Posted by: Richard Schwier | May 6, 2013

University of Victoria position: Director of Technology Integrated Learning

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Original posting available at http://www.uvic.ca/opportunities/home/leadership/current/2013AcademicAdministrator.php

Director of Technology Integrated Learning (at the rank of Associate Professor to Professor)

The University of Victoria invites applications for the academic position of Director of Technology Integrated Learning.  The position is governed by the Faculty Framework Agreement, and will be at the rank of Academic Administrator (Associate to Full Professor). The University is seeking an energetic, forward-looking and engaging leader who will transform how the University uses and supports educational technologies to further advance excellence in learning, teaching and scholarship.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership in supporting pedagogical excellence in higher education through the incorporation of emerging and innovative technology.

Reporting to the Associate Vice-President Academic Planning, the Director of Technology Integrated Learning is responsible for developing a strategic plan for educational technology and leading a new central integrated resource unit for faculty, staff and academic units that supports the full range of learning environments at the University of Victoria.  This unit is comprised of 7-10 staff members with a variety of skills supporting technology integrated learning.

Requirements

Applicants should have an earned PhD or equivalent with related leadership and administrative and teaching experience in a higher education setting and a proven track record in planning, implementing and managing commonly used higher education hardware and software applications, including course management systems, classroom technologies, and multimedia instructional technologies.

Applicants should also have demonstrated the ability to foster team work and collaboration among a diverse group of skilled faculty, staff, students and administrators.  The position is governed by the Faculty Framework Agreement, and will be at the rank of Academic Administrator (Associate to Full Professor). 

Academic Administrator positions primarily carry organizational and administrative responsibilities in direct support of the academic mission, with some expectations for teaching and/or research.  The position  requires qualifications similar to or greater than what would normally be required for a regular academic appointment.

Additional information

Review of applications will begin on May 17, 2013 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

To apply please contact

Please email applications, including a letter of intent, an electronic version of your curriculum vitae, and the names of three current referees to:

Equity statement

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process, may contact Grace Wong Sneddon, Adviser to the Provost on Equity and Diversity at (250) 721-6143. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.


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