Instructional Specialist, UCF Abroad

University of Central Florida

United States

February 10, 2022

Description

Instructional Specialist, UCF Abroad

Apply now Job no: 501653 Work type: Faculty Location: Main Campus (Orlando) Categories: Undergraduate Studies

Classification Title:

Instructional Specialist, UCF Abroad

Administrative Title:

No Administrative Function

Job Description:

The UCF Abroad Office, in the Division of Student Learning and Academic Success, promotes international education, instructs applied learning courses for students, and supports quality international curriculum integration among faculty. UCF Abroad is seeking an instructional specialist to join the team. The instructional specialist is a 12-month faculty position responsible for the development of curriculum, courses, and workshops for international education. The instructional specialist reports to the director of UCF Abroad. The selected candidate will be expected to:

• Develop curriculum and deliver training and workshops for faculty and departments in the development of study abroad programs, and advising students interested in studying abroad.

• Serve as project lead to implement and grow the global learning High Impact Practices (HIP) course designation.

• Coordinate international internships and research, working with Experiential Learning and the Office of Undergraduate Research.

• Liaise with other HIP units on collaborative programming with study abroad.

• Work with college and department contacts to streamline and standardize study abroad course approval process and serve as the student liaison for course approval troubleshooting.

• Collaborate with faculty, academic colleges, and departments in the development of new study abroad programs.

• Work with the UCF Abroad director to support deans and faculty to capitalize on opportunities that increase their involvement in UCF abroad programs to benefit students and strengthen the working relationships with departments, colleges, and the university.

• Provide professional guidance to faculty advisors and assist them in problem resolution as needed.

• Assist faculty leaders with registration, grading scale, attainment of learning objectives, and assessment of overall academic quality in appropriate study abroad courses.

• Participate in grant writing teams or special projects where international education is a component of the proposal or activity.

• Assist UCF Abroad team with fundraising for student scholarships.

• Measure effectiveness and quality of study abroad programs and operations.

• Work with UCF Abroad director to lead unit assessment of institutional effectiveness (IE) efforts and research projects.

• Assist with the UCF Abroad crisis management liaison.

• Collaborate with UCF Abroad team to market and promote study abroad programs to all constituents.

• Maintain current knowledge of trends and literature in the field of international education.

• Use technology to streamline and strengthen the student and end-user experience.

• Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

The university reserves the right to add or change position responsibilities at any time period.

For more details about the office and UCF, please go to www. ucf.edu or https: // studyabroad.ucf.edu.

Department:

AA-Division of Student Learning and Academic Success and College of Undergraduate Studies, UCF Abroad

Type of Appointment:

Regular

Advertised Annual Salary:

Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

A master's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate discipline is required. The position requires a minimum of five years of appropriate experience in curriculum development and teaching. The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills for teaching and training, advising students, keeping records, writing letters, delivering presentations, and answering questions. The position requires computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and database experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

A terminal degree from an accredited institution in international education or a closely related field, experience with study abroad and/or international education programming. Experience with curriculum alignment, assessment, and development. Evidence of working as a productive and valuable team member, to take initiative, meet deadlines, and be resourceful, partnership minded, and flexible with strong follow up and communication skills. Previous work in a university environment with faculty, staff, and other constituents.

Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, https: // www. ucf.edu/jobs. In addition to the online application, candidates must also submit a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts within thirty days of hire date.

Note: Please have all application documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Please contact V'Rhaniku Haynes at Vrhaniku.Haynes@ucf.edu with questions regarding this position.

Florida Clause:

Unless explicitly stated in the job posting, it is UCF's expectation is that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Additional Requirements related to Research Positions:

Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research related positions , UCF is required to conduct additional screening. Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela.

The additional screening requirements only apply to research-related positions , including, but not limited to faculty, graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, post-doctoral positions, undergraduate positions, visiting assistant professors, and visiting research associates.

These requirements do not apply to U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents if the employment or training was/is through an agency of the U.S. Government. For more information on what information must be provided and the screening process, please see: https: // corona.research.ucf.edu/screening-process-for- research-positions/.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: https:// www. oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The UCF's affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office for Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Advertised: January 07, 2022 Eastern Standard Time Applications close: February 10, 2022 11:55PM Eastern Standard Time

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