Staff Positions

Posting date 08.15.14

Director & Instructional Designer: Center for Digital Learning

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Leadership
  • Provide vision and leadership for digital studies at SU to advance the achievement of university learning goals, the University Strategic Plan, and the University’s Title V grant goals and objectives.
  • Promotes digital arts and humanities on and outside the campus.
  • Collaborate with academic units, faculty leadership and committees, and individual faculty in the design and planning of digital projects and general course design.
  • Promote multicultural teaching and the infusion of diversity into the curriculum/ classroom.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Instructional Technology, the Center for Digital Learning, campus instructional designers, and campus leadership on vision and planning for emerging teaching and learning technologies and delivery formats/platforms, and future developments in digital humanities.
  • Stay abreast of literature on digital studies and instructional design; network with national groups and individuals, lead campus collaborations in the scholarship of digital learning, and consult with campus partners regarding grant funding for faculty and curriculum development.

Program Design and Delivery

  • In collaboration with Instructional Technology and the Center for Teaching and Learning, consult with faculty to identify technologies that will assist them in meeting their pedagogical goals as well as promote effective uses of technology and its emerging trends in support of teaching and learning on campus.
  • With Instructional Technology and the Center for Teaching and Learning, develop training materials, teach workshops and provide one-to-one consulting to assist faculty and students with a broad range of teaching and learning technologies and the design, creation, and publication of digital projects.
  • Collaborate with faculty and with academic and student support services leadership to develop programs that align with student learning outcomes and departmental strategic initiatives.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across campus to provide for possibilities in new curriculum development, redesign, and assessment (not only with respect to learning outcomes, but also with respect to student projects: interface design, nature of use, etc.).

 Administration and Management

  • Manage all day to day operations in the Center for Digital Learning
  • Lead assessment of CDL programs; complete assessment cycle as directed by campus IE

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • A master’s degree in Instructional Technology, Curricular Design, Education or in a field of digital studies
  • Minimum of two - three years’ experience in instructional design and/or digital studies
  • Prefer experience in a leadership role in higher education
  • Knowledge of use, implementation, and best practices for instructional technologies
  • Deep knowledge of the theories of learning and curricular design, innovative teaching approaches, and high-impact practices
  • Experience in developing learning and program assessment strategies
  • Experience in the design and production of digital projects
  • Track record of fostering collaboration and lasting partnerships
  • Demonstrated appreciation and advocacy for diversity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Schreiner University
Human Resources Office
CMB 6233
2100 Memorial Blvd.
Kerrville, Texas 78028
hr@schreiner.edu
 
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