The Senior Specialist of division specific learning resources plays a key role in supporting the implementation of the division strategic goals and objectives related to consistency of laboratories equipment and their renewal and maintenance contracts among campuses, specific software and upgrade, liaison with facilities at the campuses, maintains close supervisory relationship with laboratory instructors and teaching and laboratory assistants to continuously improve of program learning resources.
The key role is to ensure equity of division / program teaching resources across all campuses. This Senior Specialist works closely with academic leadership, course team leaders, and laboratory instructors to identify, budget and acquire common teaching and learning resources in terms of lab equipment, software, handbooks, digital learning objects, identify and arrange for PDs and assess the utilization of the teaching resources across the system.
Support the implementation of the division strategic goals and objectives related to applied research and continuous improvement of division learning resources.
Conduct an audit of the learning resource available to students and faculty across all campuses that are offering the programs.
Work in coordination with programs academic leaderships, course team leaders, DAC and executive dean to draw up and execute a plan to ensure equity of high quality learning resources for all students and programs offered under the division.
Develop strategies, processes and to ensure utilization of learning resources by faculty and students
Facilitate and supervise division lectures online, mobile and organize relevant professional development.
Ensures consistent quality and quantity of the laboratory resources across campuses. Monitor utilization of these resources and develop plans of their upgrade and maintenance
Follows up on division software utilization, implementation in the curriculum, and timely renewal and upgrade
Lead Lab instructors meetings on the system wide development of the division learning resources
Work with course team leaders to keep updating and quality lab manual, tutorials, and independent learning resources for each course.
Lead the implementation of inquiry based laboratories in the division
Identifies International and national competitions for students capstone project
Promote common templates for BBLearn, Sway and other authoring tools and LMS.
Identify video conference technologies, practices and training requirements to sustain the use of video conference and virtual learning environment (VLE) in providing students with access to courses.
Master’s degree from an accredited college in a discipline relevant to the respective Division. PhD degree a plus.
Five years of relevant work experience; previous experience working in similar institution is desirable.