Coordinator, Educational Technologies

Thompson Rivers University

Canada

January 26, 2022

Description

Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Faculty (Tenure, Tenure Track, LTC)

Posting In effect from

12/1/2022

Closing Application Date

26/1/2022

Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.

Instructional Type

Instructional Support

Faculty Type

Tenure Track

Anticipated Start Date

1/3/2022

Position End Date (If Applicable)

DUTIES

Generally, to provide faculty support in using educational technologies for the development of curriculum and learning opportunities using best practices to advance institutional goals for teaching and learning excellence.

  • To communicate best practices and to support professional development (through workshops and seminars) for incorporating or adapting emerging educational technologies (eg. Moodle, Open Educational Resources, blogs, etc.).
  • To contribute to strategic planning for maintenance, upgrades, and data integrity of synchronous and asynchronous TRU educational technologies.
  • To provide technical support for both faculty professional development and course delivery.
  • To collaborate with TRU service units, assisting in the establishment, integration and alignment of blended and online learning solutions (e.g. documenting inputs on use, curriculum requirements for training programs, adapting elements of Universal Learning Design, and supporting means of addressing accessibility barriers in course delivery).
  • To research and report on the use of emerging educational technologies to support and advance scholarly teaching and assessment of learning.
  • QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's or PhD in related field (e.g. Educational Technology, Curriculum Development, Distance Education etc.), or a combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Two to four years' post-secondary experience, demonstrating effective presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding and expertise in curricular development and educational technologies.
  • Demonstrated expertise with accessible web practices and educational technologies (e.g. Moodle, Wordpress, others).
  • Please Note: If you are selected for interview, External Candidates will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview

    Pay Band

    According to TRUFA Salary Schedule

    Location

    Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

    # of Hires Needed

    1

    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> Open Learning -> Innovations

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Career website.

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    About the employer

    Thompson Rivers University (TRU) was established in 1970 as a public academic and Research University. Located in Kamloops, BC, Canada is the main campus of the university. Many global leaders and people in business have graduated from TRU. It has...