedagogy to promote impactful learning.
The CTL seeks to transform teachers and students in their
educational practices, inspire innovative and evidence-based
teaching, and to create a culture of continuous improvement.
Impactful teaching, we believe, is not innately produced but is
learned, informed by continuous dialogue and collective knowledge.
As a Center, we invite educators to an open, common space where all
are welcome to explore teaching practices, pose questions, have
brave conversations, take creative risks, and embrace intellectual
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
Provide instructional design and teaching with technology
expertise for face-to-face, remote, and online modalities
Develop Online Resources
- Conducting one-on-one consultations with faculty in the areas
of course design, teaching and learning with technologies, active
learning strategies, universal design for learning, and digital,
open and inclusive pedagogies.
- Crafting and facilitating workshops, department presentations,
and learning communities on the same areas listed above.
- Keeping current with common and emerging educational
technologies. Making recommendations for effective integrations of
these technologies within best teaching and learning
- Applying problem-solving, universal design, and instructional
design methodologies as part of consultations, workshops, and
- Collecting data from consultations and events to measure
effectiveness of those efforts and to help make strategic decisions
about future offerings that improve ASSETT’s reach and
Collaborate on New and Emerging Teaching, Learning, and
- Develop accessible online teaching and learning resources for
faculty and students using universal design principles. Resources
include newsletter articles, asynchronous workshop videos, video
resources, checklists, and tips.
What We Can Offer
- Collaborate with ASSETT team members, A&S units, the Center
for Teaching and Learning, Libraries and the Office of Information
Technology on projects that promote, encourage and prioritize
scholarly and inclusive teaching practices along with effective
technology integration. Examples include the Innovation Incubator
projects that spark new and innovative teaching practices, our
Domain of One’s Own instance called Buffscreate, or new technology
Annual salary is $55,000-$65,000.
Relocation is available.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits
, including medical, dental,
retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The
University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in
Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education
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What We Require
What You Will Need
- A bachelor's degree in instructional design, educational
technology, curriculum and instruction or another related field
from an accredited institution.
- 1+ years of experience in an instructional design role.
- Proven experience in integrating effective pedagogy and
technology in face-to-face, remote, and/or online modalities.
- Experience conducting consultations with faculty in academic
technologies and instructional and curricular design.
- Experience delivering workshops or presentations on course
design and academic technologies.
What We Would Like You To Have
- Excellent communication, collaboration, time management, and
- Ability to build relationships with faculty.
- Master's Degree in instructional design, educational
technology, curriculum and instruction or another related
- Experience working in the higher education environment.
- Post-secondary teaching experience.
- Solid understanding of Zoom, Canvas, Google Apps for Edu,
student response systems, and/or audio and video recording
- Ability to act as a consultant and build positive relationships
with faculty and provide leadership on the use of academic
technologies in teaching, research, and creative works.
- Ability to navigate an academic environment or equivalently
complex organization, especially in developing and managing
relationships with key partners (e.g. faculty, administrators, and
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- A current resume.
- A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background
and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and
responsibilities of the position.
- A short essay (no more than 1 page) that addresses the
following statement: "Our unit recognizes that our mission is
strengthened by contributions from diverse perspectives. Describe
what your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion looks like
We may request references at a later time.
Please apply by August 10, 2021 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs
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