The Director of DISCOVERe serves as the campus strategist overseeing the Fresno State DISCOVERe program. This strategic leadership role supports student success efforts through the digital transformation of the student learning experience. The director will provide administrative leadership for the DISCOVERe program and its expansion by being the visionary strategist, champion, innovator, and enabler of technology-enabled learning. The Director of DISCOVERe partners closely with the Center for Faculty Excellence to support the development innovative teaching practices consistent with program goals; collaborates with Technology Services to identify and prioritize infrastructure needs; partners closely with the AVP of Institutional Effectiveness to assess program effectiveness; works in partnership with faculty, department chairs, associatedeans, deans, administration, and other key campus stakeholders to coordinate and facilitate effective communication, processes, and initiatives; and builds and nurtures relationships with external partners to enhance support and raise funding for the program. In close partnership with faculty and the Center for Faculty Excellence, the director will bring positive impact to student success efforts through the curation of a digital learning strategy that aligns with the President’s bold vision and Fresno State’s campus strategic plan through supporting improvements in pedagogical research and curriculum design, graduation and workplace preparation, increased student engagement, digital literacy efforts, cost savings, and the cultivation of inquiry and lifelong learning. The Director of DISCOVERe reports to the Chief Information Officer (CIO).
The Director of DISCOVERe partners with university stakeholders to advance the goals of the DISCOVERe program, which are to:
redesign and improve pedagogy through the use of mobile technology,
improve student learning as evidenced by content mastery,
improve student digital literacy, and
lower the cost of instructional materials to students.
The salary is competitive and is negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position with an attractive benefits package which includes but is not limited to: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; 12+ paid holidays; excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance; and retirement benefits.
Anticipated Hiring Range: $80K-$95K
All members of the Technology Services management and staff must perform their work in accordance with the principles below. Specific service levels and procedures associated with these responsibilities may vary depending on the duties, tasks and projects assigned.