The Office for Academic Innovation at Texas A&M University (TAMU) is excited to invite applications and nominations for the newly created Director, Creatives position. This is an opportunity to build and lead a creative team dedicated to producing high-quality assets and services in support of digitally-enhanced teaching and learning. You will do this from the new state-of-the-art Innovative Learning Classroom Building on Texas A&M’s College Station campus, which includes a 1,500 ft2 multimedia production suite.
The Director, Creatives will work in conjunction with the Assistant Provost to lead the day-to-day operations of a team of creative professionals. The ideal candidate will bring energy and a commitment to quality by providing oversight to the scope of creative products, services under the purview the Office for Academic Innovation. These include high-quality multimedia assets and mobile media that support online and hybrid course delivery; web-based and social media resources in promotion of Texas A&M University’s digital learning environment; communication strategies to effectively reach target audiences; and innovative prototypes leveraging extended reality technologies to position the university as a leader in online and hybrid education. The Director, Creatives will serve as a key member of the leadership team providing strategic direction to the growth trajectory for the Office for Academic Innovation.
The Director, Creatives will oversee the team of Creatives responsible for producing mobile media assets that make up the unit’s digital footprint, as well as the launch of the state-of-the-art multimedia production studio in the Innovative Learning Classroom Building.
The Office for Academic Innovation (AIOL) was created in 2019 to support the university’s strategic growth of distance education degrees and certificates at TAMU, as well as centrally support digitally-enhanced instruction across all teaching modalities at TAMU. In 2020, AIOL was tasked with supporting remote instruction necessitated by COVID-19. Today, AIOL works in collaborative partnership with the Schools and Colleges, Branch Campuses, and McAllen Higher Education Center to continue to expand the digital reach of the university.
Nomination and Application Process
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
How to Apply
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, LLC is assisting Texas A&M University in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher and Associates. For a full application package please provide a cover letter, CV, list of five references, and a portfolio of work, either personal or by the teams the candidate has led. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.
Please direct inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:
Julie Holley, Search Manager & Senior Executive Search Consultant
Itza Walters, Senior Executive Search Consultant
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