Department: IUPUI Technology Leadership and Communication
The Department of Technology Leadership and Communication (TLC) in partnership with the Office of Student Services in the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) seeks applicants for an Academic Specialist. Building on existing strengths in teaching, research and service in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) contexts, the TLC department and the Office of Student Services are searching for an Academic Specialist with expertise in the field of adult education, instructional design, and high education student affairs. Responsibilities for this position include: academic program coordination, instructional design coordination, adjunct faculty coordination, branding coordination, student recruitment and advising coordination, and peer mentoring/peer led team learning coordination. The position will begin in August of 2018.
Below are the requirements, the preferred qualifications, and the responsibilities for this position:
M.S., M.A., or Ph.D. Adult Education, Higher Education and Student Affairs, Instructional Design or a related field
Relevant experience and evidence of leadership in academic program coordination
Relevant experience and evidence of leadership in instructional design related to faculty and adjunct faculty development, creation of courses using a variety of course management systems
Relevant experience and evidence of leadership in academic branding development
Relevant experience and evidence of leadership in student recruitment and advising
Relevant experience and evidence of leadership in the development of peer mentoring programs
Evidence of service to the profession
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Certification to work in the United States
Promote and manage the Human Resource Management and Technical Communication Certificate programs including scheduling, curriculum development, oversite, and student advising.
Advise 1st year students for all TLC academic programs
Develop and Coordinate mentoring programs in Coordination with the Office of Student Services for ET student peer mentors for various programs including Peer Led Team Learning (PLTW) and Women's Engineering Network Peer Mentoring program.
Serve as course coordinator for various OLS and TCM courses
Support student learning outcomes by leveraging the use of instructional technology and serving as a resource for TLC Department in both undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs
Work with TLC faculty to use the latest technology to design dynamic, high impact online, hybrid, and traditionally delivered courses that link to course learning outcomes and enhance student outcomes
Use university, campus, and school resources to stay abreast of instructional technology trends and provide
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