Digital Education Specialist
Title: Digital Education Specialist
Department: Orto Center for Distance Learning and Recording Arts
Reports To: Distance Learning Program Manager
Internal Contacts: Orto Center & MSM staff; faculty & students; teaching artists
External Contacts: Instructure/Canvas LMS; Distance Learning organizations (CAEL, CILC); instructional designers and guest artists
Employment Status: Full-time; exempt
Manhattan School of Music (MSM) has an opening for a Digital Education Specialist (DES) in the Orto Center for Distance Learning and Recording Arts. MSM enrolls a highly diverse student body in the College (970), Precollege (475), MSM Summer (150), and will implement an adult-learner degree completion program in the 2022-23 academic year. Complementing these programs are a series of discrete K-12 and adult learner classes offered through the award-winning Distance Learning area of the Orto Center. The incumbent will be a critical liaison to supporting faculty’s use of digital technologies to enhance and accommodate the diversity of students and their learning experiences.
The incumbent is responsible for supporting faculty’s online and on-campus course development in addition to supporting the MSM community’s use of current and future instructional technology platforms. The DES works directly with faculty on the design, development, and management of course content in both synchronous and asynchronous course delivery formats. The DES applies learning theories, teaching strategies, instructional design models, and best practices in online and digital education to contribute to the advancement and development of high-quality, interactive, and innovative digital learning at MSM.
Instructional Support for Learning Technology Systems
Instructional Design Support
Distance Learning Program Content Development and Coordination
Work Style Qualifications
Send letter of application and résumé including three references to:
Director of the Orto Center for Distance Learning and Recording Arts
Manhattan School of Music
No phone calls, please.
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