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University of Tampa — Coordinator for Spartan Studies Online Learning and Digital Literacy

Coordinator for Spartan Studies Online Learning and Digital Literacy

Position Details
The Spartan Studies program, housed within the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is the general education program at The University of Tampa. We are seeking a strong-team player that will work with faculty/staff in the first-year experience program, career services staff, and other faculty experts to develop and maintain the online components of Spartan Studies and to teach the required online coding course.

The responsibilities for this instructional staff position include:
1. Teach all sections of UTAMPA 200 Digital Literacy – Coding – must have basic knowledge of Python Coding and computational thinking that can supplement the modules developed by an outside vendor.
2. Work with subject matter experts to create and maintain UTAMPA 201 Career Readiness course.
3. Work with Senior Director and Assistant Director of First-Year Studies (FYS), the full-time First-Year Faculty, and the First-Year Committee to create and maintain UTAMPA 102, 103, and 104 – hybrid first-year seminar courses for Spartan Studies.
4. Make sure UTAMPA designated courses meet all accessibility and inclusion guidelines.
5. Provide support to first-year instructors with questions about the online components of their courses.
6. Make sure all documentation is up-to-date for periodic review of online and hybrid courses by the Online Teaching and Learning Committee.
7. Provide support to Spartan Studies faculty on developing and including Spartan Studies branding and content within the LMS.
8. Work with Associate Dean, CTL, Senior Director, FYS and Spartan Studies Director of Assessment to collect assessment data from Learning Management System for UTAMPA 101, 102, 103, 104, 200, and 201.
9. Contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures and backgrounds.

1. The qualified applicant will hold a master’s degree, preferably in instructional design or a technology related field.
2. Coursework and/or certification in Python is required.
3. The successful candidate will have experience developing and teaching accessible and inclusive online courses, preferably in Canvas.
4. Candidates should be proficient in MS-Office, be able to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously, and have a strong attention to detail.
5. Candidates are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills and display a high level of professionalism.
6. Knowledge of or the ability to learn quickly The University of Tampa software programs such as Workday and Microsoft Office.
7. Willingness to embrace new technologies and innovative organizational practices.

Required Attachments
All required documents listed below should be uploaded to the attachment box at the bottom of the “My Experience” page of the application before continuing through the application.
1. Cover letter that addresses inclusive excellence in teaching and course design, python proficiency, and their interest in this coordinator position at The University of Tampa.
2. Resume
In addition, applicants will be requested to enter names and email addresses for three (3) professional reference providers.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based primarily undergraduate institution of almost 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is situated on a 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa’s central dynamic business district. The Tampa Bay area is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 23 consecutive years of enrollment growth, UT features 229 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries, and “Top Tier” ranking in U.S. News and World Report.

The University of Tampa offers great benefits to include:
• FREE Tuition
• Generous paid leave
• Wellness initiatives
• 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account
• 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
• 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
• Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
• FREE On-Campus Parking
• FREE Access to Campus Amenities (pool, library, campus events and more)
• Fitness Center
• Pet Insurance
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• And more!

The University of Tampa is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds to facilitate intercultural awareness and understanding.

Submission Guidelines
To receive full consideration for employment withThe University of Tampa, please be sure to submit/upload required documents for thisposition at time of application submission. Required documentsshould be submittedin the attachment box at the bottom of the “My Experience” page of the application before continuing through the application.

Background Check Requirements
Finalists may be required to submit to a criminal background check. Some positions may also require a motor vehicle report and/or a credit report.

Additional Information
This description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not to determine specific duties and responsibilities for any particular position. Essential functions and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific task assigned to the position.

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