The University of Indianapolis is seeking applications for a Director for Online Academic Support in its Faculty Learning Design Studio. The director will oversee the instructional design and learning technology functions of the Studio and serve as the liaison between and among the Studio, Information Systems, Academic Affairs, a technology advisory panel, and other online and student management systems. This is a full-time, twelve-month, administrative faculty position.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing leadership oversight in the processes to develop and support academic and online initiatives by leveraging technology to assist students in learning and faculty in teaching; assisting faculty with course development, navigation, and technical changes to courses; demonstrating the ability to think critically to identify concerns, using flexibility and adaptability while showing initiative and resourcefulness to address change; and exhibiting, through previous experience, the ability to work effectively with faculty, educational leadership, and professional staff to gather and translate requirements into acceptable technical solutions.
Special Instructions to Applicants
In order to be assured of full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by November 9, 2013.
Required Education/Experience/Skills (Minimum Qualifications)
Master’s degree in instructional design, educational technology, or related field; eligible for faculty rank (non-tenure track); Quality Matters certification; experience in providing leadership and support in higher education online instruction and professional development program design; proven experience managing simultaneous projects with the ability to guide projects to completion on schedule; proven experience working with faculty, educational leadership, and professional staff to gather and translate requirements into acceptable technical solutions. Demonstrated success in a collaborative environment; solid understanding and experience in online instructional course design, adult learning theories, multimedia technologies, and online learning strategies; functional ability to help faculty build and facilitate quality online and hybrid courses that reflect best practices in quality course design, follow state and federal laws, include Section 508 and ADA requirements, security standards, and copyright policies.
Desired Education/Experience/Skills (Additional Qualifications)
Lean Six Sigma certification preferred; online teaching experience preferred
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University of Indianapolis - 10 months ago