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Director of Online Curriculum and Instruction

Oakton Community College
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 29, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Distance Education Programs, Faculty Affairs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus), Other Academic Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Oakton Community College :

For 50 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.

We offer:

Continuing education
Great benefits
Paid winter break
FRIDAYS OFF during the summer

Job Description:

Basic Function and Responsibilities:

The Director of Online Curriculum and Instruction advances the goals and objectives of curriculum and instruction and provides leadership in the development and implementation of online learning strategy and tactics for the college, which is inclusive of strengthening of existing programs. The Director of Online Curriculum and Instruction will collaborate with deans and faculty on the exploration and implementation of cutting-edge pedagogical approaches that enhance equity and promote student success.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic direction for online curriculum and instruction. Align the direction and vision of online learning with the college's strategic plan.
  • Collaborate with faculty and other deans to set and implement goals and metrics for online learning.
  • Develop and enhance external partnerships to grow and sustain key online learning program initiatives.
  • Oversee instructional design activities and quality improvement of related processes, including the continuous evaluation of online instruction.
  • Keep current of national trends in online and blended learning.
  • Provide oversight and keep College leaders and others aware of updates related to ICCB, the Higher Learning Commission, and other relevant regulatory organizations.
  • Build and strengthen relationships with key units across the college, including all academic divisions, information technology, as well as student affairs.
  • Represent and provide leadership for Online Learning on college and community committees and task forces, and serve on leadership bodies such as Council of Deans.
  • Provide consultative advice and expertise on the assessment of online learning.
  • Maintain a culture that is both positive and successful. Set high expectations and maintain accountability for student success.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree with demonstrated excellence in online teaching and curriculum development.
  • Experience in budget management, planning, and assessment required.
  • A minimum of three years of progressive leadership in an academic environment with a minimum of 7 years in higher education and/or the training and development space.
  • Demonstrated excellence in leading collaborative projects is required. Experience leading projects that include collaborations with deans and faculty is highly preferred.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to changing college needs while maintaining up to date skills.
  • Advanced interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact professionally, confidentially, and courteously with a wide range of constituents from diverse backgrounds including the Board, college Administration, faculty/staff, students, government, and the general public.
  • Strong ability and demonstrated experience in leading, coaching, mentoring, developing, and disciplining people.
  • Extensive educational technological knowledge and abilities as well as MS office suite.

Physical Demands:

Mobility to move from building to building on-Campus and to visit off-Campus entities. Work is performed in a general office environment and sedentary in nature. Little or no exposure to adverse working conditions.

Additional Information:

Supervision Received:

Administrative supervision is received from the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Supervision Exercised:

Administrative supervision is provided for the Online Instructional Design Manager.

HOURS: Monday - Friday 8:15 am- 5:00 pm

SALARY: low: $82,923 mid:$109,818 high: $136,719

Application Instructions:

For further details, visit our website at and select the Employment link to view Employment Opportunities.

Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list of, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application. One (1) of the references must be your most recent, direct supervisor.

Oakton is accessible by public transportation.

Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.

Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.


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