The Arts and Sciences Support of Education Through Technology (ASSETT) is rostered in CU Boulder’s Office of Information Technology (OIT). ASSETT’s mission is to support the use of technology in advancing the teaching and learning mission of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The program began in July 2008, and continues today, thanks to the support of students who fund ASSETT through an instructional fee for A&S courses.
What your key responsibilities will be:
As our Teaching and Learning Consultant (TLC), you will be a key member of the ASSETT group, serving as a resource for Arts and Sciences (A&S) faculty, providing pedagogical and technical expertise as faculty members integrate academic technologies into their courses. You will provide universal design support for faculty to ensure accessibility of course content and teaching and learning activities. Included in your support of A&S faculty will be activities such as:
Developing and planning faculty workshops and providing one-on-one faculty consultations to improve the use of teaching technologies, including universal design and accessibility considerations.
Planning and executing a cohesive outreach program.
Developing online resources for faculty including asynchronous workshop videos, checklists, best practices, videos, and articles describing how to teach most effectively using academic technologies.
Developing and distributing ASSETT’s monthly newsletter and website content.
Collaborating with the ASSETT Educational Technology Researcher (ETR) in the collection of data regarding effectiveness of ASSETT service offerings.
Collaborating with other TLC’s in the delivery of current and new programming to meet the evolving teaching, learning, and technology needs of A&S faculty.
Staying up-to-date with common and emerging educational technologies and recommending new technologies for incorporation within the A&S teaching portfolio.
What we can offer:
The salary range for this position starts at $62,500 and will be based upon relevant background and experience. In addition the University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement (with a 2-for-1 employer match), generous paid time off, tuition benefit and RTD ECO Bus Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.
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A master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution.
What you will need:
Ability to navigate an academic environment or equivalently complex organization, especially in developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders (e.g. faculty, administrators, and staff).
Ability to act as a consultant to faculty and leadership on the use of academic technologies in teaching, research, and creative works.
Excellent communication, collaboration, time management, and presentation skills.
What we’d like you to have:
Demonstrated understanding of how academic technologies may enhance effective pedagogy.
Experience working in a higher education environment.
Working knowledge of academic technologies such as Canvas, VoiceThread, D2L, G Suite for Education, Student Response Systems, as well as audio and video recording software.
Post-secondary teaching experience.
Experience providing academic or instructional technology user support, including instructional and curricular design services.
Experience delivering workshops or presentations on technologies.
Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified.