Academic Faculty Development Manager/Instructional Design Manager

CUNY School of Professional Studies
New York City, New York
Dec 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Academic Faculty Development Manager/Instructional Design Manager
Job ID: 19927
Location: School of Professional Studies
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) provides online and on campus degree and certificate programs that meet the needs of adults who are looking for a seamless way to finish or transition into a bachelor’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, advance in the workplace, or change careers.

Drawing on CUNY's nationally and internationally renowned faculty and practitioners, as well as industry and education partners, the School's programs provide opportunities for personal growth, job mobility, greater civic participation, and new ways to advance knowledge. Home to the first fully online degree programs at the City University of New York, CUNY SPS offers fully accredited degree and certificate programs for students who want the flexibility and convenience of online education. CUNY SPS was ranked in the top 5% in the Nation in U.S. News & World Report’s list of the 2018 Best Online
Bachelor’s Degree Programs.

Reporting to the Director of Faculty Development and Instructional Technology, the Instructional Design Manager will manage the development of high quality, media-rich online courses and develop technology-based solutions to address pedagogical needs. In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, they will also:
-    Manage technology and multimedia tool selection, procurement, maintenance and administration.
-    Manage the production of accessible instructional videos created in the studio as well as through online tools, and maintains and develops catalog of instructional videos.
-    Work with faculty to develop courses that are based on sound online learning methodology and that integrate new and established technologies.
-    Assist the unit to plan, implement and assess educational and technology strategies.
-    Manage and make recommendations regarding instructional multimedia strategy for the design, development and implementation of instructional multimedia.
-    Develop, coordinate and deliver instructional technology and pedagogy workshops in both online and face to face modalities for faculty.
-    Keep current with research and developments in the field of online learning.
-    Perform Blackboard administration functions as required.

Bachelors' degree and six years' related experience required. The preferred candidate will have:
-    Instructional Design credential.
-    Experience implementing technology in an educational or educationally-related environment or as a faculty member.
-    Demonstrated experience designing online content, experience in media content design and delivery in higher education.
-    Familiarity with multimedia formats and multimedia production and hosting workflows, experience with video production.
-    Expert knowledge of learning management software, preferably Blackboard, with preference for sys admin experience.
-    Demonstrated experience developing training materials and delivering training in multiple modalities, experience in faculty development for online or hybrid teaching.
-    Familiarity with accessibility standards and universal design principles, experience with web accessibility and UDL in online education.
-    Strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills with diverse constituencies.
-    Attention to detail and ability to work independently and collaboratively in project planning, implementation and assessment.

-    Supports faculty development activities related to the delivery of high-quality instructional services.
-    Plans and implements workshops, seminars, colloquia, and other events for full- and part-time faculty to enhance skills and provide enrichment in support of improved educational results
-    Compiles data and reports on faculty activities and outcomes
-    Creates and maintains handbooks, instructions, web sites, and other materials to support faculty activities
-    Consults with faculty on a variety of issues including instructional design, general orientation, use of technology, preparing meaningful course materials, grant-writing, and collaboration with other institutions
-    May supervise professional and administrative staff
-    Performs related duties as assigned.

Higher Education Associate


Up to $84,678 based on qualifications and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off.  Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

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January 20, 2019

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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