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Vanderbilt University Faculty Instructional Design Coordinator (Vanderbilt Temporary Services) in Nashville, Tennessee

Position Summary:

The Faculty Instructional Design Coordinator is part of the Finance and Administration team within the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. This position provides academic, remote learning, and scholarship support to multiple faculty members. Reporting directly to the Chief Business Officer the faculty program coordinator interfaces with faculty, staff, and students to partner with faculty members in accomplishing their teaching, publishing, and service goals.

About the Work Unit:

The Owen Graduate School of Management (OGSM) is a professional school at Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tennessee. Our size and focus allow us to interact with students, faculty, alumni, and recruiters as individuals so that we can better understand and help each achieve their goals. This is how we build our culture – one that is collaborative. We are intensely and proudly competitive with the best. But we also shape leaders who understand that collaboration is essential in today’s connected economy. We develop businesspeople who can lead and manage change, drawing not only on what they learn here about business but also what they learn about themselves. The Finance & Administration Office is dedicated to supporting our faculty, staff and students with their financial, human resource, operational and administrative activities, including purchasing and payments, contracting, billing and collections, employment and payroll actions, and various administrative needs of the school.

Key Functions and Expected Performance:

Provides remote and hybrid learning expertise to Owen Graduate School of Management professors

· Support online implications across the OGSM portfolio by presenting alternative solutions to our classroom educational experiences

· Routine postings for faculty (i.e., class assignments, faculty materials, or other information as needed to Brightspace)

· Proficient knowledge of online learning systems such as Brightspace, Yes, etc.

· Proficient knowledge of videotelephony software such as Zoom

· Develop best practices in remote learning for Owen Graduate School of Management

· Proficient knowledge of online learning delivery systems such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc.

· Provide identification, training, orientation, producing and coaching to Owen faculty for online and hybrid course delivery

· Provide audio-visual and technical support in in-person classrooms to ensure successful hybrid curriculum delivery

· Work collaboratively with other faculty support and VUIT team members to solve and anticipate technical issues presented by the online and learning hybrid environment

· Manage faculty relationships by establishing trust and advising them during course preparation and development; executive producing them in the studio through direction, coaching and feedback

· Offer consultation, support, and guidance to faculty on visual lecture content

· Manage expectations and support faculty through the content development process with a professional communication style

· Serves on remote teaching taskforce to share faculty strengths in remote teaching and where improvement is needed

· Works directly with Owen IT partners for smooth transition between remote and in person teaching efforts

· Develop best practices in remote learning for Owen Graduate School of Management

Supervisory Relationships:

This position does not have supervisory responsibility. This position reports administratively and functionally to the Chief Business Officer.

Education and Certifications:

Bachelor’s and 2 years of experience or the equivalent is preferred.

Experience and Skills:

Ideal candidate will have experience in a higher education setting; strong written and verbal communication skills; attention to detail, advanced IT and audio-visual technical skills.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

At Vanderbilt University, we are intentional about and assume accountability for fostering advancement and respect for equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. Our commitment to diversity makes us who we are. We have created a community that celebrates differences and lets individuality thrive. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and learning environments as we seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. The diverse voices of Vanderbilt represent an invaluable resource for the University in its efforts to fulfill its mission and strive to be an example of excellence in higher education.

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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