The University of Texas At Austin
Learning Specialist IV - Course Coordinator - Art and Entertainment Technologies Hiring department Strategy and Policy Monthly salary $4,166 depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM Posting number 17-10-24-03-3131 Job Status Open FLSA status Exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes This position requires travel throughout the state of Texas as well as ongoing weekend and evening work to support instructors and course implementation, including during summer, spring, and fall professional learning institutes and enrollment deadlines. Required Application Materials
A Resume is required in order to apply
A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
A List of 3 References is required in order to apply. Additional Information Purpose To support efforts and ensure fidelity of implementation of the OnRamps Art and Entertainment Technologies and Computer Science course and to coordinate a high-level if instructional and professional development service and support to OnRamps Instructors, other UT Sponsoring Department, and UT Faculty.
Essential Functions Provide 1:1 instructional, professional development, and technical service and support to OnRamps Instructors across the state to ensure fidelity of implementation, teacher growth, retention, and satisfaction in the OnRamps four pillars. Monitor, evaluate, and document course, student, and instructor outcomes through recurring issue tracking and reporting. Use standardized relationship building strategies to cultivate and lead a facilitated network of OnRamps instructors within the assigned course subject-area through yearlong, ongoing professional development activities by maintaining weekly engagement including virtual meetings, in-person site visits as needed, resource sharing, and weekly newsletters in close collaboration with the Assistant Director for Instructional Innovation and Curricular Implementation.
Execute course curruculum with fidelity. Identify challenges for implementing the curriculum with Lead Faculty and Course Development team and pro-actively offer solutions to improve the end user experience. Monitor curriculum implementation via the Canvas Learning Management system to ensure fidelity to the pillar of college-aligned content.
Implement effective and consistent communication strategies and tools aligned with the OnRamps marketing materials to coordinate the delivery of the OnRamps course curriculum. Develop and maintain strong relationships by providing exceptional customer service with professionalism, positivity, tact, and decorum. Co-develop and implement annual professional development institutes for the OnRamps course instructors in close collaboration with the course Faculty Lead/Liaison, and OnRamps Assistant Director for Instructional Innovation and Curricular Implementation including coordinating Canvas training and support for the OnRamps Instructors.
Work in close collaboration with the Course Faculty Lead, the Instructor of Record, Assistant Director for Instructional Innovation and Curricular Implementation, Assistant Director of Enrollment Services and Strategic Operations, and OnRamps to develop and/or enhance the curriculum and technology tools for the OnRamps course using data-driven strategies and via a continuous improvement cycle. Ensure the grading mechanism approved by the Instructor of Record is executed with fidelity including grading and/or supervising grading of college eligibility and college credit assignments, spot-checking, and other intensive assessment activities. Under the directio of the Assistant Director for Instructional Innovation and Curricular Innovation of the OnRamps Director, support designated special projects that advance the course-specific program using the OnRamps Project Management Methodology.
Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.
Marginal/Incidental functions This position requires travel throughout the state of Texas, ongoing weekend and evening work to support instructors and course implementation, including during summer, spring, and fall professional learning institutes and enrollment deadlines. Required qualifications Master's degree in music, fine arts, or closely related field with an emphasis on technology. Proficient in Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) or another LMS.
Exceptional customer service skills, with the ability to engage multiple internal and external stakeholders with decorum and tact. Ability to communicate technical information to lay audiences using a respectful, client-focused approach. Demonstrated understanding of high school teaching and learning in music, fine arts, and technology.
Five years clinical or teaching experience at a high school or college level. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Preferred Qualifications Doctoral degree in music, fine arts, or closely related field with an emphasis on technology.
Experience in music composition. Experience developing curriculum, preferably for online delivery. Experience developing and delivering professional-development initiatives for high school teachers.
Experience developing and maintaining online professional learning communities for students and/or teachers. 2 years teaching experience in music, fine arts, or closely related content area at a high school or college level. Working conditions May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9.
You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment.
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