Posted by: Richard Schwier | September 10, 2014

Assoc. Director, Online & Distance Ed @ Simon Fraser University

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CENTRE FOR ONLINE & DISTANCE EDUCATION

  • Location: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • Posted On: Sep. 2, 2014
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Category: IT

ABOUT THE POSITION

Develops and implements CODE’s programming goals, objectives, and measurement metrics for the development of online courses using a collaborative project management approach with cross-functional teams of CODE Program Directors, professional instructional designers and content development and multimedia specialists that involves the design, planning, implementation and evaluation of online courses using interactive instructional design strategies, web-based resources, multimedia technologies and instructional systems for online course delivery to ensure course programming meets the needs of students and other target audiences and adheres to academic quality and integrity standards. Supervises staff in the online course programming area; researches and evaluates new and emerging technologies and approaches; participates on CODE online programming committees and task forces; and serves as Acting Director of CODE.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s degree in a related discipline (e.g., education, business, educational technology).
  • 8 years directly related experience in post-secondary online and blended education design and development and project management or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • In-depth knowledge and expertise in interactive instructional design and technologies, interface design, web-based resources, multimedia technologies, and learning management systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best pedagogical practices in online course development methods and research and their application to teaching and learning.
  • Excellent project management and quality assurance management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent coaching, leadership, team management, and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, conflict management, and problem solving skills.
  • Flexibility to travel between campuses and work beyond regular business hours.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

For a detailed description of this position and the application process, please visit

http://www.sfu.ca/human-resources/prospective-employees/current-job-post…

Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and welcomes application from all qualified individuals.

 

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