Overview

Under the supervision of the Director, Faculty Development and Quality Assurance , the Part-Time, Teaching and Learning Designer, will assist in the education of teaching and learning, curriculum design and technology execution. The Learning Designer works collaboratively with faculty, staff, and curriculum developers to promote practices that create effective teaching and learning excellence engaging learners by utilizing appropriate learning theories, strategies and technologies. This position is responsible for developing curricula to educate faculty and staff with the emphasis of the colleges’ Adjunct faculty and staff. In addition, the Part-Time Teaching and Learning Designer will support the Quality Matters initiatives college-wide with the development of curriculum design that integrates best practices for faculty development teaching excellence, creating inclusive climates for learning, deploying technology tools, digital citizenship for learning and fusing our cultures of excellence within our daily work.

Viable candidates must be available at least 25 hours during the work week with flexibility. Schedule will be set and agreed before accepting position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree from a Four-year college Note: Degrees and hours must be from a college accredited by a United States Department of Education accepted accrediting agency such as SACS.
  • At least three years of higher education supporting online and blended courses
  • Experience with developing curricula to support faculty development
  • Experience with teaching learning theory
  • Teaching experience
  • Experience using learning management systems and other forms of educational technology
  • Experience taking at least an online and face-to-face course
  • Ability to design, deliver, content training and technology-enhanced workshops and courses
  • Experience offering workshops or support to faculty and staff
  • Experience working in professions that require high levels of engagement (customer service, retail, etc.)
  • Evening Hours 3 days a week.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years or more experience supporting online and blended courses.
  • Completed the Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Training.
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision.

Essential Duties

Departmental Administration

  • Maintain confidentiality and security of sensitive information
  • Maintain communication and partnership with offices such as Information Technology Services and Accessibility Services to support learning technology requests and escalate support tickets if needed
  • Request or generate reports as needed for learning management system accessibility, institutional assessment and data-driven decision making

Support Teaching and Learning Excellence

  • Promote the culture of Quality Matters and Universal Design for Learning guidelines when educating faculty and staff on the effective use of learning technologies and tools
  • Become Quality Matters Certified- AppQMR, and PRC
  • Share diverse perspectives on learning theories and innovation to support inclusive teaching and learning strategies within the college and faculty learning communities

Planning and Implementation

  • Participate in the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence Projects, developing best practices for Growth Mindset, shifting our work to a fluid environment of excellence
  • Develop catalogs, trainings and tutorials to captures our knowledge assets
  • Participate in Transformative Learning media campaigns that are intended to share best practices and research

Community Relations

  • Engage in professional communities with the potential to enhance knowledge, skills, and abilities in the position
  • Maintain contact with specialized vocations where applicable
  • Be alert to public relations opportunities and use these to promote the College and the department
  • Serve on College teams as required
  • Provide administration with information for institutional publications

Create a Culture of Belonging

  • Facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing inclusive instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful and that maximize equitable student outcomes
  • Embrace Forsyth Tech’s core values, promote the vision statement, and advance all tenets of the institutional mission
  • Promote a culture of belonging by promoting a diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Project a positive and professional image that reflects the College’s core values
  • Incorporate inclusive content and work to eliminate discriminatory and exclusionary content from curriculum
  • Pursue continuous improvement in the areas of subject matter expertise; teaching and learning; the use of educational technology; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and other areas related to the strategic goals of the college
  • Facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing inclusive instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful and that maximize equitable student outcomes
  • Treat everyone with civility, dignity, and respect

Physical Demands

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee will regularly use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear.
  • The employee may frequently stand, walk and sit.
  • The employee may occasionally reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
12/20/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants
If you need assistance, please contact Human Resources at 336-734-7302. AA/EOE.