Instructional Technologies Project Manager

Location
10027, New York City
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
May 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Instructional Technologies Project Manager
Center for Teaching and Learning

Columbia University in the City of New York

Columbia's newly established Center for Teaching and Learning seeks a highly motivated and collaborative Instructional Technologies Project Manager to join the Instructional Technologies team. The Instr. Tech. Project Manager is responsible for managing and guiding the design and development of learning resources and course content in collaboration with learning designers, media producers and software developers. The position develops project plans that enumerate resources requirements and timelines for completion and subsequently tracks and reports progress for assigned projects with minimal supervision from the Associate Director for Software Development and Project Management, the Senior Director for Instructional Technologies, and the Executive Director of the CTL.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:
- Managing and guiding the design and development of learning resources and course content in collaboration with learning designers, media producers and software developers; working with faculty to collaboratively identify and articulate innovative digital project ideas and suggest creative applications of digital, online and multimedia resources to enhance teaching and learning; developing project plans that enumerate resources requirements and timelines for completion, estimating project resource needs, tracking and reporting progress for assigned projects; developing relationships with vendors that supply project resources.
- Designing and creating interactive multimedia and technology-enhanced course materials and resources, including online modules, simulations, and graphical content; researching current and emerging technologies for enhancing courses and teaching materials to serve learning objectives; creatively integrate design-based approaches to construct digital learning environments.
- Supporting the development of blended, hybrid, or fully online courses or course modules; consulting with faculty to redesign existing courses; identifying opportunities for modularity in course design; converting existing course materials to function optimally in blended and online contexts; collaborating on the development of new course materials and resources suitable for partially or fully online environments.
- Working with the CTL staff to contribute toward the development of special projects that arise during the year, such as grant-supported digital modules, interdisciplinary collaborative projects, etc.; performing other duties and special projects, as required.

Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree and 3 – 5 years’ experience or equivalent required.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
- Interest in the field of teaching and learning and in using technical expertise to solve educational challenges and awareness of pedagogical concepts and instructional technology issues required.
- Proven experience leading multi-functional teams in the creation of software- and web-based projects.
- Knowledge of project management essentials required.
- Knowledge of educational technology tools required.
- Knowledge of web content creation required.
- Familiarity with programming concepts and techniques preferred.
- Programming or scripting experience preferred.


Please apply online at: https://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=162020


Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages individuals of all backgrounds and cultures to consider this position.