Director of Instructional Technology - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida


United States
(STA847)

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Detailed Job Description



Department:

Instructional Technology

Under the general direction of the Vice President of Enrollment and Online Programs, the Director of Instructional Technology will lead a team of professionals who support teaching and learning activities through the effective use of technology. The Director will manage all instructional technology development activities to provide information, advice, education and guidance to faculty and the university administration on all matters related to instructional technology. The Director will be knowledgeable of the latest technologies and tools available as well as trends and innovations in the field.

Basic Function:

Oversee the development of engaging and dynamic online courses. Provide guidance on course selection, oversee course scheduling, and lead faculty training in a common pedagogical model. Define and develop measures to collect data for use in determining the effectiveness of the instructional technology functions in its support of teaching and learning.

Manage an instructional design team of approximately 20 professional staff members in the production of online courses guided by policies and procedures which include; monitoring, tracking, analyzing, measuring, and surveying for student and faculty satisfaction.

Build faculty awareness and knowledge of emerging and available instructional technology and tools. Educate and assist faculty in development of quality content including such activities as, mapping content to curriculum requirements, analyzing learning styles, reviewing methods for design of instructional materials for online, blended, video conferencing or conventional classroom environments.

Collaborate in the planning and implementation of instructional technology projects; and provide information, advice, education and guidance to faculty and the university administration on all matters related to instructional technology.

Collaborate with departments and programs on course and program designs, and encourage and support pilot projects.

Participate in strategic and execution committees related to mobile learning, cost of textbooks, information technology infrastructure, MOOCs, academic excellence, and teaching competencies. Represent Saint Leo University in various organizations, meetings, conferences.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

Six (6) or more years of experience in instructional design, educational technology or related field.

  • Proven ability to organize and lead an effective staff.
  • Successful track record of planning and executing successful projects.
  • Proven ability to educate and develop faculty in the effective use of technology.
  • Knowledge of and experience in using course management systems, multimedia tools and authoring software.
  • Knowledge of and experience in the use of video conferencing and streaming content systems for educational purposes.
  • Knowledge and understanding of trends in higher education, such as distance learning, faculty development, dealing with millennial students, etc..
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated values of excellence, respect, integrity, stewardship, community and personal development.

Minimum Qualifications:

A master’s degree (preferably in education or instructional design) from a regionally accredited college or university.

Six (6)years of leadership experience in instructional design, educational technology or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Earned a doctorate level degree from a regionally accredited institution.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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