Senior Director-Eastern Online
Working Title Sr Director - Eastern Online and Acad Instructional Tech
Inspire Awesome with Eastern Washington University! We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position:
The Senior Director of Eastern Online and Academic Instruction leads, directs and oversees the Eastern Online department as a collaborative effort with academic disciplines and in accordance with the mission and vision of Eastern Washington University. The position is located on the Cheney, Washington campus and reports directly to the Associate Vice Provost of Outreach & Engagement. This position supervises the Eastern Online and Academic Instruction support teams.
In addition to the direction and management of Eastern Online's academic instruction, this position leads and identifies academic programs for online delivery, assists in the coordination of marketing of online programs, plans and manages online initiatives, and directs academic instructional support and the Learning Management System (LMS).
This position is responsible for insuring the compliance of the University policies and procedures and state and federal mandates related to online course delivery. These tasks are to be performed in a manner that professionally, cordially and efficiently assist students, faculty and staff, under the oversight of the Associate Vice Provost of Outreach and Engagement.
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!
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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.
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.
Optional: Contact Saundra Godin in Human Resources at [email protected] 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
- Experience in supervision of Online staff
- Demonstrate leadership management expertise
- Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.
- Doctoral degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology or related field
- Experience in faculty training and development
- Contemporary knowledge of instructional design and online education practices
- Working knowledge of best practices, Quality Matters, multimedia software and web based instructional systems
- Experience with and knowledge of current Learning Management Systems (LMS)
- Superior written and verbal communication skills
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