Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,000 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
Reporting to the Instructional Technology and Design Manager, the incumbent will consult with faculty on available educational technologies and helps faculty create and implement technology-enhanced learning experiences. The incumbent will research and introduce new technologies that have been shown to have pedagogical value. This position works as part of the Educational Technology team to support the College's use of technology to enhance teaching and learning.
Major Areas of Responsibility
Works as a member of the Educational Design team to support the College's use of technology in teaching and learning that reinforces the College's liberal arts identity.
Consults with faculty on effective instructional design practices and available instructional technologies to help faculty create and implement technology-enhanced learning experiences.
Coordinates with the Educational Technology team and other College stakeholders to demonstrate and showcase the potential of various instructional technologies to enhance pedagogy, scholarship, and service.
Participate with peers and supervisor in setting priorities of various instructional technology projects and initiatives.
Collaborate with the Digital Media Services team and other academic departments on the execution of technology-enhanced course activities as appropriate.
Refer faculty to other ITS and Library resources as appropriate.
Contribute to the College's key curricular initiatives and programs.
Remain current on the range of pedagogical methods employed at the collegiate level - especially at small, liberal arts institutions.
Represent the College in the larger higher education instructional technology/digital learning community regionally and nationally.
Additional duties as required.
Master's Degree required
Knowledge of educational learning theories, including instructional systems design and adult learning theory.
Demonstrated ability to work with faculty using a variety of teaching styles.
Familiarity with best practices in academic support for undergraduate education.
Basic video editing skills preferred.
Knowledge of GIS tools, ePortfolio platforms, and data analysis are each a plus.
Prior experience in a higher education environment is preferred.
Experience in a small, private, liberal arts setting is especially preferred.
This is a full time,exempt level position.
The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,000 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.
Worcester is a city of approximately 170,000 people centrally located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational opportunities.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
Please attach a cover letter addressing the position requirements along with your resume.
In your cover letter please address how your work might support the College's mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Please provide examples of any past work that illuminate your commitments in these areas. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.
Review of applications will begin as received and continue until the position has been filled.
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)
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Holy Cross is a highly selective, four-year college of approximately 2,900 students. One of the nation's leading liberal arts institutions, Holy Cross offers an academically rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit tradition. Exclusively devoted to teaching undergraduates, Holy Cross promotes close ties between students and faculty. In this active, friendly campus community, individual interests? from athletics to the arts, from campus ministry to student government? are pursued with intensity and passion. Graduates go on to prominent academic and professional programs and pursue their individual talents in many careers and service activities. Holy Cross is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a centrally-located New England city of 175,000. The 174-acre hillside campus provides inspiring views, an inviting mix of historic and contemporary buildings, beautiful landscaping, and first-rate facilities. With a tradition of academic excellence that dates to its founding in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has grown increasingly diverse in the last decade. Holy Cross graduates become members of a loyal alumni family; equipped with the resources and perspective to respond as thoughtful leaders in business, professional and civic life.