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Job Title: Online Learning Director (FT)
Organization: Online Learning and Educational Technology Department– Wilmington University, Wilson Graduate Center.
Effective immediately – (FT) Online Learning Director in the Online Learning and Educational Technology Department– Wilmington University, Wilson Graduate Center.
Master’s Degree required in Education or Education Technology, Instructional Design, or a related field. Minimum of three years with online technologies and educational methodologies. Prior experience in teaching at the K – 12 and/or higher educational level is preferred. Experience developing, teaching and evaluating online courses is required. Must have excellent communication, customer service skills, and organizational skills. Must be detail-oriented and able to work with diverse populations. Must be self-directed and able to make decisions independently. Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office products. Must have knowledge of Blackboard and assorted online teaching technologies. Must be committed to a team-building approach as well as maintaining an effective working relationship with all employees. Prior experience managing staff and large projects. Ability to maintain professionalism and confidentiality in any situation is a must.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Lead, coordinate, and audit all online and hybrid/blended course development at Wilmington University as well as the contractual relationship between the University and course developers. Collect, manage, and prepare necessary documentation (both new and ongoing) to maintain compliance with state, institutional, and programmatic accrediting and regulatory policies and procedures. Facilitate online course development (new, updates, re-development) between Academic Affairs and the online course development staff. Including long-range planning, development scheduling, and other collaborative efforts with the Online Learning academic liaison. Manage the assessment process using the Online Learning rubric for development, which measures and improves online courses and curriculum appropriate to the outcomes in cooperation with each academic discipline within Academic Affairs. Supervise online manager, instructional designers, adjunct facilitators, online student navigators and any other staff for the online department. Lead professional development opportunities for faculty; Hybrid Online Training and other workshops and resources that support online development, template conversions, and online teaching best practices. Ensure services provided meet online student needs and concerns, reaching timely and effective resolution to maintain the quality of the educational experience in cooperation with academic and student services and related groups. Communicate regularly with students taking online courses, particularly 100% online. Develop and maintain the online orientation for faculty and students. Supervise staff associated with the facilitation of these online sites. Assist in the development of new online initiatives and programs in cooperation with Academic Affairs, and Online Learning Department/design team (e.g. AP and high school courses, certificate programs, professional development, etc.). Develop resources that support the Online Learning programs holistically; brochures, website, surveys, advisory and support groups, etc. Collaborate closely with Academic Affairs, Academic Director for Online Learning and attend chair roundtables. Assist the department in the consideration and implementation of new and innovative teaching methodologies and technologies designed for online distance education - new instructional resources, objects, and a repository to house digital content. Assist the Assistant Vice President and the Sr. Director to craft and implement its strategic, educational, and operational plans for future growth. Online training of faculty teaching in the online learning program (Hybrid Online Training and Best Practices). Perform other duties which may be assigned by the Assistant Vice President and/or Sr. Director.
Hours of Employment: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (incumbent may be asked to be flexible with hours to meet the needs of the department and/or the University).
Benefits: Wilmington University offers an excellent benefit package that includes Medical and Dental, Vision, Retirement Plan (403b), Dependent Care Assistance, Life & Disability Insurances and Education benefits.
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience.
Application Deadline: July 6, 2012
Employment Status: Full time
Location: Wilson Graduate Center
Department: Online Learning & Educational Technology
To apply, please visit: http://apptrkr.com/257664
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POSTING DATE: 6/2012
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