Assistant Director 3, Teaching and Learning Technology

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Director 3, Teaching and Learning Technology
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status
Reports to (title) Director, SLCC Online and eLearning Services
Department eLearning-2B2
Requisition Number 17085
Position Type New position
Job Category Staff
FT/PT Full-time
Initial Work Location
Starting Salary Starting at $55,339
Job Open Date 10/27/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date 11/10/2017
Job Summary

The Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning Technology provides leadership, vision, and supervision for the instructional technology, media development, and systems administrator teams and is responsible for budgetary and personnel management of instructional technology and media projects supporting technology-enabled learning environments.
The ideal candidate is flexible, creative, solution-oriented, resourceful, takes initiative and is willing to explore new areas while being connected to trends and developments in the field. Experience supporting a variety of delivery formats (CBE, traditional, flipped, hybrid and fully online) is important.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Responsible for professional development, performance assessment, planning and operational management of the assigned teaching and learning technology personnel. Identifies new staffing needs and works with the Director to secure additional funding for additional resources. Serves as the Hiring Manager for the assigned team. Conducts performance reviews for all members of the assigned team.

Works closely with the Director in the performance of receiving and prioritizing development project requests, evaluation and adoption of new teaching and learning technologies, and ongoing operations around existing platforms and tools.

Ensures projects follow established development procedures and stay within time/budget/quality parameters. Responsible for assigning team roles/resources on projects. Monitors the completion of project tasks and milestones, responds to team members’ concerns and makes adjustments to assignments and schedules as necessary to meet time/budget/quality parameters. Works to cultivate close, collaborative and professional working relationships with subject matter experts (SMEs) and other members of the eLearning team. Monitors performance across a project and identifies areas for improvement. Steps in to complete task-level assignments in various roles, as needed.

Budget Center Manager of assigned indexes.

Coordinates and leads team meetings. Represents eLearning on relevant committees/groups. Serves as a liaison between eLearning and other departments in and outside the College.

Remains current with and has a thorough understanding of technology tools and trends in eLearning.

Provides leadership in the definition of processes, standards and templates.

Other duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications

-Master degree in Instructional Technology, Education, or a related field required.
-Doctorate degree in Instructional Technology, Education, or a related field
- Experience in personnel and budget management
- Experience with Canvas or other learning management systems
- Experience teaching at an institution of higher education

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Instructional Technology, Education, or a related field required.
Five (5) or more years direct, paid, full-time experience managing instructional development and/or media development projects/teams for technology-enabled learning environments, with specific experience in personnel and/or budget management, within higher education, preferably in an eLearning environment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Strategic planning, decisions and recommendations, problem solving by own initiative, and budget administration.
A clear understanding of emerging trends and issues and the vision, energy, and creativity to address them.
Ability to lead in a collaborative environment, including the ability to lead and engage staff through the process of organizational improvement and change.
Highly-developed organization skills
Exceptional analytical skills
Ability to concurrently manage multiple assigned tasks/projects
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Understanding of established project management principles and practices
Mastery of typical roles and processes involved in instructional development
Excellent problem-solving skills
Excellent team management skills
Fluency and comfort in the use of technology in everyday life
Fluency in using popular productivity software (MS Office suite or equivalent) on either Windows or Mac computers
Fluency in navigating the web and using web-based tools to facilitate work, learning, collaboration, productivity, research, etc.
Sound understanding of, and ability to use, fundamental web development technologies
Solid understanding of instructional technology tool and media development tools
Ability to influence and mentor others by example and the use of constructive criticism
Ability to evaluate/monitor needs of other members of a group
Knowledge and ability in how to diffuse conflict and to identify workable solutions in solving problems
Ability to create, maintain and manage multiple accounts and budgets, as well as read/review budget reports
Highly desired is experience with online teaching; experience with using technology-enhanced classrooms
Ability to plan and facilitate targeted discussion and learning activities in group settings
Possess experience working with diverse constituencies and sensitivity to multi-cultural and College sensitive issues
Ability and willingness to serve on Department, School and College committees and work well with other members toward common objectives and priorities
Ability to effective monitor and manage development teams and budgets.
Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.
Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Special Instructions

Salt Lake Community College may complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

FLSA Exempt

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume / Curr. Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Letters of Reference
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