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Assistant Director, Digital Learning Initiatives

Employer
Arizona State University
Location
Arizona, United States
Salary
$79,950.00 - $115,000.00
Start date
Jul 1, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Director, Digital Learning Initiatives   69048BR

Campus: Tempe

Job Description

The FSE Learning and Teaching Hub (LTH) is a newly formed unit with ASU Fulton Schools of Engineering working to facilitate a culture of teaching and learning in which all Engineering students thrive in environments that are relevant, engaging, and designed for student success. The LTH is seeking a motivated, collaborative, and solution-oriented individual who can thrive in an evolving environment to fill the role of Assistant Director, Digital Learning Initiatives.

The Assistant Director will report to the Director, oversee the efficient and impactful implementation of digital learning initiatives, and contribute to the definition of a long-term, sustainable strategy. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about learning experience design, pedagogical principles, learning technology and multimedia; adept at project management; and a proven leader with excellent communication skills.

Job Family

Instructional Design Tech

Department Name

FSE Learning & Teaching Hub

Full-Time/Part-Time

Full-Time

VP Code

EXEC VP/PROVOST

Scope of Search

Open

Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$79,950 - $115,000 per year; DOE

Close Date

15-July-2021

Category

03

Essential Duties

  • Provides leadership to a dynamic team and works collaboratively with academic units to ensure development of high quality digital programs, including curricular and co-curricular activities.
  • Oversees the creation of resources central to the successful offering of digital programs such as needs analyses, storyboards, tutorials, reference material, design standards, content resources, templates, and tools for instructional development.
  • Supervises, trains and evaluates the learning experience design team; including planning, directing and reviewing activities and operations.
  • In collaboration with key personnel, coordinates and manages the operations and activities of planning, implementing and and maintaining online degree programs
  • Develops, maintains, and implements department policies and procedures.
  • Identifies and implements tools and processes to enable continuous improvement, tracking and reporting of digital course and program development.
  • Coordinates with partner units, including ASU Online, EdPlus, UTO Learning Technologies, Learning Enterprise and other relevant units to provide necessary resources in support of digital course and program development.
  • Collaborates  with appropriate personnel to make determinations for strategic planning, requests, and analysis.
  • Evaluates departmental programming including assessment to outcomes.
  • Prepares or coordinates preparation of administrative reports; analyzes and interprets analytics and planning data for predicting resource needs and developing long range plans.
  • Participates in strategic planning to develop long- and short-range goals, policies and procedures for online learning in the College; develops objectives and activities based on College and unit goals.
  • Confers with appropriate personnel and participates in planning, developing and administering department budget.
  • Stays abreast of online, instructional and technology directions, initiatives and trends; recommends effective and creative uses of technology to enhance program offerings, student learning experiences, and team systems and culture
  • Works with relevant personnel to serve student interests, implement university policy, and evaluate program effectiveness with the goal of improving learning experiences and expanding digital learning capabilities.
  • Represents the Fulton Schools of Engineering and serves on various department, university, state, regional and national committees or councils.
 

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Educational Technology or a related field AND five (5) years of experience providing educational technology development services, two of which include management responsibilities; OR, Doctorate degree in Educational Technology or a related field AND three (3) years of experience in providing educational technology development services; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise designing, developing and coordinating digital learning initiatives.
  • Skill in leadership, collaboration, and teambuilding; and establishing and maintaining effective relationships with faculty, administrators, service professionals, staff, and external constituents.
  • Experience effectively supervising, managing, and evaluating personnel.
  • Experience managing multiple team and individual projects, planning, analyzing, coordinating and evaluating activities and establishing priorities.
  • Experience in learning experience design, pedagogical principles and curriculum development.
  • Experience exploring and evaluating new learning technologies.
  • Knowledge of multimedia design principles and technology.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision-making skills; and conceptualize, plan, and construct new initiatives from start to finish.
  • Experience in budget or financial management.
  • Background or experience in education and/or higher education environment.
  • Evidence of effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with resource planning.

Working Environment

  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse
  • Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work
  • Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions
  • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include or are subject to resolution of conflicts

 

Department Statement

The FSE Learning and Teaching Hub (LTH) is a newly formed unit with ASU Fulton Schools of Engineering working to facilitate a culture of teaching and learning in which all Engineering students thrive in environments that are relevant, engaging, and designed for student success. The LTH is seeking a motivated, collaborative, and solution-oriented individual who can thrive in an evolving environment to fill the role of Assistant Director, Digital Learning Initiatives.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.

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