Academic Coach/Online Facilitators for State Universities
Date: 2009-08-16, 8:20PM PDT
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Programs / Courses:
Nursing: RN to BSN; BSN Licensure; LVN to RN
Education: M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction: Science, Math or Reading
M.Ed. Education Administration (Illinois, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee
Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Maryland principal certification needed)
M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction
M.Ed. Educational Technology
Preferred coaches will have their MBA and demonstrated proficiency in either
Finance or Accounting
Bachelor's Level Courses: English Composition I and II, College Algebra, Statistics, Biology, U.S. History, American Government, Texas State Government, Psychology, Art Appreciation American Literature, Intro to Computing (Java), Modern Drama, Creative Writing, Geography in the 21st Century, Geographical Terrorism; Sociology of Family; Short Stories, Organized Crime
Coach Job Description
Work with University Faculty to effectively deliver online courses and facilitate a positive teaching and learning experience for both the faculty member and students.
Roles and Responsibilities:
o Synthesize student assessment data for Faculty to use in determining how to further adjust their instruction.
o Monitor student participation and reach out to inactive students.
o Assist students with technology as needed.
o Provide answers to content or policy questions following input from Faculty.
o Provide assistance with logistical or personal issues as outlined by the Faculty.
o Respond to all emails within 24 hours, including weekends.
o Support the Faculty in all communication with students.
o Participate in inter-reliability training with Faculty and Lead Coaches.
o Facilitate asynchronous discussions according to Faculty criteria.
o Participate in weekly team meetings with the Lead Coach and / or Faculty member.
o Facilitate a safe, comfortable online learning environment for students.
o Recommend grades for Faculty review and approval.
o Participate in ongoing professional development.
„X Master¡¦s or Doctorate Degree in field or related field generally required.
„X Most assignments require 18 hours in the content area (reflected in the transcript); these may be within a Master¡¦s degree or in addition to it.
„X Master¡¦s and Nursing Degrees require career experience.
„X Teaching, training or professional development experience preferred.
„X Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
„X Online teaching and/or professional development experience preferred.
„X Strong technical skills preferred.
„X Highly organized, independent worker and problem solver.
„X Self-manager with excellent time management skills.
„X Minimum Computer Requirements
„X Operating System: Windows XP or Windows Vista
„X Microsoft Office
„X Windows Media Player 10 or later
„X Processor: Any processor of 1.2 GHz or faster for optimal performance
„X Memory: 512MB for XP, or 1GB for Vista
„X Disk: Minimum of 20GB available free disk space
„X Display Resolution: 1024 x 768 or larger
„X Printing: Any supported Windows printer
„X Broadband Internet Required: Wired, wireless, cable, DSL, or LAN
„X Inexpensive webcam
Note: Systems that are NOT supported
Macintosh Operating Systems and Linux
Windows ME, Windows 98, Windows 95, DOS
* Telecommuting is ok.
* This is a part-time job.
* This is a contract job.
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