The Educational Training Specialist for the Southern Illinois Professional Development Center (SIPDC) is a part-time position that will research, develop, and deliver professional development activities in a variety of formats, delivery methods, and complete follow-up procedures to best support the adult education field. Areas of emphasis are transitions (general, Bridges, ICAPS/IETs, and workforce-related) and effective teaching and learning, including equity and universal design for learning. Specific training responsibilities will include: Forum for Excellence, Transitions Academy, Designing for Equity and Access for ALL Learners, and other duties deemed necessary by the Director of SIPDC. The selected candidate will integrate current knowledge, new resources, and new approaches into the training with focus on innovative teaching and learning strategies.
The Specialist will lead a combination of hybrid, virtual, and in-person programs of professional development. Travel and overnight stays are required for various in-person programs as well as statewide conferences and administrator meetings. Further duties and responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs and goals of the Center.
This position is a current, part-time (approximately 19-20 hours per week) Administrative/Professional vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and will close to applicants at end of business day, 11:59 pm CST, on the posting end date. SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time and part-time (50% or more) employees including medical, dental and life insurance; tuition waivers; financial savings plans; vacation and sick leave; and pension plan as part of a total compensation package to eligible employees.
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SIUE is focused on the health and safety of our faculty and staff while remaining committed to serving our students with the excellence that is a hallmark of SIUE. Our Cougar Commitment plan provides both broad and specific actions that will allow SIUE to restore much of our campus’ energy through a safe and intentional science-based approach. The role of higher education continues to be critical to the well-being of our communities and sustainability. Our careful planning is a testament to the importance of that mission, our stewardship and responsibilities to help shape a changing world.
-Master's degree. -Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Adult Education with experience in ICAPS/IETs. -Experience in curriculum development and online instruction. -Outstanding presentation and communication skills. -Exceptional collaboration and teamwork skills. -Experience with educational technology. -Experience in incorporating equity into instructional design. -Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.
Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals.
SIUE is is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category.
Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).