Cornell College is accepting applications for a full-time
Digital Liberal Arts Coordinator to begin on July 1, 2022.
The Digital Liberal Arts Coordinator works with faculty and
students to integrate digital methods, applications, and media with
liberal arts scholarship and teaching in a highly selective
undergraduate residential college.
- Promoting faculty and student experimentation and creativity
with digital technologies in an inquiry-based active learning
curriculum, as well as providing support for student and faculty
- Providing up-to-date faculty development in the digital liberal
arts and humanities.
- Collaborating with the Grant Writer, faculty, and Center for
Teaching & Learning (CTL) staff to identify and pursue grant
- Demonstrating a high level of experience with technologies,
applications, and practices commonly used in higher education,
especially within the digital liberal arts/humanities, including
digital media production and editing, digital mapping and
geospatial applications, text mining and analysis, and the
development of websites for academic projects.
- Coordinating a Digital Liberal Arts lab space.
- Collaborating with faculty and Center for Teaching and Learning
(CTL) consultants and librarians to identify and explore the
academic and pedagogical implications of technological innovation
as it relates to the liberal arts.
- Fostering scholarly conversations about cultural, historical,
and social intersections with academic technology.
- Cooperating with the CTL consultants and librarians to share
complementary expertise with students and faculty.
- Participating in decisions of the College on the purchase of
software and hardware to support the digital liberal arts.
Because Cornell College values diversity and strives to create a
welcoming community in which all individuals are respected and
included, the entire campus community is called upon to engage in
dialogue around issues of difference, identity, and ideology. The
college is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community
that reflects our diverse student body. We encourage applications
from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces
differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities, and who will
excel at mentoring students who are broadly diverse. (See our
diversity statement here.)
About Cornell College
Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college
distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the
strengths of our One Course At A Time schedule. This combination
encourages the qualities of being thoughtful, original, and
inventive, using the strengths of a liberal arts education to apply
ideas to solve problems and meet challenges through hands-on
experience in learning. Academic immersion, Division III NCAA
athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious
student body from across the U.S. and worldwide. We are located in
Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community located in the heart
of the ICR Iowa region.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Master's degree or equivalent background in digital studies,
instructional technology, or related field. Has familiarity with
trends and topics in digital liberal arts pedagogy, instructional
design, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Skills in
project management and documentation.
Teaching experience in higher education, preferably in a liberal
arts context. An understanding of effective applications of
technology to teaching and learning. Expertise in a web content
management system, image editing software, presentation software,
digital video and audio. Knowledge of web design principles. Strong
teaching skills and commitment to service. Demonstrated ability to
work in a team-based environment. Excellent interpersonal
communications skills. A commitment to lifelong learning and
engagement with an actively changing technology landscape.
The position will remain open until filled. To apply, submit a
cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three
references through Cornell's online application system.
Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages
applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with
Iowa's Smokefree Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires
satisfactory completion of a background check.