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Hopefully many of you have seen this job posting already on other listservs, but just in case I wanted to share it here as well. We will begin reviewing applications in a couple of days (just requires a cv for the first step), but the posting will remain open until filled.
This job posting is for a new, full-time, and ongoing position at KPU, for an Open Education Strategist. See: https://www.kpu.ca/hr/careeropportunity/20-39r-open-education-strategist-office-open-education
The Open Education Strategist will provide project management and support for various open education initiatives and direct pedagogical consultation and technical training to KPU educators and programs on how to discover, adopt, adapt, or create open educational resources (OER) and how to design learning experiences that integrate principles of open pedagogy. This position will oversee the regular collection, management, and reporting of data for the Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) program, plan the annual Open Education Research Institute, and provide support to OER grantees, Open Pedagogy Fellows, and Open Education Research Fellows. Through consultations, materials and training, the Open Education Strategist will communicate open education trends and practices to educators and peers. Collaborating with Teaching and Learning Commons staff, librarians, and other stakeholders within and outside of KPU, this position advances, supports, and evaluates open educational practices for KPU. The Open Education Strategist works closely with and reports to the Associate Vice Provost, Open Education.
Qualified candidates will have current knowledge of Creative Commons licenses and how to discover, adopt, revise, and remix OER educational resources (OER). A demonstrated ability to create or adapt OER using open education tools (e.g., Pressbooks, H5P, etc.), current knowledge of open pedagogy (e.g., renewable assignments), and the ability to design, develop and deliver information, resources and training on open educational practices is required. A Bachelor’s degree is required. A specialization in Communications, Education, Marketing, Educational Technology, or Library & Information Science would be an asset. This is a unionized (BCGEU) position that includes benefits.
A review of resumes will begin the week of May 25, 2020; however, the position will remain open until filled.
Please share this posting widely. I would be happy to address any questions about this position.
Thank you very much,