Instructional Tech & Development Manager / Information Technologist II/S
The Instructional Technology and Development Team is responsible for training instructors, staff and students on supported Educational Technology, consulting with instructors on course design and technology integration, and reviewing courses for quality.
The Instructional Technology and Development Manager is key in the development and implementation of MSU’s educational mission. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Instructional Technology and Development, the incumbent of this position will be responsible for assigning service requests and other projects; performing annual reviews for the online and hybrid learning specialists on the team; collaborating on team strategy and tactics; leading projects and collaborating with other teams to advance the goals of the Educational Technology department.
Michigan State University (MSU) is a top 100 global university located in East Lansing, three miles east of the state’s capitol. The MSU community includes more than 12,000 faculty, academic and support staff, as well as 49,695 students. MSU offers an extensive benefits package to its employees including health care, prescription, and dental coverage, and a base retirement program with a University matching contribution, as well as basic life insurance. In addition, MSU offers educational benefits including a course fee courtesy program and educational assistance.
MSU Information Technology provides the primary leadership for strategic, financial, and policy initiatives affecting information technology (IT) across MSU. MSU IT offers technology resources that support MSU’s mission of providing education, conducting research, and advancing engagement.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) are essential elements, vital to the culture MSU Information Technology endeavors to cultivate. This includes providing opportunities and access for all people which incorporate differences of race, age, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, migratory status, disability/abilities, political affiliation, veteran status and socioeconomic background.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an information technology area related to the duties to be performed; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Master's Degree in Education, Educational Technology, Instructional Design or related field; experience with the D2L Brightspace LMS; familiarity with the backward design process as well as best practices in regard to online and hybrid course implementation; experience managing projects or people within a higher education setting.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Required Application Materials
Resume and Cover Letter
The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/
Three professional references knowledgeable of your work
Remote Work Statement
MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.