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This position is responsible for D2L / BrightSpace training and support, researching, understanding and implementing new technologies and software for instructional and business purposes. The objective of the position is to provide technical support and oversight to faculty and staff on educational applications of technologies while maintaining sound pedagogy/andragogy and business practices.
Bachelor's degree in education, instructional design, business administration or related field and two years of relevant work experience (or equivalent combination of education and work experience).
Knowledge of educational psychology and learning theories as they apply to the design of educational environments and materials.
Experience in the design and delivery of training and workshops on various emerging technologies and computer applications in relation to effective pedagogy/andragogy and business practices.
Experience and skills in the systematic design of instruction for online, blended/hybrid and traditional courses.
Knowledge and skills in assessment and evaluation strategies and practices for varied course delivey methods.
Proficient user of computer-based technology in educational environments.
Proficient in the use of office productivity applications.
Proficient in the use of learning management systems.
Skillful in the use of video and audio productivity applications.
Competent and applicable use of Internet-based technologies to communicate with others and integrate into course design.
Ability to become competent in computer applications and new technology tools with little or no direction from others.
Excellent project management and leadership abilities.
Ability to explain complex concepts and processes verbally and in writing to diverse population of people with varying levels of experience and knowledge.
Experience in prioritizing and sequencing projects and setting goals to achieve desired outcomes.
Ability to maintain professional interactions and relationships with diverse internal and external constituents.
Ability to exhibit innovation in use of technology, programming, course design, and in guidance given to faculty, administrators, and staff.
Experience using D2L/Brightspace Understand the Quality Matters program, rubrics, and processes. Understand of MnSCU, State on Minnesota , and federal policies to ensure compliance related to online and blended/hybird learning.
Understanding of the various programs and initiatives on campus with the ability to develop new or existing support systems to address the needs of the college and in congruence with existing initiatives.
Understanding of the governance and decision-making processes of MnSCU institutions.
The application can be accessed online via the State of Minnesota Employee Self Service System at the below link. The job id number for the posting is 18575.
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Dakota County Technical College endeavors to serve students within nearby communities, as well as those coming from countries around the world. The majority of students work toward degrees and diplomas in a variety of programs to prepare them for employment. However, the college is also proud of its general education department, whose courses are part of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. As membe...rs of a student-centered organization, all employees, faculty members and administrators are focused on ways to continuously improve student learning within the college's mission. Along the way, DCTC has become a leader in delivering sustainable technologies, service-learning opportunities, and community engagement into the curricula of most programs.