Mgr, Next Generation Learning - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

Institutional Advancement

Job Responsibilities

• *Leads internal and external project teams for specific pilots and implementations of new technology integration from an effective learning design and Next Generation learning focus
• *Develops and implements content and technology strategies to deliver high-value learning activities, objects, and games in all media, including but not limited to online and via Web 2.0 technologies
• *Works closely with designers, developers, information technology and marketing teams to conceptualize and implement new and engaging educational technology endeavors college-wide
• *Works collaboratively and effectively with full-time and adjunct faculty of varying backgrounds and levels of academic technology proficiencies to experiment with or pilot new technologies into classroom, hybrid and fully online courses
• *Develops tools and templates of the new technologies such as tutorials, reference materials, and announcements
• Meets the campus-based Instructional Technologists, Faculty technology advocates, and the Office of Teaching, Learning and Academic Professional Development
• Assists with the development and delivery of new technology-related faculty development workshops in collaboration with the Offices of Teaching, Learning and Academic Professional Development, and Learning and Development
• Measures the use and effectiveness of new technologies by collecting and reporting on faculty experiences and increased student learning
• Anticipates and meets all customer needs accurately, professionally, and with a commitment to customer satisfaction
• Performs other related duties as assigned
*Denotes essential function

Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree
• Minimum of three (3) years’ experience integrating academic technology into teaching and learning in a higher education environment
• Experience creating a strategic vision for integrating new technologies for better learning outcomes for students
• Demonstrated experience in evaluating the pedagogical value of new and emerging technologies
• Demonstrated experience in advocating for the use of new learning models to a diverse audience
• Demonstrated experience with one or more of the major LMS, including Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Moodle, or Canvas.

• Ability to apply a team-centric approach to infusing appropriate pedagogical uses of technology
• The ability to synthesize feedback from multiple stakeholders, generate actionable next steps and apply lessons learned
• The ability to move quickly and motivate team members to initiate new projects in response to new developments in science, education, learning, and technology
• The ability to lead innovation and implementation of Next Generation learning should, by necessity, transform over time to accommodate the rapid pace of technology, the integration of that technology in educational environments, in alignment with the College’s strategic goals
• Demonstrated knowledge of multimedia instructional technologies and synchronous and asynchronous instructional strategies
• Demonstrated skill in established and emerging technology development tools for the creation of podcasts, streaming media, and learning objects.
• Demonstrated success in consulting with full-time and adjunct faculty to encourage experimentation and integration of academic technology
• Excellent project management skills
• Demonstrated success in developing and conducting one-on-one and group training opportunities
• Excellent consultative and written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
• Excellent customer service skills and proven ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships
• Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s or doctoral degree in Education or Teaching, Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Instructional Systems, Distance Learning, eLearning or related field
• Experience with Blackboard 9.1
• Experience with educational gaming, Open Educational Resources, and open source technology tools.
• Experience with emerging learning models such as virtual badges, DIY U, and MOOCs.

• Ability to develop and manage an eLearning budget, including the oversight and management of either outsourced resources or in-house personnel
• Sophisticated understanding of Web 2.0 technologies and their application to eLearning environments

Work Schedule

Standad College hours of business 8:30AM – 5PM, Monday through Friday

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Keyword Phrases

  • eLearning & Innovation Technologies
  • Mgr, Next Generation Learning
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Curriculum & Instructional Technology and Design
  • Distance Education Programs
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter