Director - Eastern Online

Cheney, WA
Mar 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title Director - Eastern Online

Job Summary

Inspire Awesome with Eastern Washington University! We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position:

The Director of Eastern Online oversees, directs and manages the Eastern Online department as a coordinated effort with academic disciplines and in accordance with the mission and goals of Eastern Washington University. Position will be the liaison between Academic Affairs Online Learning and the Office of Information Technology's Online Production Team. The position is located on the Cheney, Washington campus. The position reports directly to the Associate Vice Provost of Outreach & Engagement. This position supervises the Eastern Online support staff.

In addition to oversight and management of the Eastern Online department, this position directs and identifies academic programs for online delivery, assists in the coordination of marketing of online programs, and plans and manages the online and hybrid initiatives.

This position is responsible for insuring the compliance of the University policies and procedures and state or federal mandates related to online course delivery. These tasks are to be performed in a manner that professionally, cordially and efficiently assists students, faculty and staff.

The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university fund or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 18. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check.

Physical Demands

Optional: Contact Saundra Godin in Human Resources at to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical demands.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology or related field
  • Experience teaching online in higher education
  • Demonstrated management skills
  • Demonstrated interest, experience and/or ability to promote cultural competency and/or diversity

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in faculty training and development
  • Contemporary knowledge of instructional design and distance education practices
  • Working knowledge of presentational packages, multimedia software and web based instructional systems
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills


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