Job Title Clinical Instructor and Director of Instructional Design
Department Computing - 22150
Pay Grade 1
Job Category Faculty
The Department of Computing is seeking a Clinical Instructor to serve as the
Department's Director of Instructional Design. The Department is home to
undergraduate programs in Computer Science, Cybersecurity & Modern Networks,
Information Systems, and Information Technology, graduate programs in Computer
Science and Information Systems, and a graduate certificate in Data Analytics.
The Department also supports coursework in the BBA Marketing Analytics
program, MBA concentrations in Business Analytics and Cybersecurity
Management, and a Graduate Certificate in Public Health Analytics. The
Department is one of only 11 U.S. universities with 3 ABET CAC accredited
programs, and the only U.S. university known to house all programs in one
This position is intended to facilitate and improve the Department's
educational programs, particularly in the online environment, and to
facilitate the creation and enhancement of new graduate and undergraduate
programs and partnerships. This faculty member will work with Department
leadership to develop a strategy for enhancing educational program delivery
and curriculum expansion so as to improve student learning outcomes and grow
program enrollment. The individual will partner with faculty colleagues (who
are instructors of record in courses) to enhance course content, delivery,
assessment, and other course elements. A particular focus of the position is
supporting curriculum innovation, driving the use of advanced tools and
technologies, and allowing the Department to implement processes based on
educational and industrial best practices.
The successful candidate will be appointed as a clinical track faculty member
at the rank of instructor. The clinical track appointment may be converted to
the tenure track at any time prior to but not later than the expiration of the
first three-year term as specified by University policy. The position is
contingent upon sufficient funding. Position starts July 1, 2022.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our
students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and
acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and
contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East
Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of best practices, purposes, practices, and procedures for the
curriculum development process within a higher education setting.
Knowledge of SACSCOC Principles of Accreditation and Tennessee Higher
Education Commission policies and procedures.
Knowledge of instructional design best practices regarding teaching and
learning in a variety of modalities, including synchronous and
asynchronous online instruction.
Knowledge of technology trends and techniques that promote exceptional
teaching and learning practices.
Knowledge of internal and external resources available to aid in the
design, development, and promotion of innovative degree programs.
Knowledge of web and social media communication strategies.
Excellent communication, planning, problem-solving and organizational
skills including relationship building with internal and external
Ability to manage, analyze and interpret data, including the ability to
communicate data visually.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact in a
professional capacity with diverse faculty, staff, students, alumni, and
Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people and
demonstrate strong leadership skills.
Ability to design program curriculum with a clear philosophy and
overreaching goals that guide the entire program.
Ability to research and assess market data to identify opportunities for
institutional academic program initiatives.
Doctor of Education degree in instructional design, curriculum and
instruction, higher education, or a related field required (doctorate
must be completed by the appointment start date).
Demonstrated knowledge of instructional design principles required.
2 to 3 years of experience with online curriculum assessment required.
Experience conducting market research is preferred.
Experience working in higher education is preferred.
High capability with the use of computing technology in course delivery.
Salary Based on Qualifications
Posting Number F00492P
Is this position subject to a criminal background check? No
Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside
funding source? No
Open Date 01/10/2022
Close Date 01/25/2022
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
What is the highest level of education you have obtained?
None of the above
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