Director, Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence and Online Learning

Posted: 06/05/2022

Director, Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence and Online Learning
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Job Summary: This position is responsible for leading, facilitating, and overseeing faculty professional development, instructional technology and online learning. The Director provides strategic vision, implements the vision, and oversees all staff and operations within the functional unit. The Director ensures that all unit activities are aligned with the College’s primary strategies, including those that improve the quality of teaching to enhance the student experience and to strengthen the achievement of student learning outcomes. The Director must demonstrate effective problem-solving skills, a willingness to work within the administrative structure, and possess the ability and desire to positively impact teaching and learning college-wide through best practices as well as innovation.

Job Description
Applicants may be asked to demonstrate any or all the following duties:
1. Provides leadership, direction, and coordination for the development and delivery of a college-wide comprehensive faculty development program to include, but not limited to: • Faculty Professional Development Day(s) • Faculty Professional Development Workshop Series • New Faculty Orientation and Training Academy • Faculty Mentoring Program • Adjunct Instructor Orientation • A robust series of seminars, workshops, and lunch-n-learn sessions • Canvas learning management system E-certification and other online learning related training programs • Other programs and initiatives that foster teaching and learning excellence such as Quality Matters, ACUE Teaching Effectiveness program, etc.
2. Demonstrates a commitment to the concept of continuous improvement as it relates to teaching and learning.
3. Provides direct supervision of the Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence and Online Learning staff.
4. Uses research based best practices to foster excellence of instruction with a willingness to pursue innovative strategies to include effective use of technology and online instruction.
5. Serves as the primary point of contact for faculty and administrators regarding faculty professional development activities and initiatives.
6. In collaboration with the administration and academic leadership, establishes and manages institutional effectiveness processes to systematically collect and analyze online program data, and use this data for continuous program improvement and to ensure compliance with SACSSOC, state, and federal requirements.
7. Works closely with the College's academic leadership to strategically select and enable the delivery of exemplary online courses and programs across all modalities.
8. Develops and implements new policies and procedures to support the strategic deployment of online learning to support the College's goals. 9. Collaborates with academic leadership in the selection and evaluation of faculty developing courses and teaching online.
10. Responsible for the effective implementation of all instructional technologies to include the LMS, web conferencing and lecture capture systems.
11. Oversee the discovery, creation and testing of innovative educational technologies with the potential for enhancing teaching and learning. 12. Develops and investigates opportunities for faculty scholarship and research.
13. Serving as a liaison between IT and academic programs, creates and updates a strategic plan for the development and support of instructional technology in collaboration with the College's administration, academic leadership, and the faculty. Ensures alignment of the online learning and academic technology plan with the College's mission and strategic plan.
14. Serves as primary college representative at Florida Virtual College (FLVC). Ensures all required submissions, catalog program and course uploads, and annual FLVC updates are completed.
15. Serves as primary liaison with NC-SARA and FL-SARA, including administering and developing reports and actions to ensure continuing membership and compliance.
16. Implements and maintains software systems that administer Student Course Evaluations as determined by academic leadership.
17. Embraces and fosters an environment that supports the College's diversity initiatives.
18. Attends scheduled administrative meetings and serves on college committees as appropriate.
19. Adheres to College Rules and Procedures, which reflect updated Federal, state, and local legislation/regulations and College Policy that governs the educational process.
20. Makes oneself available to all members of the faculty and academic administration.
21. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• Master’s degree from an accredited university. Doctorate preferred.
• Five or more years of experience directly related to faculty professional development, online learning, and activities furthering instructional excellence.
• Demonstrated experience of effective communication, strong interpersonal skills, leadership, and collaboration.
• Proven ability to develop initiatives that can be effectively implemented and scaled.
• Comprehensive knowledge of pedagogies, learning management systems, and instructional technologies.
• Three or more years of experience training, supervising, and evaluating staff.

All college searches are subject to compliance with Florida’s Public Records Law and all documents submitted become the property of the college. This position is not eligible for veteran preference. Please contact Human Resources at (941) 752-5375 if you have any questions. Pre-Employment Screenings Requires successful completion of criminal background screenings and employment reference checks.

Department Name: Online Learning
Campus: Bradenton, Venice, Lakewood Ranch
Work Schedule: 12 month
Work Hours From: 8:00am
Work Hours To: 4:30pm
Total Hours Per Week: 37.5
Requested Start Date: 8/13/2022
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Hiring Range: $64,529.00 - $101,956.00
FLSA: Exempt
Job Open Date: 06/06/2022

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