Position InformationPosition TitleAssociate/Assistant Director, Instructional TechnologyPosition TypeAdministratorJob Number20170118Full orPart TimeFull TimeEmployee StatusRegularPosting Date02/16/2018 Position Summary InformationJob Description Summary
The Assistant or Associate Director of Instructional Technology serves as primary manager for instructional technologies at Chapman University, and supervisor to Instructional Technologists and an Instructional Designer. Resarches new instructional technologies, advises regarding adoption, and guides implementation. Monitors needs and generates usage data related to instructional technologies. Develops, implements, and assesses training materials and instructional technology training events for students, faculty and staff. Participates in IS&T CAB and other meetings to gauge impact of upgrades and changes on instruction.
Provide consultation and support for faculty in the development and implementation of face-to-face, hybrid, flipped and online courses.
Provide technical consultation, design, and development assistance to faculty across Chapman University’s two campuses.
Directly support faculty and teaching staff in creating and designing instructional materials and instructional strategies while incorporating best practices and sound pedagogy.
Assist faculty and teaching staff in course development needs for the Learning Management System (currently Blackboard Learn), rich media, mobile and web-based assessment systems, distance collaboration, and related technological teaching tools.
Keep abreast of and develop expertise in emerging learning technologies.
Serve as a resource for new teaching approaches that facilitate and encourage greater student interaction and engagement.
Collaborate with senior academic faculty on learning assessments and outcomes.
Provide consultation support and training for Active Learning Classrooms
Instructional Application Assessment
Engage in both informal and formal assessment of applications, teaching strategies, and faculty development and support protocols.
Scholarly Community Engagement
Participate in scholarly communities in learning, educational technology or instructional design by attending and by presenting at professional conferences.
Other duties as Assigned
5years experience in Instructional Technology, with 3years in a management or leadership role
Familiarity with the needs of faculty from all academic disciplines.
Demonstrated experience in implementing instructional technology solutions.
Knowledge of current assessment practices.
Knowledge of budget planning.
Ability to evaluate emerging trends and be an advocate for needs.
Experience in providing technical training, preferably in the use of classroom technologies.
Strong technical skills to learn and use enterprise systems and departmental tools.
Ability to prepare training materials and user documentation for classroom technologies.
Proven ability to communicate with diverse constituents and to work collaboratively.
Interpersonal skills to collaborate with a diverse group of individuals at all university levels.
Excellent project management, analytical and organizational skills.
Master’s degree, preferably in Instructional Technology or a related discipline (consideration for Associate Level)
Participation in professional organizations and communities focused on Instructional Technologies (consideration for Associate Level)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants for Staff and Administrator positions must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Chapman University does not sponsor applicants for Staff and Administrator positions for work visas.
The offer of employment for the final candidate is contingent upon satisfactory completion of and outcomes of a criminal background screening, and upon the acceptance of and returning to the Office of Human Resources a signed original acceptance of the Chapman University Agreement to Arbitrate.