Essential Functions: The ASO/Instructional Developer and Lab Supervisor will oversee all aspects of the psychology laboratory curricula, including the development and implementation of course policies and content, training and supervision of all lab instructors and ongoing assessment of student and program outcomes.Responsible for development and creation of assignments for labs associated with introductory Psychology, Research Methods, and Upper-Level Experimental Psychology. Ensure that course content and assignments meet learning outcomes at course, department and college levels.Assist Department of Psychology Associate Chair with development and evaluation of assessment measures of learning outcomes. Work with department faculty to update curriculum as necessary to meet and improve learning outcomes and implement best practices.Responsible for annual update and publication of Introductory Psychology lab manual; manage publication contract and maintain contact with vendor.Responsible for creating ordering, securing and inventory materials necessary for labs associated with introductory Psychology, Research Methods and Upper-Level Experimental Psychology; budget Course Materials fees for purchase of lab materials.Monitor and coordinate updates and software licenses for Statistics and Experimental Psychology lab computers.Locate and secure appropriate lab space as needed.Maintain relationships with various university offices; act as liaison between lab instructors and university library.Organize and lead new graduate student orientation annually; coordinate trainings from various university offices including Media Services, Student Disability Services, DOSO, etc.Assist with performance appraisal of instructors and assist with teaching assignments.Schedule weekly Introductory Psychology Lab instructor training meetings; provide broad instructional support.Supervise all Introductory Psychology and Experimental Psychology Instructors; provide regular taining oversight and feedback. Coordinate Instructor substitutes as necessary. Provide support in resolving student issues including Student Code of Conduct matters. Provide advice regarding CARE reports, academic integrity issues and grading concerns.Develop grading rubrics for quality and standardization; evaluate lab instructor adherence to grading standards.Monitor enrollment and maintain communication with advisors.Apply for funding, including the Student Service Fee funds for lab equipment, furniture, technology, etc.Serve on Undergraduate Committee.
Qualifications: Academic Services Officer I - Bachelor's Degree in an experimental area of Psychology.Academic Services Officer II - Master's Degree in an experimental area of Psychology.Minimum two year's teaching experience in psychology labs.Relevant experience in course design and instructor supervision; experience working with students in higher education.Experience providing instructional support to instructors teaching an experimental psychology laboratory.Proficient with advanced features on Canvas, such as group work and discussions.Experience with an experiment-generator program, such as Inquisit, to design and implement lab experiments.Proficient using SPSS to enter, analyze and interpret data; proficient using Microsoft Office Products including Word and Excel.Must be competent with online learning support technologies and methods.Computer skills to effectively conduct electronic communication and instruction.Experience with evaluating and mentoring the instructional performance of ohers.Strong decision-making, organization and time-management skills with high attention to details.Ability to work independently. Ability to handle multiple demands. Understand objectives and look for ways to improve processes and quality. Ability to quickly identify and understand problems and select appropriate resolutions in a timely manner.Experience working with a diverse student population and a strong desire to promote education achievement and opportunity for all students.
Internal Number: 76_207859
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.