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Principal Consultant

Company: Instructure
Location: Palm Coast
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Job Description:

Instructure was founded to define, develop, and deploy superior, easy-to-use software. (And that's what we did / do / will keep on doing.) We are dedicated to the fight against iffy, mothbally, shoddy software. We make better, more usable tools for teaching and learning (you know, stuff people will actually use). A better connected and more open edtech ecosystem. And more effective ways for everyone everywhere to access education, make discoveries, share knowledge, be inspired, and do big things. We accomplish all this by giving smart, creative, passionate people opportunities to create awesome. So here's your opportunity.
We are looking for a Principal Consultant to work with clients as part of our Learning & Strategy Consulting team. Principal Consultants help customers to manage change and to deepen and elevate their use of Instructure products to meet pedagogical goals across their organization by offering strategic planning, customized consultation, and targeted coaching. With an aim to lead positive change, increase platform adoption, enhance student engagement, and drive other specific initiatives, the team tailors both content and the customer experience to support institutions.
This position will focus specifically on working with district and school administrators, teachers, and other staff to effectively use Canvas to meet the organization's instructional goals. Providing exceptional customer service to maintain strong relationships will be critical in this role. A successful Principal Consultant will help the customer plan for change, increase and enhance Canvas use across the organization, and create opportunities for the organization to sustain their use after the consulting period is over.
This is a field-based position, and for the current assignment, you will be based in Maryland (Greater DC area) and will be dedicated to working onsite with a variety of schools. Future assignments may require travel and extended onsite engagements in other locations.What you will be doing:





  • Help an organization may effective communication, training, and engagement plans.
  • Act as an agent of change within the organization to implement district vision and goals for Canvas.
  • Use data effectively and follow an inquiry process to share your analysis of challenges, apply targeted strategies, and elevate the teaching and learning within Canvas.
  • Mentor and motivate K12 district administrators, faculty, and staff on all things Canvas, and inspire teachers to achieve unparalleled awesomeness with Canvas.
  • Listen to instructional needs of school-based staff and help to meet those needs with Canvas.
  • Plan, schedule, and conduct consulting sessions using appropriate tools and organizational skills.
  • Help teachers make connections between Canvas usage and instructional best practices.
  • Follow-up after consulting sessions to monitor progress and promote success.
  • Collaborate with other consultant team members, Instructure employees, and customers to enhance Canvas use across the organization.
  • Prepare and deliver amazing help documents, incredible course materials, and superstar presentations that are specific to the organization.
  • Identify areas where additional support, training, or consulting are needed.



    Here is what you will need to know/have:





    • At least one year of Canvas experience required, more preferred, including making awesome and engaging Canvas courses.
    • Experience with other Instructure products a plus.
    • At least one year in a leadership position, more preferred.
    • K12 teaching experience / teaching and learning expertise, including experience with flipped/blended/online teaching.
    • Working knowledge of technology adoption strategies and educational technology best practices.
    • Experience leading change and/or rolling out a technology platform to a large organization.
    • Creative thinker with strong problem solving skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and be comfortable with ambiguity.
    • Experience with delivering awe-inspiring presentations in an educational environment.
    • Ability to keep consulting sessions fresh, fun, effective, and relevant.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to react to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Educational Technology, or equivalent.
    • This is a field-based position, you must be based in Florida (Tampa Bay Area) or Maryland (Greater DC Area) for the current assignment. Daily local travel is required.
    • Future assignments may require travel and extended onsite engagements in other locations.



      Get in on all the awesome at Instructure.





      • Competitive salary, equity, and 401k
      • Employee stock purchase plan
      • 100% paid medical, dental, disability, and life insurance
      • HSA program, vision, voluntary life, and AD&D
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Paid time off, 9 paid holidays, and flexible work schedules
      • Gym club reimbursements and rewards-based fitness tracking
      • iMacs or Macbooks



        We've always believed in hiring the most awesome people and treating them right. We know that the more diverse we are, the more diverse our ideas will be and when we openly welcome those ideas, our environment is better and our business is stronger.
        At Instructure we participate in E-Verify and yes, in case you didn't catch it from the above, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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