Distance Education Director-General Education
At Unity, sustainability isn’t a buzzword. It’s the foundation of our entire approach and has been for more than 50 years.
We apply sustainability principles to everything we do, from our properties around the State of Maine, to our online degrees offered to students everywhere, to our enrichment experiences and entrepreneurial endeavors at locations from northern Maine to Arizona to Brazil.
Engage with Unity College and you’ll start to ask tough questions, challenge the status quo, and envision new possibilities. If taking the lead in creating a more sustainable future sounds like the future you want, we can make it happen.
The Distance Education (DE) Director of General Education assists the DE Dean of General Education and Environmental Studies in providing leadership in the Distance Education general education curriculum, which includes the Environmental Professional Core, and in their area of expertise. The Distance Education Director is expected to hire, train, and supervise faculty, assess general education, provide student support, career advice and mentoring, market programs, and develop new audiences/partnerships for programs.
The Director will conduct all teaching through the institution’s Learning Management Software (LMS), implement appropriate pedagogical techniques for the online environment, and provide course materials in a professional, appropriate, clear, and rigorous manner. This position works closely with and reports to the Dean of General Education and Environmental Studies and is based in the Unity College Distance Education offices located in New Gloucester, Maine.
Please see the attached job description for a full list of job specific responsibilities.
The ideal candidate will possess Master’s degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Humanities, or other equivalent degree.
As our distance education team rapidly grows, we have also acquired space at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester, Maine where our enterprise and distance education teams will be located. This position will be located at 49 Farm View Drive, New Gloucester, Maine.
Unity College offers a generous benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability, life insurance, PTO, and a company match on our 403b retirement plan. Waiting periods will apply.
Interested and qualified candidates should click on the “Apply Now” button and submit a resume and cover letter.
At Unity College, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our students, and our community. Unity College is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.