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Instructional Manager

Requisition ID: req2145

Job Title: Instructional Manager

Department: Workforce Innovation

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Administrator/Executive/Manager

Employment Status: Temporary

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Annual

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Schedule: 8-5 M-F with some flexibility required to observe evening classes

Job Description:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.

Duties are numbered for convenience, and do not indicate order in terms of importance, frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.

1. Manage multiple non-credit IT instructors, with responsibilities including:

  • Design a standard onboarding experience for new instructors to provide overview of environment, tools, and student profile, as well as instill teaching best practices and bring consistency to student experience
  • Deliver the onboarding experience to new noncredit instructors, including organizing curriculum overviews, teaching best practices, and use of Blackboard Learn
  • Observe non-credit classes (including online classes) and provide regular feedback and guidance to instructors to improve instruction and engagement
  • Support instructors to help ensure a high quality student experience
  • Act as initial point of escalation for instructors and/or students who have concerns that cannot be resolved between the instructor/student

2. Manage multiple Learning Lab Assistants, with responsibilities including:

  • Onboard learning lab assistants to ensure access to and understanding of the course curriculum and technology platforms used
  • Connect lab assistants with course owners for course content/technology clarifications
  • Coordinate with scheduling to arrange appropriate space for learning lab students and assistants across multiple courses

3. Coordinate with Workforce Innovation's financial resources to insure instructors and learning lab assistants are appropriately set up with Letters of Agreement for teaching commitments, and insure payment process for instructors runs as expected

4. Coordinate with Executive-in-Residence in Workforce to insure instructor and learning lab assistant coverage for course offerings and labs with each cohort/class

5. Gather and analyze qualitative and quantitative data on student experiences to design course and program refinements

6. Collaborate as appropriate with academic departments/faculty to share course curriculum in support of for-credit course updates

7. Manage learning environments to help bring consistency to the student experience, including:

  • Standardize and support Blackboard Learn course shells copies and creations
  • Work with curriculum developers to identify and document the platform/technology needs for course homework and lab environments
  • Facilitate conversations between curriculum developers and IT support resources to build and test prototypes of these learning environments
  • Provide basic support for student use of the environments

8. Participate in weekly status meetings and stand-ups to stay aware of program developments in curriculum and other workforce initiatives

9. Other duties as assigned

Usual Physical Demands: The incumbent of this position typically exhibits the physical demands identified in the Functional Job Analysis on file in the College's Human Resources Department and which is periodically reviewed and updated. Physical demands listed in the Functional Job Analysis are not job qualification standards, but are used to help the College assess and determine reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals covered by the American's with Disabilities Act.

While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee regularly sits and stands for extended periods of time, and occasionally walks. Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.

Working Conditions: Normal office working conditions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: standard office practices and procedures; computer software, programs and applications; public relations. Ability to: demonstrate flexibility; work with persons from diverse backgrounds; work independently demonstrating initiative; coordinate projects; prioritize multiple tasks; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors, job contacts and general public; finding supportive resources, maintain confidential and sensitive information; maintain accurate and complete work records; speak effectively to large groups. Skill in: verbal and written communications; routine typing; application of job related computer software; operation of job-related equipment and other equipment; maintaining documentation and records.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Education, or related field. Experience with curriculum development. Experience managing teams with at least one year of previous supervision experience. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).

Preferred Qualifications: Prior teaching experience in K-12 or Higher Ed.