Director of eLearning
American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.
AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented.
The Director for eLearning will develop a strategic approach to technology-enhanced learning in support of student outcomes. This position will create a vision and strategy for successful online and hybrid education. The eLearning Director will provide direction and support for the enhancement of learning and the student experience through the facilitation of innovation, creativity, and knowledge transfer. The position works closely with the associate VP for academic affairs to serve the vision of AIC in providing access, opportunity and an inclusive learning environment. This position supports our faculty, department chairs, and program directors in promoting and supporting innovative and effective teaching practices.
- Provide LMS consultation for individual faculty and academic units to advance innovative digital learning initiatives Develop strategies to enhance online, hybrid, and face to face learning experiences Share a passion for digital learning in a collaborative environment through group training and one on one support Conduct and disseminate research and analysis on new and emerging ways to use the LMS Design new tools, templates, and resources to support faculty use of the LMS Provide faculty development offerings which foster collaboration and adoption of effective practices within the LMS Create course management innovations that promote student engagement Provide vision and strategic leadership for instructional technology, faculty development, and LMS administration. Collect and manage information and data from Institutional Research, RO, and other offices.
- Required Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree Preferred Degree(s): Master’s degree Required Field of Expertise: Education; Curriculum, Instruction, and Design; Instructional Design; learning management Preferred Field of Expertise: Online learning
- Must possess excellent oral and written communication Must be proficient with learning management systems Excellent trouble-shooting and problem solving skills Must be able to work independently as well as in a team setting Possess project management and change management knowledge Have the ability to plan and organize initiatives and organizational support functions Possess leadership and interpersonal skills Work collaboratively in a diverse environment
Qualified applicants should save and submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor) as one document. Upload the saved document into the online application.
AIC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.