Assistant Director of the Center for Digital and Visual Literacy

Employer
Agnes Scott College
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 17, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Digital Media, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Distance Education Programs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus), Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Type
Full Time


Office: Center for Digital and Visual Literacy

Reports to: Associate Vice President/Dean for Curriculum and Strategic Initiatives

Hours: Full-time

Overtime: Exempt

Job Grade: 9

General Summary: Reports to the Associate Vice President/Dean for Curriculum and Strategic Initiatives to provide leadership and direction in the effective use of instructional technology, methodologies, digital skills, technology planning and evaluation as well as the integration of new and emerging technologies with a particular focus on student professional success. Works with students, faculty, staff and others to support the services provided in the Center for Digital and Visual Literacy (CDVL) within the guidelines of federal, state and local laws and office, division and college processes and procedures.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Provides support, training and guidance to students, faculty and staff to develop alignment with digital competencies, teaching and learning methodologies and professional success for students.
  2. Applies expertise in instructional design to produce and implement engaging online, in-person and hybrid learning and assists in the evaluation to ensure the quality, accuracy, and effectiveness of course design strategies. Must be able to analyze faculty requirements and provide consultation to enhance teaching and learning.
  3. Supervises daily operations of the CDVL, including managing and providing professional development to CDVL Learning Assistants (peer tutors) and the Instructional Technology Coordinator.
  4. Works closely with the Faculty SUMMIT Coordinator for Advising & Professional Success, with the Office for Internship and Career Development, and with department chairs/program directors to ensure continuity and alignment of the training curriculum (i.e.; adult learning principles, methodologies and college requirements, digital portfolios)
  5. Leads the development of assessment goals and annual reports in collaboration with Faculty SUMMIT Coordinator and other relevant offices, especially the Director for Institutional Assessment.
  6. Conducts research on and makes recommendations regarding: computer hardware and software for instructional use and support; trends and directions in the use of technology in education; and best practices/policies in instructional technology. Works closely with Information Technology Services.
  7. Supervises the position of Instructional Technology Coordinator in the Center for Digital and Visual Literacy.
  8. Coordinates with Summit advisors on issues related to the SUMMIT curriculum.


REQUIREMENTS

Education : Bachelor's or Master's degree and 5 years of relevant instructional technology experience with at least 3 year(s) of leadership/supervisory experience.
Experience : Demonstrated knowledge and experience in a similar position. Higher education experience with a liberal arts background preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities :
  • Excellent written, visual and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the following professional development areas: instructional design, technical communication, project and change management.
  • Strong intercultural competence and a desire to work with students from diverse backgrounds at various levels of experience.
  • Experience with Quality Matters is a plus.
  • Proficiency in website building tools, blogging platforms, social media and W3C accessibility preferred.
  • Technical skills in multimedia devices, media applications, and visual/video editing software preferred.
  • Strong understanding of the communicative power of visual information in a digital world.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment to meet established goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with all segments of an academic community.
  • Willingness to maintain confidentiality and abide by the Agnes Scott Honor Code.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Intermittent sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, walking, and occasional moving of light objects. Work is performed in an office.

DISCLAIMER
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Please apply online. Position is posted until filled. Due to the overwhelming response to the college's staff openings we are unable to respond personally to individual telephone inquiries. No faxed submissions please.

EEO
Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity and gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Health & Safety Measures

All persons hired by Agnes Scott College must submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to starting employment unless they have been granted an exemption based upon a medical or religious reason.

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