Division of Educational Leadership, Policy and Foundations in the School of Education.
The School of Education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) announces a Teaching Assistant faculty position in Instructional Design and Technology. The faculty in the division of Educational Leadership, Policy and Foundations (ELPF) provides classes and degrees at the certificate, masters, specialist and doctoral levels. The individual selected for this position will join a collaborative and dedicated faculty who emphasize excellence in education at all levels in the context of the School of Education's commitment to urban schools and healthy urban communities. Position responsibilities include: a) teaching online graduate certificate courses in the field of Instructional Design and Technology; b) partnering with education and business organizations to meet the changing needs of pre k-12 educators, instructional designers, and corporate trainers' use and design/application of technology; c) collaborating with SOE departments, academic centers, and researchers to increase technological knowledge of community leaders. Leading; d) increasing digital literacy rates among our educational and industry partners; and e) coordinating the program's online stakeholder advisory committee. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a non-tenure-track and benefits eligible nine-month position with a renewable nine-month contract.
Teach the equivalent of 4-3 courses per semester including online certificate Instructional Technology courses and prek-12 administration program courses.
Collaborate with SOE departments, local districts, and business organizations to establish an interdisciplinary approach for attracting a diverse body of participants.
Participate in Division meetings and advising prek-12 administration students.
An earned doctorate in Instructional Design & Technology, Educational Administration or related field.
Demonstrated excellence in the leadership and application of Instructional Technology within pre-k12 urban schools, industry or non-profit organizations..
Knowledge of adult learning theory and 21st century skills for pre-K12 learners.
Experience in developing and delivering online courses in educational/training settings..
Excellent oral and written communication skills..
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to social justice and urban issues.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with others.
Knowledge of school law or related legal issues in human resources at the business or industry levels.
Experience working with key community stakeholders to increase the application of instructional/digital technology.
Demonstrated significant potential for grant productivity.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students/participants from culturally diverse backgrounds
Full Time/Part Time
Formal review of applications will begin January 17, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Interested parties are encourages to submit their materials by January 17, 2017 to assure optimal consideration.
You must combine all application materials (a letter expressing interest in and perspectives on the position, curriculum vita, two examples of instructional technology efforts and other supporting materials, as well as contact information of four references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as your resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
References will not be contacted until advanced stages of screening, and candidates will receive prior notification. For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Marie McCarther, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 816-235-22451.
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