The nationally ranked, award winning Educational Psychology and Educational Technology program in the MSU College of Education seeks an organized, detail oriented, creative, dynamic, forward-thinking educator to join the MAET program leadership team. The Specialist will direct many aspects of the Graduate Certificate programs, and provide support, as needed, to the Master of Arts in Educational Technology program.
These innovative programs prepare teachers to integrate technologies to support student learning in a broad range of educational contexts. To meet the needs of working professionals, the programs are offered in a variety of formats: online, hybrid and face-to-face overseas.
This role is responsible for the day-to-day operations and logistics of graduate certificate programs, including the coordination of instructional staff, student recruitment, program promotion and advertising, research and analysis of program impact, and outreach.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Course scheduling, maintenance & preparation for delivery
Curriculum planning and revision
Coordination of on-campus summer programming
Advising of students
Student recruitment (e.g. responding to program inquiries)
Program promotion and advertising
Supervision and mentorship of instructional team
Program communications and community building (e.g. newsletter, maintaining social media presence)
Manage accreditation process
Masters -Education, Ed Tech, Digit Med, New Med
Masters degree in Education, Educational Technology, Digital Media, New Media, Digital Writing or related field preferred.
Successful candidates will have experience teaching in a K-12 or higher education environment. They should also be experienced with a wide range of computer software, hardware and social media tools.
Must be familiar with the following technologies:
D2L and other learning management systems
Wordpress and other open source content management systems
Google Apps and other cloud based software
Online communication tools (Zoom, Google+ Hangouts, etc)
Web 2.0 applications
Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, Linked-In, etc.)
Mobile Applications (iPhone, Android, iPad, etc.)
Required Application Materials
Letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information for three references who will be contacted should the department request.
Applicants must apply online at careers.msu.edu. Please reference posting 500106.
Review of applications will begin May 17, 2018 and continue until filled.
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