About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally
diverse institution providing quality education and research in
aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with
residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and
Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides
educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations
throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South
As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and
aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique
institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved
with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates
who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and
other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in
seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation;
Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security,
and Intelligence; and Space.
For Academic Year 2021-22, there were over 11,100 undergraduate,
graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's
residential campuses and approximately 20,195 students in total
enrolled with the University around the world.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide announces a new
opportunity within the Department of Instructional Design and
Development. The Associate Director of Instructional Design
Operations works closely with the Executive Director, the Directors
of Instructional Design and Development, the Director of Learning
Experience and Innovation, and the Director of IDD Multimedia
Services on specific operations related to course production. This
position is strictly related to operational activities supporting
the Instructional Design and Development team. However, it does not
include employee supervision, research, or the adoption of learning
theories and practices onto course design or media
This position is both strategic and procedural, as it is focused on
facilitating both the establishment/execution of strategic
initiatives and the day-to-day operations supporting the
Instructional Design and Development team. Additionally, this
position assists in the management of projects supporting course
production efforts within the Instructional Design and Development
The Associate Director of Instructional Design Operations must be
able to work effectively both individually and in collaboration
with other team members on the execution of duties,
responsibilities, projects, and tasks assigned to this position.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills are of utmost
importance in this position.
The Associate Director of Instructional Design Operations plays a
key role in teaching and learning for the ERAU Worldwide Campus and
the Academic Innovation team. The Academic Innovation team is made
up of diverse skill sets and individuals, including a Software
Developer, UX Research Analysts, eLearning Support Specialists,
Instructional Technologists, Instructional Designers, Instructional
Consultants, Media Producers, and Digital Media Specialists. Those
positions work collaboratively to apply their expertise on the
creation and implementation of innovative solutions and on the
identification of tools and technologies that address big
challenges in education. The Associate Director seeks to constantly
innovate through continued evaluation of existing solutions and by
staying informed about industry trends.
- Master's degree (Area of study: Instructional Design,
Educational Technology, Education, Management, Business Management,
Project Management, or other related field)
- 5-10 years of work-related experience (experience in operations
may be considered in lieu of an advanced degree)
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Recommended prior experience performing administrative duties
in a post-secondary educational institution.
- Minimum of two to three years of experience in operations (in
addition to advanced degree).
- Proven experience with management and/or execution of
- Strong communication skills (both verbally and writing).
- Sharp decision-making and problem-solving skills.
- Experience with budgeting- and finance-related
- Must have the ability to administer and work cooperatively with
the Leadership, IDD team, and the University community