Associate Director

Location
Albuquerque, NM
Posted
Dec 20, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition ID: req7570

Working Title:
Associate Director

Position Grade:
14

Position Summary:
Summary

Reporting directly to the Executive Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, the Associate Director of Faculty Support for Online Course Development (FSOCD) manages the programs, services and staff that support the development of quality online courses. UNM offers online courses throughout each of its colleges, with as many as 400-500 online courses each semester. Faculty Support for Online Course Development programs include certification of Managed Online Program (MOPS) courses, the "Golden Paw" online course award, support of faculty online teaching, workshops on best practices, and other initiatives related to online course instruction.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under supervision, the Associate Director will:
  • Supervise and train 10-15 Faculty Support for Online Course Development staff (instructional designers, media specialists, and project manager)
  • Promote productive communication and collaboration between FSOCD and the Center for Teaching and Learning in an effort to meet organizational objectives.
  • Provide leadership to the UNM community and faculty by connecting them with resources and best practices primarily for online course development, but also by working collaboratively with other faculty development providers to help support hybrid and augmented course development.
  • Manage FSOCD assessment process
  • Participate in overarching FSOCD fiscal management, program innovations, and strategic planning
  • Facilitate the Faculty Online Course Advisory Council
  • Foster collaborations with UNM, within New Mexico and within national communities that revolve around quality online course development
  • Participate in local and national conversations on effective online teaching and learning
  • Serve on appropriate university committees
  • Act as primary line of communication with campus partners
  • Seek out and implement tools and practices to align FSOCD with current best practices in online course development


See the Position Description for additional information.


Conditions of Employment:
  • Identified positions in this classification may require specialized certification in an area of competency, depending on the specific needs of the designated role.


Additional Requirements: Chosen applicant will have a start date of 6/1/19


Campus:
Main - Albuquerque, NM

Benefits Eligble:
This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.

Department:
CAPS (521A)

Employment Type:
Staff

Staff Type:
Regular - Full-Time


Status:
Exempt

Pay:
$3956.33 - $5924.53 Monthly

Benefits Eligible:
This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.

ERB Statement:
Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.

Background Check Required:
No


For Best Consideration Date:
2/15/2019

Application Instructions:
** Please attach a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 supervisor references. ** On resume/application, please indicate the number of hours per week you worked for each position.Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree (MA or PhD)
  • Knowledge of current research in online teaching and learning
  • Experience teaching online at the college level
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience working in an academic environment
  • Excellent communication skills


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