Limited Term Lecturer - Instructional Technology

Position ID: 44549
Georgia College and State University
Department of Professional Learning and Innovation
Position Description
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Job Description: 

Business Title

Limited Term Lecturer-Instructional Technology

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Home Department

Professional Learning and Innovation

Employment Type

Non-Tenure Track Faculty




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Time Limited?


Time-Limited Appointment Length

6 months or less

Work Schedule

The position is considered a full time faculty position which carries a full teaching load for fall and spring semester. Spring semester 2020 academic contract. Monday to Friday with occasional evenings and weekends (40 hours per week)

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Travel Required?


Primary Function of Organizational Unit

To support the University’s Mission: As Georgia’s public liberal arts university, Georgia College offers undergraduate programs of study to talented and motivated students in a residential college setting. Georgia College also provides, at multiple locations, graduate and professional studies that support the needs of the region and create pathways to individual success and personal fulfillment. Its academically engaging, student-centered programs often take learning beyond the traditional classroom and develop the intellectual, professional, and civic skills and dispositions that enable graduates to thrive in an information-intensive and diverse global society. Through its teaching, research, and service, Georgia College enriches the lives of students and their local and global communities.

The Department of Professional Learning and Innovation has four program areas to include IT/Library Media, Educational Leadership, Reading/Literacy, and Foundations of Education.

Primary Purpose of Position

This position will support the undergraduate teacher education candidates as well as teachers seeking IT Certification and IT professionals seeking advanced knowledge and skills.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties

Key Function

Faculty - Teaching/Instructing

Job duties performed for the above function

Teaching Responsibilities
- Regular course meetings and instruction as defined in the position description
- Mentoring students
- Ability to contribute to the core curriculum.
Faculty responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in Instructional Technology, engagement in scholarly activities, and service to the program, department, university, profession, and community.

Key Function

Faculty - Scholarship and Creative Activity

Job duties performed for the above function

Faculty are expected to engage in the scholarship of teaching and learning.
– Presentations at professional meetings
– Membership and participation in professional organizations

Key Function

Faculty - Public Service

Job duties performed for the above function

Public Service is often a part of the service expectations and might include activities, such as the following.
– Consulting work
– Service to the profession
– Membership and participation in community organizations
– Other significant services to the community

Key Function

Faculty - Service to Institution

Job duties performed for the above function

Service to the Institution includes:
- Committee memberships and offices
- Programs directed and advised
- Participation in special programs or projects
- Other service in the institution

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator, Chair, Associate Dean, or Dean.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Georgia College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without consideration to age, color, disability, gender, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Background Check Statement

Georgia College conducts job-related background checks on final candidates in order to ensure a safe and secure work environment. All employment offers will be contingent upon the successful completion of applicable background screenings which include, but are not limited to criminal history, motor vehicle report, credit history, drug and alcohol screening.

Minimum Requirements

Proposed Minimum Experience/Education

Minimum 18 Graduate Semester hours in the academic discipline being taught.

Department Required Skills

A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Instructional Technology is required before the effective date of employment. The successful candidate will be assigned teaching responsibilities at the undergraduate/graduate levels. The position requires teaching and research primarily in Instructional Technology. The willingness and expertise to teach in the library media area is a plus. We also value research collaboration with undergraduates. An active scholarship program is required along with campus and community service.

List any other requirements

Advise and supervise graduate students in Instructional Technology and Library Media programs, collect program data in LiveText for university, state, and national compliance, and facilitate program recruitment. Experience with edTPA is preferred.

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Description of Requirement

Other duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator, Chair, Associate Dean, or Dean.


Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Higher education teaching experience is desirable.

Experience in online instructional design and online teaching is preferred.

Hiring preference will be given to faculty who demonstrate an understanding of Georgia College’s mission and who are enthusiastic about working closely with high-achieving students within an academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through learning and scholarship.

Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable. In keeping with the University’s mission we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

Georgia College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution committed to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities. We promote equal employment opportunities regardless of race, religion, color, gender, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. It is expected that successful candidates share these commitments.

Posting Detail Information

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Desired Start Date


Position End Date (if temporary)


Open Date


Close Date


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions Summary

Screening of applicants to begin October 25, 2019.

Reference Letters

Accept References


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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have achieved?
    • Bachelors
    • Masters
    • Specialist
    • ABD - All But Dissertation (Degree work completed; Dissertation needs to be completed)
    • Doctoral
  2. * Do you have higher education teaching experience?
    • Yes, 1 - 2 years higher education teaching experience
    • Yes, 3 - 5 years higher education teaching experience
    • Yes, 5 or more years higher education teaching experience
    • No, I do not have higher education teaching experience
  3. * Do you have an Ed.D. or Ph.D. in Instructional Technology or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Have you successfully completed 18 graduate level semester hours in the teaching discipline described in this posting?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of 3 References and Contact Information

Optional Documents

  1. Other Document
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Educational/Instructional Design Technology
Curriculum and Instruction
Education, General
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
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Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Thursday, January 2, 2020
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator