The School/Academic Department: The Center for Online Learning (COL) is a team that combines instructional design, instructional technology, computer programming, and administration, and is housed within the university’s Center for Educational Innovation. Since 2003, COL has pursued a mission of partnering with faculty and staff to design and support excellent teaching and learning experiences in online programs and courses.
Online and hybrid classes present unique benefits and challenges to both instructors and the student body.
Supporting instructors takes many different forms, from the technological to the pedagogical. The Center for Online Learning offers support for using the learning environment, D2L Brightspace, the design of online courses, and the use of various tools and software that help students reach their academic goals.
Employment information for this position can be found in its collective bargaining agreement or its plan document at https://mn.gov/mmb-stat/000/az/labor-relations/mape/2019-2021/2019-2021-MAPE-final.pdf
Why Work For Us
The University: Metropolitan State University, a member of the Minnesota State, is a public, urban university located in Twin Cities Metropolitan area. The University provides an excellent, inclusive and engaging education to eliminate opportunity gaps and lead the Twin Cities community to a prosperous and equitable future. Recognized as a Minority Serving Institution, its employees serve approximately 11,000 students, two-thirds of whom are from communities of color or American Indian nations, are first in their family to attend college or are eligible for Pell grants. Metropolitan State is recognized by CollegeNet as a leading higher education promoter of social mobility for students (Ranked #21 out of 1380). The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. We provide accessible, high quality liberal arts, professional and graduate education with continued emphasis on marginalized groups, including adult learners. Recognized in 2008 and 2014 by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement and named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the university is committed to academic excellence and community engagement through curriculum, teaching scholarship and services designed to support an urban mission.
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GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
How to Apply
Applications will only be accepted through the State of Minnesota Employment site. Applicants may upload a unique and tailored resume and have the system automatically fill in portions of their application. This system also allows you to apply without a resume and complete an application by filling in each section. A progress bar will show what steps remain in the application process. You may also need to respond to screening questions about your qualifications. Applicants may save at any time and return later to complete their application.
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* Employment for this position is covered by the MAPE collective bargaining agreement which can be found at: https://mn.gov/mmb-stat/000/az/labor-relations/mape/2019-2021/2019-2021-MAPE-final.pdf
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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Metropolitan State University and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities are Equal Opportunity employers/educators committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.
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