Distance Learning Center
Hiring for an Instructional Program Manager II to serve as coordinator of the Distance Education Leadership graduate program and to provide leadership in the areas of research, assessment, and faculty development in the Distance Learning Center. The position is an annual appointment with the period of employment beginning July 1, 2013. The annual salary is $54,000.
- Master's degree in Education, Distance Education, Adult Education, Instructional Technology, or related degree.
- A minimum of 5 years work experience in higher education.
- Knowledge/experience with a variety of distance education principles/philosophies.
- Experience in a leadership/management role.
- Experience working with faculty.
- Excellent oral and written skills.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills.
- Terminal degree in education or related field.
- Teaching experience, especially in an online environment.
- Experience conducting assessment activities in an education environment.
- Experience in a faculty development/training role.
- Experience with educational research.
The Distance Learning Center seeks an energetic and experienced individual to serve as coordinator of the newly developed online Distance Education Leadership graduate program and to provide leadership in the areas of faculty development, research, and assessment in the Distance Learning Center. This individual will work with a variety of faculty, staff, and students to accomplish the variety of tasks that are associated with this position.
- Serve as a liaison between academic department and DLC.
- Represent program on Graduate Council, curriculum committee, and online coordinator group.
- Evaluate admission applications and evaluate transfer credits.
- Develop and monitor program budget.
- Identify and hire instructors and course developers/revisers.
- Complete the appropriate approval processes for new courses.
- Schedule course revisions and course offerings.
- Work with faculty who are not meeting teaching or development standards.
- Work with faculty having issues with students within a course (plagiarism, cheating, etc.).
- Assist with resolving student complaints.
- Approve online course changes as instructors maintain, develop, and revise courses.
- Work with faculty who has assigned grades of "incomplete".
- Serve as advisor for DEL graduate students.
- Assist recruiters with evaluating potential students.
- Assist with policy and procedure development.
- Evaluate graduation requests and final transcripts.
- Assist with recruitment for the DEL program.
- Teach and develop classes in the DEL program.
- Oversee assessment practices in the DLC, to include faculty, staff and students.
- Conduct research associated with various aspects of distance education.
- Assist with faculty development activities and research.
- Participate in special projects in the DLC.
- Other duties as assigned.
Submit a letter of application that addresses each published qualification for employment; a resume; a concise separate statement describing the applicant's history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization; and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Materials must be submitted via the online application system.
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To ensure full consideration, submit applications by May 10, 2013. Applications will be accepted until positions has been filled.
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