Associate Professor, Instructional Technology (Coordinator)
Position Number 002690
This 9-month faculty position will serve primarily as the coordinator for the online graduate Instructional Technology program in the College of Education. The successful candidate will teach online, distance, and face-to-face courses in instructional design, educational technology, and multimedia development in the Department of Administration and Instructional Services. The candidate will provide visionary leadership and coordination to the Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology with three distinct concentrations: (1) Media Coordinator, (2) Instructional Technology Director, and (3) Business and Industry. The candidate must articulate and pursue a timely research agenda that produces manuscript publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals in the discipline area, procurement of extramural grant funds that support innovative initiatives and programs, and presentations at well-respected international and national conferences or meetings. Other duties include, but are not limited to, data collection, analysis, and report writing for accreditation agencies (e.g., Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation), attending coordinators’ meetings, developing or enhancing online courses, advising graduate candidates, supervising candidates in internships, recruiting prospective candidates, cultivating new relationships with K-12 public school districts, businesses, and corporations, and rendering service to the department, College of Education, the University, the Community-at-large, and professional organizations. The candidate is expected to remain current in content, pedagogical practices, standards, and educational theory.
The vision of the College of Education is to become a recognized national leader in the advancement of research and practice on equity, access, and advocacy through the preparation of scholars, practitioners, and innovators. Faculty in the College strive to prepare educational and human service leaders who create, use, and share knowledge in local, state, national, and global communities. Faculty instill in candidates a lifelong passion for public service while emphasizing the importance of collaboration with key stakeholders . The College consists of four academic units. This position is housed in the Department of Administration and Instructional Services, which prepares professionals as school principals, educational executives, speech practitioners, instructional technologists, and reading specialists by focusing on philosophical, theoretical, methodological, and practical foundations