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Information Technology (IT)

Associate Director of Educational Technology Services (#973)

Summary of Duties

Serves in a leadership, advisory, and management capacity for the innovative and effective use of technologies for teaching and learning, and the development of digital literacy for faculty, students and staff.  

 



Requirements

  • Educational:

    Required

     

    • Bachelor’s degree required with at least three years of administrative experience leading technology staff in an educational environment.
    • Strong strategic understanding of traditional and emerging pedagogical methods and technologies that serve an educational environment.
    • Knowledge of adult learning theory and research methodologies, including awareness of trends in technologies that support learning and teaching, and the ability to assess opportunities and drive change initiatives.
    • Excellent leadership abilities with the ability to work with technology associates of varying levels and expertise: must possess the ability to develop team members in order to meet support expectations; must demonstrate an ability to work closely and harmoniously with faculty on innovative uses of technology.
    • Promotes a vision of excellence in customer experience and service delivery with the ability to work collaboratively across all areas of the university and with external groups.
    • Proven experience in personnel administration, professional development planning, technology planning, and project management.
    • Proven expertise in the design of technology-equipped classrooms and innovative academic spaces as well as a good understanding of academic software and their pedagogical use.
    • Demonstrates strong communication skills.

     

    Preferred

     

    • Master’s degree in instructional technology or instructional design.
    • Two or more years of experience in teaching with technology, learning management systems and curriculum development.
    • Experience in developing and administering grant proposals for teaching and learning technologies.
    • Demonstrated experience in developing instructional materials, media and applications for a post-secondary academic audience.
    • Broad knowledge and technical skills with Windows and Macintosh operating systems; MS Office, iLife, Adobe Creative Suite, web-editing, video-editing, instructional technologies (polling, lecture capture, e-Portfolios); pedagogical uses of blogs, wikis, publishing software, and other social platforms such as Skype and Google Hangouts.
    • Experience with: Web authoring, web standards and accessibility guidelines; LMS course creation and management (e.g. Blackboard, Moodle or Canvas) and content management (e.g. Drupal, WordPress, DotCMS).

  • Essential Elements:

    • Provide vision and leadership to enhance student learning and support faculty teaching.
    • Consult with faculty and Center for Transformational Teaching and Learning (CTTL) to determine pedagogical needs, identify appropriate technologies, develop requirements, and plan and assess implementation. Provide expertise in the development of instructional pedagogies through one-on-one sessions and faculty workshops.
    • Combine learning theory, design practices and technologies to assist in the creation of effective (physical and virtual) learning and teaching spaces.
    • Research, explore, and advise on emerging technologies that may be beneficial and applicable to the academic mission of the university.
    • Oversee learning technologies including learning management system, e-portfolio software, academic programs software, web and multimedia applications, and others.
    • Establish and nurture productive lines of communication between Educational Technology Services (ETS), Information Technology (IT) groups, Library, CTTL, and internal and external academic communities.
    • Lead the ETS team including full-time staff and student assistants; collaborate closely with IT teams to provide excellent customer services and support.
    • Participate as a member of the IT leadership team including strategic and operational planning, performance measurement, professional development plans, budget processes, and procurement.
    • Coordinate and deliver an appropriate training curriculum covering a wide variety of software applications and technology equipment in support of both academic and administrative employees.
    • Collaborate with faculty and others in the development of grant proposals applicable to technology and academics.
    • Advise the Director of Information Technology in all aspects of the technology environment for academics to provide and support an effective and engaged learning environment serving faculty and students including hardware, software, electronic presentation classrooms, academic and multi-media technology labs.
    • Develop and assist with managing policy and procedures to ensure a high level of excellent service and support to the academic community, in close coordination and collaboration with other Information Technology service and support groups.
    • Perform related work and other duties as required.

     

How to Apply

Please send an updated Resume. Marywood Employment Application, CV letter, and list of three professional references to: Jobs@marywood.edu