Institution

Florida State University

Job Title

Instructional Support Specialist I - Job ID 51531

Department/College

College of Information - Department of Information Science

Dates

Opening Date: 04/21/2022
Closing Date:  07/31/2022

Job Description

This specialized faculty position provides professional leadership of assessment processes, including systematic and strategic planning and assessment of curriculum and learning outcomes. Oversees and contributes to the strategic vision for accreditation and reporting processes and activities and supervises data collection and analysis.

Job Duties

  1. Develop and maintain relationships around the university to enhance data sources. Provides assessment information to the University leadership to assist with institutional decision making in alignment with strategic planning. As directed, disseminates findings to appropriate stakeholders. Responsible for the creation of an on-going assessment schedule and process for each program and certificate. Monitors and coordinates calendars and schedules related to assessment, internal and external reporting.
  2. Coordinate assessment of major and certificate programs and supervise data collection and analysis staff. Provide guidance, professional development, and training for staff and faculty on unit level assessment processes.
  3. Work with EDI program coordinator to ensure equity, diversity, and inclusion in curricular content and pedagogy. Build effective, collaborative relationships with a diverse population of faculty, staff and students, as well as external governing bodies, organizations, and similar institutions to continuously advance the value of assessment.
  4. Remain competent and current in research and analysis of curricular assessment processes through professional reading and development.
  5. Teaches one course per semester as assigned.

Experience/Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills

Education: Ph.D. or other doctoral degree in Instructional Systems/Design, or in a related field with graduate course work in Instructional Systems/Design.

Experience: At least 2 years in curriculum assessment and management or institutional data governance or management; and evidence of progressive development in educational leadership.

Supplemental Information

About the School of Information

The School of Information is one of three academic units within the College of Communication and Information at Florida State University. The FSU iSchool offers a Bachelor's degree program with majors in Information Technology (IT) and Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT); Master's degree programs in Information Technology and Information; a post-Master's Specialist degree in Information; and a Ph.D. degree in Information. The iSchool faculty also operate the iSensor Lab, the Detour Lab, the E-Health Lab, and are founding partners in FSU's Innovation Hub (Hub), an innovation center and fab lab/makerspace for teaching and research with technologies including 3D printing and 3D visualization.

The School of Information began in 1926, was formally founded in 1947, and is nationally ranked among the top information science graduate schools in the country. The iSchool's Information Technology Masters' program is nationally ranked at #6 among graduate IT programs, and the ALA-accredited Master's in Information is ranked among U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Programs in Library and Information Science at 11th overall, 3rd in Youth Services, and 1st in School Library Media.

School of Information faculty have been awarded over $50 million in federal, state, local, and foundation research grants, and maintain a strong connection to the community through various literacy and service initiatives. Cultural diversity is an important goal supported by the School, College, and University. More information about the School of Information is available online at: http://ischool.cci.fsu.edu/

The College of Communication and Information is a member of the iSchools organization, and has a student population of approximately 1,300 undergraduates and 500 graduate students with 87 tenured/tenure-track and 25 full-time non-tenure-track faculty members. The College is a campus leader, and is nationally recognized for its distance and online education programs.

Inquiries should be directed to:

Search Committee
School of Information
Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 32306-2100
Attn: Jeannette [email protected]
tel: 850-644-5775

This position provides an opportunity to work at a world-class research university in a beautiful and diverse setting that offers a high quality of life. Florida State University is a leading university and part of the State University System in Florida. It has a student body of over 41,000, and has been designated a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation. FSU offers more than 300 different programs of study, with nationally recognized programs in the sciences, medicine, law, and business. FSU is located in Tallahassee, a metropolitan community of approximately 375,000 which has been rated by Livability as one of the 50 best places to live in the United States. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts in the Florida Panhandle, and Tallahassee is situated among many rich historical and natural resources, including easy access to some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. Tallahassee has a high-quality public school system, and provides many opportunities for art, culture, and music enthusiasts.

How to Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu/

If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a CV.

Applicants should also include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter detailing interests and experience relevant to the position, a statement addressing how the applicant sees themselves contributing to diversity at the Florida State University School of Information, and three references.

Review of applications will begin May 1st and continue until the position is filled. Preferred starting date is July 2022.

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf

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