Director of Academic Technology and Learning Innovation

University of California Los Angeles
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 18, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of Academic Technology and Learning Innovation
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: 32982
Salary: $5,167 - $13,233 monthly

Position Description:
Under the direction of the Associate Dean, Academic and Faculty Affairs, the Director of Academic Technology and Learning Innovation (ATLI) will provide leadership and support for effective and innovative use of technology in teaching at UCLA Extension. The Director of ATLI provides direction and vision for the successful deployment and integration of web and media-based technologies online and in the classroom, including emerging technology tools appropriate to pedagogy instruction, and provides support for digital media and distance education initiatives, including but not limited to UCLAxOpen and UCLAxOnline.

The director oversees a staff of instructional designers, instructional technologists, and learning support specialists. The incumbent of this position will lead transformative projects using information technology that facilitates effective pedagogy and academic success and encourages instructor's technology-facilitated research endeavors. Major responsibilities include: effectively and efficiently leading and managing ATLI's staff to deliver world-class service to instructors through collaboratively developed technology solutions for academic and research purposes; collaboratively developing ideas on the effective use of technology for teaching, learning, and research; nurturing departmental projects from idea to deployment; and developing and maintaining ATLI staff's knowledge of innovative teaching and learning technologies such as UCLA Extension's learning management system (LMS), Canvas; pedagogically effective third-party applications which integrate with the LMS; multimedia technologies for video, audio, and immersive learning; student response systems; and e-portfolio software for instructors and students.

The Director of ATLI must work in a collaborative, collegial, and courteous manner with the leadership, staff, and instructors of UCLA Extension, and UCLA departments outside of Extension. The Director of ATLI will actively collaborate with UCLA Extension academic departments and other academic areas of UCLA to identify, develop, and promote effective uses of learning technologies.

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