• Education Technology Lead

    Location AN-Saint Maarten
    Job ID
    2018-99605
    Institution
    American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
    Department
    Academics
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    American University of the Caribbean is seeking an experienced

    Education Technology Lead to join their team on the Sint Maarten campus. 

     

    This position reports to the Sr. Associate Dean for Medical Education in the Office of Medical Education, and works closely with faculty, students and various internal and external technology solutions providers. The Education Technology Lead (ETL) oversees the planning and delivery of a portfolio of resources focused on Learning Management tools, Assessment and Outcomes, and Curriculum Mapping. The ETL works collaboratively across teams to facilitate the advancement of AUC’s priorities, establishes and manages expectations with key stakeholders, and makes strategic decisions that affect the success of AUC’s programs. The ETL will also contribute in the creation and management of budgets pertaining to Medical Education Technologies, and when necessary supervise student employees, temporary and/or permanent staff.

    Responsibilities

    • Works with key stakeholders to develop and deploy multiple Education Technology platforms and facilitates a seamless experience for participants.
    • Determines faculty and students’ Educational Technology needs for curriculum mapping and learning assessments and communicate those needs to the Medical Education Leadership Team.
    • Advises faculty with student assessment best practices in using the enterprise assessment platform.
    • Provides training on educational use of learning assessment applications and/or application enhancements. This could entail developing in-house training or arranging for on-site vendor training.
    • Arranges training and support for new Faculty and Staff members to familiarize them with AUC’s curriculum mapping and assessment software.
    • Works with faculty committees to support assessment and curriculum mapping.
    • Develops and presents plans for integrating Curriculum Mapping with Learning Assessment and working with stakeholders to successfully implement the agreed upon integration plan.
    • Educates faculty in the creation of exam and quiz item banks through examples, templates and training.
    • Conducts surveys among faculty and students to assess educational technology usage patterns (existing and new applications) identifying opportunities to integrate new technologies for assessing learning outcomes.
    • Works with deans and professors to increase awareness and promote faculty development regarding the use of instructional technologies.
    • Completes other projects and duties as assigned.

     

     

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    • Bachelor’s Degree in either a technical field such as Computer Science, or in Education with a strong technical problem-solving aptitude. Masters degree preferred.
    • Minimum of 5 years deploying and maintaining Education Technologies including but not limited to Assessment Tools, Curriculum Mapping software and Learning Managements systems. Experience in a Higher education setting a plus.
    • Strong English language written and oral communication skills.
    • Experience managing budgets, developing funding proposals, using program evaluation and assessment tools, and team leadership skills are highly desired.
    • Competency with Microsoft Office, Outlook, etc., and the ability to learn new systems.
    • Strong working knowledge of assessment tools. Experience with ExamSoft a plus.
    • Motivated self-learner with ability to research solutions using a variety of resources.
    • Willingness to take on new responsibilities.
    • Experience developing training materials highly desired.
    • Ability to effectively conduct user training sessions, motivating users to explore technology, learn the products, and apply them in their day-to-day work.

     

    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is an international medical school preparing physicians for careers in the United States, Canada, and worldwide. AUC was founded in 1978 and is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine, which is recognized by the US Department of Education and the World Health Organization. AUC offers a diversity of students, primarily US citizens and permanent residents, with the opportunity to pursue a high-quality medical education. AUC graduates are practicing medicine in some of the most prestigious hospitals in the United States, with many earning Chief Resident positions and other positions of leadership.

    AUC employs a U.S. model curriculum, with two years of medical sciences taught at the St. Maarten campus, followed by two years of clinical sciences taught at affiliated hospitals in the United States and United Kingdom. AUC is known for its student–centered environment, a faculty passionate about teaching, and a commitment to giving students who have the desire, the persistence, and the intellectual capacity an opportunity to become outstanding physicians. In 2013, AUC achieved a first-time pass rate of 97 percent on USMLE, which is on par with the rate achieved by US and Canadian schools, and above the rate achieved by osteopathic schools (94 percent) and international schools (79 percent).

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