Holyoke Community College is housed on a multi-million-dollar, 135-acre campus, equipped with state-of-the art technology in specialized learning facilities. HCC serves over 9,000 students annually, and provides a variety of recreational and cultural activities, from sports programs to music festivals, for students and community members alike. The college's strongest assets continue to be an innovative spirit, a sincere concern for students and a commitment to strive for even greater success. These are the values which have created a tradition of excellence spanning more than six decades, and which are enabling Holyoke Community College to meet today's challenges.
As a Hispanic Serving Institution, HCC seeks a Coordinator of Instructional Design who is committed to the pursuit of equity through the use of culturally responsive and universally accessible pedagogies. This position is responsible for exploring, identifying, developing, and supporting course design solutions that promote student learning in all modalities They will work collaboratively with other members of the Instructional Design and Technology team, faculty, staff and academic leadership to plan, develop, and deliver educationally effective, highly engaging, and innovative instructional materials for on campus, blended and online classes. This position will work under the supervision of the Director of Planning, Curriculum and Assessment and in collaboration with the college's Center For Excellence in developing and executing professional development for faculty with the goal of moving innovation in academic instruction forward. The Coordinator of Instructional Design will be a flexible thinker, able to determine and apply sound pedagogical strategies.
- Foster faculty adoption of innovative pedagogical strategies that promote student learning.
- Provide in-person, virtual and hybrid pedagogical and instructional design consultation and expertise to faculty and staff in support of face-to-face, online and blended environments.
- Provide direct, in-person support to faculty and staff in the Learning Collaborative.
- Work directly with faculty in designing fully accessible/inclusive academic materials that meet the principles of Universal Design.
- Work collaboratively with faculty to analyze instructional outcomes, develop learning objectives, structure learning activities and assessments, and deliver high-quality learning experiences that leverage learning science and academic technologies.
- Design, create and host innovative faculty and staff tutorials, workshops, training, instructional materials, video tutorials and support documentation on various educational strategies and technologies.
- Create and administer learning academies/institutes with a focus on improving student learning through the use of pedagogical innovation.
- Work collaboratively with the Coordinator of Instructional Technology/LMS administrator in exploring, identifying, developing and supporting instructional technology solutions for a wide range of learning modalities, including face-to-face, online, hybrid and other advanced technologies.
- Work collaboratively with faculty and staff; the Associate Director of Assessment; and the General Education Assessment Committee to create effective assessments, analyze resulting student learning outcomes data, and determine related actions.
- Collaborate with the library to introduce campus stakeholders to a range of Open Educational Resource (OER), zero cost, and low-cost course materials, including textbooks, videos, tests, and software.
- Promote quality standards for instructional design in the development of courses and curricula.
- Support faculty in the development of new-to-online courses.
- Interact with various agencies/individuals, including the MA DHE, grant collaborators and professional development organizations.
- Maintain accurate, timely, and thorough project documentation for all instructional design activities.
- Maintain professional knowledge.
- Assume additional duties as required.
- Master's degree in Instructional Media/Technology, Instructional System Design, Instructional Technology, Computer Science, Liberal Arts, Education, or a closely related field;
- Six (6) years of experience and/or training that includes utilizing learning strategies for diverse learners, developing materials for multiple modalities, and the innovative use of technology; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.
Are you excited and interested in this role but don't meet every requirement? We encourage you to apply anyway. A LinkedIn Gender Insights study shows that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every qualification.Holyoke Community College is dedicated to Equity, Diversity, Inclusivity, and Belonging, so we genuinely encourage you to apply even if your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description.
- Experience developing course materials using OER;
- Experience creating courses that fully employ the principles of Universal Design;
- Experience assessing courses using Quality Matters standards;
- Experience working with community college faculty;
- Experience using Canvas, Hypothesis, and video repository software.
Full-time, MCCC Unit PositionSalary:
Grade 7-- Minimum $70,246 - $75,681/year. Actual salary will be commensurate with education and experience in accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Full State benefits package.Hours:
37.5 hrs. - 12 month position; This position is based on the college's Holyoke, Massachusetts campus, with options for telework/remote work upon the approval of a formal collegewide policy. (On-campus/Hybrid)Funding Source:
StatePosition open until filled- All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. HCC is not sponsoring H1B Visa. - Pre-Employment Background check, including Criminal History will be conducted for all positions.
Holyoke Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
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